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

Why innRoad is the right software for your independent property

With the year winding down and holiday travel in full swing, keeping your guests happy, team members organized and hotel operations running smoothly can be a tricky management task.  We’ve worked with hundreds of independent hoteliers who’ve previously faced these same challenges before they began…

Tips for marketing your independent hotel during the holiday and winter travel season

This holiday and winter travel season will provide independent hotels with great opportunities to close out 2017 and then kickoff 2018 with increased bookings and revenue.  To ensure travelers take notice of your hotel, here are a few tips to help you enhance your holiday and winter travel season marketing…

Why your booking engine is key to your independent hotel success

A hotel website booking engine is a game changer for independent hotels.  It instantly transforms hotel websites from simple information portals into powerful, revenue generating booking channels.  With a website booking engine, independent hotels position themselves to enhance daily operations and…

Here's why you should connect your independent hotel to OTAs

Making a case for listing your independent hotel on online travel agencies (OTAs) requires you to evaluate various factors, such as upfront and ongoing costs, time needed for training and daily management and, ultimately, return on investment in terms of bookings and revenue.  While it’s critical…

What Travelers Want from Your Hotel Website

Today, a guest’s journey begins long before guests walk into independent hotel lobbies and check-in for their stay. For many travelers, their lodging experience begins online, specifically, on hotel websites. This is where they’re introduced to the property, gain an understanding of the hotel’s…

How to lay the foundation for increased occupancy

With the leaves changing, and the weather starting to cool down, it’s finally clear that Fall has arrived. It’s about time considering independent hoteliers are almost at the midpoint of their Shoulder Season. We hope that everyone’s shoulder season projects are going well so far and that you are…

What should you expect from your hotel's technology?

Providing your team members with the tools to be successful is one of the most important responsibilities you have as an independent hotelier.  The more efficient and organized your team members are, the better they can support your hotel’s operations and take care of your guests.  While this is…

How to prepare your guests for their shoulder season experience

Shoulder season is an ideal getaway time for lots of travelers.  In many destinations, the weather is comfortable, crowds are smaller and prices are more affordable. For independent hotels, shoulder season is a great opportunity to continue capturing bookings at a healthy rate while gradually unwinding…

Your Shoulder Season Check-List is Here!

We know independent hoteliers usually have hundreds of balls in the air when it comes to improvements and updates for their independent property. We hear from independent hoteliers every day about the projects they are excited to work on, but often hear that they aren’t sure which ones should take…

4 Ways to Take Advantage of Shoulder Season

Now that Labor Day weekend has come and gone, independent hotels are officially in shoulder season. As we recently discussed, even though it’s considered “off-peak,” shoulder season is still an important time for independent hoteliers. For some hoteliers, shoulder season is about generate a lot…