May 31, 2019

5 Guest House Marketing Tips to help Improve your Off Season Occupancy

The slow trickle of tourists and visitors during the low season is a real challenge to guest house owners. Let’s take a look at a few ways to help you boost your occupancy and make the most of the offseason. […]
April 26, 2019

Great News from Google!

Google Hotels – The next big thing! Our favourite search engine giant, Google, has quietly been experimenting with accommodation bookings and travel options that’s sure to have a massive effect on the travel industry. Their idea is to give online […]
March 25, 2019

How to get ready for the Google+ Shutdown

Google+ is shutting down for consumers. The official deletion date of the platform is, 2 April 2019. The reason for this course of action is due to a bug that exposed the user data of 52.5 million accounts. As a […]
November 13, 2018

Why does Google want my Website to be SSL secure?

Earlier this year Google issued information stating that they will mark all url’s not preceded by HTTPS as “not secure” in their Chrome browser, thus sites will risk losing valuable traffic by being marked as such. Bottom line is that […]
June 29, 2018

Handy tips on Increasing Occupancy during Off-Season

Every establishment has faced challenges during the off-season, when things are quieter and the steady stream of tourists holidaying on our shores slow down to a trickle. You’ve identified when your slow season is, but how do you fix it […]
January 31, 2018

How to promote your Guest House for Valentine’s Day

14 February provides a great chance for guest house owners to take advantage of the romantic buzz and create a helpful boost to bookings. Let’s dive in and take a look at how you can make this special day count. […]
November 21, 2017

An Easy Guide to Best Practice in Sustainable Tourism – Part One

Sustainable tourism has been defined by the World Tourism Organization as “satisfying current tourist and host community needs, while protecting and improving future opportunities. It is seen as a guide in managing all resources, in such a way that economic, […]
October 14, 2016
The importance of Photography to sell your AirBnB listing

The importance of Photography to your AirBnB listing

AirBnB is an online marketplace where travellers can go to find accommodation from mostly private property owners. It is very much like booking a hotel, but guests have the option of staying in a AirBnB Hosts’ home or even a […]
May 10, 2016

Top Ten Benefits of Quality Web Design

We all know that quality web design is a valuable investment, but what are the real benefits of hiring a professional designer? Is the price tag worth it? Will a website that looks good bring in business? Yes, and here’s […]
January 20, 2016

Tourism Marketing SA partners with 5 star photography company Lodge Shots

Tourism Marketing SA has partnered with 5 star photography company Lodge Shots.  The partnerships will provide Tourism Marketing SA clients with access to 5 star photography services that are world-class in the Hospitality industry. CEO of Tourism Marketing SA, Jacques […]
October 7, 2015
The road to le Volcan.

Réunion Island – Expect the unexpected.

“Le Volcan has been erupting all night”, our driver Patrice says nonchalantly in his strong French accent as he pulls our mini-bus into yet another hairpin bend up the narrow winding pass.  We have just started making our way up […]