Paul Saxby

Marketing Director - eviivo

Get More Accommodation Bookings Online in the New-Norm Travel Landscape

About Paul Saxby

Graduating from the University of Manchester with a BA in Leisure Management, Paul quickly discovered his finesse for working in the travel and tourism industry. He swiftly rose through the ranks during a 5 year period working for TUI Travel, and was Product Manager for the Sovereign Villas programme. Moving on to further develop his ecommerce knowledge as Product Manager at, he managed multiple product lines and introduced the Cruise and South Africa programmes during a 2 year period. Then moving to Kuoni as Head of Product for CV Travel, he was responsible for multiple country product lines, introducing new destinations including Ibiza and regions of France, over a 4 year tenure. Joining eviivo in 2011 as Commercial Manager, he has worked as Marketing Director for the last 5 years, during which time the company has grown from operating in just the UK, to selling in to 11 countries.

Glamping, Yurts, Shepherd Huts, B&Bs are all great ways to diversify and use your land, with recent world events making staycations more popular than ever. However, with these events comes key challenges, this session highlights what you need to tell future guests on your websites right now in order to capture their bookings, and what you need to do during their stay to ensure it’s an enjoyable and safe one.
Guests are looking at properties’ own websites now more than ever as they search for reassurance of safety measures taken by hosts in this post-lockdown period of travel. This also creates a great opportunity for accommodation businesses to capture bookings direct and not pay commission. This seminar explains your website must haves in order to secure those commission free bookings, and highlights what evidence of increased cleanliness and safety measures being taken now, need to be showcased on your websites.

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