wbe.Start

A Pay as you Grow solution for travel SMEs, based on a subscription model that can help sustain a secured, steady growth and reduce the risk of an online travel business

Suitable for


For Travel SMEs that are looking to have a proven software with world-class booking engine functionality at ZERO installation fees.

wbe.Start new pricing available for travel SME - travel technology

Small & Medium-size travel companies who want a very FAST turnaround time for the engine to go LIVE.

Small mediul travel business - wbe.start travel technology by wbe.travel

Established travel companies who want to invest only a small monthly allowance in the IT costs in order to focus their budgets in the Marketing and Sales activities.

Services, Features & Products
Hosting
Shared Hosting Environment
Setup
No installation fees required
Billing
Monthly Subscription fees
Transaction
NO transaction fees, NO commission from bookings, NO % of business
Time to Market
Unbeatable, instant time to market
Upgrades
Included with subscription
IT&C team and Hardware
NO IT&C Team or Hardware required
Support
Included with subscription
Training
Limited training included in the pack, additional one available
General
Services: Accommodation (Hotels, Villas, Apartments, vacation homes), Flights, Tours (from own inventory), Transfers, Car rentals
Selling Channels: B2B, B2B2B, Corporate, B2E (In-house) + NEW: B2C Booking System (with hotels, flights + dynamic packages of Hotels+Flights)
Monthly Searches
For the Standard Pack; Additional ones are available on request
1 million supplier requests
Agents / Users
Unlimited
Inventory
Own Contracts - Contracting Tool
Service suppliers with whom you've already signed a contract for special rates and allotment can be integrated and managed with the Contracting Tool
Dynamic Rates & Availability - Hotel Extranet
Add or grant hoteliers access in the system to manage: dynamic pricing, general information and availability;
XML API Integrations with service suppliers of Hotels and Flights from our list of wbe.Start partners
Integration with wbe.travel list of partners for inventory services. See the full list here: https://www.wbe.travel/partners/wbe-start-partners/
XML suppliers outside our list of wbe.Start partners (available with a set-up fee)
Available with a set-up fee. Suppliers outside wbe.Start partners list can be integrated but may require a set-up fee.
Combine a large portfolio of XML suppliers with your own contracted and dynamic rates
wbe.travel is one of the few providers on the market that offers a mixed inventory in just one system, for you to use the extended inventory and the best available rates from it
Selling Channels
B2B Portal
For agents or partners to create reservations for their clients & many more
Corporate & Self Booking Tool
For the travel management company (TMC) to search and book travel services for their corporate clients; for TMC's corporate clients to selfbook within the TMC's system & many more functionalities
B2B - XML Out
To distribute your travel products and services to 3rd parties via XML API connection
B2B - White Label: B2B2B
For your agent/partner to have his own branding
B2E / In-house / Call center module
For your staff to book in the name of the end customers or agents & many more
B2C Booking System: PC Website and Mobile Website
B2C System ready to use with hotels and flights with customization with your logo, colors, fonts + Privacy Policy and Terms and Conditions.
Mid & Back-Office
Booking management
For your staff to filter reservations, to edit / cancel / issue vouchers, to manage notifications, set alerts, reminders & many more
Manage POI, Hotels & Offers
For you to manage your Points of Interest and neighbourhoods, your featured hotels and special offers for your top destinations
Staff management
To create users, manage their roles, rights and passwords & many more
Clients management (B2B Agents, Corporates, End Customers)
B2B clients – agents / sub-agents, Corporate - clients & End Customers - to manage and create profiles, set mark-ups, commission, billing details, payment methods; e-mail & vouchers templates for clients & many more
Suppliers management
Enable / disable specific suppliers, import static data and specific content for each supplier, add / remove a supplier from the recommended list in the search results page, set-up time out or response for each supplier
Price management
For different levels of mark-up to your net buying rates: per destination, per agency, per supplier, per room type, per service
Multi-payment management
Set different payment options per agent (credit, cash, credit card), loyalty points, credit limits
Finance module
For handling your financial relationship with your clients, to generate Performa and Invoices, to record payments, refunds, reconciliate bulk payment against multiple invoices, generate debit & credit notes and many more
Multi-currency & Multi-language support
Multi-currency support with manual / auto update of exchange rates
Auto-update for currencies
Via Yahoo / XE / Oanda for exchange rates
Auto Reminder & Auto Cancelation
Reminder with auto email generation for clients; cancelation for unpaid bookings by deadline & many more functions
Messaging system with travel agents
Messaging between root and agent on a reservation for updates on the services, availability & many more
Offline bookings module
For handling any booking purchased offline and sold online by your staff; for different services like visa, restaurant, excursions, trips and misc

MidOffice Core

Backoffice API
Integrate a 3rd party Backoffice system
Financial API
Integrate a 3rd party Accounting system to export invoices & other financial documents
New Branch / GSA (for hotels)
A full B2B system for your Partners

Payment

Bank / Payment Gateway / VCC provider from our list
For processing electronic credit payments in real-time, anywhere in the world; ensure a secured e-payment method for your business and partners/end customers
Bank / Payment Gateway / VCC provider outside our list
(OPTIONAL) - Ask our team for availability

Mapped Content

Hotel and Destination mapping
Manually done by mapping team; automatic auto-matching with an algorithm from hotel's name; tools for mapping refinement
GIATA Hotel Mapping
It requires a signed contract between you and GIATA

Reviews

TripAdvisor widget
To make it easy to bring dynamic content from your TripAdvisor page onto your own website
TripAdvisor full API integration
It is done for all TripAdvisor mapped properties and requires a signed contract between you and TripAdvisor

Multilanguage

Translating Descriptions, Room types, UI, Destinations, POI
Analyze & Report

Business Intelligence & Reports Module

Sales / Clients / Suppliers / Destinations Dashboard
To analyze the most profitable selling channels, the richest revenue generator market or country, the top selling products or clients to predict and react to sales
Mobile iOS App for reporting
For flexibility, to analyze and build reports whenever, wherever you need
Hosting, Maintenance, Support & Training

Hosting

Standard
1 million supplier requests

Maintenance

Bug fixing and investigations
With monthly subscription fees
New application versions and new features on existing modules
With monthly subscription fees
Static data inventory updates
With monthly subscription fees

Support

Online Ticketing System
With monthly subscription fees
E-mail
With monthly subscription fees
Instant messaging systems
(OPTIONAL) - available on request
Consultancy in business and market know-how
(OPTIONAL) - available on request

Training

Online
Limited training included in the pack, additional one available
At client premises or at wbe.travel's office
(OPTIONAL) - available on request
Customized implementation

Front end

CMS Integration
(OPTIONAL) - available on request. To have the full freedom in editing the content and the graphic interface of the booking engine portal from a central management system
Custom E-mails & vouchers templates
(OPTIONAL) - available on request. To have your brand's custom features, colors, fonts in the communication materials with clients

B2C Booking System

Customization with your brand image: custom colors, your logo and your fonts
For more customization or bespoke mobile apps please contact us at sales@wbe.travel

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