What is a GDS?

Airlines and travel agents have been using Global distribution system (GDS) for almost 30 years. They have become a pivotal part of the travelling industry. One can say that, travelling would be difficult without a GDS. To understand how the travel industry works, you need to understand how a GDS connects the world. A GDS is an online network for companies within the travel industry, it can connect travel agencies with airlines, hotels, car rentals etc. A GDS takes content from suppliers and m...

What is an API?

API stands for Application programming interface. It is a set of, well defined rules which helps an application to interact with certain system/libraries/application etc. It is intended to simplify the implementation and maintenance of software. An API can take forms, but often includes specification for routines data structures, object classes, variable or remote calls. POSIX, Windows API and ASPI are examples of different forms of APIs. Documentation for the API is usually provided to facilita...

What is a White Label?

The term ‘white label’ is based on the manual process of whiting out something previously written to write something over it. We see white labeling in our daily lives, every time you go to a super store, you’ll notice that you can buy all sorts of products that are sold under the Great Value brand. Does that mean that the super store is producing all those goods? No, that’s not the case. These super stores sell these products produced by smaller businesses under their own brand. They ‘...

Benefits of Creating Hotels and Flights Landing Pages

The best landing page is an impartial web page, used in an electronically connected marketing business, which is created beautifully and specifically for the purposes of a marketing or advertising. A Hotel or Flight landing page template is also known as a " destination page ", "static page", or a " lead capture page". Beautiful Landing pages are designed with a single focused objective – known as a Call to Action (CTA). This simple process makes the landing pages the best choice for inc...

Video Tutorials – Simple introduction to Adivaha Travel API Plugins

In our video tutorials section we have breifed about how to setup Online Travel Portal in few clicks with affiliate of your choice Video Tutorials Link : https://www.adivaha.com/video-tutorials.html We have even went throuh the admin and explain how the admin works. The Website can bascially be divided into 3 parts Shortcodes (ie, banner, searchbox, divider and popular destinations) Modules are basically the services that you are going to offer, like hotels, flights, cars, tours ...

Introducing Flight Booking WordPress Theme based on Travelstart

Now its easy to have Hotels and Flights booking feature in your WordPress Travel Website offered by TravelStart. One doesn't has to be an IATA certified company in order to use the WordPress Flight booking theme or plugin. Even an individual not running a company can take advantage of this WordPress Travel Theme. Customers will not be taken to any third party site and will be able to book through your site itself. Combination of Adivaha Hotel Booking Plugin, TravelStart Flights Booking, Cartra...

Is it possible for a travel agent to get live rates from a hotel directly and not through a GDS?

One of our customers asked this question and even we thought it should be posted with the elaborative answer. We believe your target is to have an Online Travel Agency with real-time hotel rates and live booking feature. It totally depends on your 2P (ie, Patience and Pocket). It's not only about rates there are other important aspects that has to be considered. No one is going to make a hotel booking without looking at hotel/room images, amenities, location etc. Now, Let's take a scenario. I...

Urgent News for Travelpayouts Affiliates

Travelpayouts has changed the conditions for offer subscriptions. From now on, Travelpayouts team has launched the pre-approval procedure which affects the following offers Musement, Booking.com, Autoeurope.com, GoEuro, TicketNetwork, RailEurope and GoCityCard. Viator and Tiqets are currently unavailable. The Traffic pre-approval procedure will be set for all the further offers in Travelpayouts. Additionally, campaign rules will become stricter and campaign rule violations will become m...

What is the difference between API and Whitelabeling based Travel Portals

Travel Websites based on API - Its difficult to gain access to API or we can say its impossible to get free API access for small/medium level agencies from major OTA (Online Travel Agencies) like Expedia, Agoda, Booking.com: The largest selection of hotels, homes, and vacation rentals, hotelscombined.com etc. Most of the Online Travel Agencies like Trivago do not provide API at all. So the only option left to work with such companies is the white-labeling solution. - You have 100% access...

How Adivaha WordPress Travel Theme helps your business

Its been proved that a nice looking templates has performed better in marketing than any traditional affiliate templates. A private branded website gives you a unique space amongst your competitors and your customers. Its hard at times to maintain the website because of lacking customer support as it gets expensive over the time. But in case of Adivaha, you not only know what you will be buying but you even get the benefits of future updates. Whether you are an affiliate, Travel Agency, Hotel...

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