This month, the latest digital innovations include Facebook allowing Page owners to participate in Groups, new video advertising opportunities through Amazon, and asymmetrical layouts making a splash in website design. From SEO to design, discover the top five things you need to know now in hotel digital marketing.
Now available for viewing and download, the Q1 2019 Hotel Marketers Whitepaper, covers current trends and industry insights hoteliers should be paying attention to in order to have a strong digital presence. The whitepaper takes a deep dive into strategies that will help to reach different audiences.
In January, U.S. hotels reported occupancy rose 0.7% to 54.8%, ADR increased 0.8% to $124.39 and RevPAR rose 1.5% to $68.13.
e-forecasting.com's US monthly GDP, USmonthlyGDP, rose in January by an annualized month-to-month growth rate of 3.2% to $18,943 billion of chained 2012 dollars expressed at seasonally adjusted annual rates, following an increase of 5.7% in December.
Transaction volume expected to moderate by 10 percent in 2019 as real estate market performance fundamentals diverge.
Technology, online intermediaries, social media, revenue management software, shared-services, and the proliferation of market intelligence reports have reshaped the way hotel Sales and Marketing Departments conduct business. These operational changes are evident when evaluating the expenses recorded within the Sales and Marketing Department on a propertys operating statement.
In this article, the author reviews market data associated with the introduction of nine headquarters hotels from the past 16 years to provide insight into the impacts such openings have on their competitive sets performance.
The e-forecasting.com's earliest and final monthly US consumer confidence, eCC, fell in February, following today's update of the largest in scope and size US monthly consumer survey.
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I had a chance meeting with Roger Penske in the parking lot behind the paddock in October 1994 at the Indy Car Grand Prix of Monterey in Laguna Seca, California. It was the end of qualifying on Saturday and his pilot and fellow Canadian, Paul Tracy had just won the pole position. For you hoteliers who are not motorsports fans, pole means he was the quickest in qualifying and that means he starts in the first position on Sunday. This is a story about hospitality financial leadership in the face of a challenge and adversity.