Since the start of the global pandemic, travelers have turned to something called “search escapism” in order to build a fantasy reality.
Europe’s 2nd lockdown is already negatively impacting hotel performance. Data from STR and other researchers reveals October performance way down.
Sevi Boutique Hotel Zanzibar deploys progressive management and holistic revenue generation service RevitUp.
Greece has reopened for tourists seeking out a slice of paradise. Hotel marketing experts say now is the time of unprecedented vacation deals
Booking.com has issued a notice regarding the Coronavirus announcing free cancellations and refunds for travelers affected.
This past week in Athens, EyeWide Digital Hotel Marketing and Cyprus-based Plarino Hotel Management Services launched RevitUP at the 100% Hotel Show held November 15-18 at Athens’ MEC Paianias Exhibition Center. EyeWide, a leading European hotel marketing firm, partnered with Cyprus based Plarino, in order to create a unique hotel revenue enhancement. The holistic hotel revenue […]
eRevMax has completed 2-way integration with Greece based internet booking engine BookOnlineNow to boost real-time data.
ospitality technology provider, D-EDGE has announced a partnership with PayPal to make prepayment the norm in hotel bookings.
RateGain unveiled the Smart Distribution solution during HEDNA, Madrid. This game-changing product will revolutionize hotels distribution.
Davinci Travel System (Davinci TS), an online B2B platform for booking and managing group hotel reservations, is rapidly gaining traction internationally. In just two years, the Prague-based start-up has exceeded the benchmark of 5,000 partner group hotels in 900+ European cities and over 70+ tour operators. The company’s main goal is to become number one […]
A new and innovative online platform I ran across is taking aim at mitigating negative hotel guest reviews. MyGuestXP connects any hotel Wi-Fi systems, allowing hotel management to step in before negative reviews hit websites like TripAdvisor.
More than six in ten travelers (61%) say they pick a destination for its great food or drink; Over half of global travelers (51%) are likely to seek out local street food markets; Malaysia, Taiwan, Japan and Brazil are among the top places to discover local food across the globe.
A new report out from FASTBOOKING reveals that the average hotel website conversion rate is only 2.2 %. The same report also tells us that the top 20 % of hotels convert at a rate of 5.6 %, while the bottom fifth only convert at a pitiful 0.3%. Clearly, the spread in between leaves a gulf of disparity. For hoteliers wanting to get a grip on how to bring their properties into optimization, this FASTBOOKING paper offers help.
A new report and a revealing graphic from FastBooking reminds us that hotelier uptake for using more and more advanced tools and strategies needs to be incremental. The report entitled “A guide for independent hotels: budget hotels, small luxury hotels, and hotel groups” shows how CRM and other energies need to work hand-in-hand with websites, social, SEO and SEM, email marketing, metasearch and other facets to spur direct bookings.
HotelsPro, a technology and reservation solutions provider for travel industry professionals and a brand of the world’s leading travel and accommodation supplier MetGlobal Group of Companies, announced the key points about the accurate and efficient usage of big data which enable travel professionals to touch the customers properly.