Category Archives: social media

Hotels not on Facebook risk “losing credibility”


Hotel GMs were warned that they should employ a social media strategy or risk “losing credibility” at yesterday’s Great GM Debate in Dubai. Martin Kubler, founder of Iconsulthotels who led a workshop for GMs entitled Making Social Media Work for You, … Continue reading

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What is LOHAS?


LOHAS Those adopting “Lifestyles Of Health And Sustainability.”     The tourism sector’s new premium customers in the years to come will be ‘Lohas’ – an acronym coined for a new social phenomenon that has emerged over the last decade or … Continue reading

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Caribbean luxury hotels: Rates averaging 17% higher than 2010


By Barbara De Lollis, USA TODAY Plan to stay in a luxury hotel in the Caribbean this winter? If so, expect to pay more than last year. A night in an average luxury room, so far, is running $395 a … Continue reading

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ITB Asia 2011 announces largest ever conference programme.


Friday, 2nd September 2011 Source : Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia Enhanced knowledge platform and increased networking opportunities at the trade show for the Asian travel market. Messe Berlin (Singapore), organiser of ITB Asia, ‘The Trade Show for the … Continue reading

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Top Travel Trends for 2012


EyeforTravel teamed up with the leading lights at Facebook, Google, and TripAdvisor and simply asked them: What are the ‘Next Big Things’ for the online travel industry? In a year characterised by game-changing start-ups, disruptive trends, mergers & acquisitions and leaps … Continue reading

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Do you know “Kara”?


Article by: Lindner Hotels & Resorts She is our goddaughter and one of many lovely attractions at the Antwerp Zoo, one of the oldest in Europe! The Zoo’s beautiful buildings and garden have been listed as monuments and when it … Continue reading

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8 Hospitality Social Media Tips


8 Hospitality Social Media Tips

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SmartCellarSM Technology Newly Adopted by 27 Restaurants Worldwide


Source and Article by: (http://www.hospitalityupgrade.com) August 26, 2011 – Incentient, LLC announced the recent installation of SmartCellarSM, a revolutionary new technology that allows fine diners to make wine and other selections from an Apple® iPad®, in 27 fine dining establishments … Continue reading

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Marriott mobile app a hit


By Nathan Greenhalgh on 8/25/2011 Since its soft launch on August 5, Marriott International’s new cross-brand mobile phone application has been downloaded over 140,000 times and it cracked the iTunes top 10 list for free apps, where it remained on … Continue reading

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Marketing engine turns anonymous website visitors into future guests


Source : Ron Callari Flip.to, a marketing engine which engages guests to boost brand awareness and earn new guests. Flip.to’s latest feature is a component that converts anonymous website visitors into future guests. At its core, it is a service … Continue reading

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