How important is it to get the right types of guests for your place?

Some B&B’s and boutique hotels seems to be very interested in getting the “right” types of guests. Guests that truly understand that they will come to a unique place, sometimes far from a regular stay at the usual hotel. Guests that are looking for a unique, local and authentic experience and searching for places and hosts that can provide them with that. How important is it for you to get the right type of guests for your place? And what do you do to make sure you…

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Roombler booking engine and widget now available for Wix websites!

We have noticed that many B&B’s, boutique hotels and vacation rentals use Wix website builder for their website. Therefore, we have made it very easy to put your Roombler booking engine and booking widget on your Wix website. That way you get all your bookings from your own website as well as channels such as Booking.com, Airbnb into the Roombler mobile booking app. All in in the same calendar.…

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Get more direct bookings with your own booking engine on your web site

A very hot topic today among independent hotels in Europe is its dependence on booking.com as the dominant external channel for bookings. On one hand the perception is that it is a great tool to fill up with bookings without any marketing efforts. On the other hand many feel disconnected from their guests not being able to communicate with them or in an efficient way collect contact details for further communication and repeat visits. One thing does not have to exclude the other. However, to be in control of…

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The Stressful life of a hotel owner

We know from experience that being the owner of a small hotel can be very stressful. Wearing different hats is just an understatement, rather wearing every hat there is defines the condition better. So, what can you do about it? How can you manage to, not only, survive but also develop your business, increase your service to customers and empower you employees at the same time? Finding the answers to these questions is what we strive for everyday at Roombler. We know it is possible to create working conditions were…

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