The Ritz-Carlton hotel chain is now offering destination advice via Foursquare, making it one of the growing number of luxury brands jumping aboard the geo-location, social media bandwagon.
A new study shows that, for the first time, consumers are spending more time on mobile apps than on the web. With that in mind, there’s many taking advantage of the opportunity to reach their mobile-inclined audience in new, innovative ways.
Starwood’s Preferred Guest program is a great way for frequent travelers to earn points to earn free nights at their brand hotels. Recently, this luxury hotel brand also began a Foursquare promotion offering guests additional starpoints for checking in on Foursquare.
The Parc 55 Wyndham hotel uses Twitter and Facebook to let fans and followers know about special deals, special rates strictly for them along with San Francisco news, events and facts.
Hotels have made great strides in social media over the past few years; from Twitter to Facebook, and Foursquare and YouTube, there is no limit to how hotels can boost their online presence and increase their customer base.