Wednesday, December 31, 2008

New PhoCusWright study shows online buying increase on supplier sites

A December 2008 study by PhocusWright shows that online buyers in the leisure market continue to prefer buying direct online through the supplier website.

Previous studies showed over 90% of travelers research online and now over 60% book online. Make sure your website is ready to avoid losing sales with real time availability calendars and trip shopping carts (Not sure? Adventure Engine can show you how to add these easily)

Click here to view the article:
Booking methods depend on travelers' needs
Suppliers seem to have won the battle for online leisure and unmanaged business travel market share in the US, according to December 2008 PhoCusWright data....


http://www.emarketer.com/Article.aspx?id=1006835

Monday, December 29, 2008

Every company type can use Adventureengine

We are often asked what kinds of adventure tour companies and what activities can use Adventureengine.
Our answer is simple – all of them.
Everything from hourly, daily, multi-day trips.
Accommodation based, inventory heavy, different prices different days/weeks no problem.
Or you just have simple trips? Basic price and add on options – even easier.
Some of our companies use adventure engine as a way to track inventory, allow travel agents access/booking ability, as a cash register/ merchant account provider, online reservation system and more.

We work host over 50 activity types using the system and more each day. Activities like hiking, paragliding, biking, rafting, kite surfing, skiing, safaris, small cruise and more

So to bring in the New Year – save yourself money, time and bring your product online in 2009. We will help you bring your company up to speed no matter what kind of company you have!

Tuesday, December 09, 2008

New Report Options with Adventureengine

Now reporting is easier than ever with Adventure Engine.
As always when a sale is made either in your office or online all the sale data is immediately available for reporting. This can save your staff a ton of time, remove human error caused by cutting and pasting from email forms and save money!
Now new templates make it easier than ever to save your report preferences, just save your report setting and with once click create reports.
Reporting covers everything from accounting to full trip summaries. Guest reports for each departure can include all contact information, answers to guest questions, gear ordered,inventory, special notes - everything your trip leader needs at a glance!
Call or email us for a demo today info@adventureengine.com