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Navigating COVID-19: 10 ways to make it seamless for your small property (INFOGRAPHIC)

Share this With COVID-19 proving to be an extended challenge, the travel industry continues to be severely affected. Small accommodation businesses are among the hardest hit and the fight to survive is ongoing. To help, we’ve created an infographic with tips to stay prepared and how to act quickly. Check out the 10 ways you can be ready for whatever might come Read more…


When should you start email marketing at your B&B?

Share this Email marketing is a cost effective and efficient way for hoteliers to reach new customers and encourage return visitors. A massive 90% of adults use email marketing and, according to Mailchimp, travel marketing has an impressive average open rate of 20.69%. It is also estimated that for every $1 spent on email marketing there is a $44 return Read more…


What Guest Data is Most Helpful for Increasing Bookings at Your B&B?

Share this Catching as many direct bookings as possible at your B&B will deliver more profit, since you won’t have to pay commission to an online travel agent. Guest data plays an important role in this. Collecting and using guest data properly can be the key to capturing these direct bookings, encouraging guest loyalty, and ensuring your customers return regularly. Read more…


How a Rewards Program At Your B&B Could Increase Bookings

Share this Rewards programs are often hailed as a major way to increase direct bookings but, is a B&B loyalty program going to be the best option for your business? What is a Rewards Program and How Does it Work? A rewards program is a way to incentivize guests to continue to stay at your property, and to reward them Read more…


Essential Reporting Strategies to Maximise Your B&B Revenue

Share this Managing revenue and maximising profit is one of the most important tasks for any B&B operator, and it’s one of those items that is never truly complete. By collecting data on a regular basis and frequently evaluating the results through accurate reporting methods, you will have a better understanding of how you can improve your revenue management strategy Read more…


5 intelligent pricing strategies for your B&B

Share this Setting rates and pricing at your B&B cannot be random and unstructured. Recognising the importance of revenue management, you need to have a pricing strategy in place to make sure that you’re producing a steady stream of revenue and that you always have enough income to continue operating your property – preferably at a profit! Here are five Read more…


6 common revenue management mistakes and how to avoid them at your B&B

Share this In an increasingly competitive sector, many B&Bs and boutique hotels are turning to revenue management to drive performance and profit growth. If you don’t get on the revenue management bandwagon soon, you risk falling behind the pack. In this article, we’ll run through the three key revenue metrics for B&Bs – average room rate, occupancy rate, and RevPAR – Read more…


How to calculate and use your B&B’s average daily rate effectively

Share this In an increasingly competitive sector, many B&Bs and boutique hotels are turning to revenue management to drive performance and profit growth. If you don’t get on the revenue management bandwagon soon, you risk falling behind the pack. In this article, we’ll run through the three key revenue metrics for B&Bs – average room rate, occupancy rate, and RevPAR – Read more…


Should you market your B&B to business travellers?

Share this In all likelihood, your B&B marketing strategy is aimed largely at leisure travellers. But you also likely know the business traveller market is a lucrative one to tap into. Business travellers are often looking for comfortable, home-like accommodations that allow them to enjoy their work-related travel experience even more. Here’s a few tips that will help you attract Read more…


What does an integrated payments solution mean for your B&B?

Share this We are at a point now where businesses that aren’t implementing the latest technology are at a distinct competitive disadvantage. One such area is payment processing.To streamline your B&Bs payment processing system and provide guests and staff with a hassle free way of making payments, you need to offer your guests an integrated payments solution.Offering guests a streamlined Read more…