, a leading global provider of data and revenue-generating solutions for hoteliers, has announced that , the African-born hospitality group with its dynamic innovative brands , and , has selected TravelClick’s award-winning Reservations (iHotelier®), Web and Media Solutions to drive more revenue and maximise direct bookings as Mangalis continues its rapid expansion across Africa.
TravelClick’s flexible, integrated Reservations Solutions enable Mangalis Hotel Group to price rooms, develop personalised offers and book guests – irrespective of what device or channel the guest uses to engage the hotel. To acquire new guests, Mangalis uses TravelClick’s Media and Web Solutions to target and reach guests when they are most likely to book and push them to new, highly engaging, conversion-oriented websites. These websites have been designed to advance their hotels’ brands and increase their online revenue. Mangalis will also leverage TravelClick for representation on all Global Distribution Systems to drive demand among additional traveller segments.
“With innovation at the heart of our business model, it was essential that our reservations, media and web solutions provider could offer us the true flexibility that we need to meet the unique requirements of today’s guests in Africa,” said Olivier Jacquin, CEO, Mangalis Hotel Group. “TravelClick not only met and exceeded our requirements, but TravelClick also provides a singular guest experience, which is extremely important for us. Using TravelClick, we are able to capture the right guests at the right time at the right room rate – always ensuring that we are optimizing our revenue per available room (RevPAR) and occupancy.”
“TravelClick allows Mangalis Hotel Group to control the entire guest booking experience, from the moment that a guest is first encountered online to the time that the guest arrives at the property to when the guest departs and hopefully returns,” added Jan Tissera, President, International, TravelClick. “We are excited about this partnership as it marks our continued expansion in Africa, a key growth region for us. As Mangalis Hotel Group expands across the continent, it will be able to take full advantage of all of TravelClick’s inherent capabilities to provide unique offers and pricing that match the creativity that guests everywhere have come to expect.”