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The real cost of 'free' cancellations

Last-minute cancellations are logistical and financial headaches for hotels, but ones that have always been a necessary evil within the industry. After all, plans can change with no warning, volcanoes can spontaneously erupt, and other unavoidable occurrences mean that flexibility can be a deciding factor for prospective guests choosing your hotel.

The latest device trends: here's where your guests book from

A good marketing strategy has to be informed by many things, one being the latest trends in device usage. We all have a general understanding of where people spend their time online and where they’re buying from, but consistently analysing the data each quarter means we can try and understand people’s changing habits which can hopefully help to inform marketing strategy updates throughout the year.

New SiteMinder study reveals economic turmoil is not holding Latin Americans back from travelling

Latin Americans still plan to travel this year, even if only domestically to compensate for the socioeconomic turmoil across the Latin American region, a new study has revealed. El Turismo Nacional – La Tendencia Más Fuerte en Los Países de Latinoamérica en 2019 launched today by SiteMinder, the global hotel industry’s leading guest acquisition platform, surveyed more than a thousand travellers from Mexico, Colombia, Argentina, Chile and Peru who say they continue to allocate part of their savings to travel in spite of increased costs within the region.