Technology

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. 

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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Hacks to Get More Direct Bookings on Facebook for Your Vacation Rental

The vacation rental industry is a dog eat dog world. But on the upside, it’s also the most profitable and the fastest growing with a projected growth of 8.0% by 2022. As of the moment, the total annual revenue of vacation rentals throughout the world is $35,969 million. Now, if you want to get a bigger piece of that, you need to get more direct bookings. And when we say that, we mean specifically about focusing on direct bookings on Facebook.

Self-check-in options for your vacation rentals

Self-check-in options for your vacation rentals

Check-in options shouldn’t be stressful for you or your guest. Ideally, it is an easy procedure. You just need to attend to your clients and hand over the keys. However, hiccups like bad weather, heavy traffic, or flight delays are inevitable and will remain to be drawbacks that you can’t control. We present to you some great options of how to make the self check-in process smooth and easy for you and your guests. 

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