Tools, tips and features


Let NightsBridge update your AirBnB calendar

Let NightsBridge update your AirBnB calendar

AirBnB is the new accommodation booking sensation. It’s caused a worldwide buzz with the concept of sharing your spare room with travellers. Of course, it is also listing B&B and guesthouse rooms and many of our clients figured out they could list on the popular site, even before AirBnB’s official launch in South Africa last year. It’s free to sign up and list your space....

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TripAdvisor Reviews directly on your Booking Engine

TripAdvisor Reviews directly on your Booking Engine

NightsBridge now brings you a way to show off your TripAdvisor Reviews directly on your NightsBridge booking form. Through our special partnership with TripAdvisor, NightsBridge is able to show your reviews in a tab on your booking engine, without the site visitor needing to click out to TripAdvisor. This means you will not lose any direct business from your booking form, while being able to...

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NightsBridge announces Concierge

NightsBridge announces Concierge

Concierge is an easy way for you to book activities or additional accommodation for guests, while earning commission on both. Guests ask your advice on everything: from things to do in the area, to recommendations on where to stay next on their trip. You become a “concierge” for them, because of course you love to assist. Wouldn’t it be great if you could earn commission...

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Earn Commission through Providing Your Guests with Activity Options

Earn Commission through Providing Your Guests with Activity Options

Guests checking into your establishment will most certainly also be looking for a fun activity to do in your area while they’re there. As always, NightsBridge makes your life easier by giving your guest a chance to book things to do straight after their confirmed booking with you. All in one easy step with all bookings and availability online. The best part of it – you EARN...

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Photo courtesy Umlani Bush Camp

Calculating Room Occupancy – a step-by-step guide

There is no statistic closer to the heart of a guest house, lodge, hotel or bed & breakfast owner than room occupancy. To be clear, room occupancy is the number of times a room (or  tree house!) is sold to guests (and thus occupied) in a given period – compared to the maximum number of nights the room can be sold in that period. This...

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Learning from the other side of the travel equation

Learning from the other side of the travel equation

Many business consultants advise “putting yourself in your customer’s shoes”, to test your product or customer service levels. The tourism industry is the one place where this is quite easy to do, since we all go away on holiday now and then (or try to!). On planning a ski trip to Argentina last year, I was interested to find myself on the other side of...

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