A travel portal is required for travel agents to tap frequent travelers and business travelers. While buying a travel portal for your business there are some features that you should consider. People now generally make bookings online as it is more convenient. In general, travel portals are designed by a travel technology company.
Responsive Design: The design of the portal should be responsive as people now book tickets from their laptops, phones, or tablets. Responsive design helps travelers to book their tickets with ease and convenience.
API Integrations: API and XML integration is one of the primary features of the travel booking portal as it connects travelers with hotels, flights, transport, sightseeing, etc. For instance APIs such as Amadeus GDS, and Hotel XML API integration automates the booking process.
Filters: Including filters in the search bar make it convenient to match the requirement of the travelers. For instance, you can select the date of travel, days of stay, location, budget, number of people, destination location, and pickup location. Similarly, travelers can also book flights by putting the start and destination, date, number of seats, and class of flight.
High-Definition Images: HD images play a deciding factor to let travelers decide about their stay and sightseeing. High-quality and real images help in mind making of travelers. Detailed images of the hotel room that has a bed, curtains, room size, washroom, balcony, etc.
Customer Reviews: Reviews and ratings by customers help travelers to make their decision about booking. It helps other travelers to get a clear idea of what kind of services they are going to get.
Price Comparison: With this feature of the travel portal, travelers can compare the prices of flights and hotel rooms from different websites. This will give customers the freedom to get the best value for their money.
Maps Integration: Integration of Google maps in the travel portal lets travelers know about the exact location of the hotel. It also lets users check the distance between the hotel and the airport.