increasing-occupancy

New Year’s Resolution #3: Increasing Occupancy at your Independent Hotel

Anytime a property is looking to bump up the number of heads in beds (aka: increasing occupancy), there is one question the hotel must ask itself: how do my guests look for a hotel? Once you can answer that, you can tackle bringing more guests in the door! 5 ways guests find you: Online: If your…
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New Year’s Resolution #2: Creating great guest experiences

It’s the beginning of the New Year, and we don’t know about you, but we have a list of resolutions-some more manageable than others! We’ve created a list of common New Year’s resolutions independent hoteliers are facing in 2016. This week we’re tackling creating great guest experiences. The…

New Year’s Resolution #1: Merging the gap between direct bookings & OTAs

Looking back at 2015, it’s hard not to notice two common themes: hoteliers looking to increase direct bookings and the increasing grasp OTAs have on the market. While we’re huge fans of listing your inventory on Online Travel Agents (OTAs), we’re even bigger fans of ensuring those guests book direct…
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Three key secrets of successful hotels

Great achievements are hard earned in the independent hotel business.  Whether your property is one of the more successful hotels in the industry or is still on its journey to the top, you know that every day presents new challenges that must be overcome if you want to sustain and continue building…

2015 NAIHA Winners

innRoad today announced the two, peer-selected, winners of the first annual 2015 NAIHA’s (North American Independent Hotel Awards), including 2015 North American Independent Hotel of the Year and 2015 North American Independent Hotelier of the Year Awards. These two winners exemplify the passion…

Three tips to get more online hotel reservations in 2016

Happy New Year!  2015 was great for many of our independent hotel partners, so we’re looking forward to helping you continue your success throughout 2016.  We’ll start by answering one of our most asked questions, “How do I get more online hotel reservations?”We love this question because…

3 ways hotel software should make your workday easier

Work smarter, not harder is a goal shared by many independent hotel operators.  Saving time completing tasks allows you to move on to the next responsibility faster, spend more time with guests or simply take a much deserved break.  However, as you likely know all too well, figuring out how to work…

Three tips for enhancing guest engagement for your independent hotel

Marketing is a crucial part of an independent hotel’s day-to-day operations.  Great visibility on OTAs, positive ratings on review sites and a strong reputation in the local community are a few of the goals independent hotel operators work towards to ensure travelers continue to book rooms.  Keeping…