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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
There are many challenges in hospitality marketing. In the era of rapid tech advances and ever-so-demanding travelers, it’s even more difficult to know how to use social media in the best way. Here are six tips on how to use social media in an effective way.
It takes trust for customers to interact with brands. While it may take ages for a brand to earn a trustworthy reputation, a single marketing mistake can cause it to crash. Here are four marketing tips to ensure your reputation remains in tact.
Consumers use online reviews as a research tool when they search for local businesses. 2018 brings many notable shifts among online review trends. The “2018 ReviewTrackers Online Reviews Survey: Statistics and Trends” provides insight on these trends along with tips for enhancing reputation management.
If you want to know how to use social media to market your resort, review Westgate Resorts. Through interactive elements, effective calls-to-action, user-generated content, and more, they effectively use social media to sell their resort experience.
The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is sets guidelines for the collection and processing of personal information. Hotels should take necessary action to safeguard personal data to avoid the financial repercussions that could result from lack of compliance.
Marriott International has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to social media and the travel industry. They’re partnering with social media sensation “Carpet Dad” for a new hotel marketing campaign to build brand awareness.
While many technological changes are positive, some are not. Here are a few of the ways tech is influencing the hospitality industry.
The wedding industry is a large business driver for hotels. Many women use Pinterest to plan their big days, so Four Season Hotels and Resorts partnered with BridalGuide.com for a wedding-focused Pinterest contest.
It’s beneficial for hotels to employ sensory marketing tactics. By focusing on all the senses, you may be able to appeal to your guests on a more profound and memorable level.
DoubleTree launched its latest integrated marketing campaign, “Your Warm Cookie Awaits” which has refreshed creative, PR, social media, digital and other activations to inspire a more welcoming world.
Anyone interested in 2017 hotel trends and connecting with independent hotel leaders would be remiss to not consider this event! Independent Lodging Congress is in Brooklyn October 4-6.