Quick tips to cut your hotel's costs

  This month we're dedicating our blog to the various ways you can increase revenue. According to the United Nations World Tourism Organization (WTO), a record breaking 1.2 ...
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How to get your guests to book direct on their next stay

Online Travel Agencies like Expedia, KAYAK Hotels.come are finely run machines who's primary goal is filling empty rooms. They're now the first port of call for travelers, who ...
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The Independent Hotel Academy - Bangkok

Greetings from Bangkok! ทักทายจากกรุงเทพฯ On Wednesday the 17th of February we held our first Independent Hotel Academy of 2016, which follows on from the success of our ...
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Payne Mansion increases its Direct Bookings by 25%

  The Payne Mansion was recently refurbished and is the creation of Curlett & Cuthbertson. One of few buildings to survive the great fire of 1906, it's registered with the ...
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How It Works: Rate Classes

Why It Is Important: Define Your Pricing Structure Then Start Selling Your Rooms Configuring your hotels room prices is perhaps the most fundamental component in using your ...
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Organized Chaos: How to set your hotel's room rates?

 This month we're focusing on one of hoteliers' main concerns: it's hard, time consuming and complex to sell rooms online. We've already covered the obstacles you may face, as ...
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Three Little Words - Search Engine Optimization, for Hoteliers

Sadly this Valentines day I have three other little(ish) words on my mind, Search Engine Optimization. In In this months blog we're writing about one of the main problems ...
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5 Obstacles to selling more rooms online

Today, independent hotels have access to more tools boosting revenue than ever! However, a certain amount of know-how is needed to truly leverage revenue opportunities (such as ...
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Superbowl 2016: Rate Management

  By now you probably know that Superbowl 50 is being hosted in the Bay Area (-ish—it’s actually down in Santa Clara). If this is news to you don’t worry, the only NFL player I ...
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4 ways to protect your guests information

Today, January 28th, is data protection day. For too long, the hotel sector has been viewed as a soft target by hackers seeking to steal guest data. While some hoteliers ...
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