Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • Every tour operator understands the pain of the front desk. While the rest of your business is mobile, your tied to a desk with clunky machines. This means you need to rent an office space or risk the elements bringing all the equipment to your booth every day. Well, that ends now. We are excited...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • Recently, I wrote a series of posts about the Tour Operator’s Essential Tech Stack. We went over marketing and sales technology, payment and point of sale technology, and decision support technology. But I also alluded to how there is an application programming interface (API) that sits on top of the entire tech stack. If you’re...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • Transcript: My name’s Nathan Cooney, I am the Director of Operations for Wildplay Element Parks and what brought me to Wildplay was the outdoor experience of it, I wanted to get out from under the fluorescent lights and do something and I really like the guest experience part of what we do. So Wildplay has...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • Checkfront is headed to Fort Lauderdale Florida for the 2017 Phocuswright Conference! From November 7-9 travel’s top CEOs, executives, investors, and startups will gather to discuss the future of travel. We can wait to connect with some of the industry’s top experts and hear about the trends that will define 2018. If you’ll be attending...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • SEO is an important marketing channel for most travel businesses, with nearly all consumers using a search engine at some point in their booking journey. If you don’t have any visibility for the phrases that users are searching for along that journey, then you are undoubtedly missing out on potential customers and conversions. But the...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • It’s hard to believe the inaugural Arival event has already come and gone. From October 11- 13, nearly 600 professionals (suppliers, OTA’s, resellers, thought leaders and software providers from all over the world) met to discuss tours and activities. As the first conference to focus on tours and activities, we were stoked to see everyone...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • If you’ve been keeping up with the posts in The Tour Operators Essential Tech Stack, you’ve been following my wife and me on a hypothetical weekend getaway to Whistler. We took a look at how marketing and sales technology helped us discover Whistler Eco Tours and Whistle Ebikes. Then we saw how payment and point...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
YouTube Video
  • Chase covers a few best practices for using scheduled email notifications within Checkfront. If you haven't thought about an email notification for the pre-booking status, now's the time! More on Checkfront notifications here: https://www.checkfront.com/knowledge-base/manage-notifications-booking-status New to Checkfront? Sign up for a completely free 21 day trial: http://www.checkfront.com/sta...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • Today we’re going to take a look at how payment and point of sale technology fit into the tour operator’s tech stack. In my last post, we took a look at how marketing and sales technology can create a seamless discovery experience. Let’s continue where I left off— Laurel’s on the Whistler Ebike website about to...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • This past summer my wife and I were on our way to Whistler trying to decide how we should fill our time. We were already planning on kayaking Green Lake. Keenan from Whistler Eco Tours (WET) had emailed us a promo code for their end of the summer deal the week before. But we still had...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • The landscape of software available to tour operators is continually evolving. There are three general areas you can invest in— marketing and sales, payments and point of sale, and decision support. Within each of these systems, you have reporting and analytics. They help you make sense of your day to day operations and find trends over...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • We always tell our customers to let their guests know how much they appreciate a positive review. And today, we get to take our own advice. We’re excited to announce that Checkfront was named the #1 reservation and online booking solution on the market! The title comes from GetApp’s quarterly study of cloud-based software. GetApp’s...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • We’ve been talking a lot about travel reviews lately. How to send your customer’s follow-up emails and ask for feedback. What to say if they give you a positive review. And how to respond to negative reviews. We even asked some of TripAdvisor’s top reviewers to share their review process. The only thing we haven’t...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • Consider these statistics: Online bookings are expected to account for ⅕ of gross bookings by 2020. Meanwhile, 30% of suppliers don’t plan on implementing a booking system. These operators are missing a huge opportunity and are at risk of falling behind. Now you might be thinking— I’m too small for a booking system. You might...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
Blog Post
  • Starting today, Checkfront customers can use Vantiv to accept faster, smarter, and easier online payments. Vantiv is the US’s largest debit and credit card processor. They provide enterprise-class online payment processing services designed for merchants of all sizes. Accept Secure Online Payments with Checkfront and Vantiv By choosing Vantiv as your payment processor, your customers...

Checkfront Inc.
Checkfront Inc.
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