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5 Important Software Solutions for Hotels Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

Peak season is both a blessing and a burden for hotels. A blessing because the higher influx of visitors generates higher revenue, while a burden because getting everyone settled can be a nightmare. Hundreds of people queuing at the lobby while waiting to get checked in is not a sight to behold.... Read More

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4 Online Marketing Strategies to Improve Your Hotel’s Profitability Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

The internet has revolutionized the way we market in many ways. What we might have previously advertised on flyers, posters, and radio infomercials, we now take to social media and search engine sidebars.... Read More

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4 Steps to Generating More Direct Bookings For Your Hotel Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

Best described as the life force of any small-scale hotel and B&B (also known as bed and breakfast), direct bookings have become an essential asset for establishments with a tight budget and a limited, yet promising avenue for revenue. Often, establishments struggle with increasing the number of direct bookings. Instead, they rely on travel agents to drive traffic. However, paying agent commissions can represent significant losses in profit for smaller establishments.... Read More

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How Mobile Friendly Websites Guest Experience Work Together Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

The mobile platform today is more popular than it has ever been, and it is getting more so. In the hotel industry, it is essential to create the ideal website that isn't only user-friendly, but mobile-friendly as well. However, you may be wondering about how does your hotel's website, and guest experience, relate to each other? In fact, they relate in many ways.... Read More

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Our Guide to Driving More Direct Hotel Bookings Through Email Marketing Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

In today’s digital marketplace, it can be increasingly challenging to get direct bookings. The hotel industry is focusing on optimizing the profitability of hotels using the latest trends to gather new guests, but many overlook a specific market: past guests. This is where email marketing shines as when done correctly, and it can be one of the most powerful tools for driving direct bookings.... Read More

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How to Make the Most of Your Social Media to Promote Your Hotel Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

With the rise of social media, businesses from various industries are now enjoying the benefits that come with these social platforms.

Hotels are one of the many businesses that benefit from social media. Instead of spending the majority of their budget on marketing and promotional campaigns, hotels can now take advantage of social media to attract and reach guests from all over the globe.

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How to Make Your Channel Manager More Efficient Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

Channel manager allows hotel businesses to be efficient with a well-developed distribution strategy that enables them to keep their sales high. When a channel manager works well, there is minimal need for manual work. It helps you increase brand awareness, save time and resources, and ensure consistency across channels. It is evident that channel managers are an integral part of the success of a hotel’s business.... Read More

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5 Reasons Why Your Hotel’s Booking Engine Needs a Beautiful Website Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

For hotels, a booking engine is an integral part of the business, especially for drawing in more clients online and moving the business forward. Direct booking success relies on the ability of your hotel’s booking engine to provide seamless customer experience, which is possible with an excellent website.... Read More

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How to Use Your Hotel Reservation System to Upsell Rooms Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

From airlines, restaurants, and hospitality industry, various businesses are upselling as an effective strategy to boost customer experience and maximize revenue on existing sales. It provides businesses, particularly hotels, in this case, an opportunity to use additional services as a means to enhance the quality of the guest’s stay.... Read More

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Questions You Need to Ask a Hotel Tech Provider – Our Guide Posted on • Posted in BlogLeave a comment

In today’s fast-paced, digitally-driven world, every business needs to be on top of their game. Businesses need to leverage the technology available for their industry, and the hospitality industry is no exception. Many hotels, inns, private villas, and other hospitality businesses nowadays utilize digital booking and payment tools and platforms.... Read More