Volonline, allotment packages in the new section
News at Volonline, the t.o. B2B specialized in tailor made. In its second year of activity, the Volonclick business unit, a self-booking tool for adv, now also includes allotment packages with guaranteed availability. A product offered for two years only through the booking, now within the portal. To book, simply define the destination and choose from the different options available for dates, departure airports, length of stay and treatment.
For each travel solution, the portal provides technical data sheets and information useful for the sale, anticipating the majority of customer requests; Furthermore, prices are always finished, including medical / baggage insurance, registration fee and fuel / currency adjustment.
The inclusion in the platform of the new Packages section, which is added to the flight, hotel, hotel + flight and itinerary channels, aims to make the agent more autonomous: in terms of dynamic packaging and the composition of tailor-made packages. “Without prejudice to our specialization in level tailor-made – explains Luigi Deli, to Volonline – we have also invested in fixed-date products to offer distribution partners the ability to intercept the most price-sensitive customers, especially in the case of bridges and high season periods ».
For example, for example, additional city breaks are announced with New York, Greece and Malta alongside the classic European cities. But the concentration is on the next high season. With 4 thousand seats on fixed dates blocked on August, and the possibility of unusual combinations such as Crete and Santorini for example, the games are made on a large part of Greece but also on other Mediterranean, Cuba, Caribbean, East and new circuits in Singapore and in Indonesia. On the long haul, stars of the Christmas / New Year programming, then, in the summer months, the Indian Ocean, Canada and the United States return.
Lastly, double-digit growth in Volonline in 2017: + 18% compared to 2016. “The tour packages have grown so much – Deli comments – Among the destinations remains the Indian Ocean best seller, especially the Maldives, but they go very well also South Africa and Oman ». The operator works with a selected parterre of 150 adv, between Lombardy and Triveneto, but for a year has also a solid presence in Lazio, Puglia and Sicily.