Negotiating Rates and Fares With Travel Agents

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A whole generation of travelers, it seems, are so conditioned to use the Internet for travel booking that they’re not even sure how a travel agent operates. These travelers use the hunt-and-pick method to find the best rates and fares online. And if that method doesn’t reveal an affordable price, they might start wondering if a travel agent—a real, live person—could whip up a price reduction. Many an agent has received an anonymous phone call from a would-be traveler who wants to negotiate fares and rates. While agents do have access to unpublished discounts and pre-negotiated travel fares, most do …


Hotel Supplies and Amenities for Encouraging Better Guest Experience

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The Hotel industry is expanding with every passing day due to the boom in leisure and corporate tourism. Frequency of travel has increased over the past decade, leading the hotels to compete in every manner to attract more guests and give them a comfortable stay. Hoteliers know the fact that if they want their customers to choose them over the competitors they have to provide something extra to the guests. Most important one is by offering the quality and right hotel amenities to the guests at suitable rates. If you want your hotel to succeed than it should keep itself …


Hotelier Tips – The Importance of the Hotel Bar

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There is no single thing that makes a good hotel. Good service, clean spacious rooms and a decent restaurant are a must, and while many of the top hotels around the world are packed with swimming pools, gyms and spas, these are not the things most people want from a good hotel. Any businessman, salesperson or weekend guest, just wants somewhere clean, friendly and welcoming to lay their head of an evening. However, there is one thing that most customers expect of any hotel, no matter the size, rating or location – a good hotel bar. No matter what the …


What To Expect From A Luxury Hotel

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Hotel guests paying huge rates have the right to expect certainly luxury hotel standards, in rooms, in service, in dining, and everything else an excellent hotel offers. Things Luxury Hotels Must Offer Intelligent, easy and respectful planning – Booking must not be complicated. In other words, the reservation process must be simple. And this should be applicable whether you book directly with the hotel, through a travel agent, online, or through its association. Easy and fast check in and check out – Nothing is more frustrating than waiting on a lengthy check in line if you have spent the day …


Online Hotel Booking – A Quick and Easy Way to Book Your Hotel Room

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The advent of internet has completely changed the way the hotel industry runs its business. The tourists or travelers are the major source of income of the hotels. As a result the hotels have started to use the internet technology in providing the round’ the clock service to its customers in form of reservation through Online Hotel Booking system. Presently majority of hotels worldwide employ this form of hotel reservation system. Prior to internet, writing letter, or inquiring through a telephone or taking services of an agent were the mode of making a hotel reservation. It was a time consuming …


Do You Know the Benefits of Staying in a Five Star Hotel?

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When choosing a hotel you will find that some countries work on a star system. This means that hotels are rated in terms of their facilities, their services, their rooms and their service and these ratings are given from one star up to a full five stars. You may be wondering what the benefits are to staying in a five star establishment. The benefits are extensive and include: Elegance and Luxury One of the things you are guaranteed when staying in a five star hotel is that you are ensured of staying in an elegant and luxurious guest room which …


The Importance of Hotels and Accommodation in Promoting Tourism

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In the modern times, the way people spend their vacations has undergone a great change. People like to spend good times with family and friend while at the same time exploring various tourist places across the globe. As a result the tourism industry across the globe has seen an unprecedented growth which in turn has also resulted in tremendous growth in the hotel and accommodation facilities. Comfortable hotels and accommodation facilities play a very important role in popularizing any tourist destination. If a person, who is quite far away from home, gets to enjoy the same facilities and comforts as …


10 Attributes Of A Quality Hotel

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One of the most important factors in the success of any holiday is the quality of the accommodation you choose. Find a good hotel and you’re half way to having an enjoyable experience; opt for one that isn’t good and it may ruin the whole trip. With that in mind, here are 10 attributes of a quality hotel. 1. One of the most important attributes of a top hotel is friendly and helpful staff. It’s absolutely essential that employees are polite, offer a cheery welcome and help you wherever they can. 2. In the summer months, hotel rooms can get …


Factors Which Influence The Choice of Hotel Accommodation

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Traveling is a way of life in this busy world and every time you travel away from your city of residence, you need a place to stay in the new city. Obviously this takes the form of hotel accommodation and since hotels are of different types selecting one which suits your needs in the best possible way is imperative. Although time consuming, the task of picking the right hotel is truly rewarding because it is the one and only factor which can make or break your stay. Among the various factors which influence booking a room in a hotel, the …


Hotels Reviews, Should You Do It?

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When you think about a hotels reviewer, what image pops to mind? Most likely you imagine a person who stays on the most luxurious hotels of the world, eats in outstanding restaurants and gets treated like a king. Well, this image might be accurate if you imagine a reviewer working for a major publication, such as the Forbes Travel Guide or The LHW. Unfortunately, most hotel reviewers, like myself, are not working for large publications; rather independently. This raises some difficulties which I will state in the next paragraphs. Budget: Hobbyists and small reviewers usually do not have large financial …