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July 25th, 2017
The continued emergence of millennial travelers has meant there is a large spotlight on them. It’s now easy to discover their behaviour and how to market to them as this Little Hotelier blog explains.
July 12th, 2017
If you want to attract luxury guests to your B&B and accept more revenue, you must first investigate the differences between them and your typical guest.
July 11th, 2017
For a traveler the destination is always the biggest thing on their mind, not necessarily their B&B accommodation. Think about this when you develop a marketing strategy.
June 28th, 2017
While all guests are unique there are four central traveler types that will walk through your doors. Find out what they are and how you can market to each of them respectively.
April 13th, 2017
A new top city destinations report has been released by research company Euromonitor International, providing some key insights into tourism growth and performance across the globe. Find out more in this blog.
April 4th, 2017
Leisure guests are simply looking to getaway, relax and indulge themselves in stress-free activities. As such, they want their trips to run as smoothly as possible. Learn how you can make this happen.
March 31st, 2017
The power of the Chinese travelers is only set to grow, with outbound expenditure expected to skyrocket. Make sure your property gets a slice of the pie.
March 22nd, 2017
Online travel sales are a constant source of growth as guests and accommodation providers alike adapt to new technology and the general trend of booking behaviour.
March 16th, 2017
There are many ways you can drive more direct bookings at your B&B, but sometimes the best answers are the simplest ones. Here are the top tips for your small hotel.
March 15th, 2017
More global connections are being created all the time in the hospitality industry and with easy-to-use hotel technology your small hotel can drive more bookings.
March 8th, 2017
Walk-in reservations should still hold a valuable place in your small hotel and B&B distribution strategy. Here’s why you should value it along with online distribution…
February 2nd, 2017
With hotels in Asia set to take on a boom of business travelers, here are our tips on how to attract this popular market to your small hotel.
January 26th, 2017
Improving your B&B’s distribution is reliant on your ability to be proactive and innovative with strategies to attract more travelers and drive more bookings. This blog explores the ideas…
January 25th, 2017
Every year in the hotel industry brings a new trend and 2017 could be the year for transformative travel. What is it and how can it help your hotel?
December 30th, 2016
The millennial traveler is someone who has a huge affect on other traveler behaviour and can strongly influence the attitudes of the industry.
December 13th, 2016
The small hotel trends will keep coming in 2017. Find out what predictions the travel agents are making for the next 12 months in the travel industry.
December 9th, 2016
One of the biggest barriers to creating the direct relationships small hotels need is guest friction. Here’s what you can do to combat this.
December 1st, 2016
If you haven’t heard of Tujia, you soon will. We discuss why it’s being called ‘the Airbnb of China’ and what it means for your small hotel.
November 8th, 2016
It seems like we’re always talking about technology, but there’s actually a big chunk of travellers who like to switch off. Meet the digital detoxers. Here’s how you can attract them to your small hotel.
October 27th, 2016
There’s been a recent craze around Pokemon go in the hospitality industry. The surprising thing is that hotels are capitalizing on it! Here’s what they’re doing (and why your B&B should consider it).
October 26th, 2016
The results are in, and the numbers prove that bed and breakfast properties in the UK are more highly rated than hotels!
October 18th, 2016
Earlier this year, we predicted the top travel trends for 2016 for small accommodation providers. Now it’s time for a good review, as we look at how they’re tracking.
October 11th, 2016
Who are ‘bleisure’ travelers, and how can you attract more of them to your bed and breakfast or small hotel?
October 5th, 2016
It seems like small accommodation providers are always hearing about mobile friendliness. But what about traditional desktop traffic? Find out the latest research in today’s post.
September 27th, 2016
Which features of your hotel’s mobile-friendly website line up with the guest experience?
September 7th, 2016
Solo travelers are an emerging type of guest that all B&B or small hotel owners should try to attract. Here’s what you need to know about who they are and how to get them to stay with you.
August 30th, 2016
Have you ever wondered what types of guests are the best fit for your bed and breakfast? Find out the key guest segments you should be targeting.
July 19th, 2016
Here’s a summary on the latest news headlines surrounding the Airbnb booking site.
June 28th, 2016
The lucrative millennial travel segment is always changing in their expectations – how can you ensure you attract them to your small hotel?
June 13th, 2016
Watch this video to learn which booking sites are most profitable for small accommodation providers like small hotels, bed and breakfasts, and inns.
June 10th, 2016
TripAdvisor recently changed how it ranks hotels for researching travelers. Here’s why it’s a good thing for your small hotel.
May 24th, 2016
Millennials are a small hotel’s ideal market. Here’s what you need to keep in mind when marketing to them.
May 6th, 2016
Each traveler embarks on an online booking journey. Is your inn a part that journey or are you missing out? Here’s what you can do.
May 3rd, 2016
Learn how to lead millennials to your property from these insights gained from the Millennial Traveler Report released by Future Foundation and Expedia.
April 27th, 2016
Here are 3 not-so-obvious local businesses that you should definitely be partnering with as a way of boosting occupancy at your bed and breakfast.
April 21st, 2016
Check out these slides to learn some practical ideas on how to reach travelers during the planning, dreaming, booking and experiencing stages.
April 20th, 2016
Little Hotelier has joined forces with the Association of Independent Hospitality Professionals (AIHP) to bring you this free live webinar: Small Property Trends to Tap Into in 2016.
April 5th, 2016
Google has significantly changed their mobile and desktop interfaces – and it’s for a good reason. Here’s how it impacts your B&B, small hotel or inn.
April 4th, 2016
Download this free ebook to understand your traveler’s online booking journey, so that you can ensure it always leads to your small hotel.
March 18th, 2016
TripAdvisor is rolling out its Instant Booking offering to more countries around the globe. Should your small hotel sign up? Let’s discuss.
March 15th, 2016
Wondering which online booking sites will bring reservations to your small hotel? Flick through these slides to find out.
March 10th, 2016
Here are some excellent ways to turn up the heat in your bed and breakfast to create the perfect romantic atmosphere.
March 8th, 2016
Which booking sites should Thai small accommodation providers use to attract a fresh set of guests this year? Find out with this handy infographic.
March 1st, 2016
Check out this infographic to learn which booking sites are most profitable for small hotels in Australia and New Zealand.
February 26th, 2016
Here’s what Airbnb’s increasing popularity means for small hotels, bed and breakfasts, inns and guesthouses.
February 25th, 2016
Which hotel booking sites are best for small hotels in the United Kingdom and Spain? Have a look at this handy infographic to find out.
February 19th, 2016
Use this handy infographic to figure out which online hotel booking sites you should use to increase occupancy at your small hotel or bed and breakfast.
February 16th, 2016
Here’s a handy infographic on the best hotel booking sites for small hotels in the United States of America and Canada.
February 10th, 2016
Which booking sites should you partner with in 2016? Find out what the most effective booking sites are for small hotels, based on what actually worked for our customers.
February 2nd, 2016
Which booking sites should you partner with in 2016? Download this exclusive report to gain exclusive insights into which booking sites generate the most profit for small accommodation providers across the globe.
January 22nd, 2016
Watch this video to learn how you can harness metasearch engines to drive occupancy at your small hotel.
January 20th, 2016
Have a look at our on-demand video to learn which small hotel amenities are in high demand for the coming year.
January 14th, 2016
Watch this quick video to learn how to drive guest loyalty at your B&B for the coming year.
January 12th, 2016
Pick up some tips on how your B&B can satisfy an increasingly lucrative market of health and wellness travelers.
January 8th, 2016
Here’s a run-down of why some believe that ‘The Billboard Effect’ is dying, as well as our take on what this means for small accommodation providers.
January 5th, 2016
Pick up some tips on how your B&B can tap into the lucrative market of Chinese travelers.
December 21st, 2015
It’s important to keep abreast of the latest trends in the small accommodation space. We’ve put together these slides so you can ramp up revenue in 2016.
December 17th, 2015
Watch this video to be prepared for 2016 by harnessing the hottest travel trends for revenue at your small hotel, bed and breakfast, inn, or guesthouse.
December 14th, 2015
If you’re a small accommodation provider and you’re wondering why you keep hearing about the controversial Price Check Widget by TripTease, look no further.
December 10th, 2015
Trivago’s Direct Connect is a new offering to help hoteliers improve their direct booking channel. Here’s what it means for your bed and breakfast.
December 1st, 2015
Here are some points from our presentation with B&B Association’s David Weston on how to capitalise on emerging traveller trends.
November 26th, 2015
Read this post to learn what Expedia’s recent acquisition of HomeAway means for your small hotel, bed and breakfast, inn, or guest house.
November 12th, 2015
Do your skills lie in being a great accommodation provider – not in marketing? Here’s how you can attract the most lucrative types of guests to your B&B.
October 30th, 2015
2016 is ushering in a new era for small accommodation providers… Are you prepared? Learn how to use the 2016 top traveler trends to your advantage!
October 22nd, 2015
Do you have these must-have amenities that travelers find most influential when booking an accommodation? Find out.
October 16th, 2015
Here’s everything that small hotels need to know about Google’s recent major updates with Hotel Finder, their Ads Commission Program, and Book on Google.
September 25th, 2015We discuss the recent changes to rate parity laws in France, and what it means for small hotels around the globe.
September 10th, 2015
Small accommodation providers, big hotels are NOT your competition. In fact, we’d go as far as saying that you’ve got the upper hand. Here’s why.
August 12th, 2015
As a small accommodation provider, it’s impossible to shell out millions of dollars on health and wellness facilities. How can you adapt?
August 7th, 2015
Learn how to attract and service business travelers at your small hotel.
August 5th, 2015
Here are some key insights from Worldpay on how you can optimize your hotel website’s payment journey for travelers across the globe.
July 22nd, 2015
Revealed – TripAdvisor’s top traveler trends for small hotels, and how you can adapt.
July 14th, 2015
Here are your most burning questions about millennial travelers answered – so that you can capture their online reservations for your small hotel.
July 7th, 2015
Acclaimed bed and breakfast coach, Yvonne Halling, gives us the inside scoop on how to get more guests.
July 1st, 2015
The mobile trend has become an unavoidable necessity for small hotel websites. Here are the latest stats and tips on going mobile for small hotels in 2015.
June 25th, 2015
This eBook is for any small accommodation provider who wants insider tips on how to work with online booking sites to get more bookings.
June 19th, 2015
Booking.com talks to us about how they can help small hotels get more online reservations.
June 17th, 2015
Innkeepers can leverage the internet in the following ways in order to attract global guests to stay at their inn.
June 17th, 2015
Record-breaking numbers of European travelers are coming to the US. How can American innkeepers get more reservations from them?
June 12th, 2015
TripAdvisor talks to us about how they can help small hotels manage their online reputation and more importantly, get more online bookings.
May 29th, 2015
A statistic-filled infographic along with some tips on how bed & breakfasts can attract UK travelers to their properties.
May 27th, 2015
Good news for small accommodation providers – you can now take advantage of TripAdvisor’s Instant Booking option on TripConnect.
May 14th, 2015
Here’s what small accommodation providers must know about working with global distribution systems (GDS).
May 13th, 2015
Here is how you can get Chinese millennial travelers to find your small hotel and make a booking with you.
April 21st, 2015
Discover and understand how metasearch works, so you can use it to your advantage and get more direct, commission-free bookings via your website.
March 23rd, 2015
What small accommodation providers need to know TripAdvisor’s new ‘Neighborhoods’ feature, including how to use it to their advantage.
January 15th, 2015
Top 10 booking sites across Australia-Pacific and Europe to help you make informed decisions on channels to add to your online hotel distribution strategy.
January 8th, 2015
Is TripConnect worth experimenting with? And how exactly should small hotels go about it? Let’s take a closer look.
December 4th, 2014
With so many options, how do small hotels prioritise which OTA to partner with? Here are some guidelines.
October 29th, 2014
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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