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Six Ideas for “Social Selling” Your Hotel

As the world of online hotel marketing changes and evolves with technology, approaching potential guests and maintaining relationships with them requires more than just a nice hotel image and grammatically correct descriptions. Social selling can give your hotel a competitive marketing edge that you might not have considered before. What is social selling? Social selling […]

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5 Tips for Instagram Photos That’ll Incite Hotel Envy

Around 80 million posts are shared on Instagram daily. It’s one of the fastest growing social media channels, and its appeal is undeniable. Most of us are visual creatures, and Instagram is full of pictures. But what is it about some accounts that makes us green with envy — both for the beauty of their content […]

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Everything Hoteliers Need to Know About Hashtags

By now you’ve probably noticed the # symbol (now also known as the hashtag) followed by a word or phrase (without capitalization or spaces) all over social media. And you might be wondering what it’s all about. I’ll tell you #whatitsallabout because you need to be working hashtags into your own advertising tactics. They might […]

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Your Hotel Needs to up Its Digital Curb Appeal With Better Images

Curb appeal: it’s the attractiveness of a building (such as your hotel) as viewed from the street—the curb, if you will. And digital curb appeal? The attractiveness of a business (again, let’s say your hotel) as seen online. But what actually constitutes a hotel’s digital curb appeal? In a word: images. So listen up, because […]

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5 Tips from a Pro Photographer for Better Visual Content

Captivating visual content will set your hotel apart from the competition, hands down. Even if you have great rates and a solid reputation, people tend to prefer accommodations that meet their emotional needs as well as their logistical ones. They’re not just looking for a bed; they’re looking for a memorable stay. You probably aren’t the only […]

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3 Ways to Attract Millennials to Your Hotel

When it comes to marketing your business, we can’t stress the importance of targeting millennials enough. These 20- and 30-year-olds make up a powerful audience of tech-savvy individuals with disposable incomes, a love of travel, and a thirst for life. This group is also completely unlike the travellers who came before them. Millennials have a different set of […]

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5 Ways to Make Your Hotel Wedding Friendly and Boost Profits

You want what every hotel manager wants: You want to grow your business. Sure, you can streamline your marketing efforts and budget your costs to trim the fat and maximise profits. But you don’t want to stop there. You want to get in on the lucrative niche market that generates over £10 billion annually in the UK alone: weddings. […]

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3 Must-try Tips for Better Hotel Images on a Budget

The time has come for better hotel images. Perhaps the images you have are outdated or inconsistent, or perhaps they just don’t do justice to your hotel. You could decide that expense is no object, and reach deep into your coffers to finance a professional photo shoot. You would expect the outcome to be spectacular—immaculately staged, […]

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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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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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