Google has made a lot of changes over the last year that have impacted hotel marketing. We take a closer look at some of them and how hotel marketers can navigate these changes to their advantage.
If you've ever asked Siri or Google Now a question, you've communicated with a type of chatbot. Chatbots give hotels the opportunity to improve the customer experience at every stage of the travel shopping journey. Major hotel chains and OTAs are jumping on this technology. Should you follow suit?
As 2016 comes to a close, it’s time to start thinking about how to best utilize your marketing budget for next year. In our recent webinar we looked at 4 hotel marketing trends you need to be focused on in 2017.
In our recent webinar we looked at 4 hotel marketing trends you need to be focused on in 2017.
Google will be switching to a mobile-first index. Yup, you read that right. They are essentially dividing the mobile and desktop indexes. This doesn’t mean desktop will disappear (yet) but it will only be updated second to mobile, the new primary index. Find out what this means for your website.
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.
The travel shopping journey begins by searching for travel inspiration. In this phase, consumers are open-minded about their travel options, which is a prime opportunity for travel brands to make an impression.
Darlene Rondeau recaps the emerging trends facing hotel marketers discussed at the HSMAI Digital Marketing Council's Fall 2016 Planning Conference.
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.
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 [...]