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Share your story

Take control of your online profile. Our listings are designed to let businesses showcase their personality and the unique people behind them.

PROFILES WITH MORE PERSONALITY

  • Tired of listings that all look the same? We are.
  • Showcase your business' personality in The Guide with cover photos, image galleries, video & more!
  • The Guide will help to bring back human warmth to the booking process — to match the warm welcome travellers receive during their stay!

SHOWCASE YOUR TEAM

  • Travellers love seeing the faces behind the business
    — from amazing owners and friendly staff to guest-favourite pets!
  • This is your platform to share your story.
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Get more bookings

Increase your exposure to travellers with a listing on The Guide. Improve your discoverability, engage with travellers and get more bookings!

BETTER DISCOVERY

  • We're doing travel discovery differently.
  • Help travellers discover you through what you do, where you are and more.
  • Appear on Featured lists, in curated Collections or be found simply by your hashtags!
  • Benefit from exposure to travellers while they plan their trip — and also when they are in your area or nearby.

SHOWCASE YOUR BUSINESS

  • The Guide will help tourism businesses get more bookings.
  • Showcase the best of your business and help travellers easily book direct.
  • Your listing page is designed to make it easy for you to share what you have to offer and upsell to current and future guests.
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0% commissions

Our goal is to make booking direct the new normal. We don’t charge any booking commission fees on bookings made through The Guide!

BOOKING DIRECT MADE SIMPLE

It can be a real challenge for travellers to find the official website of most tourism businesses. We want to fix this by helping travellers to discover, engage and book directly with your business.

  • Increase your direct bookings, and spend less on commission to online travel agents.
  • We don't charge any booking commission fees on bookings made through The Guide.
  • Link to your own official website for free, and choose where your “Book Direct” button leads (your booking engine or an enquiry form).
    • Promote The Guide to your guests and to other tourism businesses to help drive more direct bookings across the industry.
    • Join us on our mission to make booking direct the new normal.
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    Easy upselling

    Drive additional sales and easily upsell to current and future guests.

    YOUR PROFILE

    • Your listing on The Guide will make it easy for you to showcase what you have to offer and more!
    • From rooms and accommodation to tours and activities — promote these across your profile to capture direct bookings from current and future guests.
    • Attract real-time traveller interest by appearing as a local favourite nearby.

    GUEST HUB

    • Once a guest has made a booking, showcase and upsell your additional activities and services on your Guest Hub!
    • Never miss a direct booking, upsell or traveller enquiry again.
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    Your local community

    Create your own exclusive community of independent tourist businesses to promote your local area.

    LOCAL FAVOURITES

    • Share the best of what your local area has to offer — help travellers discover local favourites and the best-kept secrets.
    • The Guide is driven by local knowledge — add information about your local community & area to let travellers know why they should visit!

    RECOMMENDATIONS

    • Highlight and promote businesses in your local area via our Recommendations system and build your own community within The Guide.
    • We know some of the best recommendations come from other tourist businesses, so we'll showcase these prominently!
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    Happier customers

    Keep your guests informed and upgrade their experience for happy customers and great reviews!

    GUEST HUB

    • The Guest Hub lets you organise and share information with your guests — from your business' ‘Need to knows’ to the best ways to get around town.
    • Keep your guests in the know with what’s going on with your local favourites and events calendar.

    INTERACT WITH YOUR GUESTS

    • Highlight your favourite recommendations for nearby restaurants, cafes & bars and things to do!
    • Help shape your guests' experience for unforgettable trips and great reviews.
    • Interact with future guests via the 'Ask Us a Question' feature.

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