Valentine’s Day Marketing 101 for Hotels: How to attract Couples

Valentine’s Day is quickly approaching, and for hotels and restaurants, that means it’s time to start planning your marketing strategy. Here are a few tips to help you get started: Start promoting your Valentine’s Day specials early. Send out email blasts, post on social media, and even create a landing page on your website dedicated […]

Kenya’s HotelOnline, Backed by Yanolja, Buys Hotel Software Brand HotelPlus [Skift]

HotelOnline - Håvar Bauck, Eric Muliro, Endre Opdal

https://skift.com/blog/kenyas-hotelonline-backed-by-yanolja-buys-hotel-software-brand-hotelplus/ [From Skift] HotelOnline, which is based in Kenya and has more than 6,000 hotel clients for its software, has acquired HotelPlus, a provider of hotel software to 2,200 clients in East Africa, the companies said on Monday. The companies didn’t disclose the terms of the deal, other than to say that the transaction was […]

HotelOnline Acquires HotelPlus to Accelerate Expansion Across Africa [Phocuswire]

HotelOnline - Håvar Bauck, Eric Muliro, Endre Opdal

https://www.phocuswire.com/hotelonline-acquires-hotelplus-accelerate-expansion-africa [From Phocuswire] HotelOnline, a Kenya-based revenue management company, has acquired East African hotel software provider HotelPlus. The full terms of the deal were not disclosed, but the transaction mainly takes the form of shares, according to Håvar Bauck, one of HotelOnline’s two founders. Eric Muliro, who founded HotelPlus in Kenya in 2009, is getting […]

HotelOnline is thrilled to welcome Yanolja as an investor and shareholder [Press Release]

Yanolja Cloud Pte. Ltd., a leading South Korean travel technology unicorn backed by Softbank and Booking.com today announced their investment in HotelOnline. Endre Opdal, HotelOnline Founder and CEO: This is a game-changing moment for HotelOnline.  With our operations back in break-even after the Covid crisis, this investment puts us in a unique position to scale […]

SaveApp and HotelOnline Partner for Your Dream Holiday [Press Release]

SaveApp and HotelOnline today launched a strategic partnership to allow their users save towards their ultimate dream holidays. Through SaveApp’s Ukonga platform, users can now access exclusive holiday packages from Cloud9, by HotelOnline. To encourage SaveApp customers to take up the offer, HotelOnline will match the first KES 500 saved towards a holiday, with an […]

HotelOnline launches partnership with HyperGuest [Press Release]

HyperGuest and HotelOnline launch cooperation. HotelOnline is a leading Pan-African revenue management group, offering a wide range of solutions for marketing, distribution and management technology for hotels.  More than 6,000 hotels in 27 African countries use HotelOnline to get more bookings.  HyperGuest quote: We are very proud to collaborate with HotelOnline. With over 6,000 hotels […]

Is your Property Ready for Millennial Travelers in 2021?

Millennials, more than any other generation are making travel their priority, they are saving more for experiences and vacations. Bearing in mind they make the largest percentage in the world, every industry including the hospitality industry is looking for ways to accommodate them. That said, is your hotel/property ready for the Millennials travelers? Things that […]

Secrets to optimizing Your Hotel’s OTA Ranking Instantly

Listing your hotel with an OTAs is the best thing that a property owner can do, but does it end there? Some property owners are constantly wondering why their hotels do not rank high, reducing the number of bookings they get online. Well, here are some few secrets to optimizing your hotel’s OTA ranking instantly […]

Hotel Photography: Simple Tricks for Taking Hotel Photos

There is nothing more damaging for hotels/properties than bad photos. Images associating to your property be it on your hotel website, external distribution channel, social media channels or flyers should be professional, clear and a true presentation of your property. Remember, these images give potential guest a virtual experience of how their stay would be […]