How to prepare your tourism business for a post-pandemic future 

Business owners around the world are scrambling for solutions and ideas to keep their businesses afloat during and after this pandemic. One thing’s for certain: a ‘business-as-usual’ approach is not going to work in the post-pandemic future. This unprecedented event requires an unprecedented response. And the only way to really take control of your business’ future is

How to convert cancellations to future bookings

Hotels, restaurants and tourism operations have all struggled with booking cancellations and sending out refunds to customers over the last few months. In challenging times like these, issuing refunds can seriously hurt your cash flow. But it’s not your only option. Here are some things you can try to turn those cancellations to future bookings.

How to get a competitive edge in the travel industry 

Competition is fierce in the travel industry. Thanks to the internet and social media, it’s never been easier for travellers to see the world of travel possibilities. Everyone is fighting for a larger slice of the pie. But just because competition is fierce, it doesn’t mean you can’t earn good money from the market. There’s enough pie for everybody. If you’re

Why you should accommodate last-minute bookings to boost your bottom line 

Let’s talk about last-minute bookings. Sure, they can’t be a pain, but the fact is spontaneity is the name of the game young people who love to travel. And this is good news for the tourism industry, as more and more people book last-minute – filling out any vacancies.    With that said, it is important for

Live Virtual Tours: How to generate business during a lockdown

The COVID-19 pandemic continues to wreak havoc on the global tourism industry. But as in any crisis, opportunities will always appear. One way to keep your business afloat and retain some cash flow is through live virtual tours.   Live virtual tours are a great way to show off your business to people who wanted to travel but

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How to leverage Early Bird discounts during coronavirus lockdown

It might be hard to imagine now, but there will come a time when the coronavirus pandemic is over. Yes, really! There are already signs that hotel bookings in China are recovering while cruise bookings for 2021 are starting to fill too. It’s a good sign that travellers are looking ahead beyond this pandemic. You need to do

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How to attract local tourist bookings when international numbers are down

Pandemics, natural disasters, civil or political unrest can all deter foreign travellers from visiting your local destination. During times like these, when international travel is banned, it can be challenging to keep your business afloat if you rely heavily on overseas tourists. International bookings are great, but they shouldn’t make or break your business. Now

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The Tourism Operators’ Guide to Surviving Covid-19  

You may have noticed the world is at a complete stand-still because of the coronavirus pandemic. The world’s on fire: the stock market is shot, travel plans are cancelled, airlines are haemorrhaging money, and our beloved tourism industry is sitting at rock-bottom. Economic experts around the world are talking about the impending recession. Without a