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6 Tips to make your photos sell rooms

Good room photos give your bookings a leg up. Along with prices, images are the first thing visitors who book online look at. You should, therefore, make sure each room type offered through your booking engine is not only clearly described but also illustrated by...

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Website photo gallery

The website photo gallery is the hotel’s visit card. Thus it should provide visitors with the first impression of the place where they’ll be staying and what is in there for them. As such, make sure that your gallery includes photos of: the property: its lobby, guest...

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Google Instant booking

The fast grow of metasearch engines has attracted Google to the sector. The search giant is now rising in importance in the hotel online distribution. First, Google has launched a metasearch engine for hotels, the Google Hotel Finder. Now they are testing Instant...

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South Americans change travel patterns

Between 2009 and 2013, South American outbound travel grew by 50% in terms of the number of trips, twice as much as the overall global increase. Despite subsequent economic problems in the two largest economies in South America, Brazil, and Argentina, 43 percent of...

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Auf Wiedersehen Rate Parity!

The Bundeskartellamt, Germany's Federal Competition Authorities issued on December 23, a decision that requires Booking.com to remove all rate parity clauses from its contracts with accommodation partners in Germany, by the end of January 2016. Following the decision,...

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Is Central Europe a new hit in tourism?

It seems that Central European countries are becoming a more and more approachable region for tourism. What is the region’s potential for the hotel industry? How it differs from Western Europe? How can you attract tourists from other regions to your hotel if you...

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