Technology has transformed travel. We have more access to information, recommendations, and tools. Planning and on-site decision making is unrecognizable compared to 20 years ago. Here are five ways technology is changing travel.
The customer journey reveals a lot. But marketing is not linear, as funnels and even customer journey maps fail to account for the way sales happen. Marketing hourglasses come closer to understanding the interconnections, but the buying process is really more of a loop.
Restaurant storytelling is incredibly powerful if done well. In today’s digital landscape, it affects everything from customer loyalty to your bottom line. Here are a few key tips to drive customer engagement through storytelling.
The team at Hotjar conducted a study to learn what successful companies are doing differently in regard to customer service. Here’s what you can do to improve your company’s customer experience in 2019.
Technology has the power to streamline your business and make it more efficient, while simultaneously offering more personalized service than ever before. Here is an overview of Hospitality 4.0, what it can offer, and why you should embrace it.
Food is one of the most popular segments on Instagram. Restaurants can take advantage of this trend by catering to those active on Instagram. Here are five major ways to impact the Instagram-worthiness of your eatery.
Fall is here, which means hotels are prepping for the holiday season. Then comes the new year when hoteliers will face new challenges and changes. Staying ahead of guest expectations will ensure you provide the best experience. Here are 7 hotel trends to watch in 2019.
New restaurant technology changes the game for operators and consumers alike. IoT and bluetooth sensors, virtual reality training, advanced robotics, and artificial intelligence improve restaurant operations and experiences in a variety of ways.
Travelers appreciate anything that saves them time and stress. Offering tourism information, arranging discounts, and providing security support are three simple steps to help customers enjoy their trips.
Calls-to-Action are the final gateway before website visitors become paying customers. This infographic shows the five most-used CTA designs on the Internet along with the explanation of how each design works.
Technology advancements and customers’ expectations will always evolve and keep the hospitality industry on its toes. Here are some effective marketing strategies to borrow from popular resorts:
Today, leading airlines are exploring how AI can help them keep pace with customer demand and improve operational efficacy, speed and customer satisfaction. Here are a few changes we’ve seen, and what to expect in the near future.
It’s easy for consumers to point out bad customer service. But what about good customer service? Sometimes it doesn’t get any (or enough) recognition. Salesforce put together this overview of customer service lessons from Apple and Spotify.
Restaurant marketing is forever changed by Instagram. In addition to posting food shots and running Instagram ads, here are five other tactics for leveraging Instagram marketing for restaurants.
Because customer loyalty is paramount to business success, it’s important to understand the wants and needs of your audience. And with the proliferation of online businesses, many changes have been made with regard to how companies market to their audiences.
When it is used properly, social media can be a gold mine for businesses. Conversely, when social media is not used properly, you risk damage to your brand. Here are five mistakes that can ruin your brand’s reputation.
Yelp has the reputation for being the review site that matters most to restaurants, but a recent study suggests change is coming. Google Business Listings gain new reviews faster than any other review site including Yelp, TripAdvisor, Facebook and Foursquare. In fact, Google appears to outpacing Yelp by almost 200%.
MGM Resorts in Las Vegas just introduced the most hassle-free resort experience! Their mobile app now allows mobile, self check-in. Until now, other hotel groups with mobile check-in required advanced notice. Now, guests have near-instant access to their rooms.
Online video consumption has skyrocketed. Brands will invest heavily in online video as a way to connect and engage with potential customers. Here are five video marketing trends to watch in 2018.
AI and hospitality compliment each other in many ways. Artificial intelligence, or AI, is playing a growing role in hotels around the world. AI can enhance the visitor experience. It doesn’t have to replace your personal touch. Here’s why you should consider using AI at your hotel.