Understanding How Payment Gateways Work

Posted by Meredith on 04-Sep-2018 07:20:00

If your business accepts online bookings, you are probably using a payment gateway to process the transactions, or maybe you are reviewing options to begin accepting bookings online. These systems can seem confusing from the outside, with a number of providers involved. Every online business needs a safe and secure payment system, but there are so many payment gateways available. 

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Topics: Blog, Business Development/Admin, Online Booking System, How to

5 SEO Tips to help your attraction or tour be found online

Posted by Meredith on 28-Aug-2018 07:50:00

You’ve built your new website and installed your booking engine and have launched it into the world. Maybe a week or two passes by and no bookings have come through. Everything is there, so why aren’t people visiting your site?

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Topics: Blog, Business Development/Admin, Marketing, How to, Attractions

How to Attract More Bookings for Father's Day

Posted by Meredith on 14-Aug-2018 14:59:00

A gift that is used once and never again is often considered to not have been wanted. But experiential gifts managed to reverse that idea, providing the recipient an opportunity to explore, relax, learn, discover or experience what your tour or attraction offers.

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Topics: How to

How to build a GREAT workplace culture!

Posted by Meredith on 07-Aug-2018 11:42:30

Mounting evidence continues to show that workplace culture is pivotal in a business’ success. Beyond the purpose of the business, you want workers to have a shared dedication, allowing them to contribute meaningfully to a business that cares. Following dedicated staff, the outcome of their work should increase, it’s a win-win.

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Topics: How to

Booking Boss Signs Channel Manager Deal With VGS

Posted by Meredith on 23-Jul-2018 12:58:42

 

Sydney: Booking Boss, a Helix Leisure Company recently signed a landmark deal to provide their Channel Management solution to the VGS ticketing platform named SnApp.

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Topics: Press Release, Distribution, Attractions

Five Tips for attracting US visitors

Posted by Meredith on 13-Jul-2018 14:00:00

The US are Australia's top 5 inbound market for visitor arrivals, ranking third largest market for visitor spending and fourth for length of stay.  Currently in their peak travel season, here are some tips to attract US visitors.

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Topics: How to

How To Attend A Tourism Trade Show

Posted by Meredith on 29-Jun-2018 16:01:55

Tourism trade shows are a brilliant opportunity to immerse yourself in the industry, share your brand and network with similar companies, both domestically and overseas. These events can be used to promote your product and get in idea on how your product and brand sit within the marketplace. Here's our top 5 tips on navigating your way through these events and towards success.

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Topics: Blog, Business Development/Admin, How to, Distribution, Attractions, Tours

How To Work with Online Travel Agents (OTAs)

Posted by Meredith on 12-Jun-2018 14:30:18

Online Travel Agents (OTAs) have grown exponentially and now organise travel bookings for increasing numbers of customers as it provides simplicity in the process. Linking up with transportation, accommodation, tours and attractions, OTA’s have the ability to provide substantial exposure for your business across the world to link with the traveller seeking the experience. If you want to broaden your market and distribute internationally, here is some key information about OTA’s and how to work with them.

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Topics: Blog, Business Development/Admin, Marketing, Distribution, Attractions, Tours

How to create a website that drives more bookings

Posted by Meredith on 04-Jun-2018 15:15:00

 

Your website is your most valuable marketing asset. In this day and age, if you don’t have a decent looking site that is easy to navigate and has an enquiry form for bookings (as opposed to live bookings) then you are already behind the times. If your site is more than 5 years old, it’s time for a refresh or a whole new site. While it can be daunting, here are few tips on how to create a website that converts.

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Topics: Online Booking System, Marketing

How To Run A Marketing Campaign

Posted by Meredith on 29-May-2018 15:54:08

 

Too often we hear about how many tourism businesses are too busy running the business to actually spend time in the business. Marketing is an important part of the business as it is what often brings your clients to you. It’s always a good idea to put together a plan on what needs to be done in order to attract those valuable in-destination clients.

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Topics: Blog, Business Development/Admin, Marketing, How to

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