Top 3 Reasons Why You Need an Internet Gateway You can get Internet access with a modem, but to get wireless Internet you need a router. While you can get a separate modem or router, you might want to get a combination device like a cable modem/router. These combo devices are also referred to as…
5 Technology Tricks to Increase Direct Bookings
While working for an independent hotel booking engine company, I quickly learned the many challenges of convincing consumers to book directly versus booking with an Online Travel Agent (OTA). Many seasoned hoteliers have figured out online strategies to encourage direct booking, but not all these tactics easily apply to the vacation/short-term rental industry. So, let’s…
Digital Nomadism and Remote Work – Good News for Vacation Rentals and Hotels
Digital Nomads can work from anywhere – they leverage technology to do their job from any location they wish. During the COVID-19 pandemic, many people were forced to work from home. As restrictions lifted, remote work remained an option and many people found themselves living the digital nomad lifestyle – still working from home, but…
Hotels Must Continue to Embrace Technology in a Post-COVID World
The Vacation Rental industry has leveraged technology to become a behemoth in the tourism industry. While hotels have long embraced the Internet for booking, they have had to adapt much more slowly to smart technology trends.
Do’s and Don’t’s – Smart Locks for Your Vacation Rental
Smart Locks have many benefits to vacation rental owners, managers, and guests Not all solutions are for everyone though. Here are our tips for choosing and using smart locks in your vacation rental.
The Owner Manages the WiFi – Why This Will Hurt Your Vacation Rental
Letting your owner control your Internet, WiFi, and TV is a recipe for disgruntled guests – and you have no control over complaints. Protect your vacation rental brand with a management partner.
Three Notable Hospitality Trends for 2021
We reviewed a list of 100 hospitality industry trends to identify the three that stood out to us the most and what you should consider when reviewing them.
How to Attract Repeat Bookings with Automated Emails – Part 2
In this blog, we suggest that you work on sending 6 key marketing emails to your guests in order to cultivate repeat bookings for your vacation rental, short term rental, or hotel.
How to Attract Repeat Guests – Part 1
We’ve done our research and found that these five activities will help you to attract repeat guests to your vacation rental or short term rentals.
Are you in Control of your In-Suite Guest Entertainment Costs?
The short term and vacation rental industries crash due to COVID-19. Are you struggling to maintain costs of your in-suite guest entertainment during the COVID-19 pandemic? We’ve helped many customers get control of these costs to set them up for success when this is over.