STAAH, considered a leader in cloud-based hospitality distribution specialists has partnered with nearbuy.com. Nearbuy.com is one of the first hyperlocal online platforms in India. The partnership will allow properties access to travelers on the go and looking for places to stay. This will help mutual accommodation clients to enhance their global reach, especially with mobile.
Through the nearbuy.com website and app, real-time rates and availability are distributed. STAAH Channel Manager will have bookings automatically delivered back to their property management system.
“Mobile bookings are the next big thing and have been forecasted to rise rapidly. Nearbuy.com is an exciting channel to harness this growth via their app, allowing accommodation providers to sell their room, even at the eleventh hour,” says Tarun Joukani, Managing Director, STAAH India Ltd. “This is fantastic for properties to maximise their booking opportunities and ensuring best returns and higher revenue.”
Nearbuy.com allows merchants and customers alike to discover and engage with each other. The platform itself is designed to bring to property world closer to users. It taps into the on-the-move travelers and last-minute bookers.
The site was established in 2015, quickly growing to feature more than 22,000 merchants across 11 cities in India.
“By partnering with STAAH, we are helping accommodation providers reach the fast-growing number of travelers on the move and booking late minute via mobile devices,” says Vinayak Chowdhri, Business Head, nearbuy.com's hotels' platform. “Our platforms will be an excellent complement to STAAH’s growing client base. This integration will allow properties to have their pooled inventory for sale 24X7 via our channel, right up until the last space is filled.”
According to their data, merchants who sell continuously throughout the day successfully close deals 38% more than the rest.
The connection links STAAH’s booking engines (ConvertDirect and Max) and channel managers (Instant and Max) to nearbuy.com website and mobile app.