Destination Marketing Organizations
Technology Designed with Destination Marketing Organizations in Mind
Specializing in customized reservation solutions for the tourism industry for over 12 years, aRes Travel is recognized as a leader for providing technology and support systems for some of the largest Destination Marketing Organizations (DMOs), Convention & Visitor Bureaus (CVBs) and State Tourism websites in North America.
That experience gives aRes Travel the know how to handle the multifaceted requirements of DMOs and CVBs as they strive to provide the best service to their customers. Our proprietary reservation systems, in-house call center, and innovative dynamic packaging software make it possible to offer a wide range of travel options including air, hotel, car rental, attractions, activities, and tour products to build highly specific travel packages meeting every need.
A Booking Model to Match DMO Goals
- Merchant and Retail (GDS) - Standard revenue share model with Affiliate Partner
- Merchant and Retail (GDS) - Low commission model to lodging suppliers, no revenue share with Affiliate Partner
- NEW! Licensing Model - No commissions to lodging suppliers, annual fee for Affiliate Partner
Custom Made Solutions for DMOs and CVBs
Our proprietary reservations and ticketing software is designed specifically for the DMO and CVB market, enabling your organization to customize exactly which products to offer, how they are displayed and featured, and even how to rank them. Our custom packaging solution allows for the creation of specialized packages to feature on your destination website. Our full-service marketing department works with you to develop an e-commerce marketing strategy highlighting holidays, special events, exhibits, shows, and sporting events which draw business to your city and drive traffic to your website.
aRes Travel works within your market forging cooperative relationships between diverse suppliers in order to offer a single point of sale for a variety of travel products, increase marketing exposure for all parties, and expand your destination product offering. Bring your membership together in one online marketplace; they’ll thank you for it!
Features & Benefits
- Air, hotel, car rental, and attraction tickets for sale in an integrated shopping cart environment
- Dynamic packaging allows customization of product to fit consumers’ needs
- Product ratings and reviews by TripAdvisor®, pictures, and star ratings
- Private branding for website(s) with assistance from our experienced in-house web design team
- 100% control over what products are sold as well as control over the ranking of each
- Search-engine-friendly web pages ensure your website gets spidered by Google and other major search engines
- Over 45,000 properties consisting of contracted hotels and those available via the Global Distribution System (GDS)
- Toll-free reservation services and support from our in-house call center
- Real-time reporting statistics for up to date sales data
- Marketing team assistance in planning e-commerce promotional strategies year round to drive business to your website
- Email campaign design, management, and launch to your customer database
- Customizable opt-in marketing questions to gain insight into your customer database
Be a leader in today’s increasingly competitive travel market with aRes Travel, your marketing advantage!
For more detailed information about aRes Travel products and services, please contact us today.