Vendor Updates


2016 Fall
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DerbySoft is a global technology company serving the hospitality industry since 2002. The company provides an infrastructure platform that enables travel suppliers, distributors and search engines to connect with each other while maintaining their own business models and data logic.
Historically, DerbySoft has been a direct-connect facilitator for larger players, but for the first time, the company will begin providing distribution services for independent hotels, small hotel groups, and regional chains with the November 7th launch of its new One platform. One is a single platform with a single login, but it comprises a constellation of modules that a supplier may select from, with each module focusing on a different aspect of online distribution including content management, channel management, online booking engine, website creation, and others. One is unequalled in its breadth of services and its ease of use, and with three of the core modules offered at zero cost, One’s value proposition is very compelling.

All of DerbySoft’s technology is comprised of two vital components: the ability to fully connect practically any travel supplier’s system to that of any distributor, and very sophisticated caching of availability, rates and inventory (ARI) that is extremely accurate while still being efficient.

This caching technology, in particular, provides a valid consumer shopping experience as a result of its accuracy, and it also buffers central reservation systems (CRSs) and property management systems (PMSs) from enormous volumes of transactional hits.

DerbySoft's existing supply side partners include all of the top 10 global hotel groups, smaller regional chains, the major third-party CRSs, representation companies, and close to a thousand Chinese independent properties. On the demand side, almost all of the world's leading OTAs, metasearch engines, and wholesalers as well as several of the largest tour operators are connected to DerbySoft.

New Offerings
In addition to the aforementioned new One platform, DerbySoft recently rolled out Go, a simpler, more streamlined connectivity method to support lower-volume distribution channels and smaller suppliers. This new method uses an easy, lightweight API while leveraging DerbySoft’s sophisticated caching and extraordinary data accuracy.

Faster, Less Costly and Better Metasearch Marketing Solutions
In 2011 DerbySoft built on its record of innovation and adaptive design to break into the unmanaged world of metasearch marketing. Employing its existing connectivity and caching architecture, DerbySoft overlaid an advanced software platform called MetaSearch Manager.

With the recent release of the 2.0 version of MetaSearch Manager and the addition of an enhanced metasearch and marketing services platform, all of DerbySoft’s marketing services, including MetaSearch Manager, now fall under the product name Click. MetaSearch Manager provides any advertiser with the ability to control its marketing campaigns across multiple metasearch engines and automatically optimize their return on ad spend (ROAS). This includes automated bidding solutions specifically designed for metasearch channels that use auction model advertising such as Google HPA, TripAdvisor and Qunar (China).

MetaSearch Manager also supports assisted booking for those metasearch engines that have enabled it, including TripAdvisor and Qunar.

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