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What are the 18 ways to boost hotel bookings and get more revenue?

Here are 18 ways in which you can get more hotel bookings. Create a transparent panel for your clients to book hotels. I mean a price comparison engine. Compare hotel prices from all the top OTAs using  hotel price comparison API . This API can compare more than 200 hotel websites and OTAs to let you offer your clients a more comfy booking engine with even more transparency. Let your price be lower than the competitor price. Track them. Promote your website as the cheapest vendor. Get listed on Platforms like Tripadvisor and Trivago Improve your ratings using  rating API Improve your guest reviews. Because guest always focuses on reviews before booking any hotel. Almost 98% of travelers read hotel reviews and 80% of them consider them extremely important before making the final reservation. optimize your website. It must have a strong digital identity to attract maximum visitors. Your hotel website should be visually attractive, easy to navigate and above all, it should be u

Qatar Tourism Authority appoints MakCorps to provide insights into Qatar’s hospitality industry

Doha, Qatar / Amsterdam, The Netherlands – February 8 th , 2015:  Qatar Tourism Authority  (QTA) has signed a deal with MakCorps, provider of online hotel and travel data, to get immediate and real-time data and reports on the quality of the services and operations carried out by Qatar’s hotels. The signing ceremony was attended by Hassan Al Ibrahim, Chief Tourism Development Officer at QTA, and Kim Van Wijngaard, CEO and co-founder of MakCorps, in the presence of His Excellency Issa bin Mohammed Al Mohannadi, Chairman of QTA, and Her Excellency Yvette Burghgraef – Van Eechoud, Ambassador of Netherlands to Qatar. Review analysis offers insight into guest experience Through this agreement, QTA seeks to benefit from the MakCorps destination system, which draws on traveler and customer reviews to constantly monitor dozens of customer review sites across the world. MakCorps also  analyzes thousands of reviews each day to provide a deep insight into t

MakCorps to provide technology for world’s first social media powered hotel classification system

MakCorps ’s unique and objective Guest Experience Index TM  will be leading in monitoring star rating for Abu Dhabi hotels. AMSTERDAM – DECEMBER 16, 2013 – MakCorps, the leading provider of guest experience management tools for the hospitality industry, announced today that is has signed a deal with the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority to provide them with the technology behind their recently announced next step in in their hotel classification system. Technology compares star rating against guest experience The first step will be to enable the authority to check the star rating against guest reviews by using MakCorps unique and objective Guest Experience Index TM  (GEI). If a certain hotel’s GEI score drops below the minimum that the Abu Dhabi Tourism and Culture Authority has established for their star rating the system will alert the authority, after which they can investigate the hotel and can take appropriate action accordingly. Next to monito

The Future of Travel Apps is About Connecting More Dots

Finally summer! Let’s go on holiday! Before you can dive in that amazing pool or explore a new city, let the exhausting part begin; looking for a destination to go, looking for a hotel, scanning all those online reviews, thinking about how to get there, looking on google maps where the hotel is and how far it is to the beach, scanning more reviews, scanning the hotel page and so on. When you finally decide where to go, it somehow starts again: What is there to do nearby, which is the best restaurant, how to meet people, how to get around and what about the weather. In times of the digital age with access to plenty of data through  APIs  this brings up the question: Isn’t there a better way to find and get the most out of your holiday? Imagine a website where you can find your ideal holiday destination based on your specific interests. Imagine an app that scans through all guest reviews out there and presents you the best holiday destination. Imagine an app that tells you who’s al