June 2020 Release notes
Rapid availability searching on your Bookster Website
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For this release, in anticipation for the loosening of lockdown restrictions around the world, we have been focusing on the speed of availability searching and price generation. This should give a boost to direct booking conversion as interest in booking holiday homes picks up.
We have completely rewritten how we generate and store pricing information within Bookster to allow quicker creation of caches and much faster price & availability querying across your holiday rentals.
Conversion rates should see a nice uptick as a result of this faster page load time
Major increases in page speed have been achieved having reworked the way that we generate prices for holiday rentals within Bookster.
Availability searches on Bookster websites (template and custom) will experience a major speed up.
Conversion rates should see a nice uptick as a result of this faster page load time for searching across properties using date searching.
View real market data (sourced from AirDNA) within Bookster!
- Area summary:
- Number of active properties (checked across AirBnB and Vrbo)
- Average number of bedrooms
- Average capacity
- For your profile of property, in your area, a year of data for:
- Number of booked nights
- Nightly rate
- Top performing properties - how does your property stack up against other similar vacation rentals in the area?
New Template Theme
We have a brand new Bookster Website theme - 'Positano' - to select when getting your Template Website up and running.
Minor updates and bug fixes
- TripAdvisor: Add address/location data to the content push
- Fix EU-non-VAT subscription cost display
- Minor style and cross-browser improvements to all template website themes
- Covid-19: Extend the automatic blocking of bookable dates on VisitScotland through June 2020
- Booking: Some cosmetic tweaks to the arrivals / departures reports
- Fix a problem with the dates move wizard