Hospitality Solutions International (HSI), a division of MICROS Systems, Inc, plans to showcase a commission-free, online reservation interface via HSI’s Jaguar Property Management System, allowing hotels to maximize margins on their direct online reservations.

This new functionality gives hotels using HSI’s Jaguar Property Management System (PMS) the ability to handle real-time online bookings. Efficiently engaging guests online results in an increased number of reservations, room nights, revenue, and improved customer relations. The single page design simplifies a typically complex booking process, and handles any plan code, special promotion or corporate account, improving the page visit to reservation conversion ratio.

Provided through a partnership with GripMedia, Inc., customers can now connect seamlessly with the hotel’s own central reservation system allowing web users to view rates and availability data in real-time. Bookings are processed directly by accessing the hotel’s inventory database. A successful sell at this access level results in a confirmed booking that is directly created in the hotel’s PMS system. Guests are effectively creating a booking rather than a booking request.

Customers benefit by eliminating the frustration usually associated with booking a reservation. The single page interface makes the process intuitive, interactive and fast!

“Making travel reservations on the Web has become a common occurrence, but the cost to hotel operators is a serious concern. The Web should be the most affordable sales channel of independent hoteliers,” stated Tim Kinsella, President & COO of HSI. “The addition of this interface to Jaguar provides hotels the ability to accept online bookings right from their websites without paying high commission rates to third party providers. We are excited to offer this affordable alternative to our existing and prospective Jaguar customers.”

The Jaguar Property Management System is a scalable, cost-effective solution designed for maximum performance and ease of use with proven database integrity and data replication. Its functionality and feature-rich design allow customized reporting and analysis via a user-friendly, graphical user interface.