MyGuestHouse.net, an online travel solutions portal that focuses on budget accommodations has touched the 3000 mark in terms of the number of budget properties available on the site, with over 90% of the properties being priced under Rs 3000, reports The Economic Times. The company now intends to increase the number of total properties available to 12,000 by next year. We feel that by focusing on budget properties, the site targets the needs of budget travelers, specially corporate and business travelers who look for service apartments and guest houses or bread and breakfast establishments, filling a void that is not addressed by mainstream online travel agents, at the moment. Offering For Travelers Besides offering a hotel search feature that allows users to filter their search on the basis of cost, room requirements and locality apart from category of hotels which includes 2 and 3 star hotels, cottages, heritage properties, budget properties, service apartments and others, it also lists top-rated and recently added properties. The portal also offers flight bookings, and holiday packages. It also curates travelogues from users, which is rather interesting. As a part of a promotional campaign, the website is currently offering a cash prize for writing travelogues. For Property Owners & Franchisees The site allows registered hoteliers to manage their inventory distribution along with updating their inventory in real time. The website allows the property owners to get online bookings from their websites and travel agents through its own property management system. The company is planning to expand its operations and intends…
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