Vivit Booking Solutions

What is the Right Amount of 'Busy'?

Posted by Liam Sinnott on 21/06/16 15:30

Have you ever heard anyone say they are just the right amount of busy?

It's usually 'I'm too busy' or 'I'm not busy enough'.

At Vivit Booking Solutions we sometimes hear potential customers say they are either too busy to think about an online booking system or they feel they are not busy enough to warrant one. Either way, a great booking system is exactly what your tour and activity business needs! This post looks at both responses and explains how an online booking system will help you reach the right level of 'busy'.

 

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Topics: Online Booking System

Open All Hours - 3 benefits of being available 24/7

Posted by Liam Sinnott on 20/04/16 17:00

These days, very few businesses are 9 to 5 anymore. This is more evident in the tourism industry. With greater numbers of potential customers researching online, tour operators and activity providers must ensure that their services can be booked 24 hours a day.

This blog post looks at the value of having a website capable of taking bookings. This ensures your business is working, even when you're not.

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Topics: Online Booking Tips

Wild Atlantic Way : Understanding Your Customer

Posted by Liam Sinnott on 07/03/16 14:00

In the last few years Failte Ireland have made a great effort in promoting new initiatives to tourists from home and abroad. The big success story during this time has been the Wild Atlantic Way. We have written before about the Wild Atlantic Way and the lessons that can be learned from its success. This post takes it a step further and analyses the customer segments that the tourist route is aimed at.

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Topics: Online Booking Tips

Ireland's Ancient East: Who are the Culturally Curious?

Posted by Liam Sinnott on 07/03/16 10:00

For tour and activity providers thoughts now turn to 2016 and the new opportunities and potential that it may bring. There has been much buzz lately about Tourism Ireland's latest initiative, Ireland's Ancient East. With an expected increase in the number of overseas visitors to Ireland, there is a massive opportunity for tour and activity operators to grow their business and increase online bookings.

Following on from our recent blog on Ireland's Ancient East, we now look at this new initiative and delve a little deeper to analyse the target customer - The Culturally Curious.

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Topics: Marketing Tips

Wild Atlantic Way: 3 Ways to Attract More Business

Posted by Liam Sinnott on 23/02/16 10:44

The Wild Atlantic Way has been an undoubted success for the tourism industry in Ireland. With record numbers of visitors coming to the area, tour and activity providers have the opportunity to grow their business. In a recent post, we suggested how you can try to replicate the success of the Wild Atlantic Way by learning about your target market. In this post, we look closer and assess three ways that tour and activity providers on the Wild Atlantic Way can reach their customer and grow their business.

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Topics: Marketing Tips

Your Irish Tour and Activity Booking Partner

Posted by Liam Sinnott on 16/02/16 08:30

 

At Vivit we are proud to be Irish. The great work being done by Failte Ireland and Tourism Ireland has been reflected in this year's tourism figures. We are excited about the future of Irish tourism.  Tour and Activity Providers around Ireland have a massive opportunity ahead to take advantage of the increase in visitor numbers to the country. We look forward to working in partnership with Irish tour and activity businesses over the coming years, helping them increase their sales through online bookings. With more and more online booking providers entering the market from around the world, this post addresses the question.... Why Vivit?

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Topics: Online Booking System

Ireland's Ancient East: New Opportunities

Posted by James Doyle on 14/10/15 16:59

Earlier in 2015, Failte Ireland launched their latest initiative, Ireland's Ancient East. Following on from the success of the Wild Atlantic Way, this new venture focuses on the east side of Ireland, an area rich in history and culture. This post looks at the new campaign and assesses the opportunity it represents for businesses in the eastern side of the country.
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The Success of the Wild Atlantic Way: What Can We Learn?

Posted by James Doyle on 30/09/15 10:55

 
THE WILD ATLANTIC WAY has been a major success for the Irish tourism industry. Described on the official website, wildatlanticway.com, as the place where land and sea collide, where untamed beauty abounds, this stretch of coastal wonder has contributed to a significant increase in overseas tourists coming to Ireland. This post looks at the initiative and attempts to explain the reasons behind its success. Also, what lessons can we learn and how tourism businesses along the route can take advantage.
 
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Topics: Marketing Tips

Beyond Bookings: 4Shire Carriages

Posted by James Doyle on 23/09/15 11:43

In this series of blogs, Beyond Bookings, we take a look at how our customers have used Vivit Booking Solutions to grow their business through online bookings. Previously we have looked at a variety of different tour and activity providers to see how they started taking bookings on their website and increased revenue because of it. This post focuses on 4Shires Carriages, a Waterford based company that offers a unique mode of transport using majestic shire horses for weddings, promotions and other special events.

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Beyond Bookings: Oceanics Surf School

Posted by James Doyle on 21/09/15 16:00

This is the latest in our series of 'Beyond Bookings' blogs where we showcase our clients' success stories and outline how they have used online bookings to grow their business.
We have recently featured various tour and activity providers from around the country in a variety of sectors such as bus tours, boating tours and activity centres.
W e now focus on Oceanics surf school, based in Tramore.
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