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New eTourism Online Functionality: CTD CTA


We have built a Closed to Arrival (CTA) and a Closed to Departure (CTD) functionality to enable managers to administer their inventory and maximise their o eTourism has released a new update to our market leading reservations software eTourism Online.

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Hotel peak season: Strategies for small hotels

Little Hotelier

Closed to arrival You apply closed to arrival dates when you have very high demand, so you expect to reach maximum occupancy through stay overs as opposed to new arrivals. You don’t accept reservations for arrivals on the day in question, and only allow guests staying through from previous nights.


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What is a booking engine? How to increase profitability and direct bookings


Travelers should have full transparency when looking at your booking engine’s calendar to see restrictions like length of stay, closed-to-arrival, and closed-to-departure so they can easily choose dates without running into errors. Transparency. First impressions matter.

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What is Yield Management: Guide for Hotels


Thresholding or basic inventory controls such as Closed to Arrival (CTA), Closed to Departure (CTD), Stop Sell and other simple controls make yielding much simpler than using manual human intervention and enacting changes after the fact, which can cost you both penalties and guest customers.

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Hotel rate management: Best software to use


Create flexible restrictions Implementing flexible restrictions on bookings, such as minimum stay requirements, advance booking limitations, or closed-to-arrival (CTA) days, is simplified through software. These restrictions help in managing room availability more effectively, especially during peak periods or special events.

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Hotel Revenue Management Strategies


Various stay restrictions, such as minimum length of stay, maximum length of stay, combinations of minimum and maximum lengths, closed to arrival, closed to departure, and stay through restrictions, offer strategic tools for managing bookings.