Kickstart Profile: Iara Figuiredo

The Kickstart scheme is one of the best policies to come out of the pandemic. In case you haven’t heard of it, it’s a government scheme whereby 16-24 year olds looking for work have a decent portion of their wage subsidised by the government. With my economics hat on, this is the kind of policy …

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How These Hotels Earned More Than £20k In Revenue By Doing (Almost) Nothing

There can be no doubt that Covid lockdowns have devastated the travel industry. An unprecedented number of travel-related businesses have shut their doors forever. According to a January 2021 report from the U.S. Travel Association, travel spending fell a full 42% compared to 2019. And the report was published before the more deadly delta variant …

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Best Apps To Manage Your Vacation Rentals

Any vacation rental needs technology to improve its operations. This is why we share the best apps for property management and hosts. And we couldn’t do it alone so we partnered with our friends from Doinn. The owners have so much going on with the bookings, different platforms, guest messaging, property costs, and all of that! …

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How to Effectively Calculate Your Hotel’s ADR (Average Daily Rate)

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If you’re a hotel manager or owner, understanding how to calculate and improve your ADR is a vital way of analyzing the performance of your property. It is a crucial KPI (key performance indicator) alongside RevPAR, Occupancy Rate and RGI. If you’re looking to improve your revenue growth strategies and find ways of maximizing profits, …

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Property Management Guides: Airbnb House Rules Template and Ideas

Airbnb house rules are one of the most important things on your listing. It allows you to set your expectations and ensure you attract guests who are ready to respect your property. To make it easy for you, we’ve put together all the information you need to come up with house rules. Browse our tips …

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What Is RGI and How to Calculate it (2023)

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The hospitality market is competitive, so it pays off to understand how your business performs compared to your competitors. Key performance indicators (KPI) are statistics that can help you, and one of the most important is your revenue generation index (RGI). If you’re unfamiliar with RGIs, we’ve put together all the information you need to …

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How Does Booking.com Work for Hotel Owners And Property Managers

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How does Booking.com work for hotel owners and property managers? Booking.com is one of the largest online travel agents (OTAs) that caters to an international audience in over 220 countries. It’s been around since the late 90s and has expanded to service a variety of hosts. The site allows you to list any accommodations, including: …

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What is Yield Management and How to Improve it

Despite your best efforts, it’s always possible that hotel revenue may stagnate. Especially during the COVID era, managing businesses in the travel industry can be quite difficult, but correct yield management is always necessary for your hotel to thrive.  Generally speaking, yield management equals profit. It is merely the way to “sell the right product …

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Pivots for the People: What Our Partners are Doing to Help the Community

It’s no secret that times are tough for everyone in the travel industry at the moment. With no one looking to take holidays and many events cancelled, most of us are buttoning down the proverbial hatches and hoping to weather the storm as best we can. Between working at home and self-isolation, it’s easy to …

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Elevate your Business Trips with Blueground and Stasher

Here at Stasher, we’re on a mission to make your leisure and business trips better. That’s why we’ve partnered with many leading travel tech brands, such as Blueground. Learn more about how Stasher and Blueground change the world of travel, with the mutual support of global VCs like VentureFriends. Long-term business trips can be an …

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