Greece’s tourism sector is in big trouble over the COVID-19 pandemic. With more and more countries instituting level 3 travel advisories for Europe, the country’s early tourism season is badly affected. Just emerging from a horrendous economic crisis, Greece offers us a litmus test for worldwide destinations in crisis. What needs to happen now is […]
1st Masterclass by the Heraklion Hoteliers Association – Fundamentals of Marketing in 2020 – To Take Place at the Chamber of Commerce of Heraklion
The Heraklion Hoteliers Association, along with EyeWide Digital Marketing, and RevitUp will hold the first masterclass for hoteliers.
EyeWide Digital Marketing Agency will be participating in the 1st International Hospitality Expo Cyprus 2020.
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 […]
EyeWide Digital Marketing and Helix Imageworks signed a strategic partnership to provide essential audience engagement for future hotels.
This report reveals for hoteliers a much better guide to social media influencers, and into the marketing strategies that work.
A report on the state of the Crete hospitality market which will show key flaws in the strategies in place to serve this tourism destination.
Whoever came up with the idiomatic expression “The devil’s in the details,” must have made a bad hotel choice or two in their lives. Since retiring from the travel public relations and marketing game, I notice an uptick in sloppy marketing efforts that are almost completely reliant on Google ads, OTAs, and the big tour operators. For hoteliers here in Greece, the lost opportunity costs of such reliance will eventually tell. It is with this eventuality in mind that I present the following.
The Economic Chamber of Greece Regional Department of Eastern Crete hosted an event, “Modern Trends in the Tourist Market,” which focused on suggested strategies for the upcoming touristic season.
The most frequent criticism of social media as a marketing tool is the fact return on investment (ROI) is challenging to measure.
The job of the hotel director gets ever more complicated as traditional business is forced to adapt to the ever-changing marketing and technology innovations and services. However complicated these new tools and services may be though, age old business logic still applies.
EyeWide Digital Marketing participated in three categories at the 2018 Greek Hospitality Awards, and was distinguished in all at the Greek winning one Gold and two Silver awards.
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.
The anticipated AccorHotels acquisition of VeryChic is now complete according to the hotel chain. Now Accor can complete digital private sales of luxury hotel rooms and apartments, cruises, breaks, packages and more.