December 2020, 14 | By admin

Google Vacation Rentals

What is Google Vacation rentals? In 2018, Google redesigned its search experience for mobile and desktop hotels and began including vacation rentals in hotel search results. Later in March 2019, Google added a 'vacation rental' filter to...

November 2020, 11 | By admin

How to Generate More Bookings with Google Hotel Ads?

Advertising through Google Hotel Ads helps you to meet new customers as they browse for hotels using Google. You boost the visibility of your hotel on Google, which increases the chance of new customers discovering and booking your hotel. ...

November 2020, 03 | By admin

Digital Immunity Passport

Across the world, countries are considering the use of ‘immunity passports. These are handed out to those who have recovered from COVID-19 for the purpose of travel. The passports would link a person’s identity to a coronavirus antibody...

October 2020, 21 | By admin

‘Untact’ is a way of doing things without direct contact with others

As a result of the coronavirus pandemic, the 32-year-old IT Professional is now operating remotely from her apartment in Bangalore; she avoids going to the gym by exercising at home and watching videos on her TV rather than going to the mov...

October 2020, 19 | By admin

Stay Live, Stay Relevant, and keep dreaming….

A transformation is under way in the travel industry as companies pivot from walking tours to 360 digital tours. An integral aspect of every walking tour is the sensory experience acquired when traversing the unique geography it inhabits...

September 2020, 30 | By admin

Amazon launches a virtual tours and experience platform, Amazon Explore

Amazon is launching Amazon Explore, a new service that allows us to book live, interactive experiences led by local experts. Experiences may concentrate on imagination, learning DIY skills, taking virtual tours of distant places or cultural...

September 2020, 22 | By admin

What is a chargeback?

Chargeback may be a new term for all of you…But you all will be familiar with the concept. In essence, a chargeback is a refund made at the bank level. After a transaction is complete, the bank of a dissatisfied cardholder aggressively...

July 2020, 27 | By admin

Progressive Web Applications – The Future

A world not depending on App stores for native applications…Yes it is on the way. Progressive Web Application is coming. Progressive Web Applications (PWA) takes advantage of the latest technologies to combine the best of web and mobile a...

July 2020, 14 | By admin

Typical API Integration Life Cycle

Vafion has been offering API integration services exclusively to the hospitality industry. We also helped big organizations plan,build and manage their APIs. We have also supported some of the well-known hospitality sector players in ...

July 2020, 14 | By admin

iCal Integration Issues And Resolutions

When a hotelier lists his properties on various platforms, such as Booking.com, Airbnb, HomeAway, TripAdvisor, etc., he needs to keep track of the bookings on these platforms. Manually doing so is a hectic thing if the number of OTA...

June 2020, 03 | By admin

Sustainable Tourism to Community Tourism

Travel and tourism industry creates more and more jobs. Developing tourism leads to more and more employment opportunities and greater economic growth. A staggering 10 percent of the world’s GDP lies in tourism. But still many tourist are...

May 2020, 22 | By admin

AirPool – A social distancing solution in the sky

Carpooling gets a modern day makeover with a set of wheels and wings: Airpooling is one of the most economical and practical solution. Aviation industry is one of the most affected due to COVID 19. The industry is in great need for a qui...

April 2020, 07 | By admin

Beyond the COVID-19 Crisis – The Future State of VR Industry

No travels…No bookings…No hotels…No vacation rental…No humans- All are staying home.... Covid-19 has turned most of the industries upside down. The worst affected are the travel and hospitality. Yes, it is a complete lockdown for t...

November 2019, 08 | By Binu

How to install Docker on Windows and Mac Os?

Everyone around you is talking big mouth on Docker, What is Docker really?Docker is a platform for developers and sysadmins to develop, ship, and run applications. Docker lets you quickly assemble applications from components and eliminates...

November 2019, 07 | By admin

Different types of API integration for Vacation Rental system

There are three different types of integration API implementation for any Vacation Rental system: Property Manager Import API Implementation: In this type of integration we used to fetch the property information from the Partner's syste...

November 2019, 07 | By admin

7 Reasons why vacation rental is better than a hotel?

As vacation rentals continue to grow in popularity, many people are wondering what all the fuss is about. To help out, we came up with few reasons on why choosing a vacation rental will be a better choice. #1. Hotelization of Vacati...

November 2019, 07 | By Binu

5 Reasons to update your Java7 to Java8.

  In this article, I have pointed and discussed about five features of Java 8 by which seems more interesting for me.  Stream and other special features  Lambda expressions  Parallel operations  JavaScript engine ...

November 2019, 07 | By admin

Scalability in microservices architecture

Microservices Architecture This is one of the pattern languages used in the application development. A pattern language is a method of describing good design practices within a field of expertise. The Scale Cube This is the three dimen...

November 2019, 07 | By Binu

Knowing the SparkJava Framework

I would like to share some of my knowledge in Spark Java in this article. I will carry my article in a way of answering the following questions What, Why, Where,When and How ? With some code examples. I will cover the rest of the things in ...

November 2019, 07 | By Binu

Kerala – A potential vacation rental hotspot

We had a long weekend, as usual we were off to our village which is about 60 KM from Kochi, a place full of rubber plantations, pineapple, pepper, coffee, Jack fruit and all tropical plants and trees. While I was chit chatting with a...

November 2019, 06 | By Binu

9 stunning places to be in the bucket list of every Kerala traveler !

This is a list of  stunning places, to be in the bucket list of every Kerala traveler, planning for a India vacation next time.  1. Ranipuram  Ranipuram is a hill station located within Kasargod district of Kerala state, south ...

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