The Duve Guest App, a personalized web app, holds all of your guest's important information for their stay including reservation details, check-in information, arrival instructions, content and upsells.
Overview of the Guest App:
The Guest App Sections and posts are visible to the guests in their Guest App. All content can be created using Sections, Posts, Banners, and different widgets.
The visibility of all content can be customized using tags, brands, and rooms/rentals.
To take a virtual tour of the Guest App, click here.
- Section types for Guest App:
- Image carousel
- Image List
- Simple list (a list of pages without images)
- Widgets such as Recommended upsells, Map & Room upgrades
- One-click upsell add-ons, add a new page and select from a dropdown of upsells to add to your Guest App
- Centralized Styles page with styling capabilities
To start building content, click 'New'
Sections can be built in one of 3 formats - Image carousel, Image list and Simple List
Each section can contain pages and/or upsells.
To edit an existing Section, click on the 3 dots on the right and click edit. In addition, you can Hide the section, export, and delete a section from there ➝
*On the left it is your setup and on the right is the guest preview
In order to drive a certain call-to-action from your guests, easily add a banner that stands out in their Guest App.
A Banner entry contains
- Banner Icon
- Title - Name of the banner
Add a short and engaging message and customize the color of your banner to match your brand. Set up a link to forward your guests to an external page or add a link that will forward the guest to a different Guest App post.
With an external link, Click 'Open a new tab' to forward the guest outside the Guest App when they click on the button.
Add a Page in a Section:
Create a new post by clicking on the “+ Add page” and then clicking on the “Post” option.
When the Post page opens, you can add a cover photo, title, and conditions and create blocks. Emojis can also be inserted into this field using copy and paste.
To create a Guest App post, see our Help Article here.
To find out more about how to set up Duve upsells, click here: Create an Upsell
Upsells can be created from the upsell page, and the image inserted there will reflect in the Guest App.
The Upsell's image and title that appears in your Guest App will be set according to your setup in the Upsell
Add the upsell to your Guest App by clicking on the “+ Add page” and then click on the “Upsell” option.
The upsell will appear with the title, the dollar icon, copy icon on the right, the trash icon, and the duplicate option.
Select one of the Widgets offers, according to your preference - Map, Recommended Upsells, Room Upgrade
The “Map” widget will include the new map component showing
- The property's location
- All coordinates and addresses added inside existing Guest App posts
Add Recommended Upsells
A new section called Top Picks for You will be created with a list of all the existing upsells. To edit the order of the upsells list, click here.
Please note: this widget is only available for customers using the Premium plan.
Add Room upgrades (only for Hotels)
When selecting the Room Upgrade offer, the Room Upgrade upsell will be presented as a carousel with all the room upgrade images and prices to your guests.
*Please note: the Room Upgrade widget is only available for Hotel customers using the Premium plan.
The Styles page provides the ability to customize all the elements of your Guest App such as:
- Logo image
- Brand color
The Styles page affects only the Guest App setup. All branding of your emails as pre-check-in emails, confirmation emails, pre check-out emails will be set from the Branding page.
Customize each brand with the cover photos, brand color, and images.
Before publishing your Guest App, make sure to finalize the styles here.
You can add multiple cover images to appear in a carousel view, and you can also adjust the sizes of the cover image. Edit any fonts, logos, colors, and more.
Now it's your turn! Go to your Guest App and start building a Guest App that your guests will thank you for.
- Moving sections in the Guest App will include all content in that section. Drag and drop the section title to move content.
- Move individual posts by drag and drop between sections.
- Adding upsells or Room Upgrades to your Guest App will only be available in the Guest App editor if there are already existing services in your Duve account.