[WEBINAR] — Designing the next-generation hotel website

[WEBINAR] — Designing the next-generation hotel website

Learn how to build and optimize a successful e-commerce site that increases direct bookings Hotels owners and managers are rightfully frustrated about the increasing dependency on online travel agencies...

Why do travelers prefer booking with OTAs?

Why do travelers prefer booking with OTAs?

The latest report by Phocuswright, “Channel Surfing: Where Consumers Shop for Travel Online,” reveals that leisure tourism is growing around the world. In China, greater financial freedom among a...

Achieving the ideal hotel distribution mix

Achieving the ideal hotel distribution mix

Achieving ideal distribution mix has become one of the most critical goals for any hotel, branded or independent. It is also one of the main building blocks for the...

Designing a website that matches your hotel brand

Designing a website that matches your hotel brand

It’s not just the words on your website that tell a story. Visual design also plays a huge role in how your hotel is perceived. In fact, first impressions...

by Nate Lane August 18, 2016 Comments Web Design
Re-launching a hotel website without hurting SEO

Re-launching a hotel website without hurting SEO

When it comes to re-launching your hotel website, there’s a number of issues that you should be aware of before diving into any big changes. If you’re not careful,...

by Matt Tutt August 16, 2016 Comments SEO
A primer on cyber security and PCI compliance for hotels

A primer on cyber security and PCI compliance for hotels

The threat of cybercrime from sophisticated hackers is an inescapable issue all businesses face, especially if the business takes credit cards or runs any sort of e-commerce on their...

Messaging strategies for hotels with Drew Patterson from Checkmate

Messaging strategies for hotels with Drew Patterson from Checkmate

In recent years there’s been a general shift towards messaging as a primary mode of communication, especially as the usage of smartphones around the world continues to grow. It...

6 ways hotels can improve their Facebook marketing

6 ways hotels can improve their Facebook marketing

Facebook has evolved a long way since it first introduced “Fan Pages” for businesses to create free profiles. Now with more than 1 billion daily active users around the...

by Nancy Huang August 5, 2016 Comments Social Media
The biggest trends in direct distribution in 2016

The biggest trends in direct distribution in 2016

So far 2016 has been proving itself to be the “Year of Direct.” After becoming overly dependent on online travel agencies (OTAs) and their hefty commission fees for too long,...

Hotels rethinking the way they book accommodations

Hotels rethinking the way they book accommodations

In the age of the sharing economy, travelers have become used to almost limitless choice over their type of accommodation. After deciding on a destination, it’s possible to browse...

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