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 …

Weekly Commerce Quick Tip: I’m A Guest. How Do I Log Into My Account?

If a guest decides to commit to an itinerary they created or add more products to it later, can your guest access their itinerary online? By simply adding the 'My Account' URL to your homepage, the guest can easily access all of their existing itineraries. This will provide your guests easy access to view their …

Weekly Commerce Quick Tip: Make Your Widget Work For You

Are you getting the most out of your booking widget? In addition to lodging, you can offer your other best selling products or services. Widgets that include multiple categories, such as lodging and activities, are known as dynamic widgets. Empower your guests to purchase more by streamlining their online experience. To learn more about dynamic …