Hotel Management Best Practices: Understand how to run your independent hotel successfully with the help of these best practices.

5 Ideas to Help Improve Your OTA Profile

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While OTAs offer a great marketing channel, it can be stressful if you don’t think you’re getting as many bookings as you could be.  It can be even more taxing when you aren’t sure what your profile should look like, or what it’s missing. Here at innRoad, we speak with independent hoteliers…

Things to consider when setting up your OTA profiles

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Your online travel agency (OTA) profiles will be the first time many travelers are introduced to your hotel.  Every click has the potential to deliver a new or returning guest, so the importance of your OTA profiles cannot be understated or undersold.  Whether your hotel is newly listed or you’re…

4 Reasons to List Your Independent Property on OTAs

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With summer 2/3rds of the way done independent hoteliers might be starting to look ahead towards Fall and Winter. If Summer is usually the busiest time for bookings, Fall and Winter tend to be the time when reservations slow down, sometimes waaay down. If you are nervous about your bookings in…

Four things your hotel's property management system should be doing

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It always seems to go that when you’re at your busiest, you start to realize what you can and cannot rely on. This summer, independent hoteliers may start to realize that their property management system isn’t capable of holding up to the extra business. Rather than settle by continuing to use a…

Why the summer busy season is the perfect time for independent hotels to partner with innRoad

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We know that right now, independent hoteliers nationwide are experiencing the excitement and stress of the summer busy season.  With the fast pace of daily operations, many operators are focused on simply getting through each day with the tools they already have in place.  However, what if we told…

How innRoad can help enhance your guests' experience

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The quality of the guest experience is what separates struggling independent hotels from highly-rated, consistently-recommended properties.  Providing memorable guest experiences allows hotels to capture more bookings, stronger revenue and various other business-building benefits.  Hoteliers consider…

3 ways innRoad improves your hotel's operations

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For independent hoteliers, the start of summer can be a bit bittersweet. While warm weather, extra sunshine, and increased occupancy and revenue from busy season are exciting, the long hours spent on your hotel’s operations to keep up with the increase in guests is definitely a downside. Here at innRoad,…

Tips and Advice for a successful rest of 2017 and beyond

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Earlier this week, we provided you with helpful tips for evaluating your independent hotel’s mid-year performance.  Taking stock of how your property has performed to date is critical for understanding if you are on-target to meet annual goals or if mid-stream adjustments are needed.  Hopefully,…

Check if your independent hotel is on the right path for this year!

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Time flies when you’re having fun, right?  We’ve just crossed the mid-point of 2017, so now is a great time to take stock in your independent hotel’s mid-year performance and start to look ahead toward the second half of the year.  We know it’s the busy season and you don’t have lots of free…

Key marketing strategies for retaining your most loyal guests

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Marketing your independent hotel to travelers who are unfamiliar with your property can feel like aiming at a moving target. Depending on the traveler, booking decisions can be based on room rates, availability, room types, amenities, location, brand reputation and dozens of other personal preferences.…