I am looking for a web developer / web development team to collaborate with to create this site inline with my clients RFP. I am a freelance marketing consultant and have been working with this client for 2 years on this project.
Project Daedalus, a confidential Cognac, French boutique hotel project, currently operated by other owners as ‘Logis de Puygaty’ is to be acquired. Daedalus upon acquisition will rebrand and re-launch as an authentic French 4-star countryside experience, targeting international travel club enthusiast’s, travel club boutique hotel guests, long stay holiday estate and high-end B&B depending on the season. Offering shall include destination accommodations, weddings, events and range of culinary, wine/cognac and wellness. While not officially a hotel, by definition, it is our intent to operate in the described niche.
Replace (redesign) the entire guest facing experience and back-end creating a cutting-edge hospitality capture set of tools, social media driven, targeted website with strong visual, emotional appeal and technical workings from existing website: [login to view URL]
The website will be integrated with various components of SiteMinder and Little Hotelier and social media plugins / integration and Yoast SEO. In-room integration with digital guest book service Yoomondo is desired. Full documentation for future service updates/upgrades and builds is required documentation. We would like a child theme created. SiteMinder’s products include The Channel Manager, the industry’s leading online distribution platform; The Booking Button, a wholly-branded booking engine for direct bookings via the web, mobile or social; we can consider and access Canvas, the intelligent website creator for independent hoteliers within SiteMinder if not incompatible with WordPress and ownership needs; Prophet, the real-time market intelligence solution that takes the guesswork out of pricing rooms; and GDS by SiteMinder, a single-point of entry to travel agents and the world’s major global distribution systems. ([login to view URL]). Stripe for POS, Nimble for CRM, and QuickBooks for accounting/invoicing.
Requirements of person / team...
*Technical expertise: Previous experience in building interactive, responsive sites, use of SiteMinder, WordPress, Stripe, QuickBooks, and Little Hotelier PMS systems preferred.
* Communication and autonomy: Manage project independently in addition to teamwork; pursue and meet established timelines without monitoring/prompting.
* Flexibility: Adapt when needed to unforeseen project changes and rapidly developing internet frameworks common to the hospitality landscape.
* Vision: Provide ideas for project beyond what is presented initially based on expertise in the field.
* User interface design: Ability to create user-centered design, making the user’s experience as seamless as possible.