Wix.com Ltd., a leading worldwide SaaS platform for creating, managing, and growing an online presence, has relaunched its hotel website solution, Wix Hotels.
As part of the revamp, Wix has teamed with HotelRunner, a full platform geared to assist all lodging businesses. The new platform is a significant upgrade over the previous system and provides a comprehensive set of professional tools for every touchpoint required to create, operate, and develop a hospitality business of any size while maximizing income.
Users can construct a website, and manage their property, guests, reservations, and sales channels all from one platform thanks to Wix’s comprehensive online platform and HotelRunner’s end-to-end travel technology.
Whether they own a bed & breakfast, a boutique hotel, a chain hotel, a vacation rental, a resort, or a unique lodging, property owners have the operational tools they need to run their business successfully both online and on-premise.
Some of the advantages of using Wix Hotels:
1 Connect to popular online sales channels and travel companies like Booking.com, Expedia, Hotelbeds, and Airbnb to boost revenue.
2 Receive direct reservations and secure payments from the website.
3 Handle prices and availability on a single, dependable platform with user-friendly calendars to manage bookings and keep all inventory in sync, all while applying complicated pricing and revenue management tactics.
4 Inventory is updated in real-time across all sales channels.
5 Organize front-desk activities, such as check-ins and check-outs.
6 Use the channel manager to manage policies and taxes, provide extras, promotions, discounts, and coupons, communicate with visitors, and market their property on sales channels.
“We are constantly improving our offering to provide business owners with a complete solution for any type of business, and we’re thrilled to relaunch our hotel solution for the hospitality and tourism industry,” said Ronny Elkayam, SVP Mobile, App Market and Strategic Products at Wix. “As travel has begun to increase in the post-pandemic era, we’re seeing a rise in the demand for digitalization in the hotel and hospitality industry and we’re proud that we have developed a strong solution for these businesses and grow the addressable market. Wix has invested resources into building out the proper infrastructure to support privately owned businesses and large franchises, both for restaurants and hotels, and this new partnership with HotelRunner is another step in creating the go-to solution for businesses to efficiently manage their operations and grow.”
“HotelRunner has been introducing innovations for more than a decade to build a bigger travel economy. Wix Hotels by HotelRunner has been developed by leveraging both companies’ deep expertise in both travel and technology and positioning our award-winning platform, recognized globally by the leading travel industry players, as its foundation,” said Ali Beklen, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of HotelRunner. “Our unique partnership with Wix will be the driving force that will take the hospitality and tourism industries to the next level by accelerating the digital transformation. Thousands of accommodation properties from all over the world will benefit from an affordable and comprehensive set of products, thanks to the new Wix Hotels by HotelRunner,” added Arden Agopyan, Co-Founder and Managing Partner of HotelRunner.
Wix Hotels by HotelRunner is now in beta, with English being the first language to be rolled out, followed by additional languages. After the beta, existing Wix Hotels users will be migrated to the new solution.
Wix.com Ltd. is a company based in the United Kingdom and is a popular platform for building, managing and expanding a web presence. What started as a website builder in 2006 has evolved into a whole platform that offers consumers enterprise-grade speed, security, and stable infrastructure.
Wix allows users to have complete control over their brand, data, and customer interactions by providing a wide range of commerce and business solutions, as well as powerful SEO and marketing tools. On Wix, anybody can create a powerful digital presence to realize their ideas by focusing on constant innovation and delivery of new features and products.
HotelRunner is a B2B network and SaaS-enabled unified sales, operations, and distribution management platform for hotels, travel agents, and payment providers. HotelRunner works with hundreds of hotels and travel agencies across the world. HotelRunner is a strategic partner with Booking.com Premier Connectivity, Expedia Elite Connectivity, Airbnb Software, Agoda Innovative Supplier, Oracle Gold, Hotelbeds, and Google Hotel Ads.
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