The travel shopping journey doesn’t end once a booking is made. Social sharing and guest reviews are critical in influencing future bookings. We recap Ed St. Onge and Charlie Osmond’s insights from our Digital Marketing Summit. Part 4 of our 4-part series.
Winning the direct booking all comes down to having a strong online presence and a high-converting website. View the highlights from our recent Digital Marketing Summit for Hoteliers, featuring Joey Egan (Leonardo) and David Chestler (SiteMinder). Part 3 of our 4-part series.
In the “Mid-Funnel” phase of the Travel Shopping Journey, 65% of travel shoppers are considering multiple properties. This is a hotel’s chance to influence and persuade. We recap Ellis Connolly (TrustYou) & Charlie Osmond’s (Triptease) insights from our Digital Marketing Summit for Hoteliers. Part 2 of our 4-part series.
Missed our Digital Marketing Summit for Hoteliers? Here’s a quick recap from Chris Blaine (Sojern) and Ed St. Onge (Flip.to) from our first presentation on Travel Inspiration. Learn why inspiring travelers at the start of their travel shopping journey can help increase direct bookings. Part 1 of our 4-part series.
Darlene Rondeau recaps the emerging trends facing hotel marketers discussed at the HSMAI Digital Marketing Council’s Fall 2016 Planning Conference.
A study from Expedia MediaSolutions breaks down the travel shopping journey into 3 phases: Inspiration, Mid-Funnel and Booking. How can you influence travel shoppers during each of these phases and ultimately win their business?
According to a BLLA survey, hoteliers at boutique hotels spend 58% of their time on sales and marketing activities. But are you seeing results, in the form of direct bookings, from these efforts? See our 5 best practices for a high-performing hotel website – one that converts, and how these 7 hotels exemplify them.
Just because your restaurant is physically located in your hotel doesn’t mean it shouldn’t have its own website. In order to maximize revenue, a dedicated restaurant website could be warranted. Learn from other hotels already jumping on this trend.
Based on the research, hotels of all sizes and star ratings are spending a LOT of time on sales and marketing activities – but they aren’t seeing the results they need from their property website. It’s clear that hotels need to find unique ways to differentiate themselves from the competition, so they can drive more direct bookings with their website.