The period between July and October each year offers you the opportunity to ramp up your revenue. Here are a few tips to ensure your are properly set up to ensure an efficient booking experience for your guests.
1. Update Your Room Rates & Availability
Updating your room rates, inventory and availability on your website ensures that when a guests comes to book on your website, they are able to view what is available, book and pay for their desired room seamlessly.
Once you set this up, update this information regularly to ensure efficiency and reduce incidences of overbooking and refunds. Our free booking engine allows you to not only update rates and availability on your website but also on OTAs such as Booking.com and Expedia.com.
2. Ensure Your Booking Engine is Visible on Your Website
Guests need to know where to go to make a booking as soon as they arrive on your site. Prominently displaying your 'Book Now' button ensures that the client knows where to go should they need to book and pay for their stay.
Factor this in when thinking about your websites overall design and user experience.
3. Link Your Social Pages to Your ReservePort Booking Portal
Optimize your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube pages to enable your fans and followers to book directly on your booking portal something we provide on ReservePort.
Facebook already has this feature available so you can set it up and you can share links on any other social pages you run to enable quick bookings and payments.
4. Upsell Your Extra Services & Packages
Offering more than accommodation and meals? Up sell any other services and packages you may have to increase your guests interest in staying with you.
This may include day tours around the town or city, sports and activity packages or even packages to multiple destinations should you have more than one property.
This can be an option available during the booking process where the guest can also pay for these services.
At Pesapal, we provide comprehensive, customized booking and payments solutions that simplify how they manage their online booking process. Curious about just how it would work for your hotel? Let us know here and we'll be happy to chat about it and set up a free demo for you.