August 17, 2017

Why POPI is Important to your Guest House?

POPI refers to South Africa’s Protection of Personal Information Act. This newly introduced Law regulates the Processing of Personal Information and applies to your business. The Act was signed into law in November 2013 and formally introduced in February 2017. […]
August 3, 2017

How to Manage your Online Reviews and why it’s Important

If you are getting started with a strategy for receiving and managing online reviews and guest feedback, first on your list should be the world’s biggest travel site: TripAdvisor. TripAdvisor has become an important resource for travelers as well as […]
July 10, 2017

Do Hotel Rating Schemes still hold Value?

Is the hotel rating system something of the past? We tend to think so. The inspection and classification of lodging facilities emerged in the early 20th century. However, the seismic change in the global hospitality industry over the last two […]
June 5, 2017

5 Reasons why your Guest House needs a Mobile friendly website?

With the staggering growth of smartphones and tablets, it has become essential for your Guest House website to be mobile friendly.  Travellers are constantly using their mobile devices, before and during their travels, making use of mobile apps like, Tripadvisor, AirBnB and […]
May 30, 2017

How to Manage your Online Reviews Successfully

Right, we now have a brand new, optimised and working website. Next up we need to start managing our online exposure and make sure it reaches maximum potential and gets you the best possible results. First up, the all important […]
May 19, 2017

The Basic Steps to Getting Started with SEO

Now that we’ve covered getting your new website and your beautifully designed, responsive site is live, we’re now moving on to Search Engine Optimisation or SEO. There is absolutely no point in having a website if it doesn’t appear in […]
May 4, 2017

Booking and Guest Management Systems on Your Website

There’ll come a time when you decide you want to take bookings on your own website. Even if you use a third party site for this it’s not as smooth for the guest as having the entire ordering process on […]