Category: Mobile

Revisiting chat apps: What messaging platforms are best for your hotel?

Revisiting chat apps: What messaging platforms are best for your hotel?

Messaging platforms are fast becoming the new way for businesses to interact with customers. When communicating with brands, 54% of US social media users say they prefer messaging platforms to email, phone, and online chat. Much of this comes down to ubiquity. Millions of people use chat apps on a daily basis to talk with friends and family. By extension, this familiarity makes them a preferred way to communicate with…

by Nancy Huang February 20, 2018 Comments Mobile
Important mobile booking stats for hotels in 2018

Important mobile booking stats for hotels in 2018

Over one third of people now use a mobile device to book a hotel room. That’s according to the latest Travel Flash Report by Criteo. The shift to mobile continues to rise, and in 2018, hotels have an opportunity to capitalize on changing consumer habits. As it turns out, the mobile booking landscape varies considerably between regional preferences, booking platforms, and demographics. However, there are clear patterns among the stats…

by Steffan Berelowitz February 6, 2018 Comments Mobile
What Google’s mobile-first indexing plan for 2018 means for hotel websites

What Google’s mobile-first indexing plan for 2018 means for hotel websites

At the end of 2016, Google announced it would be experimenting with a mobile-first indexing plan. While there isn’t a fixed release date, Google webmaster trends analyst Gary Illyes expects the rollout will happen at a time later this year. So how are things going to change? Well currently, Google’s ranking system focuses primarily on the desktop version of a website. But these days, most people use Google on a…

by Nate Lane January 23, 2018 Comments Mobile, Web Design
Mobile booking: Why responsive design alone is insufficient

Mobile booking: Why responsive design alone is insufficient

As mobile becomes increasingly used to browse and book trips and accommodation, having a responsive web design has become imperative to cater to the needs of the omnichannel traveler. By adapting to whatever device the website is accessed on, responsive design ensures customers receive an optimal experience as they switch between desktop, tablet, and mobile. However, responsive design isn’t a panacea, and it shouldn’t be considered a feature for the…

by Natasha Prats September 21, 2017 Comments Mobile
The latest in hotel booking and travel apps

The latest in hotel booking and travel apps

As the amount of bookings continue to rise on mobile, there’s been an explosion in the amount of hotel and travel apps flooding the market. Today, travelers can search for last-minute deals, seek curated concierge services, and “talk” with a chatbot about their booking through sophisticated, user-friendly apps. For hotels, the latest apps represent an alternate distribution channel to reach an increasingly mobile-reliant consumer. With that in mind, here are…

[INFOGRAPHIC] 10 reasons why hotels should embrace mobile

[INFOGRAPHIC] 10 reasons why hotels should embrace mobile

Hoteliers looking to maximize their online distribution will need to embrace mobile as a key part of their digital strategy, from creating a mobile-optimized website and booking engine to running a successful mobile marketing strategy. Here are 10 important reasons why hotels can’t afford to ignore mobile in today’s marketplace. Click to download a PDF or read our original article on important reasons for hotels to optimize their mobile strategy.

Ensuring your hotel website is optimized for mobile

Ensuring your hotel website is optimized for mobile

Ensuring that your hotel’s website is optimised for mobile search is essential if you don’t want to miss out on key traffic and potential bookings. Much has been said already about the rise of mobile search and its role in the customer booking journey, as well as mobile marketing strategies for hotels. This article will focus specifically on mobile search engine optimization. To ensure your hotel’s website is optimized fully…

by Matt Tutt May 11, 2017 Comments Mobile, SEO
It’s not just mobile: Understanding the omnichannel traveler

It’s not just mobile: Understanding the omnichannel traveler

Mobile continues to have a growing influence on how consumers plan and book trips. Yet the travel journey remains very much a multi-device journey. According to a report by Eye for Travel, most people aren’t truly devoted to one device but instead switch between desktop, tablet and mobile. In recognition of this omnichannel mentality, hotels simply can’t afford to view their mobile and desktop channels as separate units. Instead, a…

[SLIDESHARE] 4 mobile marketing strategies for hotels

[SLIDESHARE] 4 mobile marketing strategies for hotels

2016 marks the year that website traffic to mobile devices has finally surpassed desktop traffic. In an age where a significant amount of travel research now happens through mobile, hotels will have to adjust their digital marketing plan to accommodate a multi-device world. In our Slideshare below, learn four important strategies that will help your hotel become more visible on mobile devices. For more information, read our original article: Four important mobile…

by Steffan Berelowitz December 13, 2016 Comments Mobile
Introducing Travel Tripper’s new mobile booking engine

Introducing Travel Tripper’s new mobile booking engine

Travel Tripper is excited to announce the debut of our new RezTrip mobile booking engine. The completely redesigned mobile platform is modeled after industry best practices in travel booking, focusing strongly on modern, elegant design and user experience to secure hotel reservations quickly and efficiently. Hotels that have switched to our new mobile booking engine have already seen promising early increases in mobile booking revenue. The Taj Boston, The Manhattan at…

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