Cutting-Edge Connectivity and Global Distribution with Comprehensive Training and Support
Central Reservations System powered by Sabre
Provides the highest level of connectivity available and allows members to manage their rates and inventory in one place
Seamless Technology, Open Travel Alliance (OTA) and PCI compliant
24/7 Toll-Free National Reservations: 888-315-2378
CRO calls are included in membership fees – No additional reservation booking fees whatsoever on this channel. None!
Connectivity to all four major GDSs (Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre & Travelport), proving seamless connectivity to over 600,000 travel agents worldwide under the "BV" chain code
One-way and two-way Interface to our CRS to various property management systems, including, but not limited to, RSI’s Room Key, AutoClerk and Sabre PMS
Brand Website Direct Booking Engine (www.americasbestvalueinn.com)
ABVI Brand Website is the lowest cost distribution channel
ABVI brand drives bookings to this channel through comprehensive search engine marketing strategies, including organic search engine optimization (SEO), paid search (PPC), local search, meta search (e.g. Kayak), mobile search, Web 2.0 search (e.g. Trip Advisor), affiliate marketing, email marketing, online sponsorships, online display advertising, strategic linking, customer segment, and feeder market initiatives.
Each hotel’s listing on the brand’s website is enhanced with rich visual media at no cost to members, allowing them to compete more effectively on the Internet. Photos are distributed to all channels to offer an improved conversion rate (professional quality photos and virtual tours for each member property).
Global Distribution System (GDS), Pegasus & Consortia Program
The ABVI Central Reservation System connects to all four major GDSs (Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre & Worldspan), providing seamless connectivity to over 600,000 travel agents worldwide
All ABVI member hotels are distributed and marketed in the GDS under the "BV" chain code
The GDS offers connectivity to: Traditional Travel Agencies (TA), Business Travel Agencies (BTA), Travel Management Companies (TMC), Consortia, Mega Agencies, Online Travel Agencies (OTA), Corporate Travel Agencies (CTA), and end-consumers
The ABVI Central Reservation System connects to Pegasus’ Electronic Distribution Switch, enabling the thousands of third-party websites in Pegasus’ online distribution network to have direct access to ABVI hotel properties’ inventory and rates for real-time reservations
Pegasus’ online distribution database (ODD) feeds more than 75,000 images and detailed property information to thousands of websites in Pegasus’ online distribution network
The Consortia Program offers your property increased visibility in the GDS by partnering with these programs. Hotels will be listed in each program’s exclusive directory and website, and will have a special rate access code through the GDS. This exposure includes agencies that book specified negotiated rates within the consortia umbrella, regardless of whether they are booking a hotel reservation for a consumer traveling on leisure or for business. Some consortia partners include CCRA, RADIUS, ABC Corporate Services, SATO, THOR WorldWide Hotel Program, Fedrooms.com, BCD Travel, BSI, Omega Travel, and Carlson Wagonlit Travel.
Worldwide Travel Industry Sales and Lead Generation
Representation at all major domestic and international travel industry shows
Brand membership in all key associations: GBTA, HEDNA, SGTP, ABA and others
Extensive relationships with Consortia, Travel Management Companies, Tour Operators, Travel Agents and Wholesalers
Groups & Meetings Account Manager to work one-on-one with member properties
Online Booking Request for Proposal (RFP) for Sports Groups, Groups and Meetings and Corporate & Government travel planners
Property Management System
One-way and two-way interface to our Central Reservation System (CRS) to various property management systems, including, but not limited to, RSI’s RoomKey, AutoClerk and Cell Arch (Xenia).