Kendall’s School of Hospitality Management, the top hospitality program in Chicago, has released its trends outlook for the hospitality industry in 2014.
The whole world has gone social. With social media platforms becoming increasingly crowded, companies must come up with novel ways to draw attention to themselves. The hotel industry has been particularly creative in devising innovative and engaging methods to make their voices heard and their brands stand out.
Adelaide has been chosen as one of the world’s top 10 cities to visit in 2014 by travel guide publisher, Lonely Planet. The only Australian city to be listed, South Australia’s capital is ranked ninth on the list included in Lonely Planet’s Best in Travel 2014 guide.
Conrad Hotels & Resorts debuted the luxury hospitality segment’s first comprehensive pre check-in feature to its award-winning travel mobile application, Conrad Concierge. All guests at each of the Conrad brand’s 24 hotels worldwide can now find greater customization and convenience at the touch of a button – from selecting pre-arrival amenities to ordering in room dining and enjoying mobile check-out.
It seems there’s a website or an app for just about every need a traveler has, but there’s still a way for concierges to help guests and even be vital during their stay… by using technology to their advantage.
With StumbleUpon paid discovery, you only pay for unique visitors (when the person actually visits your site) making it an affordable method of advertising for your business.
With over 1,000 miles to cover, the first official Four Seasons Food Truck has hit the road. Known as the FS Taste Truck, the vehicle and its tour provides a new, mobile stage for the brand’s culinary talent to connect with their local communities.
LiveDeal is a real-time, online marketplace that connects you with local restaurants that are offering deals right now. I had the opportunity to interview Jon Isaac, CEO and President of LiveDeal, to get the inside scoop and learn more about the company and its vision.
What can you do with landing pages to capture and remarket to booking leads that discover your hospitality business on social media? Here are the top 3 ways you can link social media posts to landing pages to increase your qualified leads and get more bookings.