Average Occupancy Rate
~ 60%. Hotels
in Barcelona, Florence, Frankfurt and Venice show
occupancy rates bordering on 90%
worldwide, although our hotel offer currently remains rather
concentrated in Europe. The growing expansion towards other
continents leads Minotel to also being present in Canada, China,
Japan, Morocco, South Africa, Tunisia and the United
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Our hotels are distributed through a network of professional tour
operators, through the Global Distribution Systems (Amadeus,
Galileo, Sabre and Worldspan) as well as the most popular travel
and hotel web sites. Tour operators account for 50% of the sales,
electronic distributors for 25% and the public for another 25%.
85% of the Minotel reservations are done via the Internet and 15%
via our Central Reservation Office.
Minotel.com : For individual clients and travel agents
alike, the multilingual Minotel secure web site is the key to all
our hotels and offers them instant confirmation of their bookings
as well as great savings. The Minotel web site is currently
available in English, French, German, Italian, Spanish,
Chinese and Japanese. Russian will be added next.
> Extranet : A special web site allows our tour operators a
quick access to room availability and reservations.
> XML Interfaces : More and more reservation systems of
operators and travel web sites are directly linked to our database
for hotel information, room availability and tariffs.
> Intranet : A user-friendly platform which allows our
hoteliers to rationalize operations and easily manage their room
offer in the several distribution channels proposed by Minotel.
The tour operators
working with Minotel yearly print 20 million brochures that are
distributed to customers in approximately 40'000 travel agencies
worldwide. Furthermore, all of our hotels figure in our annual
pocket size directory of which 120'000 copies are printed each