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Suites & Spa, the new theme by CloudHotelier


CloudHotelier Suites & Spa, the best choice for luxury and rustic hotels.

Suites & Spa is a new theme, specially designed for hotels with a luxurious and unique personality. It has a fullscreen with an enchanting photography presenting the hotel. Its menu and booking form in modal are what makes the website catch the eye of the visitor. It has a clean layout that plays with the minimalism of the design and the romanticism of the hotel.


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11 days ago

Ada

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Find out how we create the hotel websites for our clients


¿Are you interested in one of our themes for your hotel but you have no idea of how to start a website? Don’t worry, we’re glad to help you. And this is how we do it.

When we create a website for a client, we always follow the same steps because it’s the best way to work.

  1. Create the home in the main language and define the ultimate sections
  2. Create the whole website in the main language
  3. Translate the website to the other languages
  4. Prepare y start the booking engine
  5. Publish the website online

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February 24, 2017

Ada

Our Blog

Better email delivery in Joomla with Mailgun


Reliable email delivering is essential to building up trust to your hotel website and reservation system

In order to help users dealing with spam, email services add harder filters every day. Lately, we’ve seen how more and more legitimate emails are rejected by Hotmail, others are flagged as spam by Gmail, and so on.

Providing professional, reliable mail hosting is difficult, if not impossible, using existing mail management control panels. For this reason, if you have problems with your email, do not blame CloudHotelier, Joomla, or your hosting provider: we strongly recommend using a third-party mail hosting provider rather than using your own mail servers.


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February 18, 2017

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Welcome to our new home!


We are still making some final fixes, we are sorry if you find bugs or missing contents.

As you may have noticed, we have completely revamped our website! The reason is that with the release of our next generation of products, our old website was not useful anymore.

If you are new here, you have to understand that we have started from scratch. Everything! Our solutions, but also our pricing and business model have been renovated.

In the last months we have completely pivoted our business model, from an hybrid open-source/proprietary cloud service, to full open-source GPL solutions.


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September 23, 2016

Xavier Pallicer

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CloudHotelier Admin Panel Pro RC1 released

 August 4, 2016  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

Yeah… It’s finally here!

The new open-source version, is ready to download! We are sorry for the delay in this release, that has been caused by a deep refactoring of the whole system that we have been performing since February. We decided to do this refactoring based on the suggestions of our early beta testers.


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Joomla 3.5 issue when sending emails

 April 12, 2016  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

As you may know Joomla 3.5.1 was released a few days ago, and it contains an API change that makes the system break when sending email from most extensions.


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CloudHotelier new generation has been released!

 January 19, 2016  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

It has been a long hard journey

THIS IS A BETA RELEASE WITH NO SUPPORT - USE IT AT YOUR OWN RISK

We are pleased to announce the release of the first beta of our new products. This will be the “third generation” series and introduce a brand new version of every extension in our hotel website suite:

  • New hotel admin panel: Admin Panel Pro
  • New booking engine client: CloudHotelier Client
  • New generation of themes: UIkit framework based
  • New version of JKit multi-language content management with UIkit layouts

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Flat theme demo is online!

 November 17, 2015  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

We are happy to announce that we are getting closer to the release of the new versions very soon.

The first theme demo Flat, is online, so you can check-it out!

We plan to release the fist public beta during this week, the whole new system is actually in private beta, we are still working on the documentation and bug fixing. Please note that the release of the first beta will be only for testing, so no documentation and support will be provided till the production-ready version is released.


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CloudHotelier 2016 coming soon

 September 8, 2015  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

We are developing the WHOLE system from scratch, applying all the knowledge and experience accumulated during the last 5 years.

We plan to launch the first beta version by the end of this month. A production ready release is espectied in Oct/Nov 2015. The new release will include a new version of Cloud Admin Panel (that we will call Cloud Admin Pro), and a new version of the website building suite:

  • New FREE hotel theme that we call FLAT
  • New version of JKit with uikit layouts
  • New version of the CloudHotelier Booking Engine Client

The new CloudHotelier Admin Pro panel will be open source, so it can be used as a normal Joomla extension (although you will continue to have the new product as managed Cloud service also).


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Google Analytics E-commerce conversion for your hotel website

 July 8, 2015  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

In this post we will explain you how to easily get de e-commerce conversion report from Google Analytics.

With the release of CloudHotelier 3.1.7 we have introduced the ability to track Google Analytics e-commerce conversions, every time a reservation is processed on your hotel website.

With this new feature you will be able to obtain the conversion reports using Google Analytics, amongst other useful information.


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Cloud Admin Pro multiple rates per room

 May 4, 2015  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

The new Cloud Admin Pro panel will provide multiple rates per room, so it will be more flexile for different conditions like non-refundable rates.

The new version, that we plan to release in mid 2015 will provide the hoteliers the ability to set multiple rates for one single room. This will give the hoteliers more control over rates and simplify the availability update process.


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We are ready for Joomla 3.4

 February 26, 2015  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

CloudHotelier extensions and templates are fully compatible with Joomla 3.4, so you can update your CMS with just one click.

Joomla 3.4 is stable so you should update your Joomla. If you use one of our Joomla 3 packs, such as Base, Classic, Minimal, Boutique or Glassy, ​​we recommend tu upgrade your Joomla to be ready for the upcoming releases.


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Upcoming releases in 2015

 February 13, 2015  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

This year 2015 will be full of new developments in CloudHotelier

We are currently preparing a new version of the Cloud Admin Panel administration system, a new version of the Joomla client CloudHotelier Booking Engine and a new generation of templates based on the UIkit framework.


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SEO for hotel websites?

 January 14, 2015  Xavier Pallicer   Our Blog

The ubiquity of the large operators such as booking.com causes very pronounced specificities in the hotel industry. This can be a problem, but also an opportunity.

Every hotel website has a natural traffic produced by direct searches based on the hotel name. If you take a look at Google Analytics you will see that the number #1 keyword for your website is the name of the hotel. More important, the name of the hotel produces the 99% of the reservations at your website.

This is consecuence of users seeing your hotel in a reservations portal, such as booking.com, and then looking for your hotel website trying to get more information.


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