It’s been 2.5 years since we first launched Vizlly, our “multi-channel digital marketing system.” Vizlly was built on the premise that hotels could drive more direct bookings if they had a great hotel website – one specifically designed to convert. Well folks – we were wrong. Or, I should say, we were partially right.
Highlights from HSMAI’s annual Digital Marketing Strategy Conference in New York. From macro Trends, to SEO and social media, see what’s shaping hotel marketing in 2017.
User Generated Content (UGC) helps build trust and authenticity with travel shoppers. In this article, we explore why UGC is such a powerful tool for hotel marketers, how hotels are using it, and how to integrate it into your website to drive more engagement.
In our latest webinar, we were joined by Greg Bodenair, Area Marketing Manager for Kimpton Hotels of Boston & Cambridge, to get the scoop on how to build a winning social media strategy with trackable ROI.
Driving organic traffic to your hotel website is important, but driving quality traffic should also be a priority. By tweaking your SEO strategy to focus on long tail keywords, you’ll be able to drive more quality website traffic that is more likely to convert.
TripAdvisor reviews are an important part of the travel shopping journey. So what can you do to ensure your property listing gets seen by more people? In this article we outline how TripAdvisor’s Popularity Ranking algorithm works and what you can do to improve your ranking.
In an attempt to improve the browsing experience on mobile devices, Google will begin penalizing mobile websites with intrusive pop ups on January 10, 2017.
With just over two weeks until Christmas, we’re recapping the best blog articles from 2016. Here is what piqued the interest of hotel marketers around the globe, with some practical tips to take into 2017 and beyond.
A high-performing hotel website is based on science, not guesswork. It leads travel shoppers down a logical path to the booking engine. In our recent webinar, we dissected the critical elements of successful hotel website – one that turns lookers into bookers. We’ve recapped the highlights here.
There are many strategies to boosting revenue, but one area most hotels are neglecting. It’s called ancillary revenue; looking beyond your rooms, to other products or services that can generate revenue. Airlines and cruise lines have built a very healthy profit margin from ancillary services. It’s time for hotels to do the same.