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Tony Ciccarone

Tony Ciccarone is a web developer who is experienced in making high-quality professional websites, writing clean & reusable code, and creating data-driven web applications.

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Responding to Hotel Reviews: Decide What Kind of Hot...

Tony Ciccarone // September 5, 2013

Hotel reputation management has evolved. It’s about more than whether or not hotels choose to respond. The “when” and “how” of the reply means a lot to guests who are using the responses to make…

Monthly Service Spotlight: Premier Hotels Internatio...

Tony Ciccarone // September 3, 2013

Last month, we launched TrustYou’s monthly Service Spotlight, a monthly blog that features GMs, area managers and other hospitality executives who uphold the highest hospitality standards.  In our September Service Spotlight, we spoke with Tanya…

Best Hotels in Los Angeles, Decided by Travelers Wor...

Tony Ciccarone // September 2, 2013

As tempting as it was to take this Labor Day off from publishing an all-new Ranker Report, we recently read a study that found that 42% of Americans check in with work during vacation. So,…

Hotel Social Media Tip: Don't Get Lazy! Travel Resea...

Tony Ciccarone // August 28, 2013

When I’m planning travel, especially leisure, I steal away random bits of time throughout the week, and at various times of day, to create the trip.  On my laptop when I’m taking a breather from…

Best Hotels in New York City, Decided by Travelers W...

Tony Ciccarone // August 26, 2013

It’s Monday, so you know it is time for another one of our weekly Ranker Reports. We’re recognizing the world’s best hotels in popular destinations worldwide, from Dallas to Munich and everywhere in between. Today,…

Revenue vs. Hotel Reputation: More Than a Room Servi...

Tony Ciccarone // August 23, 2013

Recently, we posted a Hotel News Now article on the TrustYou twitter feed about how some hotels are trading in revenue-losing room service for less costly solutions. I keep coming back to this, because not…

Hotel Facebook Pages: What’s the Point?

Tony Ciccarone // August 22, 2013

Hotel Chatter posted a rant about hotel Facebook pages the other day, and at first I found myself (reluctantly) agreeing. What is the point of a hotel Facebook page? I look high and low for…

Hotels & Social Media Conversation: Maybe It Works, ...

Tony Ciccarone // August 20, 2013

Hotels, you’ve got a lot of people telling you how to keep the social media conversation engaging. I feel for you. And I’ve noticed that a lot of those suggestions really belong in the category…

Top Hotels in Munich, Decided by Travelers Worldwide

Tony Ciccarone // August 19, 2013

We love the enthusiasm behind our newest hotel ranking reports that we first launched last week. So much so, that we will be releasing a new report every Monday from now on.  These handy reports…

Tip for Hotel Websites: Being Honest Key to Better R...

Tony Ciccarone // August 16, 2013

More on this topic of hotel websites today. In addition to being boring, many hotels are also lying somewhere online. Not a good way to start a relationship with a guest—setting them up and then…

Hotel Websites are B-O-R-I-N-G: Guests Get Real Info...

Tony Ciccarone // August 13, 2013

It took a lot of years for the hotel industry as a whole to buy in to the importance of keywords and content optimization for boosting web rankings. Now it seems like 95% are there—and…

Top Hotels in Dallas, Decided by Travelers Worldwide

Tony Ciccarone // August 12, 2013

I’ve always thought that a job well done deserves to be rewarded. TrustYou’s ranking reports do just that: recognize top hotels, decided by travelers worldwide, for a job well done. This week, we’re landing in…