Leverage Google Things to Do with RocketRez and Unlock More Tour Bookings

Written by Geraldine Lee
Last updated on Oct 05, 2023

Imagine increasing your tour bookings and attracting more customers with just a few simple clicks.

By harnessing the power of Google Things to Do and RocketRez's seamless integration, you can elevate your business to new heights.

Dive in to discover how this game-changing integration can help you unlock more tour bookings and grow your business.

What is Google Things To Do?

Google Things to Do (GTTD) is a travel planning tool that helps users discover and book tours, attractions, and activities with ease. Seamlessly integrated with Google Search and Google Maps, it enables users to easily find things to do when they are planning a trip.

An example of an attraction listed on the Google Things to Do platform.

When you connect your Google Business Profile to GTTD, you can list your tours and make them discoverable when someone is searching for activities or attractions in your area.

It's perfect for tapping into a vast pool of potential customers who are actively searching for things to do in your area.

The best part?

RocketRez offers this integration at no additional cost, whereas other res-tech providers may charge extra fees for similar services.

How Does RocketRez's Integration with Google Things To Do Work?

RocketRez is an official connectivity partner of Google, so you can trust that our integration will help you get maximum results out of your GTTD profile.

Here's how you can get started:

Step 1: Claim Your Google Business Profile

Before you can integrate Google Things to Do with RocketRez, you should claim your Google Business Profile.

While it’s not actually a requirement for you to show up on GTTD, it’s important for any business that wants to be found on Google Search and Maps.

Visit the Google My Business website and follow the instructions to verify your business.

Step 2: Optimize Your Profile for Bookings

After claiming your business profile, optimize it by adding high-quality photos, accurate business information, and engaging descriptions of your tours and attractions. This will make your offerings more appealing to potential customers.

If you need help with crafting appealing copy, check out our guide on how to use ChatGPT to supercharge your marketing content.

Step 3: Set up Featured Tours for Google Things To Do

To enable Google Things to Do in RocketRez, follow these steps:

  1. Go to Menu > Settings > Company > Tours > Location. Select the tour you wish to enable Google Things To Do for, and click on "+ Add" below Google Places Location. Choose a Location Type from the first three options: Admission Ticket, Related no Admission, or Supplementary Add on. Then, search for your location by entering your office or tour place address.
  2. In the Tours > Info tab, fill in the description and images of the tour, as this is a required setup. Follow this path: Menu > Settings > Company > Tours > Info > Enter Tour Description and upload images.
  3. Go to Menu > Settings > Marketing > Web Sales. Select the web engine you wish to enable for Google Things To Do, then go to Config > Enable Google Things To Do > Options. Enter the URL of the booking page where your web engine is hosted.

Step 4: Manage Bookings and Availability with RocketRez Dashboard

Once you've set up Google Things to Do, you will now have access to an additional channel to sell your tickets.

But it doesn't stop there – since all your sales will flow into your web engine, you will be able to manage your bookings and availability with ease in your RocketRez dashboard.

Benefits of Using Google Things To Do  

By using Google Things to Do with RocketRez, you can unlock more tour bookings and increase your reach exponentially. Here are some of the benefits:

  • Expand your customer base: Tap into a vast audience of potential clients actively searching for tours and attractions on Google.
  • Streamlined booking experience: Provide a seamless and user-friendly booking process for customers, directing them straight from your official listing to your booking page.
  • 100% free: Enjoy the benefits of the RocketRez and Google Things to Do integration without worrying about additional fees or commissions.
  • Perfect for businesses of all sizes: No matter if you manage a large-scale attraction or a small group tour, this integration can help you increase your booking and succeed.

Integrating Google Things to Do with RocketRez is a game-changing opportunity for tour operators and attraction providers looking to increase their reach and boost their bookings.

By leveraging this powerful and free integration, you can ensure your business stays ahead of the competition and continues to grow.

If you're interested in setting up Google Things to Do with RocketRez, reach out to your Customer Success Manager today and let us help you unlock the full potential of this incredible partnership.

You can also refer to our Support Desk article about integrating Google Things to Do for more information.

Let's get started and supercharge your tour business with Google Things to Do!

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Geraldine Lee

Geraldine Lee is a creative marketing specialist with a focus on content marketing and website design. With experience in copywriting, film and design, Geraldine brings a unique perspective to her work. She is also a self-starter, initiating projects whenever possible. Geraldine is always looking for new opportunities to learn and grow in her field. When she's not busy helping clients grow their businesses, she enjoys spending time with her family and loved ones.