Category Archives: Hotel Marketing

Six Things Hoteliers Should Do to Improve their OTA Content Score

When a consumer searches for a hotel on any online travel agency (OTA), the order in which hotels appear is determined by the OTA. The traveler is unaware that the ranking rewards some and punishes others, but, the order matters because consumers generally pick their hotel from the first two pages of their search results. … Continue reading Six Things Hoteliers Should Do to Improve their OTA Content Score

3 Marketing Tips for Independent Hotels

In order to stand out against large hotel groups, independent hotels need to market themselves in such a way that leverages their uniqueness and entices travelers to book. This requires them to understand their target audience and appeal them in numerous ways. Independent hotels should be sure to have these bases covered to get the … Continue reading 3 Marketing Tips for Independent Hotels

6 Stats on Digital Asset Management

As we discussed previously in our article “Why Managing your Hotel’s Digital Assets Saves Time and Money,” Digital Asset Management (DAM) solutions can significantly benefit hotels. This technology offers a way for brands to effectively organize, access, share and store their digital assets. It eliminates the cost of lost work, allows for collaboration and maintains … Continue reading 6 Stats on Digital Asset Management

Personalizing Your Visual Content Increases Bookings

“Personalization” has been a hot topic across the web and has businesses across varying industries wondering how to implement it. The travel and hospitality industry, and other industries, use personalization to better engage and convert consumers based off of their specific interests, preferences and lifestyles — personas. It is becoming more widely used in order … Continue reading Personalizing Your Visual Content Increases Bookings

Benefits of Having a Hotel Blog

A hotel blog is a great way to promote your property and engage travelers. It can be used to strengthen other areas of your marketing strategy and increase your hotel’s visibility online, leading to increased bookings. A few benefits of having a hotel blog include: •A way to communicate with guests and convey information Hotel … Continue reading Benefits of Having a Hotel Blog

Enticing Travelers to Book Direct with Special Offers

Conversion rates for users who visited a special offers page on a hotel website are over 3x that of users who did not visit a special offers page (NetAffinity.) Therefore, having a special offers page that is up to date and eye-catching is important for your hotel to convert travelers online. This page should offer … Continue reading Enticing Travelers to Book Direct with Special Offers

5 Stats on Mobile Traveler Behavior

The use of mobile devices in relation to travel is growing from the research/planning/booking stage all the way to the trip itself. New data from AppLift and Priori Data tells us just how much mobile is shaping the travel industry. This data further confirms that hotel marketers must have a strong mobile strategy and presence. … Continue reading 5 Stats on Mobile Traveler Behavior

Why Managing your Hotel’s Digital Assets Saves Time and Money

According to Accenture Interactive, 50% of companies have more digital content that they can effectively manage. Hotel groups are not immune, and if they don’t get control of their assets, it’s going to cost a lot of time and money. Digital Asset Management (DAM) technology offers solutions for industries across the board, the travel and … Continue reading Why Managing your Hotel’s Digital Assets Saves Time and Money

Mistakes to Avoid On Your Hotel’s Website

Following up from last week’s post that highlights what makes a positive user experience on travel websites, this article will look further into what mistakes brands should watch for on their websites. When designing, or revamping your hotel website, be sure to avoid these mistakes that can cost you direct bookings: • Slow load time … Continue reading Mistakes to Avoid On Your Hotel’s Website

What Makes a Positive User Experience in the Travel Industry?

When it comes to researching, planning and booking travel, a positive user experience (UX) is crucial in order to be competitive. Consumers’ perceptions, emotions and behaviors while interacting with your website or app will often make or break their decision to purchase. Digital user experience agency, Sigma, published a report that touches on the different … Continue reading What Makes a Positive User Experience in the Travel Industry?