Market Your Products, Promote Your Deals, and Aid Your Guests with Direct URLs

Maybe your website has unique pages for each of your product offerings. Maybe you’d like to make promotional emails easier to navigate. Maybe your marketing team wants to highlight specific products. Whatever your goals, using direct URLs can help! Where Can You Use a Direct URL? A direct URL can be used in a variety of places. …

New Feature: Timeout online user sessions

To align with eCommerce best practices, Inntopia has added a new setting to trigger a session timeout to prevent unauthorized users from completing a check-out. This applies to guests booking through an online sales channel (eCommerce site). When a user session expires, the user must then log back in to continue the session; however, information …

Helpful Update to eComm Inventory Display

Feature eCommerce sales channels now display Quantity Available consistently for grouped and stand-alone interfaced products. Audience Partners who use a two-way interface for activity products. If you do not use a two-way interface for activity products, this change does not affect your products. Benefit The eCommerce inventory display quantities for grouped products now follow the same behavior as non-grouped products. The …

Weekly Commerce Quick Tip: Provide the Guest More Options!

Are you making the most out of optional components?  When creating a promotion, there are two types of components: required and optional.  If it's required, the guest must select it to book the package.  Optional components present the guest with other products that they can purchase at the time of the booking.  You can offer …

Weekly Commerce Quick Tip: Give the Guest a Choice!

Did you know that you can use "Force Choice" on the first component within a promotion? Components that hold multiple options will display the lowest price as the default. Using Force Choice will bypass the lowest priced option as the default and present the guest with all available options. If you have any questions about how to …

Weekly Commerce Quick Tip: Use the YieldView Calendar to Sell Your Products

Did you know that you can offer more than just lift tickets via the YieldView calendar? The YieldView calendar is a great way to promote a product to create a sense of urgency. If sales are down for a certain week, set up a custom link to search for a specific product during a specific …

Weekly Commerce Quick Tip: Make Use of Product Groups!

Grouping like products streamlines the online search experience and makes the product display easier to navigate. When creating groups for products, keep in mind that only the group leader's description and photo will appear online.

Weekly Commerce Quick Tip: Should I Use Black Out Dates or Date Overrides?

Are you using Black Out Dates or Date Overrides? What’s the difference? Black Out Dates will restrict the promotion from appearing in search results at all if the search parameters include any of the Black Out Dates whereas a Date Override will allow for the promotion to be searchable and bookable on those restricted dates, …

Weekly Commerce Quick Tip: Be Creative with Your Promotions!

Entice the guest with creative promotion names. While a "Stay and Play" promotion name tells the guest what to expect, it does not stand out among all of the other promotions out there with similar names. Think about selling the guest on an experience and naming the promotion appropriately. Fun names like Adrenaline Rush, First …

Weekly Commerce Quick Tip: Default That Departure Date!

If you have a rate or promotion with a multiple night minimum, you can default the departure date to the appropriate number of nights out within the booking widget. This can be accomplished by setting the minDate for the departure date to be +(the number of your min night stay). Your web service team can …