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21-06-2022

Hotel Housekeeping Software: 5 Must-Have Features

Keeping a hotel running smoothly requires a lot of coordination; it's a tough job that could be much easier if you had...

Hotel Technology

19-05-2022

Tech-Savvy Hotel Guest Experience Journey: 5 Stages

For hoteliers, it is important to understand the journey of a tech-savvy traveller. The guest experience can be broken...

Hotel Marketing7 MIN READ

05-05-2022

What Are the Best Hotel Booking Sites in 2022?

Whether you have a spare room in your home, want to fill an apartment, or you’re the owner of a new hotel —...

Hotel Technology5 MIN READ

13-04-2022

Property Management System For Boutique Hotels: Top 5 Benefits

Distinct. Intimate. Elegant. You have put a lot of care and effort into creating a signature brand for your boutique...

Hotel Marketing

05-04-2022

How to Get Eco-Certified on Google Hotel Ads

  Your hotel is your brand and in a study done by the Havas group on meaningful brands, consumers are desperately...

Hotel Technology

29-03-2022

The Smart Guide to Hotel Accounting Software

  To succeed at running your business – or even to know if you're succeeding – you need to analyse...

Integrations

28-03-2022

The Best Hotel POS System and Software in South Africa

  Hotels have evolved from clunky cash registers and legacy hotel point-of-sale (POS) systems that cluttered...

Hotel Technology8 MIN READ

14-03-2022

Examples: What is Yield Management in the Hotel Industry?

  Demand in the hospitality industry constantly fluctuates. So selling time-limited inventory like hotel rooms at...

Hotel Technology3 MIN READ

21-02-2022

5 Hotel Booking Engine Mistakes and How to Fix Them

  Are you not getting the performance you expected from your hotel booking engine?    Direct booking...

Hotel Technology

01-02-2022

Quick Guide: How to Identify Your Hotel CompSet

You’re always competing for bookings with other accommodation providers in and around your area. For this reason,...

21-01-2022

6 Benefits and Advantages of Hotel Online Check-In

More and more hotel guests are skipping the front desk and heading straight to their rooms. Corporate travellers...

Integrations

20-01-2022

Automated Payment Processing with Peach Payments

It takes a lot of hard work and resources to get your customer to the point of booking. The last thing you want is for...

Integrations

20-01-2022

Automated Payment Processing in Kenya with Peach Payments

It takes a lot of hard work and resources to get your customer to the point of booking. The last thing you want is for...

Hotel Technology

13-01-2022

5 Ways Hotel Management Software can Make Businesses More Successful

A hotel management software is a centralised computer system that makes it easier to manage a hotel business. Some of...

Hotel Technology

07-01-2022

Your Key To Success: PMS for Small Hotels

Small and independent hotels have different goals and challenges compared to big hotel chains.  And that’s...

Integrations

23-11-2021

8 Things Guests Expect From Your Hotel in 2022

Throughout 2021, hoteliers have proven their resilience and ability to make the most of difficult situations. As we...

Hotel Technology

15-12-2021

9 Proven Upselling Techniques For Hotels in 2022

Hotel managers that don’t include upselling in their sales strategy are leaving money on the table. In 2021,...

Hotel Technology16 Nov, 2021

15-11-2021

Hotel Booking Engine: A Guide to More Direct Bookings

A hotel booking engine is a powerful tool that captures direct bookings right on a hotel’s website. No...

07-11-2021

What is a Hotel Channel Manager? (Ultimate Guide 2022)

Nowadays, successful hotels promote their rooms and availability across multiple online travel agencies to stay ahead...

28-05-2019

Save on your bookkeeping costs with RoomRaccoon

Companies are obliged to keep their accounting records and to create detailed financial reports. Hoteliers usually...

26 Oct, 20212 MIN READ

18-03-2021

3 Tips to help your potential future travellers

The pandemic has put a strain on the hospitality industry. Booking.com conducted a worldwide study that revealed that...

28-05-2019

How to be on your guests’ radar during a crisis

In times of such uncertainty that we’re currently living in, hotel managers and AirBnB owners need to adapt...

28-05-2019

Contactless Stay Quality label

At RoomRaccoon, we keep a close eye on all developments surrounding the coronavirus and closely monitor what we can do...

28-05-2019

Boost your Direct Bookings

I recently co-hosted a Webinar with Mark Simpson from Boostly.  For anybody that hasn’t heard of Mark, he is...

28-05-2019

'I will not lie. Of course we are scared'

At RoomRaccoon we not only have a big heart for the Hospitality Industry, some of our Raccoons have accommodations...

28-05-2019

How to find the USP of your accommodation

The hospitality industry is filled with a wide range of options, for consumers to choose. We know that it can be hard...

Hospitality News

24-12-2021

Impactful Technology Trends in the Hospitality Industry in 2022

Some hospitality technology trends come and go and others cause a digital disruption and become widely adopted. In the...

28-05-2019

Facebook Group with Corona Updates for the Hotel Industry

The whole world has to deal with the consequences of the coronavirus. We, too, follow the advice of the Health...

28-05-2019

Coronavirus and Hotels: 5 tips as an anti-crisis strategy

These are the days that we will all remember as the time of the Corona Virus. It is certainly not an easy time. We are...

28-05-2019

How deposit payments can make or break the experience

Welcome to my second blog, I hope you could use some of the tips from my first blog which focused on what impact...

28-05-2019

How to Manage your Hotel's Online Reputation

As more and more travelers turn to reviews as part of researching and planning for their trip, a positive online...

28-05-2019

How to market your accommodation for V-Day

February 14, a.k.a Valentine’s Day: love is in the air. Somehow, people are getting a bit bored of giving each...

28-05-2019

Best Hotel Management System in the 2020 HotelTechAwards

What a way to start the year: Hotel Tech Report just announced that RoomRaccoon has been awarded the prestigious...

28-05-2019

Why is automisation & personalisation so important?

Thanks for taking the time to read my first blog. I am Niels Verspui, and brought RoomRaccoon to South Africa...

28-05-2019

New Year's Resolutions

9 out of 10 people start their year with some "new year, new me" motivation. This not only happens on a personal level,...

28-05-2019

Choosing the Right Hotel Management System

For Independent Hotels there are a lot of different options when it comes to choosing a Hotel Management System. Maybe...

28-05-2019

15 ideas to make Christmas extra special for your guests

Christmas is nearly upon us, so now is the perfect time to arrange some (last-minute) Christmas extravaganza. guests...

28-05-2019

RoomRaccoon makes life easier

Never before has it been so easy to receive bookings and assign them to rooms with a single click, add extras, send...

28-05-2019

5 Hospitality Trends for 2020

With the new year just around the corner, it’s a good idea to start preparing for 2020. The hospitality industry...

28-05-2019

How many empty rooms did you have last week?

If you answer this question with (nearly) zero: wow, you are doing great! However, did your business also profit from...

28-05-2019

What do you pay for your payments?

Some hoteliers prefer to get paid at check-in, others at check-out. Or perhaps have the OTA charge the booker and you...

28-05-2019

What strategy is right for your hotel?

Written by Adam Clarke Distribution can seem complex. Online Travel Agents, Bed Banks, Wholesalers, Global...

28-05-2019

6 daily tasks you didn't know you could automate

There are many things you can automate, but sometimes it is difficult to decide which automation tips are worth...

28-05-2019

RoomRaccoon and GuestRevu integration

Life in the hospitality industry can be chaotic at the best of times, which is why it’s so important to work with...

28-05-2019

Is Your Accommodation Ready for The Peak Season?

Written by Nathana Summer is around the corner and everyone is looking for a new destination or making plans for their...

09-05-2019

RoomRaccoon in Two Minutes

Written by Nathana RoomRaccoon is an all-in-one solution for hotels, B&B's and apartments. Property Management...

29-04-2019

Hotel Booking Engine: What it can do for you?

Written by Nathana How do you get your reservations on your Hotel or B&B? Pen and paper? Or do you still use...

01-03-2019

Enhance occupancy rate by improving your online presence

Written by Nathana It is known by hoteliers around the world that cultivating your brand online can bring good results,...

25-04-2019

Personalize The Guest Experience At Your B&B

Written by Nathana  The experience of your guests at your hotel or B&B is strongly connected to the...

17-04-2019

Payment Process in Your Hotel or B&B

  Written by Nathana In a business of any kind, it’s always important to measure your strengths and...

21-02-2019

How to Save Costs and Increase Direct Bookings

Written by Nathana As a small accommodation provider, we understand the struggle and pressure to find better strategies...

12-02-2019

Email marketing tips for hotels and B&B's

Booking confirmation Once a booking is confirmed, the customer can start preparing his journey. It’s recommended...

15-11-2018

Charge it to your Room, with TallOrder and RoomRaccoon!

Want to know more about TallOrder? Visit the TallOrder website and request a demonstration. Innovation is one of the...

27-06-2018

The playground of special hotel packages

Written by Genya   It’s a way to allure potential guests to book a room in your hotel or B&B. Everyone...

27-06-2018

How to increase my room revenue?

Written by Genya   The hotel industry seemed to have significantly increased as of 2010, but will this success...

27-06-2018

Hotel Channel Manager: Do I need one?

Written by Genya   Ever heard of a hotel Channel Manager or wonder why you need one? Let's have a look at what a...

27-06-2018

You're in charge!

Written by Fern   As a property owner, you probably are known to different kind of OTA’s (online travel...

27-06-2018

Top 10 hotel trends for 2018

Written by Genya   Every year, we kind of start the same. We set up goals both personally (eating healthy) and...

27-06-2018

Attracting guests to your B&B

Written by Fern   B&B, hotel, holiday home. All of them are very different kind of accommodations with...

27-06-2018

Does a successful B&B depend on your managing skills?

Written by Fern   Starting a B&B is something that people often do at their own homes. If you have a few...

27-06-2018

7 important aspects for a B&B

Ready to take part with the RoomRaccoon B&B software Running a successful Bed & Breakfast is not always easy....

27-06-2018

Tips for entries on AirBnB

With a Channel Manager, renting your Bed & Breakfast is even easier When you leave your apartment, it is lucrative...

27-06-2018

6 Tips to get more bookings

A 'to be' or 'not to be' hotel or B&B For both large and small hotels and B & Bs, it is important to be clearly...