Booking.com Opportunity Center

We are excited to announce that properties using Booking.com can now enhance their listings and grow their business by using the Opportunity Center to quickly peruse and select the most relevant options for them. What is the Opportunity Center? Smart: a one-stop shop of opportunities and suggestions to boost your business Relevant to you: personalized,…

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Helping Guests Find Your Property Online

Most travel planning these days happen in front of a computer.  If the traveler doesn’t start at an online travel agency website (like Expedia or Booking.com),  they will certainly start at a search engine like Google, and you will want to make sure they find your website if they are looking for lodging in your area.…

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EMV FAQ

Earlier this year we introduced our partnership with Fortis and Zeamster to bring you the new EMV Terminals. This announcement generated a lot of questions and we gathered a list of the most common questions and answers for you:   Question: What is EMV? Answer: EMV is an abbreviation for Europay, Mastercard and Visa, the three organizations…

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Tokenization

If you have shopped online in the past five years, you likely have received a notification that your personal information, sometimes including credit card numbers, may have been compromised due to security breaches. Threats can come from many sources: contractors, current or former employees, cyberattacks, etc. Small businesses are highly targeted and impacted by security breaches1. The cost of…

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Fraud Prevention with Innsoft’s EMV Solution

Credit card fraud is a costly problem both in the U.S. and around the globe. In 2013, the card fraud loss ratio in Europe, where EMV implementation was at 81%, was 0.038%(1), while the rate in the U.S. was almost triple that at 0.104%(2). To help combat the rising cost of credit card fraud, the…

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Online Revenue Generators

Now that spring has arrived, and summertime is just around the corner, we’d like to talk about one of the best forms of revenue generators for a hotelier. The main goal of hoteliers is to drive revenue through filled rooms, however many hoteliers rely on repeat business or word of mouth to ensure rooms are…

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Happy National Employee Appreciation Day!

ap·pre·ci·a·tion əˌprēSHēˈāSH(ə)n/  noun the recognition and enjoyment of the good qualities of someone or something.   Taking a moment to recognize a job well-done, or the effort someone took to go the extra mile, can be a day-brightener. The simple act of saying “Thank you” can make the day of the person receiving the gratitude.…

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Drive Down Commission Fees and Drive Up Revenue with Direct Inn

Travelers today are Internet savvy. According to a recent study*, 57% of all travel bookings are made through the Internet each year, and of those, 65% are made directly on the dstination website and not through a 3rd party. That means over half of Internet bookings are made directly through the property website! To access…

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Optimize Productivity With Check-Inn’s Network Upgrade

We designed Check-Inn to live on your computer’s hard drive, not on the cloud. We did this for many reasons, including ownership of your guest information and financial data, as well as reliability of access to the program. But what happens if you want Check-Inn to communicate with an external source such as an online travel agency…

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