Category Archives: reviews

TripConnect Instant Booking a Global First

Freetobook is TripConnect Instant Booking’s First Approved Partner – Worldwide first in technology. Press release (September 15 2014 – Glasgow) Freetobook, one of the UK’s leading travel technology companies, announced today that it is the first Internet Booking Engine to … Continue reading

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Reply to reviews for a 21% booking boost

Say something back to your customers TripAdvisor research* finds that accommodation owners that respond to their reviews benefit with more booking enquiries, they say 21% more likely. Ever been an ignored customer at a coffee bar or restaurant, seen but just … Continue reading

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Share your reviews online

Freetobook review sharing widget Isn’t it great to get fantastic reviews! You work so hard looking after your customers, naturally they give you fabulous feedback that influences potential future guests. To find your reviews in freetobook simply go to your … Continue reading

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Get more TripAdvisor Reviews automatically

Fast, free and easy way to get more TripAdvisor reviews. With freetobook you always get a competitive advantage from our cutting edge technology that keeps you in control and fully armed with a variety of tools and services, all created … Continue reading

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What is TripConnect ?

TripConnect now live World-Wide for Hotels, B&Bs and Guest Houses As of today independent hotels, bed and breakfasts from all corners of the world can advertise directly for bookings on TripAdvisor. Owners will be able to drive direct bookings with … Continue reading

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TripConnect PayPerClick vs Google

Hotels will switch adverts from Google to TripConnect Google will lose PayPerClick advertising revenue to TripConnect. In the real world of limited marketing budgets one company’s gain will be another’s loss. The much awaited TripConnect system is a new way … Continue reading

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TripConnect premium partner with freetobook

TripConnect and freetobook Worldwide Premium Partners What is TripConnect ? TripConnect is a new service, not yet live, offered by TripAdvisor (due to launch late 2013). If a property is using freetobook they will be able to advertise rates, availability … Continue reading

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3 Tips from TripAdvisor

Tips directly from TripAdvisor You can stumble across myriad views and opinions about TripAdvisor but here is a blog based on on a recent article directly from TripAdvisor.   There is a difference between “TripAdvisor rating” and “TripAdvisor ranking” Your … Continue reading

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10 DOs & DON’Ts for Managing Good (& Bad) Reviews

We’ve all been there, whether we’re accommodation owners or not. We’ve all imagined we’ve done something well only to be brought up short when we’re told we haven’t. It leaves us feeling baffled and hurt – especially if we imagined … Continue reading

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What’s Your Unique Selling Point?

USPs are all the rage these days, because they make you stand out in an increasingly crowded marketplace. Given how full of character – and, yes, “quirky” even! – B&Bs and guest houses can be, they’re in a great position … Continue reading

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