Please note that at the moment, we are not enabling Enhanced Connectivity for vendors until further notice.
Here you can find some information on Enhanced Connectivity, which content is transferred, etc. Learn more about how to update your products in Bókun that have Enhanced Connectivity.
What is Enhanced Connectivity?
We created this feature because we know it’s time-consuming to make changes to your products in the TripAdvisor Experiences (Viator) Management Center and on Bókun. Enhanced Connectivity is built to reduce the platforms you need to use. By using it, changes made to pricing and content on Bókun will automatically show up on Viator alongside the current ability to update availability.
The product information and content on Bókun will replace what you’ve loaded into the TripAdvisor Experiences (Viator) Management Center
How do I know if my business is eligible for Enhanced Connectivity?
Your products must be active and set-up on both Bókun and on TripAdvisor Experiences (Viator) Management Center's New Supplier Platform (NSP) and mapped between the systems.
You must then reach out to the Bókun support team via firstname.lastname@example.org or by clicking the blue chat button in the bottom right corner in the Bókun Helpdesk, and we'll look into if you're eligible for the Enhanced Connectivity. Please note that at the moment, we are not enabling Enhanced Connectivity for vendors until further notice.
Do I need to do anything to ensure my products have the optimal content settings?
We recommend you review your products in Bókun to ensure they are up-to-date. We recommend you review the following settings
- Use 6 - 9 images to attract travellers and increase your chances of bookings
- Lower your product’s cut-off time to within 12 hours of its start time. This keeps your experience bookable for last-minute travellers.
- Ensure you have updated your Inclusions and Exclusions.
- Review and update your Meeting Points, Pick-up and Drop-off locations with exact addresses.
- Make sure your Product Pricing is accurate
- Update your Availability to at least 120 days in advance
Here you can find detailed information on how to create/update products in Bókun
Which sections are not synchronized between Bókun and TripAdvisor Experiences (Viator) Management Centre?
There are three primary sections within the TripAdvisor Experiences Management Center which are NOT currently synchronized between systems.
- Categories & Themes
- Tour Details
- Cancellation Policy
You can continue to edit these specific values within the TripAdvisor Experiences (Viator) Management Center. The current values for these sections will NOT be overwritten with Bókun values.
How can I tell if my products have been enabled with Enhanced Connectivity
TripAdvisor Experiences (Viator) Management Center will clearly detail the products and product content which have been synchronized with Bókun:
Product List view within the TripAdvisor Experiences Management Center:
Product Detail view within the TripAdvisor Experiences Management Center:
Does anything change with my availability mapping?
No, your current mapping between Bókun and TripAdvisor Experiences / Viator will remain in place.
Why are only some of my products connected?
We will enable Enhanced Connectivity for eligible products and automatically connect and synchronize your remaining product.
Does Enhanced Connectivity work with other OTAs?
No, Enhanced Connectivity is an exclusive service only available through Bókun and TripAdvisor Experiences.
Any further questions?
You're welcome to reach out to the Bókun support team via email@example.com or by clicking the blue chat button in the bottom right corner in the Bókun Helpdesk.