Online Booking System

What’s your tour sales strategy?

The key is getting more sales is not just down to one thing.  There’s no magic trick that if you do this one thing then your booking numbers will explode.  There are a number of areas however that if you concentrate on and do well in, then an increase in sales will naturally follow.  These […]

The Octopus Method: 5 things operators can do to improve their web presence

  For Tour Operators selling more tours through your own website is probably your number one marketing goal.   It’s a simple desire but with so many marketing options and contradictory advice, it’s very difficult to know exactly where to start.  Focus on making your basket as big as possible – not just implementing one […]

What’s the Right Online Booking System for Your Business

Choosing the right online booking system for your business is difficult.  It is really confusing to work out who is the right company to work with.  Is there a specific type of online booking software for my business or will any type of online booking system work?This is a difficult question, as it really depends […]

Tips for Tour Operators at Travel Trade Shows and Events

It’s the start of a New Year and you’re full of new ideas and resolutions.  One of the things you might be thinking about for your tour operator business is scheduling in some events and travel trade shows. Are they really worth it?  and do they offer return for your time or money, if they […]

Most Common Excuses for Not Using Tour Booking Software

We hear lots of different reasons why tour and activity businesses don’t or won’t use tour booking software.  Some of the most common ones are:   “My business is quite unique” “My customers want and need to talk to me directly” “My business is too small for tour booking software and I can manage just […]

How Tour and Activity Providers can get Mobile Ready

The use of mobile devices is increasing year on year, and for the travel industry and tour and activity providers, this means the growing need to have mobile ready websites and the ability to take online bookings through mobile devices.  There is a lot of research on this growing trend, PhoCusWright , the international travel research […]

How Your Online Booking System Can Help Your Distribution

As a technology provider we ream off a host of terms to describe “distribution” like:  Channel Management, Partner Management, Reseller or Affiliates.  The jargon can be confusing and leave you guessing as to what the heck it actually means.  Put simply, when we talk about distribution we mean selling through someone else.  Tour and activity […]

How Your Tour Booking Software Can Save You Time

Can tour booking software help your tour or activity business? Anyone that works in the tours and activities industry knows how busy it can get running your business.  Trying to manage and track your booking flow can be a frustrating process.  You may have to split your time between running your activities and catching up […]

What Payment Gateway to Use for Your Online Booking System

There are lots of different payment gateway providers to choose from when using an online booking system, but what’s the best one? and what are the differences?  These are some of the questions we get asked a lot from businesses who are just venturing into the world of online booking systems. To start with the basics, […]