Streetgooser Technology, a new age entrant in the Cloud-Based Hotel Management Software domain, has been creating waves since inception in December 2019. With a basket of diverse, state-of-the-art technology products and apps, Streetgooser has revolutionised the global Hotel Management Software domain by curating a range of dynamic yet easy to use tech solutions that has helped accommodation providers across the globe expand their visibility, marketing reach and business growth while significantly reducing costs.
The Covid19 pandemic has affected businesses across sectors worldwide, with the Travel & Tourism industry being impacted the most. With severe global lockdowns in place and Social Distancing becoming the norm everywhere, a key focus has been on developing pioneering ideas and utilizing futuristic technology that would not only help maintain the social distancing rules during and post pandemic, but also make all operations seamless while saving costs.
Steetgooser’s Cloud-Based Multi-Property accommodation management technology offers a real-time, fail-safe system that can integrate with a broad range of other software and hardware solutions and can be curated to cater to the specific requirements of the community therein offering unmatched prospects for business expansion and growth.
Founded in 2019 by three visionaries Shakthivelu M, John Varghese and Deenath Sharma, this powerhouse triad collectively bring in over half a century of rich expertise & vast industry experience spanning the global travel, tourism, airlines, hospitality, entertainment and IT sectors. Starting out from humble village backgrounds and working their way up into leadership positions in various industries around the world gave them a unique aerial perspective of the potential of Tier 3 towns and small villages, bursting with potential and opportunity in the accommodation sector but not having the technological prowess to reach out to consumers looking for that perfect off-beat exotic destination for their MICE engagement or holiday requirements. This led to the birth of a unique Cloud-based Hotel Management Software system catering to large, mid and small sized accommodation providers with a pivotal slogan “We want to change the Neighbourhood into a Destination”.
Today, Streetgooser caters to Home Stays, B&Bs and Guest Houses ranging up to 50 Rooms; Serviced Apartments and Vacation Rentals that contain 20 Rooms; and also Boutique Hotels, Resorts, Villas and Hostels that house100 Rooms.
Streetgooser has rapidly expanded into four distinct yet parallel product lines viz:
StreetGooser - the flagship accommodation management solution designed for small to mid-sized hotels, boutique hotels, serviced apartments, vacation rentals, guest houses, hostels, bed and breakfast, resorts and villas preferably with less than 100 rooms.
Powergooser - the revenue management solution which empowers independent hoteliers to imbibe the technology coupled with a highly skilled revenue manager to increase profits.
Gogooser - an online marketplace that offers a one-stop window to many exotic getaways. The platform promotes properties and drives more bookings with lesser commissions.
PowerGooserplus - a 360-degree digital marketing service specialising in Website design and development, Mobile App development, SEO, SMM, Content and Corporate Video facilities.
Some of the unique features of the Streetgooser Cloud-based centralized dashboard system include a Distribution / Channel Manager, Housekeeping Management, Rate Shopper, Reputation Management, Website Builder, Booking Engine, Payment Gateway, Analytics and Report generation, 24X7 Chat Support, User & Profile Management and Accounting support. A dedicated Revenue Manager, inbuilt Channel Managers, Social Media and SEO management are just some of the many exclusive offerings from the Streetgooser suite of solutions.
In a mega initiative to fight the devastating impact of the Covid-19 pandemic and give back to the Travel Fraternity, Streetgooser has also pledged FOC Technology Support to the Hotel Industry for a limited time period. This will not only enable accommodation providers to tide through the financial crisis created by the pandemic, but also offer them a chance to get familiar with the Streetgooser software at no charge and choose from a wide suite of solutions to effectively manage their operations, market their properties and sell their inventory during the lockdown.
Shakthivelu M, Managing Director & Co-Founder, Steetgooser commented, “On a lighter note I can say that I am born and brought up in the Travel industry as I have been here since the last 25 years. Naturally I was concerned when the travel industry suffered the most during this pandemic. I intended to do something in terms of giving back to this industry. I wanted it back on track swiftly. And that’s when I met and collaborated with John Varghese and Deenath Sharma. We decided to join hands with our hoteliers through innovation and technical support. The result is 'Streetgooser', which will help hoteliers technically to run their business better, with less expenditure and more profit.”
John Varghese, Chief Executive Officer & Founder, Streetgooser said, “Our vast global exposure coupled with extensive and in-depth research with the Hospitality industry has helped us design a unique contemporary PMS system. In a sense you can say it was ‘Made by Hoteliers, for Hoteliers’. We offer a vibrant range of unique bespoke solutions dedicated to effortlessly managing the diverse needs of accommodation providers around the world. Our dynamic pricing and free PMS plus App offering would be unrivaled in the industry today and showcases our commitment to the travel fraternity.”
Deenath Sharma, Chief Technology Officer, Streetgooser added, “Both large and small hoteliers who have shifted to the Streetgooser platform are already witnessing a big rise in productivity. All they require is a computer, tablet and a steady internet connection. The multi-device, state-of-the-art UI ensures that hoteliers can navigate and master the technology within 15 minutes. With its multi-lingual software, accommodation providers can manage multiple properties, operations, business relations, guests, travel agents and corporate clients from anywhere 24X7. The cloud also ensures heightened security by safeguarding important data and records via an advanced security architecture.”
In a short period of 8 months Streetgooser has already massively expanded its network to reach over 50,000 Corporate Businesses, and 25,000+ Travel Agents and DMCs. Innovation and R&D is their core driving force and the recent pandemic has only opened up many opportunities to Streetgooser to conceptualize and market inventive delivery concepts, human capital sharing platforms, and nascent travel trends such as “Staycations, “Holistays” and “Revenge Travel” to help their clients ingenuously promote and sell their inventory during this lockdown.
Streetgooser has recently brought in Ms. Hema Manghnani as Vice President – Business Development. With a stellar background of over two decades in the travel and tourism domain, Hema Manghnani has a massive mission ahead of her as she aggressively works towards expanding the global client network, identifying new business avenues, ascertaining innovative revenue models and leveraging the marketing visage of Streetgooser across international and domestic territories and platforms.
With a robust team strength of 50 personnel, and a strong foundation in India’s Silicon Valley Bengaluru, Streetgooser today boasts a strong global presence across the Indian sub-continent, Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos, Singapore and Sri Lanka in Asia, UK, Germany, France in Europe; Kenya and South Africa; and Brazil, Argentina and Peru in South America. The company has aggressive plans to expand their footprint into the North American continent and other countries worldwide.
With the COVID-19 outbreak putting the brakes on the hotel industry in 2020 and technology pervading the travel and tourism domain, Cloud Based Technology player Streetgooser has certainly struck the right chord by offering the best of new age technology and a suite of inimitable bespoke solutions to enable accommodation providers take a giant leap of faith forward into a brand new era of travel and tourism.