Excurza Travel Website Case Study
Excurza is an interactive, out-and-out travel website that serves as a centralized marketplace for travel agents to gain good commission on guaranteed tour packages from the worldâ€™s top tour and destination management brands.
The client aims to simplify the hasty process of choosing, booking and paying for a tour. With this, the website should also employ a flexible automation in the management and payment process, thus enabling a proficient and easy management on the admin side and a user-friendly interface on the agent (user) side.
Proposition & Solution
Endive Software developed a purely engaging and interactive travel web application according to the clientâ€™s requirements. The various solutions and functionalities incorporated by our web developers for the Excurza website include:
- The travel web portal features an easy registration process and simplifies the process of searching, customizing, and booking travel packages for the agents.
- The Braintree payment gateway was employed to accept payments in a highly secure mode and a library for this payment gateway was created.
- The travel website offers the functionality of customization of the travel package based on various options like – selection of room type, extension of the no. of days included, no. of members, and other extra services, etc.
- Based on the customization there is an automatic price calculation for which the web development team at Endive created a jQuery function, which is called when any event related to price changes occur.
- In order to manage package itineraries according to the number of days of package journey in the admin panel, whenever itinerary packages were created, the session value was accordingly decreased after getting the number of days of package in session.
Results & Benefits
We created an optimum solution for search and customizing the tour package according to the clientâ€™s need and helped the travel agents to make their travel booking process more efficient. Below are the perks that we as a service provider leveraged Excurza.
- We ensured that the website meets the high-level of customization desired by the client.
- Our web developers developed an easy automatic customer detail validation process by utilizing array input type and query plug-in.
- The travel booking portal was given a purely interactive and engaging design by our expert web designers for customer retention.
- Our Quality Analysts carried out a rigorous testing on the website, thus helping us shape it exactly according to the defined project scope.
Technologies & Development Environment
PHP, Codeigniter, Mysql, Braintree API, jQuery