The benefits of working with OTAs

The benefits of working with OTAs

Competing with OTAs marketing power is expensive and increasingly difficult. Everybody loves direct bookings. However there are benefits to using OTAs as well.
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Optimize your OTA profiles to increase sales

Signing a distribution agreement with an OTA does not automatically lead to a substantial increase of sales. The number of bookings you generate on an OTA depends largely on how your listing ranks.
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Reviews and Online Reputation Mangement

Word of Mouth has always been one of the key success factors in the hospitality industry. Online Word of Mouth (eWOM) is an even more powerful marketing tool. We have heard from many new hosts that the first good review changed the game. The more reviews a lodging has, the more inclined potential guests will be to book.READ MORE

Improve Your Guests Experience

An efficient check-in process, a clean room and quality staff are essentials a guest expects. To make a difference hosts need to move beyond the basics. Personalized service is one key to improve guests service experiences.

Customer Service is the New Marketing*
Service has always been a differentiator. Due to the growing influence and importance of ratings and social media for the hospitality industry the impact of every single guest experience can be huge. Knowing guests needs and delivering proactive service is the differentiator in a competitive environment.
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Increase Hotel and B&B Revenue: Gift Vouchers

Gift vouchers for hotels & B&B#sThe popularity of voucher codes has rapidly grown over the past years. This is because they are an easy and flexible way of promotion. The hospitality industry is no exception. Many hotels already use vouchers and discount codes.

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Commission Free Online Bookings Without Your Own Website

You don’t need your own website to accept online bookings. Check out these two easy options to sell online without paying commission:

Use Your Booking Page as Website
The design and the content of Beds24’s booking page is fully customisable. You can add custom content to use it as a stand-alone web presence.

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Hotel Reputation – How to Create a Positive Memory

 I have had many nice restaurant meals but one experience a couple of years ago keeps coming back to my mind. The food was good, the place nice but really not much better than many other places I have been to since. Different was what  happened at the end. After we had payed we were given a pretty box with two complementary muffins for breakfast.

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