White Label Product

White Label Product

Definition A white label product is a product manufactured by one company but that is packaged and sold by other brands.   Examples   Origin   Other Languages   References    
PMS Technology

PMS Technology

Definition PMS Technology is short for Property Management System Technology, a category of hotel technology in this index. It is used to categorize technology providers. A technology provider can be in multiple categories. See PMS definition for further information on this. … Continued
Adaptive Web Design (AWD)

Adaptive Web Design (AWD)

Definition Adaptive Web Design (AWD) includes Responsive Web Design features (the content display fits the screen according to the device). In addition to that, AWD also provides different content based on the device used.   Examples   Origin   Other … Continued
Booking Pace (Pace)

Booking Pace (Pace)

Definition A comparison by a supplier of what is on the books for a future period versus what was actually sold during the same period the previous year. Example   Origin   Other Languages   Reference www.travel-industry-dictionary.com
Folio-Level Data

Folio-Level Data

Definition Folio level data (also known as, transaction data) is the payment, reservation and guest data that is based on the payment at check-out. Many hotel technology systems use reservation data (on the books data) to manage occupancy, rates and … Continued
Internet Distribution System (IDS)

Internet Distribution System (IDS)

Definition The Internet Distribution System is a collection of more than 2000 internet reservation systems, travel websites, online reservation systems and travel portals which specialize in internet marketing of travel and related services directly to consumers. These online systems have … Continued
Distribution Management System (DMS)

Distribution Management System (DMS)

Definition A Distribution Management System (DMS) is a utility IT system designed to collect, organize, display and analyze real-time distribution information. It is designed to monitor and control the efficiency and reliability of the distributors, and should measure channel and … Continued
Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP)

Definition Enterprise Resource Planning is a business process management software on which a company manages and integrates the important parts of its business including technology, services and human resources. Data can be collected and stored in this software, and that … Continued
Channel Managers

Channel Managers

Definition Channel Managers are groups that manage indirect sales channels (through OTAs and such). A hotel can have numerous partners, it needs to coordinate marketing activities and handle queries all at the same time. Channels managers enable hotels to track … Continued
Internet Booking Engine (IBE)

Internet Booking Engine (IBE)

Definition An Internet Booking Engine (IBS) is a software application on which consumers can book flights, hotels, holiday packages at the destination of their choice. The travel and tourism industry uses this tool to collect reservations on popular platforms, with … Continued