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Hotelier Magazine Roundtable
Posted by Rich Tuckwell on: 2018-04-23 18:28:58Avvio  |  Booking Engine  |  Digital Marketing  |  Web Design

I had the pleasure of joining a technology roundtable discussion recently with Canada's Hotelier Magazine editor, as well as other hotel tech experts. You can read the full article in my latest blog post below.

Hotelier: What are the most common challenges hoteliers are trying to solve with technology? 

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The Balancing Act
The Balancing Act - free half day event in New York
Posted by Rich Tuckwell on: 2018-02-15 00:00:00Avvio  |  Booking Engine  |  Digital Marketing  |  Web Design

As a hotelier in an increasingly digitized world, growing your direct booking revenue can be a real balancing act. That’s why Avvio has brought together some of the brightest minds in the hotel tech industry for a free afternoon of discussion, strategizing and planning to help you find your balance when it comes to unifying your direct booking channel.

’The Balancing Act’ is a free event masterclass all about direct channel growth taking place in Midtown, New York City on Thursday 22 February. Register now for your free spot on our Eventbrite page.

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2017: A Year in Review
2017: According to Avvio
Posted by Chris Rose on: 2017-12-31 09:00:00Avvio  |  Booking Engine  |  HSMAI Europe  |  Digital Marketing  |  Web Design  |  Irish Hotel Federation

As we near the end of the year, I got together with our team to reflect on what has been happening in the world of Avvio in 2017. 

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Adare Manor website homepage
Avvio works with Adare Manor on striking new website to reflect stunning restoration
Posted by Frank Reeves on: 2017-12-19 15:44:03Avvio  |  Digital Marketing  |  Web Design
The experts at Avvio have worked with Adare Manor in Ireland to create a beautiful new website, reflecting the award-winning hotel’s extensive refurbishment.
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How to stop potential guests from abandoning their booking
Posted by Frank Reeves on: 2017-10-03 14:36:00Avvio  |  Booking Engine  |  Web Design

According to Sales Cycle, 81% of online travel bookings are abandoned, with 13% saying it’s because the booking process is too long and complicated, even after selecting rooms and dates. But why would a potential guest secure rooms, dates, rates and perhaps even add-ons, only to abandon at the last moment? 

According to the survey:

53% of visitors abandon their booking when shown the total price.

26% of bookers drop off when asked for personal details.

The remaining 21% give up when asked for their payment details.

There are real reasons behind their abandonment, just as there are real reasons why a shopper chooses to make that last move and book. In this article, I’m going to let you in on a few simple ways to minimise the motivation to abandon, so you can improve your direct booking revenue.

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