The Best Online Booking Sites for Small Hotels in Australia and New Zealand

We previously shared our infographic on the most profitable booking sites for small hotels across the globe.

It’s based on the Exclusive Report: The Most Profitable Booking Sites in 2016 for Small Hotels, where we cover which booking sites generated the most number of reservations for small accommodation providers in 2015, and their related profitability profiles.

The report details the profitable booking sites globally, and also covered the list for properties in the following countries: United Kingdom, United States, Canada, Australia, New Zealand, Thailand.

Here’s a handy infographic on the best hotel booking sites for small hotels in the Australia and New Zealand.

Click here to view the full version.

So, what are the best booking sites in 2016 for small hotels in Australia

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To recap,

Best Hotel Booking Sites for Small Hotels in Australia

#10 – The Hotel Network
#9 – Jetstar/Hooroo/Qantas
#8 – Flight Centre Travel Group
#7 – Orbitz
#6 – Book Easy
#5 – Hostelworld
#4 – Wotif
#3 – Agoda
#2 – Expedia
#1 – Booking.com

And what are the best booking sites in 2016 for small hotels in New Zealand?

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To recap,

Best Hotel Booking Sites for Small Hotels in New Zealand

#10 – TripAdvisor Connect
#9 – NeedItNow
#8 – GTA Travel
#7 – Orbitz
#6 – Wotif
#5 – AA Travel
#4 – Agoda
#3 – Hostelworld
#2 – Expedia
#1 – Booking.com

This is the first year we’ve looked at the best hotel booking sites for Australia and New Zealand, so we’ll patiently wait until next year to make our comparisons.

How can small accommodation providers in Australia and New Zealand reach those ideal guests in 2016?

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Some OTAs have access to specific markets that would be extremely difficult for you to reach otherwise.

  • To attract Deal Seekers – Alpharooms and Budgetplaces
  • To attract Backpackers – Alpharooms, Budgetplaces, Gomio, Hostelsclub, Hostelworld, VIP Backpackers
  • To attract Business Travelers – Hoteliers.com

What are some other distribution channels that small accommodation providers in Australia and New Zealand can use?

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Booking sites are a great way to get more online bookings, but it doesn’t mean you should disregard other distribution channels, like…

Click here to view the infographic in its entirety.

But wait… there’s more!

Download the comprehensive report to see:

  • Most profitable sites by country
  • Complete online travel agency (OTA) profiles
  • Suggestions on OTAs to partner with according to what kind of guest you are trying to attract
  • A guide on how to screen potential OTAs

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