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    Applegum

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      Hi All,
      There is a new website for accommodation businesses https://www.hotelsuniting.com/ that is worth checking out. There is an annual fee but it is totally commission free and has been set up by people within the industry as a way of giving power back to the providers rather than the OTA’s.

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        BusybeesBusybees

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          Have you heard of “Jump on and stay” ???
          This has just started and is owned by Aussies in Brisbane, that were either owners/ leasees or brokers (I think!), They have a commission of 10% which is taxed and stays in Australia
          http://www.jumponandstay.com
          for those of you looking at alternative OTAs

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          howie

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            We have been following this site also , i’m not sure how successful it will be as they will need to have a budget to match the ota’s or be pushed off the first page I think its is probably a better use of your money to try google adwords and try for more direct bookings that way . We are in a position where we don’t have to much competition so we have just been defaulting the ota’s settings to 2 nights min on the busy weekends etc and 1 night on our website and it has been working pretty well . We had got upto about 14% bookings from ota’s and now we have brought that back down to about 9% which we are reasonably happy with.

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