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How to Increase Hotel Direct Bookings

Hotelogix | April 23, 2019

Before we dig into the ways to increase hotel direct bookings, hope you're convinced with the "Why of Direct Bookings". If not, you can check this blog of ours that highlights the reasons to have a strategy for hotel direct bookings. Now, let's come to the topic - how to have a 'book direct' strategy? How would you plan to get more direct bookings when the average hotel website conversion rate stands at below 2%, despite hoteliers spending on marketing and SEO activities? Well, there is no definite, isolated way to drastically increase direct bookings at your hotel. Increased direct booking is a result of many collaborative efforts. And...

Give Yourself a Round of Applause…

Vertical Booking | April 18, 2019

By Mark Lewis-Brown, CEO & President of Vertical Booking USA It's an exciting time for you, as a hotelier. Why, you ask? Because hotels are making huge leaps in taking back bookings from the OTAs. According to Phocuswright, "direct bookings accounted for around 49% of U.S. hotel and lodging online gross bookings, versus OTAs at 51%" last year. And here's some even better news… Phocuswright predicts that direct bookings will increase to a 50% share by 2022! Can you imagine that?! For the first time, possibly ever (since the invention of the Internet), hotels will have greater control over their own bookings and revenues. And h...

Booking Engine Personalization to Adapt to the Experience Economy

Larry Mogelonsky | April 10, 2019

By Larry Mogelonsky, MBA, P. Eng. (www.hotelmogel.com) So much talk is made nowadays about the experience economy and how this affects the personalization of hotels, but how can we make these concepts a reality? We all know they are both important for driving satisfaction scores, loyalty and healthy return over the long run, but there doesn't seem to be a straightforward and one-size-fits-all path towards operationalizing these trends in a way that's meaningful for guests. To wrap your head around how these two concepts can drive each other in a virtuous and profitable circle, you must first understand what the experience economy is and...

New SiteMinder Study Reveals Economic Turmoil Is Not Holding Latin Americans Back From Traveling

SiteMinder | April 10, 2019

Dallas, USA – Latin Americans still plan to travel this year, even if only domestically to compensate for the socioeconomic turmoil across the Latin American region, a new study has revealed. El Turismo Nacional - La Tendencia Más Fuerte en Los Países de Latinoamérica en 2019 launched this week by SiteMinder, the global hotel industry's leading guest acquisition platform, surveyed more than a thousand travelers from Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Peru who say they continue to allocate part of their savings to travel in spite of increased costs within the region. To overcome the heftier price tags, trav...

Newmark Hotels Joins With Pegasus/Travel Tripper for Comprehensive CRS Solutions

Pegasus | April 1, 2019

Deal brings an expanding hospitality group of more than 16 properties in Africa to the newly combined Pegasus & Travel Tripper, which offers a complete suite of industry-leading reservations, distribution, business intelligence, and e-commerce solutions. New York, NY – April 1, 2019 – The newly merged Pegasus/Travel Tripper announced that Cape Town-based Newmark Hotels, Residences, Reserves & Lodges has signed on for a comprehensive suite of CRS solutions, including GDS, Booking Engine, Digital Marketing, CMS, Corporate Sales Representation, and Lanyon, the company's proprietary event management software. The agreeme...

Hotel Booking Engine Launched by Bedvine

Bedvine | April 1, 2019

Bedvine today announces the launch of the company's new booking engine platform, suitable for all categories of accommodation: hotels, hostels, B&Bs, apartments and villas. The new offering allows potential accommodation providers to register and operate a fully featured booking engine at no monthly cost and no commission fees. Developed entirely in-house, the platform gives accommodation owners access to an on-line account where they can centrally set up and manage all of their properties. Other than the multi-property support, the platform also supports multiple currencies, multiple languages and unlimited rooms and room rates...

Opportunity for Hotels Is Big: SiteMinder Report Finds Travel to Germany Is Outpacing EU’s Top Destinations

SiteMinder | March 27, 2019

Dallas, USA – Hotels in Germany are poised to benefit from tourism numbers that are outpacing the growth of travel within the EU's most visited country destinations, a new report has found today. State of the Nation 2019: How Big is the Opportunity for Hotel Bookings in Germany? by SiteMinder, the global hotel industry's leading guest acquisition platform, reveals that Germany's inbound arrivals have almost doubled (96%) in the last 10 years to surpass the growth rates seen across the EU. While France, Spain and Italy continue to lead the EU in total traveler numbers, they trail Germany's 96% growth rate with inbound arrivals that...

La Alhambra Apart Hotel in Santa Catarina Sees 20% Growth in Its Revenue With Hotelogix

Hotelogix | February 12, 2019

Hotelogix, a leader in cloud-based Property Management Systems has announced that the adoption and efficient use of its PMS have helped La Alhambra Apart Hotel in Santa Catarina, Brazil witness a 20% increase in its revenue. This considerable growth in its revenue is a result of 30% boost in OTA booking and 10% increase in direct booking coming via its brand website. Located in Florianópolis, the capital of Brazil's Santa Catarina state, La Alhambra Apart Hotel is a 14-year old family-owned property with 27 rooms. Right on the sands of Cachoeira do Bom Jesus beach, this independent hotel offers pleasant accommodations to leisure ...


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