The Wotif grid is back

Wotif was established during 2000 in Australia as an online hotel booking service. It was bought by United States travel giant Expedia during late 2014. Up until recently, what set Wotif apart from other online booking and comparison service was its grid or matrix of hotel prices and availability.  Many other competing services required a… Continue reading The Wotif grid is back

The importance of website monitoring

Many people assume that their website automatically remains up and running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.  This is usually the case with reputable web hosting organisations that have staff monitoring the services they provide around the clock. However, if you’re hosting your site with a small organisation that only provides support during… Continue reading The importance of website monitoring

The most popular online accommodation booking systems for your website

There are an overwhelming number of online booking systems available for use by accommodation providers that allow guests to check availability and made a booking at any time, day or night. People are increasingly abandoning the process of phoning up to make bookings, and email bookings are also being shunned with the proliferation of instant… Continue reading The most popular online accommodation booking systems for your website

Identifying those fake TripAdvisor accommodation reviews

The world’s largest and most popular holiday review site, TripAdvisor, publishes millions of reviews by those who have stayed at hotels and other types of accommodation around the world. The primary reason for its popularity is that one of the best ways to find out what to expect when staying somewhere is to actually read… Continue reading Identifying those fake TripAdvisor accommodation reviews

Make sure your website’s drop-down menus work on an iPad

By the end of 2011, Apple had sold more than 55 million iPads worldwide. In many markets, sales of the iPad represented over 70% of tablet computer purchases. Therefore it is important to make sure your website is fully functional when used on an iPad. If you don’t have an iPad, one of the first… Continue reading Make sure your website’s drop-down menus work on an iPad

Beware of those promising to get your website to No.1 on Google

As a website owner, you will no doubt be regularly bombarded with offers from SEO (search engine optimisation) experts who guarantee to get your website to No.1 on Google’s search pages. They claim that for a modest fee, they will alter some of the text, rename files or adjust the layout of your website which… Continue reading Beware of those promising to get your website to No.1 on Google

Use your website’s on-line booking facility to the max

More and more accommodation providers are adding instant on-line availability and booking facilities to their websites to ensure potential guests can quickly and easily find and book accommodation 24/7. The benefits to the provider and the consumer are numerous, some of which we’ve mentioned in our article why you need a real-time online booking system.… Continue reading Use your website’s on-line booking facility to the max

Are you wrongly assuming all your website visitors use Internet Explorer?

You’ve got a great website – either created by yourself or by someone else – but can everyone actually see it as they should and use it properly? Some PC or Windows users may be forgiven for thinking that the only way to visit websites is using Internet Explorer. However, there are in fact more… Continue reading Are you wrongly assuming all your website visitors use Internet Explorer?

Why you need a real-time online booking system

You’ve just spent a few great days at Mallacoota and enjoyed the natural beauty of the beach and surrounding national park. You and the family are heading home tomorrow morning, but just before going to bed, you check out the latest weather forecast on the internet – sunny and 30 degrees for the next few… Continue reading Why you need a real-time online booking system