7 Tips To Increase Your Homestay Bookings

Homestay business is building up its reputation rapidly in the travel industry since the past few years. This is most likely due to the rise in demand of travellers seeking for a more homey and cozy accommodation or in short, a “home away from home” when they are travelling. Starting a homestay business can be [...]

Independent Hotel Revenue Management Trend and Its Benefits in 2015

In current era, most of us prefer things to be done via online as it is less troublesome and the same goes to hotel booking. Although online booking brings convenience to all of us but it raises doubts among hotel owners in  the meantime to a certain extent. One of the most obvious uncertainty is [...]

What are the Criteria of Good Instant Booking Engine for Independent Hotels

So now you have heard of the importance of getting direct booking on your own official site but you have no idea where to start. The below summarise the criteria that I think would be important to consider before you make any decision. Feel free to suggest in the comment area if you have other consideration [...]

Independent Hotel Revenue Management Trend – Direct Booking

The latest Revenue Management Trend in Hotel Industry - Direct Booking. Direct Booking could increase your hotel profit margin. But why now but not earlier? Prior the Software-As-A-Service (SAAS) era, it's very costly to own your instant booking engine (IBE) on your official website. An IBE could cost a hotel easily MYR 10,000 (approx USD 3,000) one-off and MYR 2,000 (approx USD 600) per year subsequently.