A hotelier’s guide to responding to reviews

by December 18, 2012 2:50 pm Best practices

We recently gave plenty of reasons why collecting more reviews is important. In a nutshell, more reviews equates to more revenue. Now, let’s take things one-step further; after receiving reviews, how should hoteliers react? Responding allows hoteliers to leverage its reviews into even more – more satisfied guests, more reviews and more bookings. One of the biggest benefits of responding is more reassured guests, as they see management is listening and cares; which has a ripple effect on reputation, revenue and positive word of mouth. Yet, 68% of hotels don’t respond. We created this best practices guide to help this silent majority.