How to Test your Mobile Website Performance

by Kyla Steeves

A smartphone and tablet are travel-sized — meaning these devices are convenient for travelers to use for trip research while in-destination or on-the-go back home. Since they’re already on your mobile website, 79% of travelers will stay on to complete a booking — which is only done if the browsing experience is straightforward and enjoyable….

Checkfront Features Your Axe Throwing Business will Love

by Kyla Steeves

Chapter 3 Checkfront comes with features that manage the workflow of your axe throwing business. There’s no lumbering around when your team has so much on the go. To reduce workload and streamline day to day operations, Checkfront automates a few essential administrative tasks. Here are some best suited for axe throwing: Built-In Digital waivers…

3 Reports Axe Throwing Management Needs from an Online Booking System

by Kyla Steeves

Chapter 2 Every axe thrower arrives with the goal of hitting the target. Of course, their aim is for the bulls-eye, but that’s not a realistic expectation on the first, second, or even seventh try. There’s technique to throwing the axe — like how to hold the hatchet over the head. With every attempt, they’ll…

How Urban Axes uses Checkfront to Receive 90% of Online Bookings

by Kyla Steeves

Chapter 1 Let me axe you a question: how many online bookings does your axe throwing business receive? Whether your answer is low or high, it’s possible for this number to increase. Axe throwers are eager to book online — you just have to tailor the online booking experience to go along with consumer behaviour….

How to Use Site Builder to Improve your SEO

by Kyla Steeves

Search engines are great for driving organic traffic to your tour website. Whether someone is planning a family vacation or mid solo travelling, they’re using search engines to find places to stay and activities to do. But they don’t often search beyond the first page of results. If you want to rank higher and capture…

Connect with In-Destination Travelers with OnceThere and Checkfront

by Kyla Steeves

Some travelers plan their entire itinerary before departing on a trip, whereas others prefer to discover local activities and book once there. According to Phocuswright, 38% of tour and activity bookings are made in-destination — either the same day or up to two days before the activity. This type of traveler often relies on Visitor…

Why You Should Encourage Guests to Live Video Stream Their Experience

by Kyla Steeves

While on tour, a guest has the adventure of a lifetime — they’re flying over treetops, standing in the middle of the Colosseum or watching an orca leap fifteen feet into the air — it’s only natural they’ll want to share the excitement with family and friends in real-time. So you should encourage guests to…

Case Study: Gananoque Boat Line Triples Online Sales with Checkfront

by Kyla Steeves

Visitors come from all over the world to explore the 1000 Islands in Gananoque, Ontario. From kayaking to scuba diving, there is plenty to do and see — but the best way to experience the heart of the islands is by cruising along the St. Lawrence River. For sixty-seven years, Gananoque Boat Line has offered…

How to Use Instagram Hashtags to Improve your Social Media Marketing

by Kyla Steeves

Instagram is a powerhouse amongst social media platforms. Known for photo sharing, it’s the popular place to drool over an eggs benny or admire a friend’s summit climb. People are drawn to this visually stimulating app — not only to keep updated with their social network— but to discover content that inspires, informs and intrigues…

Case Study: How B&C Camera Uses Checkfront Automation to Deliver Great Customer Service

by Kyla Steeves

Beyond betting on black, people go to Las Vegas for all sorts of reasons — to have poolside cocktails, audition for a talent competition or explore the Seven Magic Mountains. But for Joe Dumic and Prince Beverly, it was to find success in the camera retail industry. Since 1971, B&C Camera has provided a wide…