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What Are 3rd Party Channels?




Different types:

Vacation Rental Sites, OTAs, Property Listing Sites, Meta-Search Sites/ Aggregators & Travel Agents

By using a Distribution Channel, your properties can now be exposed to nearly half a million* travelers.
*Calculated by collecting the data from top 10 sites of each type of channel.

Models for Distribution






Vacation Rental Sites
Traditional Vacation Rental Distribution Channel

No. of Monthly Visits to the top 10 Sites: 43,122,000*

Vacation Rental Sites are the traditional type of distribution channel for rental homes. They display a selection of different vacation rental properties. Some sites have global coverage while others only show regional coverage.

Market Size: Thousands of Vacation Rental Sites worldwide

Financial Model: Pay per Listing or, Pay per Inquiry, moving into Pay per Booking

Two types of Vacation Rental Sites:




OTAs
New Players: Gradually moving into Vacation Rental Market

No. of Monthly Visits to the top 10 Sites: 257,776,000*

OTAs which stand for Online Travel Agent/ Agencies are internet-based travel websites, similar to an online version of the traditional travel agent. They specialize in offering planning sources and booking capabilities.

Market Size: Thousands of Vacation Rental Sites worldwide

Financial Model: Pay per Listing or, Pay per Inquiry, moving into Pay per Booking




Property Listing Sites
New Players: Gradually moving into Vacation Rental Market

No. of Monthly Visits to the top 10 Sites: 115,665,000*

Property Listing Sites are sites that display accommodations for sale as well as long term rental properties.

Market Size: Thousands of Property Listing Sites worldwide

Financial Model:Pay per Listing or, Pay per Inquiry, moving into Pay per Booking




Meta-Search Sites/ Aggregators
New Players: Gradually moving into Vacation Rental Market

No. of Monthly Visits to the top 10 Sites: 43,054,000*

Meta-Search engines enable users to search and compare a large inventory of accommodations across multiple sites. Travelers are then redirected to specific websites matching their criteria.

Market Size: Dozens of Meta-Search Sites/ Aggregators worldwide

Financial Model:PPC (Pay per Click basis)



Travel Agents
New Players: Travel agents are now looking to earn commission on Vacation Rentals

A Travel Agent is s private retailer or public service that provides travel related services to the public on behalf of suppliers such as vacation rentals.

Market Size: Over 700,000 travel agents worldwide

Financial Model:Pay per Booking
ABOUT US
BookingPal is a cloud based travel technology company, providing a global distribution system and a centralized booking platform for short term rental properties. Short term rental property owners/managers can increase their online presence and number of bookings by distributing their inventory via BookingPal’s global distribution channels. Vacation rental properties, timeshare resorts, and corporate housing can use BookingPal’s guest generation capabilities to maximize profitability and increase efficiency of their online performance. Founded in 2013 and headquarters in Irvine, California, BookingPal currently handles over 183,000 online bookable units worldwide.
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email: info@mybookingpal.com
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Irvine, CA 92618
www.mybookingpal.com
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