Tour operators, prepare your battle stations; the busiest time of year is fast approaching!
With the Holiday season quickly approaching and things are starting to get busy operationally, it can be hard to keep on top of keeping your social media accounts active and your audience engaged.
The countdown to the Silly Season is on, with preparations needed to ensure a busy (yet managed) period for your business.
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The team here at Booking Boss want to wish everyone we work with in this great industry a very Happy World Tourism Day!
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.