The Best Website Builder Wix has revamped its solution for the hospitality industry to offer a complete set of tools for hospitality businesses to launch, manage, and grow their online presence.
Currently in beta, the solution will allow users to create a website, manage their property, guests, reservations and sales channels from a single platform.
In partnership with the cloud-based online sales and digital marketing platform HotelRunner, the Wix solution will also offer capabilities to connect to popular online sales channels and travel agencies such as Booking.com, Expedia, Hotelbeds and Airbnb.
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Wix Hotels by HotelRunner will also offer users the ability to receive direct bookings and secure payments from websites to their customers.
In addition to secure payments, the revised solution also includes real-time inventory updates across all sales channels and the ability to manage policies and taxes, offer extras, promotions, deals and coupons.
“We are constantly improving our offering to provide business owners with a complete solution for any type of business, and we are excited to re-launch our hospitality solution for the hospitality and tourism industry,” said Ronny Elkayam, SVP Mobile, App Market and Strategic Products. at wix.
“As travel began to increase in the post-pandemic era, we are seeing an increase in demand for digitization in the hotel and hospitality industry and we are proud to have developed a robust solution for these businesses and develop the addressable market.
“Wix has invested resources in building the right infrastructure to support private businesses and large franchises, both for restaurants and hotels, and this new partnership with HotelRunner is another step in creating the essential solution for businesses to manage their operations. effectively and grow.
The Wix Hotels solution is expected to be rolled out gradually in English first, then other languages, with existing users switching to the new solution after the beta launch.
“Our unique partnership with Wix will be the driving force that takes the hospitality and tourism industries to the next level by accelerating digital transformation,” said Arden Agopyan, co-founder and managing partner of HotelRunner.
As it stands, new users can only sign up for the beta version.