Airhotels is a ready-made script developed by Apptha for those who would love to open up a market place for finding accommodations rooms for travelers. This clone-script has improved modules, slim design and is crowded with multiple options that turns both renting and booking a silky smooth experience.
Rendering an array of features, this clone is completely user-friendly (including the end users, site owner and accommodation space providers) right from top to toe. The key quality that distinguishes this software from the rest of its competitors is its ability to be customized to build any kind of rental business.
Significant features of Airhotels:-
- Advanced search and detailing of properties
- Property management options for hosts
- Admin back-end controls
- 100% customizable options
- Booking and account management options for customers
- Added benefits for the site owners
Advanced search and detailing of properties:-
Advanced fields have been provided for hosts (hotel or accommodation space owners) to add additional information on their properties including Type, Accommodates, Privacy, Bedrooms, Amenities etc. Hosts can also upload quality images of their hotel rooms and provide complete contact information including the postal address, Email along with Google maps integration that will help visitors to locate the hotels and contact the host easily.
Property management options for hosts:-
Hosts can track the list of visitors who have turned into customers through the ‘Track Booking History’ option. Customer reviews on their properties can be managed (approved / disapproved).
Admin back-end controls:-
Airhotels comes packed with a lengthy list of back-end features to make sure the admin who runs the marketplace is blessed with an effective management system. Admin has the control to approve or disapprove a property, cancel a booking and delete a property by sending E-mail notifications to the concerned hosts and customers.
Admin can choose the images of hotels from the ‘Recent’, ‘Popular’ and ‘Selected’ categories and display it in the Home Page banner with slideshow effect. Social sharing icons like Facebook, Twitter and Google+ can also be included in the property details pages to allow visitors to easily share the properties with their friends.
Coming to the prices, host can set the price range for a property, set commission fee for the host and service fee for the guest (customers) from the back-end.
100% customizable options:-
Ridemyride.com, an Australia based bike renting website was created using Airhotels as its base and to know how, check out the case study. Jacob Manning was another client who came up to Apptha with requirements that demanded customizations at various levels for developing a vacation rental site Flatemate Fellowship.
Booking and account management options for customers
Availability status of hotels can be checked through a clear calendar view. Visitors can view the recently added, most opted and already availed properties through the ‘Recent’, ‘Popular’ and ‘Selected’ property listings available in the home page banner. Information on any nearby properties or any particular host’s other properties can also be retrieved.
Customers can write down their experience on using a property through the post review option and can track the list of the properties they have availed through the ‘Trip List’ option. Visitors do not require remembering separate account credentials and can simply login using their social accounts like Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Yahoo.
Added benefits for the site owners:-
Site owners can import huge bunches of customer database from leading online travel agency Expedia and start targeting on these potential customers and frequent travelers to improve their business. Being SEO friendly, this clone-script will help the web pages of your site to get indexed in quick time in the widely used search engines like Yahoo and Google.