Tour Operator Ecommerce Site - Logo, Web Design

  • Status Closed
  • Budget $750 - $1500 USD
  • Total Bids 35

Project Description

Please read the following criteria completely before bidding, we are looking for a talented team to re-design and improve upon our existing website, CMS and improve our logo. Both in functionanlity and look. The team must be motivated and able to work on a tight schedule as we are looking to having the fresh site operational by March 15th. If you are not confidant in completing to this deadline, then please do not bid.

Our current website is [url removed, login to view], a music festival accommodation provider of accommodation (hotels and apartments) and transport. Our current site is working on the Joomla CMS with Virtuemart shopping cart, we are open to migration to a different CMS or Shopping Cart if it is more appropriate for our needs. The current site struggles with usability

We would like to stick to the 3 brand colours of the white background, sky blue and orange for the website. For inspiration on the festival we focus on please visit, [url removed, login to view] and for a tour operater in a different niche- but same target audience see www.club18-30.com.

Example sites for look / feel

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Examples of Accommodation booking style

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Examples of Transport booking style

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Requirements that we should consider:

Video or streaming (full flash capability)

Q&A

Product Configurations

Paypal and card payment intergration

Advanced Search

Gift Registry or Wish List

In Stock Availability

Personal URL

email newsletter management

One Page Checkout

View Update profile

Express Checkout

Live Chat

Stored shipping/billing/shopping/credit card information

Self Registration

Return to Shopping

Abilty to see original price and sale or clearance price if applicable.

Forget ID?

Forget password?

Content Mnagement System

Custom Shopping Cart

Real Time Online Credit Card processing

Secure SSL Checkout

Web Based Product Management

Set up shopping method

Category pages

Meta tags programmed to each product

Accommodation in the shopping cart to be selected by calender dates similar to [url removed, login to view] example

Airport transfers in the shopping cart to be selected like [url removed, login to view] flight times example

Hotel rooms in the shopping cart to selected like the hostelbookers, hotel room example

Note that we have no product shipping

Logos

Paypal

Verisign

Add us on Facebook - Community

McAfee Security

Facebook

Tweeter

Quick email a friend

Linked to Google analytics

Includes all QA and Quality control

Other:

* Full Seo and optimisation of site and URL's - Full tie in of Google Adwords and full optimization of 

* Unique and Individual Design sticking with the brand colours

* Full Backend access , either using a prepackaged software or own design.

* Site Manager , this incorporates all updating and administration of categories , products , colours - 

* Absolutely no limits on products or categories

*Apartment products similar to the booking style on [url removed, login to view] with vendor supplier information

*Hotel products similar to the booking style on club18-30 and [url removed, login to view] with number of rooms per hotel selectable

*Airport Transfer booking style similar to [url removed, login to view] and [url removed, login to view] (or other date / time based booking systems).

* All the features that are on the sample sites- it is important you familiarize yourself with those sites

* Full shopping Cart Features and the ability to track orders , this should be able to turned on and off

* Payment Processor to integrate with Paypal and other processors

* Ability to update and maintain products including pricing and images

Please provide examples of your ecommerce work and specifically examples of working in in the holiday tours, rental holidays, travel agent and transport sector. The site will be hosted on our current server. This site must look, incorporate all of the latest features and marketing concepts that will attract and retain customers resulting in high conversion rates. Pages must turn very fast.

Please also explain how we will work together.

Payment terms are as follows and will not be varied

Payment will be via escrow as follows:

30% after completion and acceptance of logo design,completion and acceptace of website design and layout, acceptance of sytem requirements definition.

40% on acceptance after migration to our server of choice (after your QA)

30% on full operational and bug free on our server

Our budget is between $[url removed, login to view] - $[url removed, login to view] and delivery by March 15th

If you have further questions or insights , please contact me at your convenience. Website documentation of our full plan will be provided to winning bidder.

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