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Manchester, United Kingdom — 22-25 September 2009

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Eight ways to dominate direct bookings

Stephan Leuenberger – Regional Sales Manager, Europe, Cloudbeds

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Savvy hoteliers are always seeking ways to increase their slice of the pie. It seems like every new marketing tactic comes with a steep commission structure that makes it less useful. It’s time for hoteliers- and hostels- to make direct bookings the dominant revenue source for their properties. Join Stephan Leunberger from Cloudbeds for eight tips on how your hostel or hotel can dominate direct bookings.


Stephan was born in Switzerland, lived in Brazil for the last 15 years, and has recently moved back to his hometown of Geneva. He’s been in the hostel industry since 2007. Stephan worked for and Hostelling International Brazil and has participated in many trade/tourism shows. He has traveled across Brazil and some European countries to meet with many hostel own ers and currently works as Regional Sales Manager for Cloudbeds.