Advertise Vacation Rentals Part 1:
VRBO / Homeaway

Advertising your properties on the right vacation rental sites will give you visibility to generate new bookings for your business. Choosing which listing site to advertise your property on is one of the most difficult choices. In a series of articles we will introduce the

Secure and PSD2 Compliant Payment Collection

You might have heard of Strong Customer Authentication (SCA), a new rule coming into effect on September 14, 2019 in Europe as part of PSD2 regulation. The new regulations will make it difficult for EU businesses to process card payments unless they have undergone 2-factor authentication

Is It Better To Have a Revenue Manager or Revenue Management Software?

Guest blog by our integration partner RoomPriceGenie The robots are coming! They’re taking over! No job is safe! That’s the hype we keep hearing, and revenue-management software companies definitely want you to believe that a computer is better than a human. But is it true? 1)It’s clear that

Meta Search for hotels

Boost Direct Bookings with Meta Search Advertising

Meta search engines make it easy for price conscious guest to find the best price for what they want to book by comparing prices of various providers in one place with the option to instantly book the best offer. Since meta search engines are getting more

Google Hotel Ads for small hotels

Advertise your lodging on Google Hotel Ads

Google Hotel Ads allows hoteliers to showcase their hotel via adverts across desktops, tablets, and mobile devices on Google. Guests actively seaching for accommodation on Google Search or Google Maps will be shown ads through which they can book directly with the hotel. How can small

Stay Safe and Secure

Cybercrime is a fast-growing area of crime causing serious harm. Stolen details like username and passwords from sites hacked recently and even many years ago are available for sale on the internet. Criminals are using these details to attempt to log into any site not

mobile friendly booking engine

How to Drive Direct Bookings

Key to direct bookings is a powerful and easy to use booking engine on your web site which is clear fast and simple to use. The functionality of the system you choose will have a direct impact on your direct bookings. These are our tips

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. Cost Generally direct bookings are considered to be most economic. But the transaction costs are only part of the total cost involved into

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. Define your key segment “I want to reach everybody” is not a strategy

Leverage the Benefits of a Channel Manager

A channel manger which automates processes and reduces the risk of double bookings is a major asset for a successful distribution strategy. One of main benefits of a channel manger is pooled inventory. A hotel that does not use a channel manger needs to split their