BOOKHOTAC offers easy online solutions for travel agents, tour operators
-A Monitor Report
1 Nov, 2017  |
Ariful Haque, Co-Founder & Managing Director and Ranjan Chattterjee, Founder, Director & CEO, InnoGlobe _Photo : Monitor
Dhaka : www.bookhotac. com is B2B brand of Innoglobe, launched in ITB Asia Singapore 2016 as online bed-bank and air consolidation booking engine for travel agents and tour operators across the world.
For general people, B2B is not a quite common name but for travel agents, it's a brand that could come as any help for them in assuring a smooth travel for the common people. However, only registered travel agents get the facilities of B2B through their website.
The company is incorporated in Malaysia in 2015, with registered Office in Kuala Lumpur, with offices in Bangladesh and India.
As Founder and CEO, Ranjan Chatterjee had taken a first step in establishing online segment in Bangladesh as global "bed bank" and "air consolidator."
The new B2B booking engine platform offers great discounts and convenience to travel and tour operators of Bangladesh. Booking travel services has become a lot easier to travel trade with launch of B2B online "bed bank" and air-consolidation. First time in Bangladesh, Universal API of Travelport went live. Global launch took place in ITB Asia, Singapore in October 2016.
"www.bookhotac.com boasts of having most dynamic rates of global airlines as well as LCC carriers, 300,000+ hotels covering 185 countries, airport transfers, sightseeing and activities with in-house technology. We are local and technology/service support also local, to cater to local travel trade and we speak local travel trade language," said Ranjan Chatterjee.
The prime objective of BOOKHOTAC is to wholesaling global travel related product portfolios through its in-house robust and innovative technology-driven booking engine platform to travel trade partners across the world.
"By partnering with BOOKHOTAC, tour operators can experience and enjoy outstanding selection of global airlines, hotel accommodation, tours and transfers and global packages at the competitive prices, rapidly service driven attention, meeting clients exact requirements, cutting-edge online booking system or add yours own branded website with our complete product range," he added.
BOOKHOTAC negotiates significant procurement benefits with numerous trade suppliers. "The Group functions in a totally transparent manner ensuring that all its partners receive the best benefit of all revenues received with full transparency. This process is unique and workable model that ensures each partners receive an excellent return on investment by being a partner of BOOKHOTAC," further narrated by Ariful Haque, Mana-ging Director, InnoGlobe.
"BOOKHOTAC's philosophy is to ensure that its partnership is actively involved in the decision making process. BOOKHOTAC is an organisation run for the partners by the partners. The strength of technology like BOOKHOTAC lies in its diversity, entrepreneurial spirit to its owner managed agencies, and professionally run travel management companies and ensure protecting partner's own brand and its loyal customers. The expertise ensures the BOOKHOTAC group's buying power, integrated with the entre- preneurial flair of the owner managed agencies provide clients with the very best in service deliver and price with total commitment," Ariful added.
Success story of Bookho-tac lies on its strength of in-house technology "InnoGlobe Technologies Ltd". Innoglobe Technologies Ltd is actually a global travel technology company offering online enterprise travel solutions for Both B2Band B2C. They offer complete automation of travel companies in a cost-effective manner. The resource pool of IGT has both the technology and Travel industry knowledge which helps to deliver solutions that simplify the business processes of small to large travel agencies, tour operators. For Last 8 years, they are working with their partners and help them to run their business with various kind of solutions like Booking Engine Platform, XML/API integration, Back Office Management, Sales Agent Management, e-commerce Portal, Online presence, Marketing Tools, Event-based portal, Taxi Booking system, Property Manage-ment system and many more, shared by Mirza Amin, CTO and Director of IGT.
Orthodox method of travel booking, transparency in rates, one click solutions, catering to package thru booking engine, time management, optimisation of revenue, scope of expansions, forecasting thru MIS, enhancement of structural travel services are evident bottlenecks, transforming need gap of this market segment. Under-standing of Business Process on dynamic online segment through travel technology is key to the robust user friendly system, surely will change the travel domain of Bangladesh soon.