4 tips for writing content for hotel websites

September 10th, 2019|

Any hotelier nowadays will tell you that the best bookings are those that come in through the hotel’s own website. Why? Because those bookings don’t incur expenses to third-party channels, meaning they have the highest DRR (direct revenue ratio). But in the competitive hospitality industry, driving traffic to your […]

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The benefits of using a booking engine and how to set it up

September 2nd, 2019|

Most hoteliers operating in the competitive hospitality industry would agree that a hotel’s website should be the most profitable channel and bring in the most amount of bookings. Considerably cheaper to maintain than distribution across other channels (such as OTA booking sites), online reservations via your direct website will […]

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How to ensure your hotel website is mobile-friendly

August 12th, 2019|

As global mobile usage continues to grow, the hospitality industry is seeing an increasing number of hotel bookings coming from smartphones. Mobile bookings grew by 1700% in just four years, and people are now five times more likely to leave a website if it isn’t mobile-friendly. According to recent […]

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Google Hotel Ads: How to set up and manage effective campaigns

June 24th, 2019|

Millions of travellers worldwide search for hotels on Google everyday. In fact, 75% of potential bookers will research your hotel online before booking, and 94% will switch between devices as they plan or book a trip. Ensuring your hotel can easily be found online on both desktop and mobile […]

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Leonardo continues to partner with HotelREZ

March 22nd, 2018|

This week, Leonardo Worldwide Corporation announced its renewed agreement with HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ), which provides distribution, revenue, sales and marketing services and consultancy to independent hotels and small hotel groups in over 40 countries.

HotelREZ subscribed to Leonardo’s VScape Digital Asset Management System in 2009 to fulfill a need […]

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HotelREZ completes certification with Simple Booking

October 11th, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has completed certification with Simple Booking, a leading online reservation and channel management system based in Florence, Italy. Simple Booking offers a reservation system, rate match service, channel manager, metasearch platforms and business analytics, used by over 2,500 hotels.

The certified 2-way XML connection between the […]

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SmartHOTEL chooses HotelREZ as preferred GDS and Booking Engine partner

June 28th, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ), one of the world’s largest hotel representation companies, has announced a new partnership with SmartHOTEL, a Netherlands-based hospitality technology provider.

The partnership between the two hospitality providers follows the successful development of a seamless 2-way connectivity between the Smart Channel Manager, PMS connector and HotelREZ’s […]

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Facebook targets the travel industry

March 30th, 2017|

It was probably only a matter of time. Facebook has made its most decisive foray into the travel industry with the launch of its ‘City Guides’ feature on its mobile app, enabling its users to contact and make reservations in a number of hotels and restaurants in a given city.

Rather […]

Outlook for 2017: Travel in Times of Global Uncertainty

January 19th, 2017|

By Mark Lewis, Founder and CEO of HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts

If one thing is clear, it’s that 2016 marked the beginning of a new era of uncertainty. With political upheavals like Brexit, Donald Trump and the Turkish coup d’état, terror attacks in France and Belgium and natural disasters in […]

HotelREZ completes migration to Sabre [press release]

January 10th, 2017|

HotelREZ adopts Sabre’s hospitality solutions to provide customers with industry-leading reservation technology
LONDON and SOUTHLAKE, Texas – Jan. 9, 2017

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HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has completed the migration of its member hotels to Sabre’s SynXis Central Reservations and device responsive booking engine, securing its ability to provide more […]

HotelREZ completes interface with Belgium-based Cubilis by Stardekk

January 4th, 2017|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts (HotelREZ) has completed a full XML certified connection with Cubilis by Stardekk. Based in Bruges, Belgium, Cubilis is a leading online reservation and channel management system for hotels, B&Bs and rental properties.

The certified 2-way XML connection allows Cubilis hotel customers to distribute real-time rates and inventory to […]

HotelREZ completes interface with Mews Systems

June 7th, 2016|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts has recently completed a full XML certified connection with Mews, a well known PMS and booking engine provider to the hospitality industry.

HotelREZ upgrades call centre with state-of-the-art technology

December 3rd, 2015|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts announces today a full upgrade to its call centre service, TelREZ, following significant technology investment. New HD equipment and core software will provide hotels a full and transparent overview into voice reservations conversion.

After months of careful planning, HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts completes a full upgrade […]

How China is leading the way in mobile bookings

October 19th, 2015|

Early this month, a new report from travel research experts Phocuswright, provided a more detailed overview of how travellers in eight key markets are navigating the evolving consumer travel life cycle. The report covers hot topics such as millennials driving the online travel trend in the so called BRIC countries (Brazil, […]

Twitter: Best Practices for Hotels [e-guide]

August 10th, 2015|

In the past year alone, 70% of followers are believed to have taken some action after seeing travel content on Twitter. Furthermore, an impressive 60M tweets are said to have mentioned hotels, while only a mere 21M tweets mentioned holidays. If that doesn’t make you think twice about having your […]

How to Get Corporate Business as an Independent (Hotel)

July 20th, 2015|

Every year hotels around the world compete for corporate business. The “RFP season” as it is known in the industry, involves corporate travel managers sending an RFP (request for proposal) bid to a hotel from a client such as IBM, Vodafone or HSBC. While the contracts for these clients […]

Needs and Habits of the Modern Business Traveller

July 14th, 2015|

Last May travel intelligence company Skift, together with American Express, has published a report on the Lifestyle Habits of the 24/7 Business Traveller. In it, the lifestyle needs and habits of today’s business traveller are surveyed, and emerging new trends in hospitality examined.

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts breaks down the […]

HotelREZ launches new PMS interface, REZSwitch

April 7th, 2015|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, one of the hotel industry’s most innovative representation providers in the market, announces the launch of a new PMS interface, REZSwitch. The new PMS interface will provide a reliable, cost efficient and flexible way for a Property Management System (PMS) to connect to HotelREZ’s Central […]

HotelREZ appointed GuestCentric’s preferred GDS partner

February 25th, 2015|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, one of the UK’s largest and fastest growing hotel representation companies, has been appointed as the preferred GDS partner to GuestCentric, a leading provider of cloud-based digital marketing and e-commerce software for boutique and independent hotels.

The partnership between GuestCentric and HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, will […]

How To Market To Millennial Travellers [e-guide]

December 3rd, 2014|

HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, a leading global hotel representation company, has today launched a guide for independent hoteliers explaining how they can leverage their unique hotel qualities to target the next generation of millennial travellers.

A lot has been said about millennial of late. Some well known facts state millennial […]