What Is ‘Programmatic Advertising’ and Why Should Hotel Marketers Care?

What exactly is programmatic advertising? Simply put, programmatic advertising is a way to automate and scale hotel advertising. It gives hotel marketers the ability to deploy advertising to specific audiences (ie. Men with a household income of 150K+ that live in Fort Lauderdale) wherever they congregate across a vast global array of websites and networks.

Hospitality Social Media Marketing News – July 12, 2018 Issue

As social media has evolved, we’ve seen each platform racing to make on-site content more dynamic. GIFs can be added to comments on Facebook, there are interactive stickers for stories, and video is booming everywhere. The last two weeks’ worth of social media updates largely reflect this trend, granting hotels and resorts new creative tools to better connect with our audiences.

Why Is Hotel Marketing So Hard? (And What to Do About It)

If you’ve been in the hotel industry long enough, you’d remember when having a few wholesalers’ contracts, a fancy brochure and a telephone number were pretty much all you needed to stay in business. The bad news is that the good ol’ days are gone for good. Hotel marketing is getting more and more complicated, and it’s unlikely that the trend will revert any time soon, so you’d better be prepared to overcome new obstacles and challenges every week.

Top 5 Things You Need to Know Now in Hotel Digital Marketing: June Edition – By Margaret Mastrogiacomo, Vice President Strategy

This month, Google nudges SEO marketers in the right direction with clarifications to the mobile-first index as it rolls out to more websites; Bing pilots in-market audiences; and Instagram gets more serious with Stories by adding e-commerce features. From SEO to design, read on to learn the top five things you need to know now in hotel digital marketing, and stay informed.