Imagine your flight landed late and you’ve already missed the first day of your vacation. To add to the disappointment, when you enter the hotel for check-in you found a scenario like this:

Two reception counters, handling four queues of guests. Only two people at the frontdesk handling this crowd. People are waiting in the seating area beside the frontdesk. A hotel staff member is assisting them with their check-ins on a digital pad. And you are standing there, hoping you could just get a room without going through all this.

Now imagine, if this hotel had a self-check-in kiosk. You could use it to enter your booking details, verify your ID, and make the payment, and there — “this is your keycard”, and you are simply done with the check-in. Looks like a dream?

Well, let’s make that true!

The hospitality industry is now stepping up and installing hotel

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Hotels are a crucial part of any travel experience, and every year the dynamics of travel and hospitality keep on changing. Meaning, accommodation providers need to constantly upgrade themselves to cater to the needs and wants of people.

For the year 2023, it’s important to ensure your hotel is up to standard. And if you’re wondering about the changes to make in your hotel to attract more guests and become profitable in the coming year, I have got you covered!

In this article, I will share 9 areas that you should be focusing on and improving to make your hotel more enjoyable and efficient for guests.

What’s in Store for the Hospitality Industry in 2023?

The last couple of years has been a roller coaster ride for the hotel industry worldwide. The sector has witnessed everything from a complete business halt to a spike.

This year, the travel and hospitality

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Homestays are undoubtedly one of the most rewarding businesses at present. If you are or become a homestay host you not only earn handsomely but also learn about different cultures, interact with people from different walks of life, and make connections that last a lifetime.

But you cannot enjoy these perks fully unless you are a super host; simply put, a host that guests love. 

The secret to becoming a great homestay host lies in the experience that you offer to your guests. And in this article, I will help you with a complete guide that covers all the stages of running a perfect homestay business.

From preparing your home to being friendly and hospitable, I have got you all covered.

Let’s get started!

The Current Scenario of Homestays

Homestay isn’t a new concept; it has been around for a long time. In the past, only young and experienced travelers

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Cairns, the largest city in tropical Far North Queensland, is considered the gateway to a couple of Australia’s most stunning natural wonders: the Great Barrier Reef and the Daintree Rainforest. It’s one of the country’s favourite destinations for a reason.

One way for travellers to make a trip to Cairns even more special is by bringing their furry friends along, and with the number of pet-friendly accommodation options growing, more and more guests are doing just that.

Which pet-friendly hotels are best? And how will a pet owner approach a visit to Cairns? The answers to these questions and more can be found below.

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LITTLE HOTELIER TOP TIP : Connect with niche online travel agents (OTAs). You may be listed on and Expedia, but by connecting with additional niche OTAs,

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Cairns is a quaint, vibrant city located in tropical north Queensland, on Australia’s northeastern coast. 

Famed for its year-round sun, lush rainforest setting, soft white-sand beaches, crystal clear waters, and proximity to the largest natural coral reef system in the world, Cairns is a fantastic place to unwind and recharge.

Travellers who seek out luxurious accommodation are in luck, with some of the country’s best boutique hotels located in and around this tropical paradise. Join us as we take a look at the best boutique hotels in Cairns.

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Best boutique hotels in central Cairns

Central Cairns is brimming with excitement, with the waterfront holding true to the city’s authentic laid-back tropical atmosphere, featuring plenty of highlights with upmarket appeal that luxury travellers will love.

Here’s some of the best boutique hotels

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