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How many Hotel images per Room are the OTAs requesting?

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How many Hotel Images per Room are the OTAs requesting? According to a recent study done by Hotels.com, 60% of travelers rank bathroom photos as “very important”. With such a large portion of travelers showing interest in bathroom photos,…

8 Statistics on Millennial Travel Trends

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The millennial demographic has companies in numerous industries adjusting their marketing strategies, including companies within the travel industry. Travel marketers hope to build brand loyalty with this younger age group now, focuing on…

Why Personalization for Hotels Matters

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With the amount of data that hotels are receiving, it should come as no surprised how popular personalization for hotels has become over the past few years. Personalization isn't a new phenomenon.  With technology it has become easier than…
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What to Look for in a Visual Content Management System (Part 4/5)

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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 delivering  the correct specs for hotel visuals to all the channels. Delivering Correct Specs…

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

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Have you heard of scoring hotel images ? Are you a large hotel group looking to simplify your image distribution or a small, independent hotel looking to extend the reach of their marketing? Certainly, a dynamic visual content management…

How to Step Up Your Hotel’s Instagram Marketing

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Instagram has been rapidly increasing in popularity over the past few years, with 800 million monthly users as of September 2017. If you have not yet figured it out, this is a crucial platform to use in your hotel marketing. Since images…

5 Blog Topic Ideas for Hotels

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As you may have read in our article “Benefits of Having a Hotel Blog,” a blog is a useful tool when marketing your property to travelers. It can be used in conjunction with your other marketing efforts and can help to increase 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…

Enticing Travelers to Book Direct with Special Offers

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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…

Simplified Visual Management and Distribution with New ICE CMS

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We at IcePortal 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…