5 hotels of the group using Channel Manager Web to expand online business opportunity
Nairobi, 20 September, 2016: Sun Africa Hotels, One of the fastest emerging hotel chains in Kenya, has selected eRevMax to benefit from real-time channel management powered with business intelligence data. Five properties of the group are using Channel Manager Web, a cloud based platform for updating rate and inventory (ARI) across all connected travel channels and maintain real-time availability through pooled inventory. Available on eRevMax’s pioneering hotel operating solution LIVE OS, the application also provides real-time visibility into property level business performance to monitor and improve key metrics like rate, booking production, pace and compliance in a centralized manner.
Located at some of the most popular tourist places in Kenya, Sun Africa Hotels manages 8 leisure properties. RateTiger’s 2-way XML connectivity with all leading OTAs in Europe and North America, two of their biggest international markets, will help Sun Africa Hotels to update rates and availabilities across their online distribution channels in real-time ensuring online sales optimization as a part of its growth plan across East Africa region.
“We’re one of the fastest growing hotel chains in Kenya and offer some of the finest hotels and lodges in East Africa. With Channel Manager Web by eRevMax we can maintain real-time availability and dynamic pricing based on analytics provided on LIVE OS. This has helped us to improve our online presence by maintaining real-time room availability up to the last inventory across all distribution points in resulting better occupancy,” said Rahul Sood, Group Managing Director and Chief Executive-Africa at Sun Africa Hotels.
Stuart Derricott, VP Global Sales at eRevMax commented, “Given that Sun Africa Hotels primarily caters to international guests, along with luxury domestic travellers, it is important for the hotels to be present in all global online sales channels and metasearch sites. Our channel ecosystem has helped their hotels to improve exposure and tap new markets. Backed by the real-time data and analytics they can respond to market dynamics more efficiently, and optimize online revenue.”
Channel manager Web by eRevMax, powered with sophisticated analytics, distribution capabilities and interactive reporting dashboard, help hotels make informed decision based on key insights and streamline all aspects of their revenue management for driving better results.
Sun Africa Hotels: Sun Africa Hotels offers the perfect combination of bush and scenic safari holidays with varied choices and the presence of hotels make it simple for travelers to choose. Sun Africa Hotels is an expanding chain of some of the finest hotels and lodges in East Africa offers the highest standards of hospitality and service at all of their hotels and lodges located at the best places in Kenya.
8 properties of the Sun Africa Hotels are set amidst the scenic environments of Kenya that influence guests with a memorable holiday experience they will not forget. Sun Africa Hotels offers high quality service in accommodation and conference room facilities at very competitive rates. You will enjoy the tranquil beauty of our private conservation area and its wildlife. We offer an exciting variety of entertainment from traditional dancing to live bands.
About eRevMax: eRevMax is a travel technology company that helps hotels to maximise online revenue opportunities through real-time distribution, market intelligence and connectivity solutions. The company provides specifically tailored solutions within its core product brands – RateTiger, RTConnect and LIVE OS.
RateTiger product suite offers the industry’s leading ChannelManager for online distribution, Shopper for rate benchmarking and BookingForce to help drive direct bookings from the hotel’s brand.com. RTConnect provides seamless 2-way XML integration of channel management functionality with the hotel’s central systems. LIVE OS offers hotels a single sign-on platform to access multiple applications, while offering technology partners a chance to get in front of hotels allowing greater distribution of promotional opportunities.
eRevMax is working closely with over 200 certified channel and technology partners as well as 9000 hotels worldwide helping them increase revenue opportunities and streamline business processes.