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Two Best Western Phuket Resorts
Introduce “Online Contracting”

May 27, 2004 - Two Best Western Resorts in Phuket now offer significantly improved service for travel agents, tour operators, and corporate clients through automated, Internet-based management of room rates and allotment distribution. 

Best Western Premier Bangtao Beach Resort and Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort has selected the Pelican System to provide efficient solutions to rates management and allotment distribution by allowing hundreds of travel agents and corporate clients to book online with their own negotiated rates. These logins protected features of Pelican System provide excellent services while reducing distribution costs.

The Pelican system gives Best Western’s two Phuket resorts the ability to provide room allotments without surrendering managerial control. Room allotments can be based on different rate tiers to maximize yield by granting priority privileges to high-margin clients. 

Pelican system benefits include:

  1. Expanding your hotel’s network of travel agents / corporate clients while reducing administration overhead. 
  2. Full control over rates and allotment at all times
  3. Incentives to inactive travel agents/corporate clients through easier access to room allotment.
  4. Reduced distribution cost.
  5. Increased yield.
  6. Comprehensive production and booking reports for every client.
About Pelican System (

Pelican is a Hotel E-distribution System providing electronic distribution and reservation capability for three important industry segments (internet user, travel agents and corporate clients). Pelican can help hotels to manage and control rates and allotment for each distribution channel. In addition, with the Pelican system hotels will be able to market their hotels through the distribution network (5000 retail agents in 106 countries) and (including associates and consumer web sites).

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About the Best Western Premier Bangtao Beach Resort.

Best Western Premier Bangtao Beach Resort is a newly opened resort (October 2003) with 199 full-size deluxe rooms and bungalows, each comfortably decorated in tropical-coastal style. The hotel is located on beautiful Bangtao beach south of Bangtao bay. It is easily accessible from Phuket airport and other tourist destinations; only 30 minutes to Phuket Airport, 35 minutes to Patong Beach, and only 25 minutes to Phuket Fantasea. For more information please visit

About Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort 

Best Western Phuket Ocean Resort is a beachfront resort situated at Karon Beach, on a hillside among coconut groves overlooking Karon Beach and Karon Lagoon. The resort is 65 km from Phuket airport, pick up transfer is available at all times. The resort consists of 180 rooms and two bungalows with private balcony or terrace. For more details please visit

Visit Pelican stand at HITEC 2004 – Dallas.
Stand 1720
 (June 22 – 24 ‘2004)

Contact: Pte Ltd

Also See: Kamala Bay Terrace Resort’s Online Contracting System Shows Encouraging Results / May 2004
Efficient Ways to Distribute Room Rates and Room Inventory / Allotment / May 2004
Hotel Online Payment Facility for Travel Agents and Corporate Clients / April 2004
Maintain Control Over Rates and Allotments with Online Contracting / April 2004
Pelican Announces the Launch of / April 2004
How Online Contracting Can Maximize Hotel Revenue / H. Liman, Director of Pelican system / March 2004
Unlock the Power of Your Hotel Web Site / H. Liman, Director of Pelican system / March 2004
'Online Contracting' Increases Travel Agent Production and Support; Allows Hotels to Set Rates and Allotments As the Situation Demands / March 2004
New Hotel E-distribution & Reservation System Offers Automated Room Rate and Allotment Management / February 2004

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