Find the best booking engine for your hotel
We’ve combined the questions and features you should be thinking about when trying to find the best booking engine for your hotel.
How to choose the best online hotel booking engineChoosing the best booking engine solution for your hotel involves much the same process as any purchasing decision. You need to identify who the leading providers are and how they address your specific goals. It can be easy to narrow down your list of options to a handful but after this, it can be hard to differentiate between the global leaders in the industry.
This is when it becomes vital to clearly identify what you are trying to solve for your business and what kind of experience you want from your provider.
Features and functionality
User interface and guest experience
Brand reputation and reviews
Level of training and support
Does it maintain your brand identity?
Does it maximise your booking potential?
Does it reduce guest friction?
Does it facilitate better customer relationships?
How SiteMinder’s booking engine benefits its customers
Here is why SiteMinder is the industry leader
The best booking engine is the one that suits the needs of your individual business. In general, look for a booking engine that integrates seamlessly with your existing systems, such as your property management system, website, channel manager, and payment systems. It should also give guests a smooth booking process and an easy, secure, way to pay.
Use a checklist to ensure your potential booking engine is optimised for mobile, setup to offer guests exclusive incentives and packages, includes rate parity insights, enables personalised communication, accommodates multiple currencies and languages, and connects with TripAdvisor to trigger guest reviews.