How online reviews and feedback drive more bookings

Claudiu Sorin Simina You can drive more bookings using a reviews system directly integrated into your property’s website. A recent statement from Nellie Akalp, contributor on Forbes magazine, begins with this powerful statement:  ‘A Google review can shape your business far more than a Google Ad. According to a Zendesk survey, 90% of participants claimed…

3 Things I Do before Traveling

TOP 3 things I do before traveling Claudiu Simina January 26, 2015 Before starting traveling, there is a certain routine I follow: I go to Wikipedia and find out how many people live in that place. So that I have a first feeling of the new place I will visit. I like the structure of…

Bedandbreakfastworld registration process

Claudiu Simina December 30, 2014 Over 26,000 properties have joined the network of BedandBreakfastworld.com They bring you the largest choice of B&Bs and guest houses available to book online. BedandBreakfastworld.com was developed by Web Reservations International, the parents of the popular website Hostel World Registration Process 1. Click on the following link provided by bedandbreakfastworld…

Channel management – the ‘online gate’ to booking websites

Claudiu Simina 20 January, 2015 Channel management is the ‘online gate’ to booking websites like Booking.com, Expedia or HRS. After creating an account with a channel manager company, you will create the rooms and rate plans to be offered to the online booking websites. What is channel management? Google offers a business definition of the…

HotelSpecials registration process

Claudiu Simina January 19, 2015 HotelSpecials was founded in 2002, since then we’ve grown offering more than 5000 hotels in 8 different countries through 6 different labels. They provide  the best hotel deals and specials to make sure you always get the most out of your short stay vacation. BEWARE that for the moment, we…

Channel Management – Simultaneous distribution over booking channels

Claudiu Simina January 08, 2014 I am sure that lately you heard about Channel Management. A fancy term that is used in the tourism industry to describe ‘the middle man’, that brings the online bookings on your table, even when you are not in the office. Before we get into more formal definitions, let’s see…