Consumers want instant booking and confirmation and will, in most cases, quickly move on to other options when they don’t find what they want – which is a room right now.
Arun Thirumoorthy and Nick Brooke from The Hotel Network were all smiles at the recent BTTB conference in Sydney.
Business travellers wear smart clothes, travel in planes, stay in hotels with marble lobbies and have important meetings in glass-encased towers. Don’t they?
Meet Yolande Bassingthwaite, who helps manage supplier relationships at The Hotel Network.
Occupancy isn’t everything – that’s the view of CBRE Hotels, which as evidence points to sluggish (at best) room rate growth in many leading markets despite “ultra-high” occupancies – historically the driver of increased Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR).
The National Hotel Fremantle has become the latest member of Global Hotel Connect, a great way for properties to boost corporate and government bookings using one simple connection to all major Global Distribution Systems through The Hotel Network.
Taking pets on the road is a growing traveller trend. Progressive brands such as Ovolo use their pet-friendly approach as a marketing hook – and now you can too.
These are three big reasons why hotelier Karen Bradshaw switched to The Hotel Network to market one of Bundaberg’s best properties, the Burnett Riverside Hotel, through Global Hotel Connect.