eCommerce Tools for Internet Marketing and Promotion
Milestone provides a tool chest of revolutionary services and products that help you accelerate your Internet marketing strategy. Utilizing the latest e-commerce technologies and creative marketing concepts, we have designed a comprehensive group of interactive tools that enhance conversion and generate additional revenue.
Milestone offers a state-of-the-art and highly-secure online booking engine that is seamlessly integrated with the website and provides online reservations for the hotels. The engine allows consumers on the website to book hotel rooms and also to book packages and other offerings. Hotels can take advantage of a sophisticated backend to upload promotions and packages.
Our unique back-end solution enables hotel owners and managers to efficiently manage and coordinate hotel packages, discounts, and specials in real-time, and adjust inventory for effective booking administration via the Internet. The engine lets each business create custom packages, add dynamic packages, services and other features like attraction tickets while the user is making his or her room reservation online. The reservations are delivered to the hotel via email and/or fax as per the preference of the hotel.
Key Features in the Milestone Booking Engine
asp.Net Platform - Enables full integration with web-based applications
SQL Database - Provides unsurpassed data integrity and offers compatibility with third party report generators for custom reporting
Remote Web-based Access - Allows the corporate office to fully access the system from a remote location online
Scalable - From a single-user system to a full network enterprise
Full Backend Administrator
Inventory (set up names, allocation and much more for 1-2 or 3-4 guests)
Calendar (monthly, weekly) - View promotions and packages
Room Prices (by date and room type) Availability
Reports - Revenue Manager Reports
Email and Fax Print-Out Confirmation
E-Gift Certificate -
Milestone's E-Gift Certificates is a tool that enables consumers to buy gift certificates on our client's websites. The E-Gift Certificate is powered by a sophisticated shopping cart tool on the back end and the transactions can be completed using an SSL certification engine or using 3rd party providers such as Paypal. The same tool can also be used to sell merchandise on the website.
The visitors to the website can send gift certificates to their friends and family with a customized message. Clients can view a certificate redeemed by logging into the Milestone back end administration control panel. Our E-commerce transactions run through a secure server and are worry-free.
RFP Tracker -
Milestone's RFP Tracker is a web-based RFP form that is placed on our client's website. Clients who are looking for meeting and group requests - weddings, meetings, events, banquets - can fill out the group RFP request online. The RFP Tracker gives comprehensive reporting that shows all of the group sales leads generated from the internet within a specified time period. This enables the clients to determine the effectiveness of their website for attracting group business.
Send information about your business, products and services, and promotions to your customer with just one click. Milestone's E-Brochures are beautifully designed, web and print friendly 8 ½ x 11 PDFs files. They are programmed on the website so that anyone can send an e-brochure as an attachment or as a link. You can also customize the email message sent along with the e-brochure using a web-based content management system. We work with our clients to create the concept, copy and the entire layout. Click here to view sample e-brochures. Our electronic brochure is content rich and easily accessible online.
Milestone E-Survey -
Milestone's E-Survey is a powerful and easy to use online customer survey tool. Our state-of-the-art survey software features detailed reporting, data distribution, evaluation and collection capabilities, with full service support from the Milestone team. Clients can use Milestone's survey tools to collect feedback from their customers, employees, meeting planners or members of your organization. You can completely customize every question and format, or use existing samples to design your survey forms.