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Most Asked SEO Question

Question: How Does Book › Direct Benefit Your Site’s SEO?

Answer: Book › Direct’s SEO-Friendly Implementation Makes Your Website Content Rich & Crawler Enhanced

Book › Direct does more than drive direct bookings, it rewards your visitors with a speedy results page, extensive lodging content, and the live rates and availability they’re looking for. Combine all this with our low bounce rate, referral generation, and increased time spent on site, and you can count on Book › Direct to directly impact your site’s performance.

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Another Year in the Books!

We’ve had a great year at JackRabbit! Here are some of the things that made our Book › Direct platform a success this year! Have a Happy New Year!

Book › Direct 2017 Highlights

Introducing Live Rates, Jackrabbit’s Best Book › Direct Experience Yet

Over the past year, Jackrabbit Systems has been hard at work changing the way we gather information on lodging rates and availability. Our work has paid off & we are proud to announce the full rollout of Live Rates, our best Book › Direct experience yet! (more…)

Is Facebook the Next Big Trend in Destination Marketing?

Whether your DMO is large or small, with a big marketing budget or a more modest one, a social media strategy can have a big impact. With over one billion people on Facebook and Instagram every day, social media channels have leveled the playing field through unparalleled access to potential travelers. And their influence on the travel industry is growing. (more…)

Want to Know Where Your Customers Are Coming From?

So you want to know where your customers are coming from and how your marketing dollars are performing, but you don’t know how to do that. Guess what, it’s simple, just add a campaign tag to all of your outbound links to your JackRabbit Book › Direct system and we’ll do the rest! A campaign tag can be anything you choose and you can also set-up as many campaign tags as you’d like, as often as you’d like! (more…)

Spotlight: Flex Your Facebook Page

With consumers spending more and more time on mobile, how can the travel industry capitalize on this shift? Will Facebook become it’s own online travel agency or booking platform? As travel trend forecasts focus on Facebook’s growing travel intent, one thing is clear: If DMOs aren’t paying enough attention to mobile right now, they’re missing out. (more…)

JackRabbit Systems: 2016 Booking Behavior Data

Booking Behavior Data

We’ve all got data, Insight › Direct can show you how to use it.

QUESTION: What happens when a consumer books direct with a lodging property?

ANSWER: Consumers have higher levels of purchasing confidence, a better customer service experience, spend more on their stay and are more likely to become a repeat customer. Routing consumers directly to lodging partners ensures that market integrity remains intact. (more…)

Destination Revenue Increases Through Direct Bookings

Like hotels, destinations increase revenue when they promote direct bookings. A report from SiteMinder found hotel’s average stay revenue from direct bookings are 76.5% higher than OTAs and other 3rd party booking channels ($600 vs $340). (more…)

Study Shows Consumers Prefer to Book Direct

Destinations strive to provide the best experience for their visitors and hotels, which includes the best possible booking experience. When the decision comes down to booking through an OTA (booking.com, Travelocity, Expedia) or directly with a lodging property, research from Koddi is clear: consumers want to Book Direct. (more…)

Spotlight On: JackRabbit’s Product Suite

JackRabbit Systems’ expansive product suite has the options you want to customize the tools you already have. Want to learn more about our add-on engines and features? Schedule a demo with your Account Manager today! (more…)

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