Out of many players in the international hotel booking market, Trivago is a big name, and so, it is our inspiration on how a fully-featured and user-friendly hotel price comparison app should work?
The Portal Trivago is a full-fledged ecosystem involving Customers, Hotels, and Booking ventures to act and react on the portal. Trivago is known as the deal aggregator more than a hotel booking website as it lists the best deals by fetching data from other hotel booking websites or hotels themselves.
An app is a middleman, is not liable for the quality of the hotel/accommodation. The quality and best customer experience is the responsibility of the registered Hotels and the booking websites.
Here is how the portal works:
Customer End Customers land on Trivago to:
Make a profile for security and customized hotel search.
Search for the best deals on hotels in any city/state/country they are going to visit.
Compare the deals and land on the best based on the amenities and budget.
Make an online reservation beforehand to avoid last-minute hassles.
To save time & effort on web browsers (as best deals are under a single roof.
Hotel End Hotels approach Trivago to:
Occupy a listing and promote their services.
Get more leads from such portals.
Facilitate their clients with online booking services through the Trivago portal.
Advertise their season’s best deals.
Hotel Booking Ventures Hotel Booking Websites are on Trivago:
To display their services over online hotel booking marketplaces.
To showcase the most profitable deals and guide the target audience to their website.