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No commission.Better occupancy.Win-win.

Photo: © Le Mirador Resort & Spa

No commission. Better occupancy.
Win-win.

Hotelcard is a subscription-based booking platform in Switzerland founded in 2009. Unlike other online travel agencies, Hotelcard does not charge any commission or fee from its hotel partners. Hotels use Hotelcard to fill their empty rooms, offering exclusive discounts to its paying members.

Better occupancy rates during off-peak times

The aim of Hotelcard is to improve the occupancy rate of participating hotels during off-peak periods. As a hotel you may offer your vacancies on hotelcard.com to paying Hotelcard members at a discount of either 10%, 30% or 50%. These discounted rates are accessible to subscribers only and not displayed on any online search, hence your rate integrity is not affected.

The service offered by Hotelcard is completely free of charge for participating hotels as Hotelcards income comes exclusively from annual membership fees of end-customers. Hotelcard members are well known for their above average spending on food and services and not the typical bargain hunters. The maximum stay with 30% or 50% discount is 3 nights, afterwards only 10% discount apply.

Hotelcard offers a state of the art user interface to hotels that makes management of inventory and bookings very easy. As a participating hotel you can choose yourself what discount levels to offer on what dates and you can apply limits or automated stop-sales that are based on your occupancy rate. We are fully integrated with Hotel Spider, YieldPlanet, Vertical Booking and Kognitiv, to name but a few.

Members can stay a maximum of 3 nights in a row with 50% or 30% discount, after that only 10% applies. You decide on which days you offer how much discount. Your rates are exclusively available to Hotelcard members and do not appear in any online search.

We are connected with more than 50 channel managers. This minimises the time you spend on managing prices, availabilities and discounts. Thanks to the stop-sales function, you do not take any risks. With the help of an internal yielding function, you can even automate the discounts depending on the occupancy of your hotel.

Our partners

Bocco Group

Creative Tecno

Creative Tecno connects accommodation providers with Booking, Expedia, Airbnb, among others. In doing so, they can manage prices and availability from the same program. Creative Tecno provides support whenever it's needed.

Bocco Group

OTASwitch

Ideal for properties of all sizes, this cloud-based real-time application allows properties to reach a captive global audience through its 200+ hotel channel manager integrations with OTAs, GDS and other booking platforms.

Bocco Group

Openhotelier

Conveniently give access to and manage 100's of tour operators, niche travel agents and corporate partners worldwide with Openhotelier. All bookings are dropped into PMS real-time along with booking amendments and more.

Bocco Group

EASYFO

An easy and accurate online distribution service; this channel management software automates online rate management and hotel online inventory with real-time updates on 100+ connected OTAs and global distribution systems.

Bocco Group

Preno

Grow online presence and increase revenue with an unlimited number of OTAs. Manage bookings in one place and eliminate double-bookings to maximize occupancy. Room availability is up-to-date with real-time syncing.

Bocco Group

ezCms

ezCms tackles the problem of diffused and manual management of room sales on online channels. Instead of logging into each online channel’s extranet, they can perform actions on one interface, and information will be synchronized 2-way.

What other Hoteliers say about us

“Thanks to Hotelcard we can generate extra bookings for dates with low occupancy rates, making both guests and ourselves happy.”

Ruzica Dujmic
Resident Manager, TRAFO Hotel Baden
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“"Becoming part of the Hotelcard family was as easy and efficient as probably with no other partner. The handling with the extranet and especially the integrated yielding tool of Hotelcard in combination with the Hotel-Spider connection could not be easier and more comfortable. A great platform to increase the awareness of the hotel, to generate bookings and to know that there is a helpful team in the background".”

David Frei
Distribution Manager,
Cresta Palace Hotel, Celerinaspan
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How it works


Hotelcard AG
  • Operates the hotelcard.ch online marketplace
  • Markets partner hotels via the website and in newsletters, blogs, etc.
  • Finances itself exclusively via membership fees
Partner hotels
  • Offer vacant rooms to Hotelcard members
  • Are available during off-peak times – 30-50% discount, otherwise 10%
  • Receive direct bookings from Hotelcard members
Hotelcard members
  • Enjoy travelling in Switzerland or neighbouring regions
  • Benefit from unique offers and insider tips thanks to Hotelcard
  • Pay annual membership fees

Personal advice



phone

+41 (0) 33 550 59 54
(at local rates for Swiss callers)

email

Do you want more information or have questions? hotelsupport@hotelcard.com

The Hotelcard Hotel Team


What we stand for


More travel for less money

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We demand no commissions or fees whatsoever from our partner hotels. This is why you offer our members exclusive price discounts. Our model is unique, transparent and honest.


Local travel & sustainability

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We stand for sustainable regional travel and consciously support local independent hotels.


Fascinating places & experiences

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Whether untouched mountain valleys, culinary temples or hearty hospitality, we promote travel diversity, taking our members to places which would otherwise remain undiscovered.