Hospitality Businesses Can Now Manage Online Reservations with Wix

High website builder Wix has revamped its solution for the hospitality industry to offer a comprehensive suite of tools for hospitality businesses to launch, manage and grow an online presence.

Currently in beta, the solution will allow users to create a websitemanage their property, guests, booking and sales channels from a single platform.

In partnership with cloud-based online sales and digital marketing platform HotelRunner, Wix’s solution will also offer capabilities to connect to popular online sales channels and travel agencies such as, Expedia, Hotelbeds and Airbnb.

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Wix Hotels by HotelRunner will also offer users the ability to receive direct bookings and secure payments from websites to its customers.

In addition to secure payments, the overhauled solution also includes real-time inventory updates across all sales channels and the ability to manage policies and taxes, offer extras, promotions, deals and coupons .

“We are constantly improving our offering to provide business owners with a complete solution for any type of business, and we are excited to relaunch our hospitality solution for the hospitality and tourism industry,” said Ronny Elkayam, SVP Mobile, App Market and Strategic Products at Wix.

“As travel has begun to increase in the post-pandemic era, we are seeing an increase in demand for digitalization in the hotel and hospitality industry and we are proud to have developed a solid solution for these companies and to develop the addressable market.

“Wix has invested resources in building the right infrastructure to support private businesses and large franchises, for both restaurants and hotels, and this new partnership with HotelRunner is another step in creating the solution. essential for companies to effectively manage their operations and grow.”

The Wix Hotels solution is expected to be rolled out gradually in English first, then other languages, and existing users will switch to the new solution after the beta release.

“Our unique partnership with Wix will be the driving force that takes the hospitality and tourism industries to the next level by accelerating digital transformation,” said Arden Agopyan, co-founder and managing partner of HotelRunner.

As it stands, new users can only sign up for the beta.

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