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    Question Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    Hey folks,

    thats my first post, so I would look say hello and greet all of you!

    Recently I was searching a name for a software I am developing right now. The software is about hotel and vacation management. So I came up with the idea to call the software something like "Good Stay". I know its not correct english, but my question is:

    * is it so incorrect that it gives you native speaker a bad impression?
    * what could be alternatives in sense?

    I would very glad to get any hint from you guys, because I am lost in my research.

    Kind regards,

    Markus

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    Re: Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    Welcome to the forums.

    I don't see anything wrong with "Good Stay." The grammar is fine - "stay" is a noun and you want people to have a good one.

    I'm not feeling very creative right now, but you could use what you have: "We want you to have a Good Stay." I like it better than something like "StayRight" or "Easy Stay."


    Is the software for the vacationers, or for the hotel companies? That would help with the creative ideas.
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    Hi Barb,

    thanks for your fast reply! I would say the software is used by vacationers of the hotel to e.g. see what they can expect in their room, but the hotel owner needs to "buy" the software. So the name of the software should almost be addressed to vacationers. Actually I dont like to use a technical name for the software, so I hope to find something like Good Stay. I just wonder why my american friend said, its not correct. Probably because "Good Stay" without "Having a ..." isn't grammaticly correct.
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    Re: Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    You might want to find a title different from this Korean website (click on the underlined link).

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    Re: Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    Interesting!

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    Re: Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    Quote Originally Posted by 7eicher View Post
    Hey folks,

    thats my first post, so I would look say hello and greet all of you!

    Recently I was searching a name for a software I am developing right now. The software is about hotel and vacation management. So I came up with the idea to call the software something like "Good Stay". I know its not correct english, but my question is:

    * is it so incorrect that it gives you native speaker a bad impression?
    * what could be alternatives in sense?

    I would very glad to get any hint from you guys, because I am lost in my research.

    Kind regards,

    Markus
    Disregarding the grammar, this market is over saturated, at least in the US. If a person buys a franchise (Best Western, Holiday Inn, Comfort Inn, Hilton, etc.), that corporation has software which the franchisee is required to use. Some hotels/motels and resorts also put up their own Internet site.

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    Re: Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    Quote Originally Posted by Gillnetter View Post
    Disregarding the grammar, this market is over saturated, at least in the US. If a person buys a franchise (Best Western, Holiday Inn, Comfort Inn, Hilton, etc.), that corporation has software which the franchisee is required to use. Some hotels/motels and resorts also put up their own Internet site.
    Oh, not just in the US, whole europe is plenty too. So thats why a good brand name is important for me. Beside "Good Stay" I could also imagine "Excellent Stay" to work well, as the software is supposed for high class hotels, whom have excellent service.

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    Re: Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    The point is to show images? Something like "See Your Stay" might work. "Know Before You Go" is long but perhaps more accurate.

    I can't say why, but "Excellent Stay" is not as natural to me as "Good Stay."
    I'm not a teacher, but I write for a living. Please don't ask me about 2nd conditionals, but I'm a safe bet for what reads well in (American) English.

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    Re: Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    I think I am going for "Good Stay" or "A Good Stay", allthough the Korean Tourism Organisation use it as well. As long as I am not on the Korean market, these two brands wouldnt interfere. So I dont see a problem to use the same "good" brand name.

    Thanks for all your support!! Hopefully I can contribute in anything in this nice forum.

    Stay well and god bless you,

    Markus

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    Re: Alternatives to say correctly "Good Stay"

    Another option I found is "Good Resort"...

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