Airbnb is one of the biggest game changer when it comes to new technology-driven businesses. It made an individual whole travelling experience convenient and much more affordable. It allowed people from all over the world to connect with one another at a much cheaper cost compared to the traditional hotel booking.
While it’s true that Online Travel Agencies make it so easy for us to book hotels and compare against thousands of lodging accommodations with different prices, amenities and offerings, the truth is that there are far more benefits in booking rooms directly to a hotel rather than thru a third-party travel agency.
When we book a stay with a nice hotel or resort, there is a level of service that we expect. While most hotels have staff members that are willing to go above and beyond to cater to guests, there will always be guests that are overly demanding or finicky. To have a pleasant experience, guests should also consider their behavior.
Choosing a hotel is one of the most important and probably stressful things to decide on when travelling. Luckily, gone were the days when we have limited resources in choosing hotels relying only on flyers, brochures, or even just what travel agencies would recommend…
In today’s digital age, hotels are seeing a lot of competition both online and offline. The rise of accommodation establishments has sprouted from urban cities to rural towns, from 5-star to 1-star-type of hotel accommodations and even based on accommodation type – from boutique hotels to bed and breakfasts. The competition is even tighter online.