trivago's stand at ITB Berlin 2016 with people crowding in front

trivago @ ITB Berlin -Day 1 at the World’s Leading Travel Tradeshow

Let the show begin! Tradeshows are incredible to behold. Especially travel and tourism related ones. They’re chalked full of energy, new people, and memorable experiences not to mention incredible visuals. The bigger they are, the better. This week I’m at ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show. I will be writing to you from […]

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Spring Travel Trends & Predictions for Hotels in 2016

Predicting the future is no easy task. Frankly, most would safely proclaim that it’s impossible. But who doesn’t dream about it from time to time? I know I do. Especially when it comes to business. What if I do X and it results in the added income of Y, multiplied by….well, you get the idea. […]

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Attract More Guests to Your Hotel With Wi-Fi

You, like many other hoteliers and travellers spend countless hours online. Take now for example, you’re reading this post on the web. So it’s no surprise that offering Wi-Fi to hotel guests is as important to your business as it is to their stay. People are now plugged in to their devices and surfing the […]

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trivago @ ITB Berlin

ITB Berlin, the world’s leading travel trade show, is just around the corner. There’s lots to see as it’s become the world’s most successful platform for the travel industry. This year is particularly special as it marks the show’s 50th anniversary. We’re getting ready to pack our bags and head over to the show from […]

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Rank Higher on trivago: A How-to Guide for Hoteliers

More than half of individual hoteliers (62%) see increasing bookings as their top business priority according to trivago’s 2015 Hotelier Survey. As a hotelier, this may seem fairly obvious, but your time is limited. Hotel managers are often pulled in many directions with guests and staff to tend to. With only a couple of hours […]

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5 Tips for Hotel Photos That Sell

Every month the trivago content team rejects hundreds of images submitted by hotel managers. Why? It’s two fold. First off, the photos fail to meet our quality standards. Secondly, it may sound cruel, but no image can be less damaging than a bad image. So instead of risking it, consult our simple tips for better […]

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Why Metasearch Is Important for Your Business

With an increasing array of Online Travel Agents (OTAs) competing for hotelier’s business it’s no wonder that many are left at a lost for how to reach the widest audience whilst minimising commissions. In the chaos, it is easy to overlook a pivotal resource that generates more traffic than you may realise at no extra […]

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Facebook CTA Button: Earn Hotel Bookings for Free

We’ve got a quick tip to help you boost your bookings. The best part is it’s free, and it’s easy to set up. If you aren’t already taking advantage of Facebook’s ‘Call-to-Action’ (CTA) button then you need to put down that coffee, turn the music low and log in to your Facebook business page. Not […]

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Falisia Resort & Spa Portopiccolo’s picturesque infinity pool on a hot summer day.

Update Hotel Info As Often As Your Rates

You’re used to updating your rates seasonally, but what about your hotel information and descriptions? A dynamic shift in the travel industry is well underway due to the rise in younger travellers seeking out new experiences. To get ahead of this trend, your online profiles, website, and social media need to be flexible and current. […]

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Love Your Hotel This Valentine’s Day

Ah, yes, the proverbial romantic getaway… It’s become synonymous with Valentine’s Day, just like chocolates and red roses, especially in the UK. So, where are the couples going? The top romantic UK destination in 2015 was unsurprisingly, London. On trivago, it enjoyed almost 15 % of traveller’s hotel clicks. More surprisingly, Manchester took the 2nd […]

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