With the holidays fast approaching, it’s time to start thinking about your hotel’s seasonal marketing initiatives. A recent study by Reuters found that 107.3 million Americans traveled over 50 miles throughout the holiday season in 2017. Whether these travel shoppers are visiting long-distance family members or enjoying a [...]
Is your social media strategy driving traffic to your website? And how much of this traffic is converting into direct bookings? UTM parameters are a great tool for tracking both these things, and uncovering what content is working for you.
User Generated Content (UGC) helps build trust and authenticity with travel shoppers. In this article, we explore why UGC is such a powerful tool for hotel marketers, how hotels are using it, and how to integrate it into your website to drive more engagement.
In our latest webinar, we were joined by Greg Bodenair, Area Marketing Manager for Kimpton Hotels of Boston & Cambridge, to get the scoop on how to build a winning social media strategy with trackable ROI.
Driving organic traffic to your hotel website is important, but driving quality traffic should also be a priority. By tweaking your SEO strategy to focus on long tail keywords, you’ll be able to drive more quality website traffic that is more likely to convert.
TripAdvisor reviews are an important part of the travel shopping journey. So what can you do to ensure your property listing gets seen by more people? In this article we outline how TripAdvisor’s Popularity Ranking algorithm works and what you can do to improve your ranking.
A high-performing hotel website is based on science, not guesswork. It leads travel shoppers down a logical path to the booking engine. In our recent webinar, we dissected the critical elements of successful hotel website – one that turns lookers into bookers. We've recapped the highlights here.
Programmatic advertising is changing the PPC game. With programmatic, you target the individual traveler, not the website. Chris Blaine from Sojern explains how programmatic advertising can help hotels drive more relevant traffic to their website and increase direct bookings.
Darlene Rondeau recaps the emerging trends facing hotel marketers discussed at the HSMAI Digital Marketing Council's Fall 2016 Planning Conference.
Just because your restaurant is physically located in your hotel doesn’t mean it shouldn't have its own website. In order to maximize revenue, a dedicated restaurant website could be warranted. Learn from other hotels already jumping on this trend.