CCRA Travel Solutions reports the introduction of two new technology products, CCRA Connect web service and CCRA OnDemand, a private label booking engine.
CCRA said its booking engine (CCRAtravel.com) currently offers real-time inventory at over 180,000 hotels worldwide, as well as a choice of rate categories including Net, GDS, Internet, CCRA Preferred and 15 percent Enhanced Commission rates.
Dic Marxen, President and CEO of CCRA said the two new products respond to the ever-evolving requirements and expectations of the companies global travel network.Travel companies - including travel agencies, host agencies, aggregators and other travel distribution providers - can benefit from the two new CCRA technology products, CCRA said.
CCRA Connect allows travel distribution companies to build or enhance their own custom reservation applications using CCRA’s hotel content via a web service. Partners can choose the content elements; bookings, photos, property descriptions, etc., which best meet their requirements for customer engagement on their own website or device.
For agencies and distribution companies without the time or internal resources to develop a custom reservation application, CCRA OnDemand, CCRA’s private label hotel booking engine, offers a solution. CCRA OnDemand is a cost effective way for a travel provider to offer customers all the functionality of CCRA’s booking engine without a heavy investment in hardware or software development and maintenance, CCRA says.
Added Peter E. Pincus, President, CCRA Global Network Division, “These two products allow travel partners to realize significant strategic advantages. CCRA Connect provides content that can be customized to meet end-user needs, while CCRA OnDemand offers companies robust, branded functionality and speed to market. At the same time, our new products offer new opportunities to our content suppliers as we put their products before thousands of new, professional travel buyers around the globe.”