A surge in OTA fees has made accommodation owners rethink their booking strategies. Direct bookings provide a high ROI as it eliminates commission fees. Booking accommodation should be simple and straightforward, yet it is all too easy to commit mistakes that lead to the loss of a potential guest.
The short-term rental industry is a competitive one, and the competition being the big players as well as the small, independent owners. Despite this, you can still shine and boost your short-term rental revenue with a well-thought-out strategy and some customer service love.
Managing short-term vacation rental apartments demands a lot of time. It is no surprise that property owners resort to online travel agents (OTA) for acquiring regular bookings. However, success with OTAs means giving away 15-20% of your ROI.
Imagine how you can maximize earnings by putting in work to increase your direct bookings. In this article, we’ll share trade secrets to get direct guests for your vacation rentals.