Ctrip certifies 2- way XML integration with Beds24
We are pleased to announce that Chinas leading OTA Ctrip partnered with Beds24 to offer XML connectivity. The new 2-way interface allows hotels to automatically update their prices and inventory to Ctrip and import bookings into Beds24 PMS and channel manager in real time.
June 2nd 2017
Widget designer creates fully customisable booking widgets
The widget designer allows to customise look, content and every other aspect of our online booking widgets. All widgets are available in over 30 languages and can be seamlessly integrated into any web site including Wordpress, Wix, Squarespace, Joomla via a code snippet we provide.
April 24th 2017
XML Interface with HomeAway Group
Property managers with five or more listings on Homeaway can use Beds24's XML connection with HomwAway to automatically update their listings, prices and availability directly from their Beds24 account.
As an alternative to the XML interface we still offer the iCal based connection which can synchronise availability and bookings.
April 1st 2017
Two-Way Interface with Ostrovok
Beds24 connects to Ostrovok.ru Russia’s leading and fastest growing online hotel booking channel. The interface allows you to send real-time rates and availability to Ostrovok and have bookings automatically delivered to Beds24.
Beds24 partners with Lockstate
The newly added integration with Lockstate electronic locks connects bookings to locks. This allows our users to automatically send access codes to guests before they check in.
February 13th 2017
Full Two-Way XML interface with Airbnb
We proudly announce that Airbnb has chosen Beds24 as an interface partner.
The XML interface can:
- Create listings
- Send content and update content
- Send pictures
- Automatically send availability to Airbnb
- Send prices from Beds24 to Airbnb
- Import bookings
January 5th 2017
Connection with BookingSuite Rate Manager by Booking.com
Beds24 and BookingSuite worked together to develop a two-way interface between Beds24 and BookingSuite’s revenue management solution RateManager.
Any pricing changes made within RateManager are instantly pushed to Beds24.
October 13th 2016
New dashboard available
Fully customisable - choose which content to display, where to display it, move and re-size of each component.
- Components include booking reports with customisable columns, graphs, statistics, custom reports, notes and potential issues.
- The quick check-in and check-out function allows guest check-in and check-out directly from the dashboard.
- A housekeeping component makes housekeeping and room management easy.
- Up to four different dashboards per account.
October 10th 2016
Kashflow accounting software integrated
The interface with allows customers to send invoice information from bookings to directly to Kashflow accounting software.
September 26th 2016
Integration between Pricelabs and Beds24
We are excited to announce integration with Pricelabs. This seamless integration allows Beds24 customers to push PriceLabs data-driven pricing to their own web site and to their booking channels.
PriceLabs algorithm uses data from multiple sources such as occupancy, weather, tourist demand, special events, and historical booking trends to calculate nightly rates that can improve occupancy and and revenue.
August 22nd 2016
Beds24 integrates with trivago Direct Connect
The interface allows hotels to advertise their rates and run cost-per-click (CPC) marketing campaigns on trivago. trivagos easy to use solution provides automatic CPC optimization and budget control.
May 10th 2016
Update: All positions are filled.
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January 4th 2016
Beds24 has been appointed Preferred IT Provider status with Booking.com
We are very proud of this recognition of the quality of our services. Amongst the criteria Booking.com measure are performance, reliability and quality of the interface as well as agility, flexibility and the ability to adapt to innovations.
Dec 21st 2015
Responsive Booking Page
We have created a new responsive booking page which is more mobile friendly. The use of modules allows you to control the screen position and hide specific items from the mobile view to keep it clean and uncluttered.
Dec 1st 2015
Hotelbeds added to the Channel Manager
An XML connection with Hotelbeds is now available for all users.
November 17th 2015
TripConnect Instant Booking now available
Beds24 is now certified as a TripConnect™ Premium Partner. All Beds24 users who are eligible can now accept direct booking from TripAdvisor using using TripConnect™ Instant Booking.
June 15th 2015
New Channel Management Connections with Homeaway, 9flats and Housetrip
Specially constructed connections can now keep Homeaway, Housetrip and 9flats calendars synchronised.
June 1st 2015
New Group Booking Functions
Bookings can now be easily grouped together to create a combined invoice.
Jan 28th 2015
Interface with Feratel
The new XML interface with Feratel can send and inventory and rates and import bookings.
Dec 18th 2014
Atraveo added to the Channel Manager
We are happy to announce Atraveo as the the latest addition to the channel manager.
The newly added Guest Database lets you to not only view a guests previous and upcoming bookings but also store additional information, preferences and add bookings using the guests data.
Nov 18th 2014
Tripadvisor Review Express now available
Automatically upload your booking contacts to Tripadvisor and Tripadvisor will contact your guest asking for a review of their stay a few days after check-out. You can cancel a review request being sent to any guest up to and including check-out day
Oct. 31st 2014
Booking Page now in 18 languages
With Norwegian, Danish and Slovenian added the booking page is now available in 18 languages
June 18th 2014
Bitcoin Payments for Hotel Bookings
Beds24 gives innovative hosts the option to collect Bitcoin payments.
June 4th 2014
Stripe added Payment Processing Options
With Stripe we are offering another option to collect deposit payments. Stripe allows you to collect outstanding amounts. Once a payment is successfully collected further charges can be made to the customer's card via Stripe.
January 10th 2014
Guest Registration Form
Fully customisable printable guest registration form is now available.
February 10th 2014
Wordpress Plugin for Multiple Properties and Agencies
The just releases version of the Beds24 plugin which makes it easy to add online bookings to multiple property or agency sites.
Budgetplaces and Tablet Hotels have been added to the Channel Manager
Beds24´s two way connectivity will keep your rates and inventory synchronised.
September 26th 2013
Beds24 Can Import Booking from iCal
The new iCal import allows hosts to import bookings or block dates in Beds24 online booking system using an external iCal or google calendar.
August 30th 2013
Beds24 announced as a TripConnect PREMIUM launch partner
Beds 24 has been announced as TripConnect Premium partner for TripAdvisor’s new platform. TripConnect will be a powerful new way for hotels and B&Bs to generate incremental bookings by participating in Hotel Price Comparison and self-managing their online advertising campaigns using TripConnect’s unique bid management platform. As certified booking engine Beds24 will provide the accommodation’s real time availability and online booking capability to make this possible.
Juli 2nd 2013
New Payment Processing Options
Beds24 now integrates with leading payment gateways. Authorize.Net and Paymill can be used to collect credit card payments from guests. Alteratively hosts can securely collect credit card details and charge outside the system or use PayPal.
June 30th 2013
Wordpress Plugin 1.1
The plugin for commission free online bookings from Wordpress websites has been updated. New settings allow easy customisation to fit booking widgets or availability calenders seamlessly into any website or blog.
May 15th 2013
Beds24 Channel Manager synchronises with Travelocity, Lastminute.com and Zuji
Travelocity, one of the worlds leading online travel sites has certified Beds24.com as channel partner. Beds24´s channel manager now offers a two way connectivity to Travelocity, Lastminute.com and Zuji.
March 30th 2013
New Booking Page
The completely new designed booking page offers new features including
- option to book multiple rooms
- offer rooms at different prices
- fully customisable booking confirmations
- improved multi language options
Feb 25th 2013
Relaunch Control Panel
The control panel has been completely redisigned. The responsive design makes it easier to manage bookings and inventory from tablets and mobile devices.
Dec 14th 2012
Google Calendar Sync
See your booking calendar on your Google calendar. Works on your PC, mobile, tablet and in any ical format calendar program.
Oct 25th 2012
We have created a plugin for WordPress sites to show your beds24.com booking page and booking widgets directly in your WordPress pages. The plugin allows you to embed the complete secure booking form or add small widgets to your pages. You can see an example in our blog.
Oct 2nd 2012
We are blogging
Our new blog at blog.beds24.com has lots of useful information about online marketing and web design for your lodging. Come by and take a look.
Sept 2nd 2012
Wimdu added to the chanel management
Update your Wimdu calendar automatically from your Beds24 availability calendar.
Apr 12th 2012
Guestlink added to the channel management
The Beds24 channel management synchroniser is integrated into Guestlink.co.uk +Connect. Inventory and pricing is exported to Guestlink and Bookings are imported.
Mar 19th 2012
The Beds24 channel management synchroniser can now keep your Flipkey calendar up to date.
Feb 29th 2012
Synchronise with Agoda channel management
We are pleased to anounce that we can now synchronise inventory between Agoda.com and Beds24.com. Agoda is one of the leading booking engines in Asia.
Jan 11th 2012
Association Booking Page
Our new association booking page shows multiple properties and allows the guest to search and sort them. You can define the search criterea for each property which would normally be location or facility items. The search criterea are shown as a selectable list which will bring the properties with those criterea to the top. The search page can be seamlessly added into your website as an embedded booking widget.
Nov 16th 2011
Install our Facebook App on your lodging fan page and receive on-line bookings directly via Facebook. The App will add a Book Now menu and show a version of your availability calendar specially formatted for facebook.
Oct 31st 2011
Polish Language Added
A Polish translation has now been added to the booking page, Available languages now include English, French, Spanish, German and Polish. Your guests can select any of the languages you enable. We will always consider adding new languages on request, please contact us if interested.
Oct 28th 2011
We have moved to new more powerful web server today. The new server has a new ip address 126.96.36.199. For the next few hours while the dns propagates we are redirecting traffic from the old server to the new server with a redirect to 'new.beds24.com'. Our SSl secure certificate will complain that the certificate is only valid for www.beds24.com. Please accept the certificate as valid and you can use beds24.com as normal. Once your DNS updates to our new ip address this warning will disappear. This can take some hours. If you have any concerns please contact us.
July 20th 2011
Customise your META tags
You can add your own text to the META DESCRIPTION tag that appears on your booking page. Use this text to help improve your search engine results.
July 19th 2011
More Flexible Discount Options
Discounts can be applied as a percentage or a daily or a fixed value per booking. Multiple discounts can be combined depending on the length of stay to create sophisticated discount structures.
May 4th 2011
Multiple Languages Added
We have added French, German, Italian and Spanish translations to the booking page. You control which languages are available and which are not.
Apr 21st 2011
All booking activity is logged and the logs are available for your review. Logged information includes the IP address of the computer and country the booking was made from.
Mar 21st 2011
Hostel and Activity functions added
Bookings can now be assigned per room or per person allowing hostel beds, trips, classes and other activities to be sold along with traditional lodging.
Feb 13th 2011
Booking.com added to synchroniser
Beds24 and Booking.com now synchronise with each other allowing you to automatically keep you Booking.com inventory up-to-date automatically.
Jan 29th 2011
Email Notifications sent using your Email Address
Beds24 can now send booking notification emails to your guests using your email address as the sender and reply-to address. If the email fails to be delivered you receive the Delivery Status report informing you why it failed. Additionally all sent emails are filed in your sent email box for reference.
Jan 20th 2011
New secure online booking page
We have completed our new online booking page. The new modern design shows a daily price table dynamically calculated based on the number of guests and length of stay the guest has entered. The design is optimised to move the guest from looking to booking.
Jan 12th 2011
Set the default booking date on your booking widgets
Our booking widgets allow you to set the number of days in advance for the default booking date. When your guest first views the widget the date this many days ahead of today will be shown. It is possible to set the default date between 0 and 365 days in advance. The widget designer page has a selector for this value.
Jan 12th 2011
Adjustable the number of months to show on your availability calendar
It is now possible to show between 1 and 12 months worth of availability calendar on your booking page. Allow your guests to quickly see the dates they are interested in.
Dec 27th 2010
New booking channels: Jasons Holidayguide
We have now completed the integration with Jasons.co.nz and Holiday Guide.
July 22nd 2010
New booking channels: Expedia, Hotels.com, Venere
Expedia, Hotels.com and Venere have been added to Beds24.com´s channel manager. The synchroniser function will keep inventory up-to-date in real time at our channel partners AAtravel, Bookit!, Hotels.com, bookitnow.com.au, Expedia, Ezibed, Travelbug, Venere, Vianet and Wotif, allowing hosts to use and get the most out of multiple on-line booking channels without the hassle of constantly signing-in and updating them all.
March 16th 2010
Web Site Packages
Our complete web packages include everything you need to get your lodging on the internet: web site design, domain name of your choice and email address, web hosting and on-line bookings built in.
March 8th 2010
Demonstration Web Site
We have created a demonstration website highlighting some of the many ways Beds24.com can be used in your own web site. There are example pages with availability calendars, booking links and buttons and the secure booking page embedded directly into the web site. Have a look at it here
March 4th 2010
New Bookings Page
We have given the secure booking page a face lift. It now includes an elegant 3 month availability calendar that can be browsed up to 12 months in advance, a clearer layout and provision for both room and property pictures. We have also made it easier to embed the booking page into your website and modify it's look and style using your own CSS (Cascading Style Sheet) commands.
February 15th 2010
Redesign of Beds24.com website
Beds24.com has completely redesigned their website to make it easier to use. New features and functions to help users manage their lodging have been added. The structure and look of the Control Center have been improved. Now every section and setting has its own help button explaining exactly what the setting does. The user guide has been completely revised. In addition to the online version you can print a pdf version.
January 15th 2010
New booking channel: Bookit!
Bookit! has been added to Beds24.com´s synchroniser. The synchroniser function will keep inventory up-to-date in real time at Bookit!, Ezibed, Vianet Travelbug, Wotif, AAtravel, allowing hosts to use and get the most out of multiple on-line booking channels without the hassle of constantly signing-in and updating them all.
August 1st 2009
New Feature: Deposit Collection
Beds24.com now allows automatic deposit collection from guests at the time they make the booking. Hosts simply specify the percent deposit they require and the system will collect this on their behalf from guest's credit card or PayPal account. As an alternative to an immediate deposit payment hosts may specify that the guest must supply their credit card details.
July 15th 2009
New Feature: Promotion of alternative units
If a chosen accommodation is booked Beds24.com now lets hosts websites automatically promote other available options. This new function is designed to help hosts increase their online bookings.
July 8th 2009
New corporate design
After 4 years operation Beds24.com have relaunched their website presenting their new corporate design. The information and layout of the pages should make it easier and quicker to find the required information. The new logo will provide brand recognition, and manifest Beds24.com´s commitment to hosts.