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direct bookigs

[New Feature] Manually Add Reservations to Hospitable

The new feature allows you to add bookings from other channels to hospitable, including bookings made directly between you and the guest.
You can still take advantage of hospitable automation tools to message your guests, send notifications to your team, and get calendar updates.

vacation rental management

Vacation Rental Management: Everything You Need to Know

Property management is the oversight of a property by a third party on behalf of the property’s owner. Property managers are generally responsible for the day-to-day operations, from communication with guests to arranging for cleaning, repairs, and maintenance. Read the article to learn the details and fruitful alternatives.

airbnb complaints

Airbnb Complaints from Guests: How to Avoid Them

If you are planning to rent out your property on Airbnb, you should get ready to face Airbnb complaints from guests. Vacation rental issues happen even to the best hosts, but you shouldn’t forget that these problems, big or small, may quickly turn into bad reviews. Read the article to learn how to prevent those complaints.

RBOY integration

Hospitable Tip: Connect Your Hospitable Account to RBOY APPS Rental Lock Automater (RLA)

If you find creating unique smart lock codes for each guest tedious, you can easily automate this task. Just connect your hospitable account to RBOY APPS Rental Lock Automater (RLA).

Booking launch

[New Feature] Integration with Booking.com

We have great news for our hosts! We are thrilled to announce that we have added an integration to the list with hospitable’s new integration with Booking.com.

If you have an account with Booking.com, the new integration will allow you to use hospitable’s automated messaging and channel management features for your Booking.com listings.

Booking guidelines

Booking.com Host Guide for Beginners

Today, Booking.com is one of the largest accommodation booking platforms, with more than 28 million listings in 226 countries and territories across the globe. Planning to become the part of this crowd? Our guide will get you started.

vacation rental tax rules

Vacation Rental Tax Rules: Tax Tips for STR Business in the US

With platforms like Airbnb, Vrbo, and many others, it’s easy to rent your property short-term. But while the extra income can be a real boost, you should be aware of the tax rules before you start making money.

airbnb scheduled messages

Hospitable Guest Experience vs. Airbnb Scheduled Messages

Airbnb released the Scheduled message feature, available to professional hosts only at the moment of writing. This tool allows hosts to schedule messages to automatically send when guests take actions like booking, checking in, or checking out. Let’s compare it to Hospitable Guest Experience functionality.

Property Mute feature

[New Feature] Muting Properties

hospitable is on a mission to help you be flexible and quick to react to changes. Prefer to select which of your accounts’ properties will benefit from automatic messaging and other hospitable features? Want to skip some of the properties? Now you can!

service-only-fee

Hospitable Tip: The Host-Only Service Fee Does Not Apply to Airbnb Hosts Using Hospitable Only

Airbnb announced that professional hosts who use third-party software to manage bookings outside North America are required to move to a new pricing structure. This change doesn’t affect hosts who use hospitable only to automate their operations and manage communication with guests.

webhooks

Hospitable Tip: Receive Reservation Updates from Hospitable Directly to Your Server

You can take advantage of a useful hospitable feature called Webhooks. It’s a way to receive reservation details from hospitable to your server automatically.

track flights

Hospitable Tip: Get Notified of your Guest’s Flight Delay

At hospitable, we want to make all your check-ins a little bit easier, so we automatically monitor the status of your guests’ flights if you provide us with the necessary information. We’ll track it and inform you about its status so that you understand what to expect.

sofa bed instructions

Hospitable Tip: How to Provide Your Guests with Instructions for a Sofa Bed When They Actually Need It

A sofa bed can be typically used when you host three or more guests. So, you may want to show these instructions only when they are interesting to your guests. And what if you have several different listings, and only some of them have a sofa bed?

integrate mailchimp

Hospitable Tip: Use Our Mailchimp Integration to Send Emails to Your Airbnb Guests

So what if you have a Mailchimp account and want to use this platform to send actual emails to your guests? No problem. hospitable integration with Mailchimp can be a simple solution.

automatic response

Hospitable Tip: How to Set Up Automatic Answers to Your Guests’ Questions

Our system uses artificial intelligence to scan guest messages and automatically detect questions that belong to specific categories. hospitable will send an automated response if an answer has been set-up for the question category.

integrate pricelabs

Hospitable Tip: How to Integrate Your Hospitable Account with PriceLabs

If you have a PriceLabs account, you can take advantage of our integration between hospitable and PriceLabs. All you have to do is integrate your hospitable account with PriceLabs.

calendar availability

Hospitable Tip: Answer Early Check-In and Late Check-Out Requests Automatically, Depending on Calendar Availability

So if you can allow early check-in and late check-out lossless, why not make your Airbnb guests happy? This approach will help you get more 5-star reviews and maximize your income. Besides, you can automate everything if you take advantage of a useful hospitable feature.

booking confirmation

Hospitable tip: How to Adapt Your Booking Confirmation Depending on the Check-In Date

A useful hospitable feature can help you adapt the content of your booking confirmation message based on the check-in date. Using custom codes, you can create a booking confirmation rule and change the content of the message based on the number of days to the check-in.

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