Category Archives: trends

Mobile hotel bookings grow

Mobile hotel bookings keep growing… Here at freetobook we keep an eye on industry trends and an even closer watch on trends within our own booking systems.. with thousands of accommodation owners using freetobook we have an insight into trends … 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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freetobook is 2 years young – established in 1998

On the 17th December 2010 freetobook took it’s very first customer booking…to our customers that makes us 2 years old (even if we were established in 1998), party time! It does seem a long time ago, much has happened and … Continue reading

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Visit Scotland hoping for a “Brave” 2012

This year will see a unique global marketing campaign to promote Scottish tourism. Disney-Pixar, the film company behind such modern classics as Toy Story, Wall-E and Monsters Inc will team up with VisitScotland for a series of promotions around the … Continue reading

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The scandal of Taxing Exports, UK VAT and Accommodation

Export, export, export is the way to a prosperous future. An export led recovery is what we all need. The story goes something like this: if we can encourage more folk from abroad to part with their hard earned cash, … Continue reading

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Facebook holiday envy

We’ve all heard about “green” holidays, but how about “green with envy” holidays? Research just published by Teletext Holidays suggests that over 50% of Brits now post holiday photos on their Facebook profile pages and that an increasing number of … Continue reading

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VisitEngland Survey July11 freetobook infographic

Infographic digest of VisitEngland Business confidence monitor survey July 2011. The complete survey is available from VisitEngland, this digest focuses on booking paterns of hotels, B&Bs, guest houses, self catering, camping and caravaning.

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