Tag Archives: Hotels

Haggling with hoteliers becoming a guest habit

Consumers haggling for best prices in accommodation. Image: GraysEscape.com

The top ten most popular properties on haggling website GraysEscape.com have been announced, with newcomer to the site, Oaks Hotels and Resorts, taking out two of the spots. Continue reading

Business is looking up for hoteliers in 2013

Travel review site are helping drive sales. Image: TripAdvisor

2013 is proving to be a great year for hoteliers with 68 percent of Australian accommodation owners being optimistic about the year being profitable. To help increase their bookings, properties are offering free Wi-Fi (50 percent), special offers (47 percent) and discounts on rooms (40 percent).

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Travellers checking TripAdvisor content off-site

53 percent of travellers won’t book without a TripAdvisor review. Image: TripAdvisor

TripAdvisor has announced that over 300 million people per month view TripAdvisor content on sites other than TripAdvisor itself, which is double the amount of viewers registered in 2011. Continue reading

Aussies beat the heat by rushing to hotels

Keep cool in the comforts of hotels this summer.

When the sun goes up, it seems that Aussies rush to the cool comforts of the pool and air-conditioner provided at hotels. Continue reading