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What to Look for in a Visual Content Management System (Part 3/5)

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In recent weeks we’ve highlighted how scoring and tagging of visuals within a visual content management system (CMS) can benefit hotels. The third part of our series will discuss tracking hotel visuals and how it can help you audit your…

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…

6 Stats on Digital Asset Management

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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…

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

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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.…

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…

Why You Should Be Using Instagram to Market Your Hotel

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In the last few years, photo-sharing social media platform, Instagram, has skyrocketed in popularity. To be exact, Instagram’s user count hit 600 million users in December 2016, providing a huge network of consumers to be influenced and…

Further Evidence that Video is Taking Over the Digital Marketing World

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Video is rapidly becoming the most popular way of marketing to consumers. It presents a great opportunity for hoteliers, who can utilize it to show off their property’s rooms, pools, gyms, surrounding areas and more. Using video on your…

How to “Up” Your Hotel’s Facebook Game

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As of March 2017, Facebook had 1.94 billion monthly active users and 1.28 billion daily active users. With numbers like these, it’s a no-brainer that this is a perfect place to promote your hotel online. However, many hotel marketers are…

6 Reasons to Use 360-degree Virtual Tours (Infographic)

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Sources: InvisionStudio, YuMe, Aardvark360, Panomatics IcePortal helps clients manage and distribute visual content to over 11 million unique visitors a month on 1,000s of travel and local websites around the globe in nine languages.…

How Marriott is Using Snapchat Video Ads

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Advertising on Snapchat is not only a savvy way to reach a large audience, but also effective for appealing to the coveted millennial consumer. As of February 2017, Snapchat has 158 million daily active users (DMR.) Of those users, approximately…