Here is some great insight from an article we found on netaffinity.com. The article explores some simple ways in which you can improve your hotels website SEO (search engine optimisation) to generate more popularity and direct bookings.
Check it out.
To finish up this week we thought we'd share a laugh. So we've trawled through youtube and put together a bunch of hilarious hotel booking ads for you.
Tripadvisor named the top 25 hotels from around the world in its annual Travellers' Choice Hotel Awards. The luxurious Umaid Bhawan Palace Jodhpur, in India, took out the number one place for 2016. Of the 842 reviews left on TripAdvisor.com for the property, 767 rate the palace as excellent, with only 10 giving it the lowest rating: 'terrible'.
More good news from the hotel industry as visitors can't get enough of hotel hospitality. It will be interesting to see whats to come in 2016 after enjoying a record-breaking year in 2015. Check out what the NZ Herald has to say about this.
So what do guest want? All you can eat breakfast, free wifi? Heres a interesting article along with an infographic we found on the web which puts together data on what guests truely want included with their hotel experience.
81% of us keep our smartphones somewhere close during all waking hours and over half of all Millennials would rather lose their sense of smell than their technology.
We've been having several discussions recently around bookings and some of the relating articles we've found are well worth a read. This one discusses how 2015 was a record year for bookings through global distribution systems, the channel used when guests book through traditional travel agents. Surprising? Apparently it was predicted that travel agent bookings were bound to decline.