ROSEMONT, Ill.--(ABC Global Services, an industry-leading travel services provider for consultants and agencies worldwide, today announced the launch of ezBook, the industry’s most powerful, complete and easy-to-use hotel booking portal. The new tool gives travel advisors immediate access to a vast global inventory, multiple rates and commission options, and unmatched buying power that delivers valuable amenities and high-end service.)--
“ezBook is the most complete hotel booking tool in the industry – a solution whose time has come for travel advisors everywhere”
This one-stop hotel booking tool features the most robust search capabilities in the industry, making it fast and easy for travel professionals to find the best fit and value for their unique travelers from an inventory of more than 200,000 hotel options. Because ezBook offers the flexibility of varied rates and commissions, travel advisors can increase their earning potential. Additionally, ABC handles the time-consuming task of collecting commissions, so travel professionals can focus on their core business and get paid faster. ezBook, which is ideal for both the leisure and business markets, is available free-of-charge through the Internet for all travel professionals, including home-based consultants.
“ezBook is the most complete hotel booking tool in the industry – a solution whose time has come for travel advisors everywhere,” said Beverlee Patterson, president, ABC Global Services. “It aggregates multiple inventories in one easy-to-use tool, giving agents the greatest range of options and flexibility available. Backed by ABC’s more than 30 years of industry clout, superior relationships with hoteliers, and personalized service, ezBook provides travel advisors with the best hotel solution to meet their needs and those of their travelers.”
“I am very impressed with ezBook – it’s a great tool for all travel professionals,” said Gary Fee, president of OSSN (Outside Sales Support Network). “It gives at-home consultants, for example, the resources that they never had before to effectively compete in the marketplace. ezBook not only has a wealth of inventory, but it’s also easy to use, making the booking and selling processes more streamlined and effective than ever.”
Extensive Inventory Provides the Greatest Choice and Flexibility
ezBook has an intuitive, easy-to-use interface, making comprehensive search and booking fast and easy. It features a comprehensive inventory of more than 200,000 hotel options, including: GDS content, discount rooms from online travel agencies (OTAs), wholesalers, and net rate inventory. ezBook provides travel consultants the ability to perform easy price comparisons by all rate types to secure the best value for their customers and earn better commissions for themselves. The tool includes multiple price points from economy to deluxe, as well as all hotel categories such as full-service, boutique, resort, extended stay, budget and more.
ezBook’s commissionable, net and pre-paid rates provide the opportunity for greater commissions and faster, easier collection. It also stands apart by giving travel professionals the option of adding service fees as well as commission markups (where applicable).
ezBook’s multiple rate inventories include:
- Net rates
- Prepaid rates
- OTA discounts
- GDS rates, which include the ABC Premier Hotel Program, ABC’s Premier Privileges luxury hotel program and ABC ezXtras – providing amenities for additional savings
Robust Search Delivers What You Want at Your Fingertips
ezBook’s unsurpassed search, filtering and sorting functionality enables travel professionals to immediately find a specific hotel based on multiple criteria, including:
- Proximity to landmarks and airports
- Hotel name
- Price and distance
- Star rating
Travel advisors can also map, view photos and obtain hotel overviews within ezBook. The new engine features a real-time online reporting capability with a download option. Backed by ABC’s ongoing customer support, ezBook is available to all travel professionals at www.ezBook.travel.
ABC Global Services
With more than three decades of travel industry leadership, ABC Global Services offers comprehensive hotel solutions in thousands of cities and unmatched personalized service and support to travel consultants worldwide. The company leverages its established relationships and buying power with hotels and other suppliers around the world to provide travel professionals with preferred access to superior services, inventory, and rates. ABC’s customer base includes more than 7,900 agency locations throughout 76 countries worldwide and spans traditional mid-sized agencies, agency groups, independent agents, and corporate travel departments – in both corporate and leisure markets. The company books more than six-million room nights annually, providing hotel revenues close to one billion dollars (USD). ABC’s dedicated team of professionals is not only committed to helping travel advisors successfully grow their businesses, but it also serves as a trusted partner and distribution channel for hoteliers and other travel-related suppliers worldwide. More information can be found at www.abcglobal.travel.