Explore Channel Management

Educate yourself on channel management and how to increase your bookings through various distribution channels.

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What is Channel Management?

What is channel management and how can it help you run your small hotel, bed and breakfast, inn or guesthouse?

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The 5 Key Benefits of Adopting an All-in-One Solution at Your Small Hotel

Here are the key benefits you can expect to experience by adopting an all-in-one solution at your small hotel.

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FREE eBook: The All-in-One Solution Explained for Small Accommodation Providers

Download this free eBook to learn about all of the components that comprise an all-in-one business solution for your small property.

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How Do Hotel Booking Engines Fit Into the Bigger Picture?

Modern hotel booking engines integrate with websites, channel managers and front desk systems. Here’s how they work together.

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GDS vs. Channel Manager: What’s Better for Small Hotels?

Is a global distribution system (GDS) or a channel manager best for small hotels? We discuss the two options here.

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4 Questions to Ask Your Potential Channel Manager Vendor

Ask your potential channel management software vendors these questions to narrow down options for your small hotel.

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How A Pub-Hotel Raises Awareness of the ‘Hotel’ Side of the Business

Hear how Mick Comerford, the General Manager of The Mercantile Hotel, raised awareness of the accommodation side of the business – a challenge many pub-hotels struggle with.

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How A Luxury Estate Ramped Up Online Presence With an All-In-One Solution

Find out how this luxury estate improved their online presence with an all-in-one business solution for small properties.

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Are You Getting the Most Out of Your B&B’s Systems?

Are your B&B’s systems up to scratch? Here are some checklists to help you assess whether you’re truly getting the most out of your key backend systems.

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Are Your B&B’s Systems Perfectly Synchronized?

Here are a few scenarios that highlight the importance of integrating your Bed & Breakfast’s systems with each other.

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How A Luxury Chalet Used Technology to Increase Guest Satisfaction & Bookings

Learn how a luxurious French chalet grows bookings and guest satisfaction with an all-in-one reservation system for small hotels.

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What Technology Do You Need to Run a B&B?

Here are the core pieces of technology that will help you efficiently manage your bed and breakfast business.

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Prairie Guest House Sync Online Bookings & Save Time By Upgrading Their Channel Manager

John & Karen Newton, Owner-Innkeepers of The Prairie Guest House, saved heaps of time by upgrading their channel manager. Here’s their story.

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How Villa Orchard Saves Time & Maintains Over 90% Occupancy With an All-In-One Reservation System

Find out how one bed and breakfast Owner-Operator maintains over 90% occupancy while saving time and money using an all-in-one hotel reservation system.

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How Little Italy of Niagara Falls Boosted Productivity With an All-In-One Front Desk and Reservation System

Here’s how Jordan Churder, Owner-Operator of a Niagara Falls bed and breakfast, won his time back to spend it on more productive tasks.

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5 Frustrations Every Small Hotelier Faces When Handling Reservations (Without A System to Help)

If the following frustrating situations feel familiar to you, it’s time consider investing an online reservation system to help you run your small hotel.

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What Small Hotels Need to Know About the ‘Pooled Inventory Model’

Here’s what pooled inventory means for your small hotel (and why it’s so valuable).

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What Should Small Hotels Look for In A Channel Manager?

Choosing a channel manager for your small hotel can be difficult. Make sure these 4 items are on your checklist.

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How Bath Independent Guest House Association Get Members More Direct Bookings With an All-In-One Reservation System

Learn how an independent guest house association increased direct bookings for its members by partnering with an all-in-one booking solution.

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How The Swan House Boosted Global Bookings With an All-In-One Hotel Reservation System

Learn how The Swan House kept international reservations pouring in by working on their online distribution channels.

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How To Eliminate the Nightmare of Overbooking, Double Bookings and Under Booking!

Manage your small hotel’s reservations efficiently to get rid of over, double, & under booking – and increase revenue! Here’s how.

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What is a Booking Engine, Channel Manager and Front Desk System?

Here’s some more information on what this technology is and how your bed and breakfast, lodge, or guest house can leverage it.

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Distribution Without the Headache of Manual Inventory Management

Here’s how an all-in-one booking solution fixes all your distribution headaches.

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Bad Online Bookings for Small Hotels: Symptoms, Causes, Side Effects and Treatment

Here are some of the causes and symptoms of a bad online booking for small accommodation providers, as well as our prescriptions to fix it.

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How a Small Hotelier can Target International and Chinese Travellers

Think your hotel is too small to target international and Chinese travellers? Think again. Use these strategies and watch the bookings pour in.

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Hoteliers Take Note: 3 Ways a Channel Manager Will Change Your Life!

Here’s how a channel manager can impact your small hotel’s online distribution strategy – and your day to day life – in a good way.

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