Optimise Your Pricing Strategy Automatically With Beyond Pricing & BookingSync

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We’re proudly introducing you to our latest partnership with BeyondPricing: starting today, access their dynamic pricing solution, adjusted for each of your rentals!

Why using Beyong Pricing?

Beyond Pricing is the world's most popular revenue management and dynamic pricing software for vacation rentals. Driven by big-data and predictive analytics, Beyond Pricing dynamically prices over 60,000 listings in 350 markets worldwide, optimizing prices based on changes in supply and demand. Based in San Francisco, Beyond Pricing has priced over $200 million in bookings. The company previously raised $1.5 million in venture capital from top-tier investors including Resolute Ventures, Social Leverage and Structure Capital.

How to access Beyond Pricing with BookingSync

After creating a Beyond Pricing account, users can easily link their BookingSync account and instantly receive 365 days of optimized prices based on billions of data points but customized for their listing and their neighborhood.  Beyond Pricing leverages big data predictive analytics and machine learning to set prices based on seasonality, day of week, major local events, hard-to-book days and last-minute availability.  

When it comes to pricing, one tip Beyond Pricing has for owners and managers is to not get booked up too early.  Often, people are excited to be fully-booked months in advance but in many markets, that’s a clear sign you’re underpriced.  Beyond Pricing helps you ensure you’re booked at exactly the right pace with its proprietary Health Score measure so you can make the most from your listings.

declares Beyond Pricing’s CEO, Ian McHenry, who previously helped the world’s largest hotels and airlines with dynamic pricing and revenue management. Beyond Pricing brings the same sophistication to vacation rentals.

Already a BookingSync client? Don’t wait and install the Beyond Pricing app from our App Center!

If you would like to know more about Beyond Pricing, watch the following video:

BookingSync & The Esperanza Community

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In 2015 Sébastien Grosjean, BookingSync co-founder, travelled to Panama in order to make his commitment towards charity a reality.

Hello Sébastien, could you introduce yourself and talk a bit about BookingSync’s commitment for charity?

Hello, my name’s Sébastien, co-founder of BookingSync.

Before to start working on this company, I had already been working in the vacation rental sector for more than 10 years. But as the years passed, I wanted to do something more rewarding, something that could mix my experience in new technologies and vacation rental, in order to develop both.

Thanks to BookingSync, we can change the way vacation rental is addressed but also make profits which can later be partially redistributed to several organizations or associations (whether they focus on the environment, social rights, etc.).

Our commitment towards charity is constitutive of our development, which is one of our investors’ motivations. Each one of them supports and encourages us in that process so that, eventually, we could redistribute from 10 to 50% of our profits.

As we are still in the launching phase, we’re not making profits yet but we were still looking for a way to materialize our humanitarian engagement.

I then went to Casco Viejo in Panama, on April, 18th and 19th, 2015 with Matt Landau from

Why Casco Viejo?

Matt Landau is an important stakeholder in the vacation rental sector, especially in Panama. I decided to join him as he was already there. He is very involved in the community and I thought it would be a real opportunity for me to receive some of his wise advice.

Matt had offered a vacation rental consulting workshop to those who donated to his foundation, Esperanza San Felipe, and Microsoft was willing to “Double the Donation”, which allowed Esperanza to receive twice more. So thanks Matt (and Microsoft) for making this possible!

What does Esperanza work on?

Esperanza, “Hope” in Spanish, works towards rehabilitating former gang members. The association allows them to be psychologically and socially monitored, educates their wives and children, provides them with food and health goods (such as baby diapers, hygiene products, etc.).

In exchange of those products and services, the members work for the community and are paid in “Buenas Obras”, “Good Deeds” in Spanish. This alternative currency gives them access to everything they need to purchase in the association’s market.

The association also encourages them to develop their own business, such as seafood delivery, food service, etc.
For now, 4 out of 5 gangs have been rehabilitated in Casco Viejo. The remaining members even come by themselves to the association in order to benefit from its services and care.

If you had to choose one word to describe this experience, which one would it be?

Hope / Esperanza

Life in Casco Viejo has been marred with violence for a long period of time, especially because of the gangs. They used to represent the only possible future to its inhabitants but thanks to Esperanza, they can now consider living a better life. Following the first gang rehabilitation experiences made by Esperanza, it's now other gangs asking for help to get a fresh start. It is amazing to see how, in as little as 5 years, rival gangs could pass from shooting each other to shaking hands for a brighter future.

What’s your next project?

We’re working with Arndt Soret, CEO and co-founder of the association Humanium, which fights for children’s rights (fighting against violence, food distribution, etc.) especially in Rwanda.

Arndt is also BookingSync’s lawyer and he works in the field directly for the association. We aim to develop an app in our interface which will be dedicated to Humanium so that the BookingSync users can define a certain percentage of their profits to give to the association.

We will donate this app very soon, as it is still under development.

You can support Esperanza and its missions too!

Simplify Cleaning & Operations With Properly & BookingSync

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BookingSync is thrilled to integrate a new solution for cleaning and turnover management for our customers. Our new partner, Properly, lets hosts and managers use text and visual checklists to share instructions with cleaners, schedule all changeover services, and easily manage the entire changeover process from one place.

What's Properly?

This integration simplifies everything related to the turnover:

  • Show your cleaners your exact hospitality and staging touches with a visual checklist

  • Schedule cleanings and simplify your invoicing process with suppliers

  • Stay on top of progress in real time and get proof the changeover was completed to your standards through Properly’s integrated photo capture

Getting started with Properly

  1. Create a free Properly account. BookingSync customers benefit from a free 30-day trial on Properly, so you can test the tool at no expense.

  2. Connect Properly to your BookingSync account.

3. Create checklists for your cleaners and home service providers on Properly. Properly checklists ensure turnovers are managed to your requirements. These checklists use your BookingSync listing photos, so your cleaners can see exactly what guests expect.

4. Schedule turnover jobs with your cleaners in Properly thanks to the BookingSync interface. Properly lets you monitor cleaners’ progress in real time. Their photo capture tool lets you oversee the work of your cleaners at any time and provide a record of listing condition after each guest checkout (critical if you have damages). Thanks to the BookingSync integration, changeover scheduling is simple.

Already a BookingSync client? Get the Properly app from our App Center right now!

FetchMyGuest, Your Vacation Rentals’ Marketing Partner

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BookingSync and FetchMyGuest are associating their offers, for you to enjoy a broader, more personalized service: you now have the option to automate your marketing strategy!

FetchMyGuest’s platform is open and flexible; you can access it directly from BookingSync’s API (Application Programming Interface).

What services do FetchMyGuest offer?

  • A synchronised messaging service: your clients’ requests are handled separately, depending on their demands and preferences

  • Emailing and marketing campaigns management: send personalised info to your guests depending on their geographic area and booking cycles

  • A greater visibility: distribute your properties on the FindRentals platform, a member of FetchMyGuest’s Distribution Network and pay no booking fees!

  • Automatic emailing campaigns follow up

  • Stay alerted: you receive an alert every time a traveler is showing interest in one of your properties

  • Provide a personalised experience to each one of your clients thanks to a High Touch Brand Marketing Outreach

  • Lead management: manage, organize and optimize each contact

  • Guest retention: improve your customer loyalty and build a positive Brand relationship with your potential customers, throughout the sales cycle

  • An intelligent targeting of your needs and expectations, while giving you a full access to reports and insights on your actions

What are the concrete benefits of those services?

Integrating the FetchMyGuest platform will allow you to increase your bookings conversion rate. Improve your brand image and reputation while boosting your reservations.

FetchMyGuest allows you to keep total control over your customer experience and to get more organised.

With FetchMyGuest and BookingSync, save more time and book even more!