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Enticing the Chinese Tourists - why should you care?

The Chinese tourism sector in New Zealand is the second biggest segment of visitors, accounting for over 422,000 tourists last year. This market has a steady annual growth of about 10% every year. With the 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism initiative underway, there is every reason to believe that the growth in this segment will only increase.

So, what are some of the recent trends in this market and why should you embrace them?

1. They are the most tech-savvy travelers

All that they need to book their travel is a digital device with ... read more

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Distribution Channels for Activity Operators

There is no doubt that your website is your most powerful distribution channel which is why you should develop this channel to its full potential. Here are some of the external ways to expand your distribution channel.

Online Travel Agencies

Online Travel Agencies (OTA) are some of the most influential booking agents in the tourism industry. Many users these days go through OTA sites such as Viator and TripAdvisor.com to browse and book activities. The sheer amount of exposure that OTAs receive have made them the most reputable sources of ... read more

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How can your Business Benefit from a Booking System?

What are the real advantages of using a booking system?
And why should your business invest in one?

In this post, we give some key benefits of empowering your business with booking software.

1. Automation
Managing an activity business requires taking care of many moving parts. Checking availability, managing resources as well as keeping track of seasonal activities are just some of them. Automating these important yet repetitive aspects of your business can save you a great deal of time and money leaving you free to focus on other important ... read more

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Five Tips to get More Activity Bookings

The digital age has transformed the tourism business, and every day we are getting closer and closer to an online-driven future. At the turn of the century, a holiday meant starting with a trip to the local travel agent. This is far from the scenario we are in today, where more than 70% of tourists search the web for information on tours and activities before booking anything. Traditional tour operators would, therefore, need to renovate their delivery of services by adopting digital. 

So, how can you get maximum bookings from your ... read more

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