After launching globally in 2016 to 55 Countries, ‘Airbnb Experiences’ has officially made it to New Zealand. Travellers can now find unique “experiences”, from a sports lesson with a Squash World Champion to a craft class in creating your own skincare oil, through Airbnb.
Wherewolf works with some amazing operators around the world, so it’s always great to hear how we help each business and become part of their tool belt. So when Jeremy Kierski, the Operations Manager of Ohiopyle Trading Post and River Tours got in contact to tell us how “Wherewolf has definitely taken us leaps and bounds beyond where we were with paper waivers” we were all too excited to get in touch and find out more!
Last month Wherewolf had been schmoozing at the Room Escape Conference & Tour in Nashville, loving all things Escape Room! So we thought this was an excellent time to tell you all about our new Escape Room client Missing Pieces Escape Games: Minneapolis, who will be our first client to launch with the new Bookeo integration.
Waivers are an important part of any activity-based business, as they limit exposure to costly - and sometimes devastating - negligence cases. However, if a waiver isn’t drafted well, it may not be worth the paper it’s written on when it comes to protecting your business.
What are keywords?
Keywords define your business, they are descriptive words to describe who you are and what you do.
When relating keywords to SEO; keywords are the terms users enter into search engines such as Google and Yahoo to find answers on the internet.
So when the keywords that you use often on your website, match the phrase a user searches for, you will appear in the SERP, resulting in traffic to your website. Therefore, investing time getting your keywords right, is essential in directing search traffic to your site.
As I’m sure many of you have heard, on May 25th of this year, the EU passed a new privacy law that will provide all EU citizens with more control over their personal data. This new law is called General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR). In this post we break down exactly what the GDPR is, aims to achieve, how it needs to be implemented and what effect this has on tourism operators and specifically customers of Wherewolf.
Did you know?… that 72% of business leaders agree that improving the documentation process increases customer satisfaction. Which means replacing your old fashioned clipboard process, with a custom iPad check-in app provided by Wherewolf, your customers will also have a better experience at your establishment. No brainer right?
Now some of you may be lucky enough to have hired a guru who is fluent in digital marketing, in which case, this article may just confirm a job well done, but for those who don’t - we’re trying to help you translate the technical jargon so you can better navigate the online marketing terrain.
How resource efficient is your company? How often do you review your waste management structures? Are you still operating the same processes you were back in 2000? If so, it’s likely time you need a review! By effectively implementing new thinking and technologies you can reduce the amount of time and energy wasted and apply this resource elsewhere. Simples.
For those of you who don’t know, Wherewolf is based in Queenstown, New Zealand, also known as the ‘Adventure Capital of the World’. Staff days out here include screaming in the Fear Factory, drinks in Below Zero temperatures and canyoning across Gibbston Valley. So we like to think we’re pretty aware of the importance your online presence has in overcoming the challenges you may be facing in making sure your business can be found in the crowd, especially in the competitive tourism industry.