ED BOOKING is a website tool for hotels to earn more revenue, save costs and establish long term direct relationships with customers. All that hotel needs is an Internet connection to manage rooms availability / prices that can be done even in smartphone. We will give you personal booking relation manager who will help you whenever you need.
We are providing turn key websites for hotels which not only look nice but also work as the best sales and marketing tool for hotel. Our website development package includes website design, HTML coding, integration to WordPress CMS, initial text and pictures inserting in all languages as well as all search engines optimization (SEO).
Every brand needs to be upgraded. Already 8 years has passed since we started under eDream Hotels trademark and for today "e-dreams" have become the daily reality for hotels. Our mission is to help hotels sell easy and directly online, to establish good long term relationships, increase revenue and profit.
Tallinn, Estonia – ED for hotels today announces an integration partnership with the global hotel industry’s leading cloud platform, SiteMinder, to enable hotels to more seamlessly attract and book guests online.
The General Data Protection Regulation, also know as GDPR, goes into effect May 2018. To help you prepare, we've put together a high-level checklist of things you should be doing to ready yourself for this new EU regulation.
Google has announced a deadline of July 2018 as the date for when Chrome will begin explicitly warning users if a site is insecure. A prominent warning may affect how secure users feel and may cause some visitors to leave a site, which will negatively impacting a sites bounce rate, advertising impressions, affiliate clicks and eCommerce sales.
Criteo’s latest Travel Insights Report reveals the increasing influence of mobile shopping in the travel industry. The majority of mobile traffic and bookings comes from travellers looking to get away on a whim, so the convenience of online and apps helps drive this change.
In the fast paced world that we call home, technology, Internet habits and web design trends are constantly changing. So in order for you to stay in the know, we’ve rounded up some web design trends you’ll see online in the new year.
One of the most frequently asked questions probably is: “What online marketing tools to use?” Below you'll find a list of present day tools. Some of these tools are mainly for SEO use, but they all come in handy for every website owner.
Hotels can invest hundreds, if not thousands, of dollars each month driving traffic to their website. But if your website isn’t optimized to drive direct bookings, then all that time and money is wasted.
Google, whose mantra used to be ‘Don’t be evil’ (until it dropped it for the motto ‘Do the right thing’), is almost omnipresent in our lives these days. We use it for all sorts of online searches, whether it’s trying to access arcane information or find our way from A to B.
So could Google become a dominant force in hospitality?
Let’s face it, the OTAs are not getting any smaller. Online travel agent (OTA) bookings have steadily increased at the expense of hotels, taking advantage of a thriving digital travel market to strengthen their position and impose conditions in exchange for increased exposure - including 15% -25% commissions. Understandably, hotels prefer direct bookings.
Released by Carlson Wagonlit Travel and the GBTA Foundation, The 2018 Global Travel Forecast shows hotel prices are expected to be 3.7% higher. Globally, the 3.7% average increase in hotel prices masks what is actually happening on a regional level. Europe is expected to post strong increases, while other regions are barely keeping up with inflation.
Nearly 30 years after its debut, we can now safely say that revenue management is an important hospitality discipline. Therefore, the role of a revenue strategist has evolved greatly. The revenue manager is no longer a team of one, relegated to a dark office in the corner.
The web is a unique environment which is constantly changing and evolving, and with that in mind, we run down what we believe are 10 of the most important trends to be looking towards over the next 12 months.
There are currently over 3.4 billion internet users around the world, and as online store owners we want to reach as many of them as possible. There are two main advertising platforms that help us get there, Google AdWords and Facebook Ads.
When it comes to hotel stays, the best deals just might be found on a hotel website. Hotels are battling online travel agencies like Expedia, Hotels.com and Booking.com by offering benefits to travellers who book directly with them, potentially saving hotels the cost of a booking commission to the third-party vendor.
Today, we’re going to take you through 10 key trends in revenue management today. We will focus on current trends and strategies. These are the ones that we think are vital to strong revenue growth and growing your direct bookings, and they are the ones you should take advantage of if you want your profits to do more than just hold steady.
The drive to increase direct bookings has moved into high gear for many hoteliers, with the large global chains and hospitality industry giants leading the charge. Hotels are looking for ways to wean travelers away from booking with OTAs (Online Travel Agencies) in a bid to fight back against the high fees and restrictive terms that these aggregate travel booking agencies impose.
We are glad to announce that we have extended payment options in ED booking. Now, in addition to credit card payment and guarantees, you can quickly and securely pay with Estonian, Latvian, Lithuanian and Finnish bank links with the maksekeskus.ee solution.
TripAdvisor’s influence on travel booking continues to grow. 79% of customers say they trust online reviews as much as a personal recommendation, and 46% of travelers read online reviews before booking a hotel.
The hotel industry is going through a period of unprecedented, irreversible change and will look very different in 2020 than it does today.
Digital technologies are shifting the balance of power towards the consumer.
Due to the big technical innovation and web design newest developments a lot has been changed in web design within last few years. The biggest influence for websites is the invasion of mobile devices and also a change in screen resolution sizes.
In response to Booking.com’s offer to loosen rate parity requirements for hotels, HOTREC, the umbrella association for hotels in Europe, says the offer does not go far enough and want’s to restore complete entrepreneurial freedom for hoteliers to set their pricing – including their own website.
There have been many years of talks that soon the user-generated content, WEB2 , will be more than just an entertainment. In Travel Industry, I can say for sure, that this has arrived already long ago. Word of mouth is the King! Only marketing that customers care about is the Feedback of Experience of other customer and not some cliché advertising text written by the best copywriter around.
Many hoteliers are probably noticed that when typing into Google search bar their own brand name then different online travel agencies appearing in search results with the same keyword in their ad title and description.
Google Traveler Study 2014 reveals why multi-screen marketing is vital for hotels – Mobile is important throughout the entire shopping journey with 75% of leisure travelers switching between devices to complete planning and booking.
Micros Nordic and ED for hotels have teamed up to bring a new hotel homepage online booking engine to Nordic market. Over 38% of travel services in Nordic countries and Western Europe are sold online in 2011 (European Travel Commission New Media Trend Watch).
Over the past years the Revenue Management and revenue managers have been fighting with dropping demand and changing marketplace. Now the demand is finally growing again and the markets are recovering from recession.