Sumba, Tourism

New Bali in Indonesia, what the heck is that!?

21 Jul , 2016  

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The Indonesian Government wants to welcome more foreign tourists New Bali in Indonesia? The Indonesian Government wants to speed up new touristic destinations in the country. In mid-July Indonesia already welcomed 6.9 million foreign tourists. This is the result of a favorable policy from the Indonesian Government which opened free visas to 169 countries. Indonesia is now recognised as a worldwide […]

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Tips for Hosts

Booking abandonment, how to get over it ?

11 May , 2016  

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Let’s picture it this way: every visitor surfing on a website is actually living a whole digital journey before eventually booking the vacation rental of his dreams. There is indeed a big gap between the first look at the website and the actual checking out. Building a bridge to link these two steps to avoid booking abandonment might […]

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Tips for Hosts

7 Great Tips to Get Your Hotel or Vacation Rental Ready for Peak Season

7 May , 2016  

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Bali Guesthouse owners know it. Lembongan Hotel managers know it. Every business activity experience some peaks and valleys! And while numerous variables play a role in these changes, seasonality remains the main factor influencing businesses activity. And no one experiences more the influence of seasonality than people working in the accommodation sector. They know a whole […]

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Tips for Hosts

Vacation Rental Co-Marketing

22 Sep , 2015  

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Ok. So you have a property for rent in Indonesia. You’ve allocated much time designing it and spent a fortune building/buying it, and now you think it’s time to get some return. What will you do? Create a website to promote it? Check. Place offline and online ads? Yep, it’s a good idea, but it’s […]

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Tips for Hosts

No tigers in pools and other insider tips for hosts

16 Aug , 2015  

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It’s quite clear from chatting with villa or apartment owners here in Bali that those who have real success with their rentals have more returning guests and fewer issues with problem renters. What do they do that sets them apart from the rest of the competition? Why is it that some properties achieve higher occupancy […]

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