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Tips for Switching booking system

Switching your booking engine can be a lot easier than you think. Here are a few tips gleaned from our clients. But first a word of warning, it’s not just about cost savings.  Whilst cost is always important there are … Continue reading

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Spread your booking sources

Increasing direct bookings is the priority and we certainly help thousands of businesses grow theirs. The next priority is to ensure you have a good mix of other booking sources so you don’t have all your eggs in one basket. … Continue reading

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Spread your OTA bookings

Are all your eggs in one Online Travel Agent’s (OTA) basket? We see a number of independent accommodation owners who rely on just one OTA. Business wisdom and common sense suggest that an over reliance on one source of sales … Continue reading

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OTAs – Rise of the Giants

Rise of the giants A huge amount of internet change is currently impacting independent accommodation providers. Online travel agent (OTA) consolidation puts the vast majority of bookings into the hands of just 2 or 3 players. Together they dominate the online … Continue reading

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6 Secrets to OTA success

Learn the 6 secrets to OTA success Knowing the secrets of success with the Online Travel Agents OTAs can boost your direct bookings. Their web coverage is so massive that any single property will find it hard to get noticed … Continue reading

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Yorkshire Special Offer

Free connection to all Yorkshire websites There’s no charge from freetobook for connecting to all Yorkshire Tourism sites when you connect before the 31st Oct 2014 (normally £49+ VAT) *. Freetobook’s channel manager now updates yorkshire.com, VisitLeeds, VisitRyedale, VisitHull and … Continue reading

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Visit Jersey Special Offer

Connect to Visit Jersey accommodation websites There’s no charge from freetobook for connecting to Visit Jersey tourism accommodation websites when you connect before the 31st Oct 2014 (normally £49+ VAT) *. Freetobook’s channel manager now updates Visit Jersey all from your freetobook diary. You … Continue reading

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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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Guestlink channel connection

New channel manager link with Guestlink will be live shortly. Our UK customers will soon be able to access even more distribution. Guestlink is based in the UK and they power a number of big destination websites. These include golakes … Continue reading

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HostelWorld Channel Manager connected

Freetobook channel manager keeps on growing with the new connection to HostelWorld you now get even more distribution. This is great news for Hostels, Bed and Breakfasts, Guest Houses and hotels using freetobook. (HostelWorld includes Hostels.com and also BedandBreakfastWorld.com) Hostels … Continue reading

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