Mr & Mrs Smith, the luxury hotel directory and booking site, has connected its service with hotel distributor and revenue management system SiteMinder to increase the speed of booking confirmation its site.
SiteMinder channel analyst Duncan Waterman said: “Mr & Mrs Smith is a unique booking site which will help SiteMinder’s hotel customers generate more room sales and ancillary revenue. This connection complements and broadens SiteMinder’s expanding collection of channels that we offer to our hotel industry customers.”
Along with increased speed and higher revenues, the new connection will make more hotels available to both companies.
Mr & Mrs Smith chief technical officer, Tamara Lohan said: “Our new connection with SiteMinder will streamline the booking process for our customers and give us access to more real-time inventory so we can confirm more bookings instantly, which will benefit guests and accommodation providers.
“The SiteMinder link will give us quicker and broader availability of rooms. Hotels will be able to update their inventory with us more easily via SiteMinder and another benefit for us will be greater rate parity so the efficiencies for Mr & Mrs Smith will prove significant, leading to a better booking process for both customers and suppliers.”