QuadLabs Technologies, a travel technology specialist, today announced it has achieved a Gold competency in the Microsoft Partner Network, demonstrating its ability to meet Microsoft’s customer evolving needs in today’s dynamic business environment.
To earn a Microsoft Gold Competency, partners are supposed to successfully complete a set of tests to prove their level of expertise over technology, submit customer references and also enroll a specific number of Microsoft Certified Professionals who are skilled on the current level of technology relevant to the competency earned.
With regards to our conversation, please find below the answers to the questions sent for Mr Gaurav Chiripal on Mobile Technology.
a)How do you foresee mobile phones shaping as a channel for travel planning and booking going forward?
We see that the use of technology has changed through the medium it is put to use. Telecom has played a major role in being the backbone for wireless data services and we find travel companies offering product ; support to the end traveler while on the go.From GPRS to 3G services the speed of data transfer has enabled technology companies to offer products and services with seamless connectivity to execute even financial transactions.The ease of use has eventually made the customer move from the PC to the smartphone to a larger extend. The adaptability is high and we acknowledge the way people make instant bookings from their mobile devices like smart phones and tablets, make instant itineraries and change plans. Going forward the pie for smartphone initiated transactions will see a phenomenal growth rate. A recent survey revealed from an international chain of hotels, said that” 70% of the bookings made via mobiles were for the same day check-ins”.
QuadLabs launches a unified Mobile Distribution Platform to distribute travel products seamlessly through the mobile channel. This platform connects to the central booking engine to fetch travel content and passes it on to the mobile interface.
The user can search, book and pay for his travel itinerary with ease. The user can view existing flight bookings, view e-tickets and destination information through the platform.BOOKQ can be represented as per the requirement of the travel intermediary.
The app is nomenclature as BOOKQ and is available for travel intermediaries, travel management companies,Travel suppliers, distributors, travel agencies and tour management setups.
BOOKQ can be represented as per the requirement of the travel intermediary. BOOKQ has been designed to offer a seamless experience to the end user and also ensures that the financial transaction is carried through a secure channel and a real time confirmation is displayed.
– Available on multiple platforms
– Live search for Flights
– Centralized connectivity with the booking engines
– Low bandwidth usage
– Rich and interactive user interface
– Encrypted data communication
– Integration with Payment mechanism.
Quadlabs Technologies announces the launch of a mobile app in travel space. The app is a unified “mobile distribution platform” to distribute travel products seamlessly through the mobile channel. This standard mobile app is available on android platform and can be downloaded from the company’s corporate website. The other mobile platforms on which the app will be soon available are blackberry, apple ios and windows mobile.<--more-->
As per the functions of the app, this platform connects to the central booking engine to fetch travel content from third party connectors and passes it on to the mobile interface via encrypted protocols.
Once the app is downloaded and installed, the user can search, book ; pay for his travel itinerary with ease. The app is nomenclature as BOOKQ and is available for travel intermediaries, travel management companies, suppliers, distributors, travel agencies and tour management setups.