iHotelier, a division of Webvertising, Inc., will be the online reservations system for DowntownDisneyHotels.com.
The site is an online tourist guide and reservations resource for the seven Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels. With the iHotelier reservation system, guests will now be able to instantly book rooms and packages at any of the seven hotels.
The iHotelier system will mean a world of difference to both site users and the seven hotel properties. Users will have easy access to all the information they need about the properties and, of course, have the capability to book their reservations immediately. It is expected that property managers will not only benefit from the increase in bookings but also by having the freedom to update their rate and inventory information in real time anytime and anywhere they have access to an Internet connection.
Gilbert and Manjura Marketing
, the destination marketing organization (DMO) for the Downtown Disney Resort Area Hotels, works in conjunction with all seven hotels for the success of the www.DowntownDisneyHotels.com
site. ?gAfter doing our initial research, we recommended iHotelier to the hotels, but the decision had to ultimately come from them. After extensive comparisons, and better definition of the objectives to be accomplished by bringing real-time online reservations to the site, a final decision favoring iHotelier was made by the group?h says Nikki Barnes, Account Supervisor with Gilbert and Manjura. She continues, ?gwe are confident we will quickly see positive results from this initiative, such as increased bookings to the MegaMagic and Fun?f02 Packages that we market as a destination for the group.?h
Other than the obvious advantages of offering online reservations, the hotels will also have use of the very robust set of marketing and reporting tools included with the iHotelier system. The site will also be able to offer its visitors a more friendly experience by using OneScreen, iHotelier?fs patent-pending technology that collapses the traditional multi-step booking process into a single-screen, easy-to-use, interactive user interface.
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