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Chat Apps: How to get ahead of the curve

Chat apps are a growing space for marketers, and the opportunities for hospitality businesses are endless. Particularly popular with younger customers, they allow you unique opportunities to communicate with guests and market your business. Here are just some of the ways using chat apps can help you increase bookings and improve guest experience. Communicate directly …

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Email Marketing: How to master your engagement in 2019

Email marketing is an amazing tool for growing your business. Not only can you increase direct bookings, you can also drive upselling and learn more about attitudes towards your business through effective mailouts. From newsletters to booking confirmations – there are a number of ways to influence potential and existing customers. With the New Year …

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AirBnB experiences will attract a new type of guest to your property

AirBnB Experiences: How to use the platform to market your holiday let

AirBnB Experiences is a recent platform by the holiday letting giant that allows locals to create unique experiences for visitors. In an interview with Fortune, AirBnB CEO Brian Chesky stated his company’s plans for the experiences platform. This has become one of the largest growing parts of the business, and anyone with a skill to …

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Facebook Messenger Chatbots Can Help Your Business Thrive in 2019

Chatbots are a new way for businesses to communicate with their customers in real time. According to Forbes Magazine, millennials, in particular, are more likely to use a service if the business has a chatbot – with 55% of them saying they react more positively to a business that uses them. They work by providing …

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Short Term Rentals: Booking Makes New Updates To Entice Property Owners

After speaking to their partners, Booking.com have recently updated their website with a whole host of new features that can benefit short term rental owners. In an effort to woo these rentals away from AirBnB, these new features aim to make your experience a lot easier when using the website. These changes are announced at …

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Hotel signs can be a great way to boost your direct bookings

Do’s And Don’ts Of Hotel Signage For Effective Advertising

Good hotel signs at the front of your property are important. Though it might seem obvious at first, many hotel and holiday rental owners make mistakes when designing and erecting a sign. Having a great sign can also serve as a useful tool to gain more direct bookings. How is this possible? Well, the most …

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Upgrading your property can be a great way to boost your bookings and your income

Upgrading Your Property and How It Will Increase Bookings

If you are looking to improve hospitality bookings, it is important to make sure that you are upgrading your property regularly. By paying attention to the state of your property, you will be able to improve reviews and attract more guests. You can also encourage repeat customers. Here are just some of the benefits of …

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CMA Investigation: The Future of Booking.com and Expedia – Boost Hospitality Podcast

The Boost Hospitality Podcast is back for another season! In this episode, I talk about CMA investigation and how it is affecting Booking.com and Expedia.   On the 27th October 2017, the CMA opened an investigation into how the Online Travel Agents conduct their business. We are now in July 2018. I wanted to update my …

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Use a great property management system to streamline your hospitality business

Property Management Systems: The Top 5 Best for Small Hospitality Businesses

You want a great property management system (PMS) to help make your hospitality business run smoothly. A PMS is a platform that allows hospitality businesses to manage a number of aspects of their service, including reception desks, reservations, check-ins and rates, in one easy-to-use system. These pieces of software make managing reservations quicker and more …

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30 Great Ways To Attract More Guests And Boost Occupancy Rates

How Successful Hospitality Business Owners Improve Their Direct Books For Higher Profits As a hospitality business owner myself, I know how absolutely crucial bookings are. Without occupants staying in our rooms, we don’t have a business at all! It is therefore very important to boost your hospitality bookings using a wide range of techniques. I …

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