Showcasing your rooms on the travel websites!

When it comes to listing your rooms with travel websites (like Expedia, LateRooms or, our advice is to KEEP IT SIMPLE. It’s nice to have individual names for each of your rooms, however when listing them with the travel websites, it can make the choice available to guests a little complicated – they may not be able to see what the differences actually are when searching online. This is why you should group rooms of the same category together and standardise their names like below for example.

  • Singles, Doubles, Triples or Family rooms.

You can then add extra detail as needed to differentiate between the room types such as:

  • Highlighting different standards of the rooms by prefixing them with levels of quality such as executive, superior or luxury.
  • Promoting the location of your rooms by naming them with an extra level of detail such as, sea view, garden view and balcony.

The advantages of this approach are:

  • Your room types will be easily translated and understood when displaying online to global websites in over 30 different languages. People are much more interested in the bed type, the size of the room and the facilities offered.
  • Having less room types available makes it simpler for potential guests to find and choose the type of room they are looking for
  • When your rooms are offered with more general descriptions you have the flexibility to manage your diary, your way!
  • If people are not allocated into a specific room, you can move them before arrival and condense bookings back to back into certain rooms. This helps maximise your occupancy and length of stays available.
  • For your convenience this kind of strategy can also make operational tasks easier such as planning your cleaning and maintenance schedules and managing wear and tear on your rooms.
  • You can also move people into rooms that you’d prefer them to be in to maximise revenue per available room- where you might be comfortable offering discounts.

If you’re worried that this may undersell what the room offers, that’s where add on’s come in!

Make sure to include every free service or facility a guest gets that is included in the price they pay. The top services to highlight, if you offer them, are:

  • Free Parking
  • Free Wifi
  • Free Breakfast

The important thing to remember is that on a travel website listing, you only have a short amount of time to impress and influence the guest before they move onto another property listing. By keeping your information sharp, informative and to the point, having great high quality images and listing all your facilities and amenities, your potential guests will have no reason to look elsewhere.


Showcasing your rooms on the travel websites!

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