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Avvio Insights

Avvio has been partnering with accommodation providers since 2002 to help build their brand online and drive transformative direct booking growth.
Our experts bring you the latest industry insights, news and opinions here on the Avvio blog.

Five Strategies to reduce cancellations in 2020

We are always striving for ways to reduce room cancellations and have seen a positive trend with total cancellations down from 20% in 2018 to 17% in 2019. Our goal is to continue to tackle this challenge in 2020 and encourage our customers to adopt our 5 best practice strategies to reduce cancellations.  

By |January 15th, 2020|Categories: Booking Engine|Tags: , , , , , |

Changes to Gift Voucher Sales: Everything you need to know for 2020

By |January 8th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Understanding the new voucher legislation and how it affects your hotel can be tricky, so we’ve compiled our key takeaways to ensure you’ve implemented the correct changes to your voucher options for 2020.

It’s all about TRevPAR this Christmas…

By |December 4th, 2019|Categories: Profitability|Tags: , , , |

By focusing on TRevPAR (total revenue per available room) – hoteliers are able to increase their bottom line profitability by incorporating a robust ancillary spend strategy into their business model (and hopefully ease operational efficiencies!) Here are 3 ways Avvio customers can increase their TRevPAR.

An incredible uplift for Actons Hotel

By |November 27th, 2019|Categories: Case Study|Tags: , , , , |

Set in the vibrant harbor town of Kinsale, Actons Hotel is home to almost 80 immaculate rooms and suites – many of which overlook the scenic Kinsale Harbor. Picturesque views aside, Actons Hotel is dedicated to providing genuine guest care and is often termed as a ‘home away from home’ by their many visitors.

How to take advantage of seasonal vouchers

By |November 22nd, 2019|Categories: Digital News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Brands are striving to keep up with the pace of marketing campaigns for Black Friday, Cyber Monday and of course, Christmas, all of which seem to be launching earlier each year! It's a no brainer that your digital team should have their strategy in place for these big sales that have consumers spending more money online than ever before. But how can hotels maximise profit from these campaigns and go beyond the classic Discount Codes. 

What is GX? And how can it help your hotel?

By |November 4th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

As a hotelier, you need to carefully consider the ways in which your potential audience consumes your brand and the ways they are engaging with your hotel, both online and offline. Facilitating positive interactions and engagements with your guests is no longer a nicety, it's a necessity.

Hotels need to innovate in order to survive and thrive

By |September 24th, 2019|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

Sean Finnan joined Avvio’s board to help drive Avvio's global expansion. He believes that cutting edge technology could assist hotel businesses in rebalancing the relationship with the online travel agents (OTAs) which have dominated online bookings in recent years.

A 15 year partnership with Ashford Castle

By |September 4th, 2019|Categories: Case Study|Tags: , , |

Ashford Castle is the epitome of Irish Hospitality. Former home of the Guinness family, the 350-acres estate is, unsurprisingly, one of Ireland’s top hotel destinations. Avvio has been fortunate enough to work with Ashford Castle since 2004: a successful partnership which has spanned 15 years. 

7 Recent Updates to Hotel Digital Marketing

By |August 30th, 2019|Categories: Digital News|Tags: , , , , |

Digital Marketing is constantly evolving within the hospitality industry which is why we've put together a monthly round-up of relevant digital news. If you’d like help with your hotel’s digital marketing strategy please don't hesitate to contact a member of the team.