Hotel Strategies

House Rules ideas for short-term rentals

Let’s face it,  trust is not enough to let your guests stay in your vacation rentals. After all, they are just strangers staying at your property for a very short period of time. Of course, it is business for you but what can you do to make their stay acceptable for both parties? Setting up rules that will govern the stay of your guests is a good idea for any property either big or small. In this article, we explore which rules are the Must-Have…

How to make your short-term rental apartments attractive for business travelers

Business travelers are the type of customers that any hotelier or apartments owner would like to attract. They often have big pockets and tend to be returning guests!  

Just like leisure travelers, corporate guests look for a comfortable and convenient stay. However, unlike leisure travelers, they need certain additional elements that might be tricky but not impossible to fulfill. Read up to see how to please your business guests.

giving your guests a five-star experience

The secrets of giving your guests a five-star experience

Receiving and maintaining a five-star rating for your hotel or vacation is not an easy task. It requires a lot of hard work and investment. You might not have this rating yet but it doesn’t mean you can’t start giving your guests a five-star experience in your hotel or vacation rental property.

If you’re wondering what the secret is to achieve that, there’s no secret but just plain, old, practical wisdom you might already know or practicing already…

best channel manager

How to choose the best channel manager for your short-term vacation rental?

Accommodation owners know that it is crucial to market on more than just one platform, but management across various online channels is serious work.

A channel manager helps you streamline prices, availability, and reservations across multiple platforms in one place. It sends vital information to your booking engine and OTAs giving you time to focus on your guests’ stay. 

avoid double bookings

How to Avoid Double Bookings in Your Vacation Rental Business?

Every business has their good and bad days, and property owners are not immune to these circumstances. When it comes to bad days, one of the most dreaded situations in a vacation rental business is discovering that two people have booked the same listing for the same date. In other words, double booking. Asking yourself what to do in this type of situation is wrong on many points. Instead, ask yourself how to avoid double bookings. You’ll be surprised at how simple the solution is…

Google Maps

How Can Small Hotels and Vacation Rental Owners Utilize Google Hotel Ads

Put yourself in a traveler’s shoes, you have your holiday destination selected and you are now starting to plan your trip. Where would you start your web browsing?

If you are thinking “Google,” Bingo! Google is taking over 77% of the word’s web searches with over 4.5 billion searches made per day. Now, as a property owner you can leverage that by using Google Hotel Ads. Google Ads make it easier for travellers to find accommodation deals and for property owners to advertise effectively and get bookings without commissions. This type of digital presence is highly-effective as it targets active searchers and is most likely to drive direct bookings.

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