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Hotel Management: How to Prepare for the New Season
For seasonal accommodation providers, the focus is primarily on sales strategies, measures to ensure high-quality service and recruitment of trained staff.
COVID-19 and its impact on the hotel industry
With COVID-19 the hotel industry holds its breath. Decreases in bookings and high cancellation volumes are the effects of the virus. Follow our tips now!
Mass tourism in the Alpine region
Overtourism is also becoming an increasing problem in the Alpine region. We explain which are the most affected places in the Alpine region.
The danger of overtourism for destinations
Overtourism is major challenge for many destinations, including the alpine region. These actions help as countermeasures.
How to increase direct bookings on your website
Bookings via hotel booking platforms are increasing constantly. Learn how to generate more direct bookings via your own hotel website.
Hotel cancellations pose a great challenge
The booking behaviour of hotel guests has changed a lot. Especially short-term cancellations have increased dramatically since the rise of OTAs.
Subsidy: KMU Digital 2.0
The Austrian subsidy KMU Digital 2.0 supports small and medium-sized companies in terms of digitization with know-how and financial resources.
Requirements for the digital registration form in Germany
With 01.01.2020 the possibility for the digitalization of the check-in procedure with a digital registration form in hotels in Germany is legally passed.
Kassensicherungs-Verordnung Germany: Things you need to know
In Germany, the Kassensicherungsverordnung will come into force on 01.01.2020. The non-objection regulation will allow time to adapt the TSE by 30.09.2020
PSD2 - Content and Deadlines
The PSD2 comes into force on 14/09/2019. To implement the SCA, many national supervisory authorities grant a postponement of the deadline until 31/12/2020.
How Google Travel works
Google travel is a new interface of the famous search engine provider Google. It's an all-in-one tool to search, compair und book travel components.
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