TOURS.NET - Tour Operator Software

TOURS.NET - The complete Touring Management Solution for Tour Operators

  • What is TOURS.NET?
  • Overview
  • Features
  • System Requirements
  • Support & Maintenance

TOURS.NET is the most affordable, cutting-edge tour operator software that has been designed specifically to suit the East African tours markets and to meet all the functions and processes of busy in- and outbound tour operators.

TOURS.NET Tour Operator Software caters for tour operators of any size and can easily adapt to your expanding business needs. From customised reporting to its integrated accounting module, TOURS.NET will change your business overnight!

Benefits at a Glance

  • Generating quotes and itineraries has never been easier
    Quickly and easily build custom itineraries
  • TOURS.NET's user interface helps speed up your productivity
    Our software uses a familiar and intuitive user interface to make building itineraries a breeze
  • NEVER again incur losses by applying the wrong rates or forgetting park entry fees
    Rates are applied reliably and accurately per calendar day
  • Cater for both resident and non-resident rates
    TOURS.NET even allows you to mix both rates within one quotation
  • Multi-currency enabled
    Apply various currencies to rates and quotations
  • TOURS.NET has an impressive list of reports
    Keep up to speed with all your tours and finances
  • Keep your finances on track
    All financial information at your fingertips with the integrated accounting module

TOURS.NET is the complete Tours Management System

TOURS.NET is the complete tours management software system for travel wholesalers & tour operators with the ability to handle groups, FIT's, packages, ad-hoc itineraries, safaris, tours & events and series tours all in one integrated operational and accounting package. It was developed in conjunction with local tour operators so it is tailored to the East African tourism industry. It is particularly adept at planning safaris and handling national parks.

TOURS.NET has been recognised by many universities and colleges in Kenya as industry standard and has been integrated as 'tours software of choice' as part of their tourism courses.

TOURS.NET is the best long-term investment you can make for your company.

TOURS.NET Highlights

  • Web based ('cloud') application.
  • Familiar and intuitive Microsoft Windows interface for ease-of-use and greater staff productivity.
  • Full multi-currency database, operations and accounting facilities.
  • User defined documentation and message formats.
  • Runs on a Windows platform. Windows 2003 Server and SQL Server 2000 database.
  • Holds many years of booking and accounting history on-line.
  • All reports may be viewed on screen, printed or exported directly to other applications including MS Word & Excel.
  • TOURS.NET's policy of constant research and development, based on user input, means that the user always has the most modern and up-to-date software available.
  • Pricing to suit all - from the smallest to the largest tour operator.

The complete software solution for tour operators

  • Create a full tailor-made itinerary, all vouchers and invoice in less than 5 minutes!
  • Increase productivity by >150%
  • Be competitive: apply cutting-edge prices
  • Multi-currency capability
  • Fully customize tours itineraries
  • Tour Financials at your fingertips
  • Reports and queries by the click of a button
  • No more over and under charging
  • Day book – know where your customers are today
  • Print invoices, vouchers and costing sheets
  • Be flexible: Customize your mark-up
  • Includes a full business accounting module
  • Conveniently pay or receive payments through ZAP - NEW!
  • Industry-standard: included in tourism syllabus in many universities and colleges in Kenya
  • total solution: including installation, project management, training, support, general consultancy and bespoke customisation.
  • Latest technologies: artKenya's ongoing research and development protects your investment.

Migration of data

For those agencies that have data stored in other applications, like Excel sheets or FileMaker databases, it may be possible to migrate (part of) data to TOURS.NET. We may be able to advise you on this, or assist you with the migration. If and what kind of costs are involved will depend on the specifics.

Global Functionality
TOURS.NET
Tailor-made to the African tourism industry
Yes
Single/multi site
Yes
Single/multi user
Yes
Multi Currency
Yes
Customizable Logos
Yes
Multi-tiered user access restrictions
Yes
Operational Functionality
TOURS.NET
Generate Tour Quotations
Yes
Conveniently select accommodation from list
Yes
Auto-calculate mileage
Yes
Auto-include park fees
Yes
Auto-apply children rates
Yes
Resident and non-resident rates
Yes
Combine residents and non-residents in same quotation
Yes
Generate & Print Itineraries (Descriptions, Pictures, Web Adresses)
Yes
Generate & Print Service Vouchers (LPO's)
Yes
Generate & Print Pro-Forma Invoices
Yes
Generate & Print Costing Sheet
Yes
Generate & Print detailed tour arrivals lists
Yes
Easily manage waitlists and cancellations
Yes
Adjustable mark-up
Yes
Multi-currency enabled
Yes
Email (MS Outlook) integration
Yes
Management Functionality
TOURS.NET
Maintain complete history of all work on quotations and bookings
Yes
Track your bookings from beginning to end
Yes
File profit report
Yes
Booking analysis report
Yes
Bednight (gross profit) analysis
Yes
Productivity report
Yes
Accounting Module TOURS.NET
Fully integrated Debtors, Creditors, General Ledger and Bank Reconciliation system avoids duplication and costly errors and omissions
Yes
Raise invoices
Yes
Issue refunds
Yes
New: Make and receive payments through ZAP (credit card payments in preparation)
Yes
Purchase Orders & Supplier Invoice Reconciliation
Yes
Supplier Payment Reminders
Yes
Generate & Print detailed profitability reports per quotation
Yes
Day book
Yes
Issue customer statements
Yes
Prepare cash books
Yes
Enter general entries
Yes
Record supplier invoices (LPOs)
Yes
Record debit notes
Yes
Accounts payable
Yes
Accounts receivable
Yes
Supplier age analysis
Yes
Customer age analysis
Yes
Trial balance
Yes
General ledger
Yes
Cashflow reports
Yes
Profit and loss
Yes
Sales report
Yes
Purchases report
Yes
Prepare budgets and view budget reports
Yes
Multi-currency accounting system
Yes
Auto-calculate foreign exchange gain/loss
Yes
Produce VAT reports
Yes
All financial reports and accounting processes can be exported to Excel and PDF
Yes
Integrate to 3rd party accounting packages
Yes
Support
TOURS.NET
Comprehensive staff training, maintenance and updates included
Yes
Telephonic Support
Yes
Email Support
Yes
  • Windows XP SP2, Vista SP1
  • 512MB RAM
  • 4GB disk space (database server only)
  • 1GB RAM (database server only)
  • Local area network (LAN)

Always up-to-date

TOURS.NET is being constantly developed and upgraded to make the software even more useful and user-friendly. Our users can look forward to many new features and functionalities in the near future. Our policy of constant research and development, based on user input, means that the user always has the most modern and up-to-date software available. All licensed TOURS.NET clients benefit from our continuous research and development and all updates to the software are installed free of charge.

Training

Thorough initial training of you and your staff (management, tour consultants and accounts in separate sessions) is included in the set up fee of the software (terms and conditions apply). Subsequent training sessions will be charged at nominal fees.

Automatic error reporting

TOURS.NET has a state-of-the-art error reporting system built in. Any errors are reported to our support department automatically by email. That way, we can detect and fix bugs mostly before they happen.

After Sales Customer Service

TOURS.NET is the total solution - including installation, project management, training, support, general consultancy and bespoke customisation.

Pre and After Sales Contacts

Problems and bugs with tours module: jeff@artkenya.net

Problems and bugs with accounting module: david@artkenya.net

Sales & Marketing: consultants@dominionhotels.co.ke

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