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Facebook Live: How to use it to your advantage

As you know, I am currently living Bali for 6 months. One of the things I have noticed whilst being here is how popular Facebook Live in Asia is. Facebook Live Video is another great marketing tool for reaching future guests on Facebook. Live videos have priority on news feeds allowing you to appear above …

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AirBnB Commission Changes: How They Will Affect You in 2019?

After plenty of speculation, AirBnB are now rolling out their commission changes. You can now opt to charge guests a service fee of up to 20%, with 3% coming out of your rate – or build the rate into your price. This means that guests will not be charged the “service charge”, however, you will …

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5 Ways to Boost Direct Bookings for Small Hospitality Businesses

Direct bookings – every hospitality business wants them. Online Travel Agencies are great for picking up new customers, but they also take a cut of your rates. With pricing parity policies now in place on most of the major OTAs, it isn’t as simple as offering cheaper rates for direct bookings. You need to work …

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Influencer Marketing for Hospitality Brands: What You Should Look Out For

Influencer marketing is an excellent way to gain more direct bookings. By working with influencers, you can tap into audiences before they’ve even started searching for accommodation. With content available in just about every niche going, finding the right individual to work with has never been easier. Influencers are often cheaper than other forms of …

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Google My Business Listings: How to optimize them to improve bookings

Google My Business Listings are a fantastic tool for driving more business to your property. They act as the front window for your business on Google. Aside from the information you put in, they also display reviews and allow guests to book directly from the search engine. If you haven’t already claimed your Google My …

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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: 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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How To Choose The Perfect Booking Engine For Your Hospitality Business

Did you know that by 2022, half of your hospitality’s money will come from online bookings? It’s true! As those bookings come in fast and hot, you’re going to need a way to process them. Enter the booking engine. A booking engine is just a piece of software that manages your online bookings. We’ve talked …

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