There are many ways your business can manage bookings. Traditional methods like phone or email remain the primary source of bookings for many businesses; however, direct bookings to your own website are important and with the ongoing growth of mobile usage, you’d be wise to have a mobile responsive website.
The reality is not all bookings will come direct via one of these methods and you’ll need to establish partnerships and relationships to increase your bookings, in this article we’ll explain how and why.
The more direct bookings you can get to your business the better. Generally, these bookings will cost you less per customer and they have added benefits. These benefits include:
By working together all parties can benefit and improve the visitor experience, increase their length of stay and increase the economic benefit to the region. Benefits include:
You need to take the following steps: