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Weekly Roundup #41: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by October 13, 2017 12:03 pm Leave a comment

Week 41/2017 Happy Friday, everyone! You know what’s next: our Weekly Roundup marks the perfect and most productive end of each the week - here you can get your fresh dose of news and stories from the hospitality industry. As usual, we have selected the best and most interesting ones, so make sure to take a look and enjoy the read! Until next time, we wish you a lovely weekend! Industry News AccorHotels bids $930 million for Australia’s Mantra Group: It has been a productive week for our client AccorHotels, as many other ones in the last year. The Group… read more »

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The Independent Hotel Series – Part II: Optimizing Your Website

by October 12, 2017 9:48 am , Leave a comment

Last week we started our Independent Hotel Series, as an extension of our latest eBook: Branding Without The Brand Name - An independent Hoteliers Guide To Building Brand Value. In the first part of the blog series we discussed why it’s crucial for independent hoteliers to acknowledge what makes their hotel stand out in a highly competitive market and how to make sure that the best traits and features of the hotel contribute to the traveler’s booking decision process. Now it’s time to talk about your hotel’s virtual business card: the website. It’s no secret anymore that we live in… read more »

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Weekly Roundup #40: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by October 6, 2017 11:45 am Leave a comment

Week 40/2017 The Weekly Roundup is back, so this means that it’s time for a quick recap. Before heading off into the weekend, don’t forget to check the latest hospitality news and stories, that we carefully selected and summarized for you during this week. Also, you can follow us on our social media accounts, for daily updates. We are on Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Instagram! Until next Friday, have a wonderful weekend! Industry News AccorHotels makes acquisition to deliver other hotel brands to travel agencies: Our client AccorHotels is clearly on a mission to continuously expand and diversify their portfolio… read more »

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The Independent Hotel Series – Part I: Using What Makes You Different

by October 5, 2017 9:10 am , Leave a comment

Hospitality is a highly competitive business, especially nowadays, with so many options out there, all of them being eye-catching and promising. Travelers are given a wide variety of accommodation to choose from and this might sometimes come as a challenge for hoteliers, especially for the ones managing an independent hotel. With this in mind, we have recently released our eBook: Branding Without The Brand Name - An independent Hoteliers Guide To Building Brand Value. The eBook is structured into four in-depth chapters, all of them focused around the most important things that independent hoteliers can and should do in order… read more »

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Weekly Roundup #39: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by September 29, 2017 2:01 pm Leave a comment

Week 39/2017 Welcome back to another Weekly Roundup! Another week has quickly gone by and we hope you had a good one! Now it’s time to go through a short summary of what went on in hospitality and travel, so make sure to check out the latest news and stories. Until next Friday, enjoy your weekend! Industry News Thomas Cook buys 42% stake in resort firm Aldiana: Thomas Cook announced this week that it has entered into a strategic partnership with LMEY Investments, a Swiss-based hotel property development company, to develop and grow Thomas Cook's own-brand hotel portfolio. As part… read more »

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Weekly Roundup #38: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by September 22, 2017 10:38 am Leave a comment

Week 38/2017 Hi there, everyone! Welcome back on our blog, for the Weekly Roundup! You know how this works: as usual, we prepared this week’s most interesting news about hospitality and overall travel and you can find it all here: news, stories, technology posts, everything that you need to know before heading off into the weekend. So enjoy and have a lovely weekend! Also, don’t forget to follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Instagram! Industry News TrustYou’s Direct Guest Messaging Tool Enables Compatible Connection With Amazon Echo: It’s already a well-known fact that Amazon Echo, the… read more »

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Your Guests Are International – Your Hotel’s Approach Should Be Too

by September 19, 2017 10:58 am , , Leave a comment

Whether we’re talking about vacations, business travels or single-night stays, international visitors are a big faction of any hotel’s total number of guests. Especially if your hotel is located in a central area of a bigger city or in a popular holiday region, you probably greet foreign visitors on a daily basis. This is why it’s extremely important to know exactly how to not only attract them, but keep them coming.   Any type of guest deserves an equal amount of attention, respect and the same effort and dedication from the hotel’s management team. It might, however, be easier to… read more »

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Weekly Roundup #37: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by September 15, 2017 1:25 pm Leave a comment

Week 37/2017 Greetings, everyone and welcome back on our blog, for another Weekly Roundup! As usual, we gathered the most interesting and relevant news and stories that were published this week, so make sure to take a look at the headlines! Also, for more daily updates and news, don’t forget to follow our social media accounts: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Google+ and Instagram! Until next Friday, have a lovely weekend! Industry News Hotelchamp partners with TrustYou and offers review content to users: It’s been another exciting week for us, since we added a new partner to our portfolio! Our Meta-Reviews service… read more »

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4 Reasons to Read Our Latest eBook from Start to Finish

by September 14, 2017 9:24 am , Leave a comment

When it comes to hospitality, we can surely say that the show will always go on, no matter what. Hotels will never stop being necessary and with tourism being the huge, multi-billion dollar industry that it is, diversity is always encouraged and awaited by travelers. Having options to chose from, like big chains and independent properties, is most certainly a must, but what makes one different than the other? Sure, branded hotels have their fair share of large-scale efforts that they must constantly focus on, but independent hotels might sometimes feel like a bit of an outsider. Attracting travelers to… read more »

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Weekly Roundup #36: Travel, Tech and Social Media

by September 8, 2017 1:41 pm Leave a comment

Week 36/2017 Greetings, everyone! You know what today’s deal is: Friday = Weekly Roundup, so welcome back! As usual, we scanned the news during this week and put together a summary of the most interesting and relevant ones, so you could go through a quick recap before the weekend. So read away and don’t forget to come back next Friday, for another roundup! Until then, you can follow us on social media: Facebook, Twitter, Google+ and Instagram! Have an amazing weekend! Industry News TrustYou Releases Insightful New eBook to Aid Independent Hotel Marketing Efforts: We are delighted to announce that… read more »