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What to Look for in a Visual Content Management System (Part 4/5)

So far, our series has covered scoring, tagging and tracking within a visual CMS. The fourth part of our series will focus on the importance of having your visuals delivered to channels in the correct specs… In order for visuals to be delivered to distribution channels to best convert travelers online, they must be delivered … Continue reading What to Look for in a Visual Content Management System (Part 4/5)

What to Look for in a Visual Content Management System (Part 2/5)

Last week, we began discussing what travel suppliers should be looking for in a visual content management system (CMS). Our first criteria was scoring of visuals, which helps travel marketers audit their visuals for optimal distribution across the web. We will now focus on tagging of visuals and how it can benefit your property. Tagging … Continue reading What to Look for in a Visual Content Management System (Part 2/5)

What to Look for in a Visual Content Management System (Part 1/5)

Whether you are a large hotel group looking to simplify your image distribution or a small, independent hotel looking to extend the reach of their marketing – a dynamic visual content management system (CMS) is what you need. Implementing a system like this will improve workflows on your side and increase engagement and bookings online, … Continue reading What to Look for in a Visual Content Management System (Part 1/5)

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

Simplified Visual Management and Distribution with New ICE CMS

We at ICE Portal have just launched the long-awaited new graphical user interface (GUI) of our visual content management system (CMS.) Hotels, resorts and other travel supplier partners are now being trained in the new system to more effectively manage and distribute their photos, videos and 360-degree virtual tours. We believe that this transition will … Continue reading Simplified Visual Management and Distribution with New ICE CMS

Personalization Tips for Travel Brands

Recent research from MDG Advertising tells us that 74% of web users are frustrated with websites that are not tailored to their needs and 72% of consumers don’t like generic marketing. In this day and age, consumers expect content to be personalized based on their interests. Therefore, in order for brands to be successful, big … Continue reading Personalization Tips for Travel Brands

4 Tips for Improving Your Hotel Visuals in 2017

High quality hotel visuals increase bookings! That should be enough of an incentive for hotel marketers to create and distribute great visuals, but if you’re the type of person who needs more reasons and validation, then the list below should deliver. To keep it simple, there are only a few simple things you should do … Continue reading 4 Tips for Improving Your Hotel Visuals in 2017

Are Your Hotel Visuals Being Distributed Properly Across All GDS’?

In order to increase hotel bookings on all global distribution systems, it is imperative for hoteliers that their hotels’ visuals are being displayed properly. When uploading your images for distribution, a number of steps can be taken to optimize your listing. Use the following checklist to make sure your hotel is accurately represented on the … Continue reading Are Your Hotel Visuals Being Distributed Properly Across All GDS’?

Marketing to Different Travel Personalities

Travelers have all different types of motivations for travel. Once you determine a particular consumer’s travel personality type you can effectively market travel to them by considering their motives and preferences. Choice Hotels recently released the results from its annual summer travel survey which break down the different personality archetypes of American travelers and what … Continue reading Marketing to Different Travel Personalities

How to Build and Utilize Consumer Personas

Personalizing content based off of customer personas has become an important tactic when converting consumers online, especially those browsing travel. According to DemandGen Report, leads who are shown personalized content produce a 20% increase in sales. This suggests that taking advantage of big data and building customer personas will increase hotel bookings. These are the … Continue reading How to Build and Utilize Consumer Personas