#BookLoews Lets You Book Hotel Room Via Twitter

The Realtime Report

The luxury Loews Hotels & Resorts, a subsidiary of Loews Corporation, recently announced that hotel booking is now possible through Twitter. Loews Boston Luxury Hotel (image: Loews website).

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What You Can Learn from 4 Hotel Brands on Facebook

Likeable

When it comes to social media, hotels have it pretty good. People love sharing photos when they’re on vacation, and that gives hotels an arsenal of stunning (and free) photos to share. Here’s what four hotel brands are doing right—and what your brand can learn from them.

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The World’s First Instagram Hotel Gets Rave Reviews

Convince & Convert

it’s not all that surprising that an entrepreneurial hotel chain would attempt to cater to people’s snap happy travel preferences. Case and point – the world’s first “Instagram Hotel.” A very special offer also aids to the surge in buzz surrounding this hotel.

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Three awesome social media campaigns by CVBs and hotels

SocialFish

The aims of hotels and the CVBs who represent them intersect in significant ways, and when the two organizations work together they can achieve impressive results. As these campaigns illustrate, CVBs and hotel marketers can accomplish great things when they find creative ways to work together.

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How a Small New York City Hotel Put Itself on the Map through.

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

Did you know that there are other hotels beyond the Hyatts, the Hiltons, the Omnis, the Sheratons, and the Marriotts of the world in NYC? When you go to a conference in Manhattan, you probably seek out hotels that you’ve also heard of. Roger Smith Hotel NYC.

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Why Hotel Brands Need to Curate Experiences to Drive Business

Pixlee

There’s no reason why hotel brands can’t excel in this space by showcasing their extensive knowledge of local culture through robust curated experiences. Hotel brands are uniquely positioned to benefit from this approach because of the volume of UGC connected to their properties and the preference future guests have for viewing the authentic experiences of their peers. How hotels can incentivize content. See how Kimpton Hotels and Restaurants is already using UG?C

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How Fairmont Hotels Used Facebook Contest to Segment Audiences

Convince & Convert

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts recently rolled out a Facebook contest in coordination with ePrize called Everyone’s An Original Personality that matched fans up to their lifestyle interests to help define their travel personality. “We’re

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How Fairmont Hotels Used Facebook Contest to Segment Audiences

Convince & Convert

Fairmont Hotels and Resorts recently rolled out a Facebook contest in coordination with ePrize called Everyone’s An Original Personality that matched fans up to their lifestyle interests to help define their travel personality. “We’re Click to read more » social media strategy Chris convince & convert david hibbs email marketing email segmentation Facebook Contest Fairmont Hotels Luxury Brands MarketingSherpa Sietsema

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Social Pros 11 – Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels

Convince & Convert

Our friend, Vanessa Sain-Dieguez from Hilton Hotels is going to join us in a little bit. Vanessa Sain-Dieguez, Hilton Hotels @vsdieguez. Certainly hotels are probably in the same ballpark as airlines in terms of people’s visceral reactions, both good and bad.

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Hotels and Social Media Travel Tourism

Laurel Papworth

Just had a rather crappy experience with Discover Australia – they advertised “Free Internet -Exclusive&# for the hotel we wanted to stay in, then after we booked (we sent a confirmation email with a question on the internet) said “Oh it’s just a FREE 1/2 HOUR&#.

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Ottawa's eWomen Network: 19 Oct ? Arc Hotel | Sherrilynne Starkie

Sherrilynne Starkie

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Case Study of 7 Hotels Online

Ari Herzog

Some 16 months after comparing seven hotel chains’ websites and observing which had noticeable social media presences that were visibly linked on those sites, Best Western continues to take top honors.

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Bigfoot, Hotels and Monopoly #fail

Jeff Esposito

10 Hotel Secrets from Behind the Front Desk – next time you travel have a crisp $20 on you. Wow what a week. Long and short but good none the less. Hope you had a good one, and boy is summer here or what? This week’s edition of Five for Friday has some good summer fun. Any good weekend plans?

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Strategic Initiatives to Engage in Social Media Within the.

Mindjumpers

It is no surprise that the competitive power of a hotel lies within its service. It is from the level of service that a hotel derives customer loyalty and traditional word-of-mouth marketing spread. And that goes for hotels as well.

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5 Great Hashtag Campaigns From The Hospitality Industry

Talkwalker SM

SPGLife was another popular hashtag that popped up during our research as part of the outreach strategy of the Starwood Hotels group, with over 4,500 mentions over the last three months. Right: Screenshot from the Starwood Hotels website.

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150 Bloggers Pack Melbourne Hotel for ProBlogger Training Day

ProBlogger

150 Bloggers Pack Melbourne Hotel for ProBlogger Training Day. One week ago today in Melbourne the first ever ProBlogger training day took place. What started as a spur of the moment idea less than 4 weeks before ballooned into a very worthwhile experience.

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Using Social Media to Generate Measurable Sales – It’s Possible

Convince & Convert

halftimejay Tweet This Making Every Experience Memorable Some people, especially business travelers, like to stay in the same brand of hotel everywhere they go. Omni Hotels is unique because it only has 60 properties in North America, and each one of them is different from the next.

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We Are Looking for a Content Manager

Mindjumpers

Mindjumpers is looking for a Content Manager that will be working on Coca-Cola Ski Hotel in Val Thorens. Mindjumpers Coca Cola Community Management Content Manager Facebook photos and video Ski HotelTweet.

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No More Filthy Hotel Remote Controls And A Better Way To Save Your Content For Later

Twist Image

Plus, why you don''t need to ziplock your hotel room remote controls any more thanks to LodgeNet''s app, StayConnect. Every morning at 7:10 am, I am a guest contributor on CHOM 97.7 FM radio broadcasting out of Montreal (home base). It''s not a long segment - about 5 to 10 minutes every week - about everything that is happening in the world of technology and digital media. The good folks at CHOM 97.7

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Four Seasons #IgniteTheSpark Campaign Brings Romance To Social Media

The Realtime Report

Because it appeals to their guests: Four Seasons’ research showed that guests wanted the hotels to “create romantic experiences during their getaways” and that more than 50% of couples surveyed believed travel was “the best way to keep the spark alive in their relationship.”

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Explore the World with these 4 iPhone Apps

Idaconcpts

It offers unique hotel values that are exclusive to Mobile users. Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars. Orbitz Flights, Hotels, Cars extends the large market share enjoyed by this titan of travel. That lets it quickly locate hotels in your vicinity.

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Are You Keeping Your Social Antenna Up?

Convince & Convert

George Jordan, the General Manager at Hotel Felix in Chicago is all about the antenna. Seeing an opportunity unfolding, Jordan and his PR firm instantly updated the hotel’s Facebook page , Twitter account , and blog with a special $79 blizzard rate.

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Social Media Stunts Do More Harm Than Good

Convince & Convert

Other examples include KLM’s Surprise program (we’ll be running a whole blog post about KLM’s social programs this week), and recently, DoubleTree Hotels’ birthday f or A.J. million people who won’t find a boogie board in their hotel room ?

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Does QR stand for Quasi-Ridiculous? (an analysis)

Convince & Convert

In fact, the QR code itself is substantially larger than the logo of the company (Crowne Plaza Hotels). If you want to run an expensive national print ad campaign to make sure people think your hotel is all post-modern and zeitgeisty , then I guess this qualifies as killer graphic design.

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Mini Gift Guide For The Tech Traveller's Business Person In Your Life

Twist Image

while sitting in airports, hotel lobby's or just over lunch with a friend. If you have ever been to a hotel, airport lounge or airport lobby, you know how scare, hard to find and tight the spaces are to actually plug anything in. This one is so well designed, that it even plugs perfectly into that pesky little outlet that are in the base of hotel room lamps on the night table. hotel. Normally, I shy away from gift guides. This year is different.

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Building a Community

Josh S Peters

Learning what it’s like to be locked-down in a hotel during a tsunami. (Not

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Google Removed Carousel from Google Search Results

Bill Hartzer

A search for keyword phrases such as Dallas Hotels, Chicago Hotels, and New York Hotels, popular searches that previously showed the Google Carousel, now shows a different type of search result, which is similar to the traditional map pack. Mainly the hotel industry.

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Cartoon of the day

Jeff Esposito

Tags: Cartoon of the Day Ant Hotel Ants BC

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SXSW: Mark Zuckerberg Keynote (the edited liveblogged version)

Techipedia: Tamar Weinberg

It’s been an incredibly busy and physically taxing few days (with little hotel internet and no real opportunities to sit down and edit posts), so you’re seeing yesterday’s keynote today (and numerous other posts to be put on this blog in the upcoming days).

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Let Luck Be a Lady: Attending blogworld 2008

Social Media Strategery

Development So, I’m sitting in my absolutely stunning hotel room here at the Wynn Hotel in Las Vegas, getting ready to attend BlogWorld 2008 from tomorrow through this Sunday. Home About Me Speaking Legal-ese My Team Gov 2.0 Events Calendar Subscribe: Posts | Comments | Email Social Media Strategery Best Of Best Practices Enterprise 2.0 Government 2.0 Miscellaneous Personal Prof. Development Social Media Let Luck Be a Lady: Attending BlogWorld 2008 Fri, Sep 19, 2008 Prof.

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Maharashtra Sojourns - II

The Marketing Blog

28 pm Maharashtra Sojourns – II Jump to Comments Sitting here in the hotel lobby on a hot Sunday in Pune, I am getting ready to leave for the city’s domestic airport to catch my flight for Delhi. Be it the hotel lobby I am in or M.G. Home About In the Media A Pleasant Gift Christmas 2.0 Greetings December 23, 2007.2:28

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The Best Piece Of Business Travel Advice

Twist Image

If I have to sleep over in a hotel, I can also organize my meeting time, so that it best suits my family needs first. hotel. airmiles airtravel airlinestatus airportlounge americanexpress businesstravel businesstraveladvice businesstraveltips eaglecreek eaglecreekpackitsystem eaglecreektarmac22 eaglecreektraversepro22 flightcancellation flightdelay flights hotel nexuscard superelitestatus travel twistimage

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12 Websites Blocked by the People’s Republic of China

Bill Hartzer

There is free internet access here at the China World Hotel in Beijing, but is it really free? Certainly there are probably other websites blocked in China but these are the ones listed on the card in my hotel room.

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CEO Today: Interview with the co-founder of Flip.to – Brian J. Kent

Social Media Citizens

is a platform that helps hotels & restaurants earn new guests by turning their current guests into a huge team of trusted advocates. Here’s an example of how it works for hotels. It has also generated the most traffic back to the hotel’s site, in terms of visitors and real action.

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Top five: New features from social network giants

Sherrilynne Starkie

New Google One is a simple plan for expanded storage that includes extra benefits such as one-tap access to Google experts and extra credits on Google Play and deals on select hotels found in Google Search. REPORT. Sherrilynne Starkie. Owner. items . followers . votes . views.

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Do John Naisbitt’s Megatrend predictions still hold true for 2018?

Sherrilynne Starkie

Or the hotel business.) . Google John Naisbitt and you’ll find more than 1,300 web pages, most of the referencing his 1982 seminal work Megatrends. In it, Naisbitt identifies the global trends that will form the future political and economic world.

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When Social Customer Service Fails

Janet Fouts

If you read my blog regularly you know that I love a good customer service experience, and having been in the hotel and restaurant industry for many years I know a thing or two about how it all runs. Yeah, all good hotel staff is. No check in from the hotel, no more communication.

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What Happens in Vegas Stays in Social Media

Convince & Convert

Red velvet pancakes, world-class shopping, and a corner view in every room distinguish ARIA from the many other hotels and casinos in Vegas. Tweetable Moments People just want to know that they’ve been heard.

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12 Examples of Nonprofits Using Augmented and Virtual Reality

SocialFish

Artist Baron Von Fancy partnered with W Hotels to create a Snapchat filter that promoted the Hotel chain during Pride Month. Every time the filter was used, W Hotels donated $1 to the Human Rights Campaign (HRC).

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Tech Tip: Defraggle (Or Defragment) That Hard Drive For Better Computer Performance

SocMed Sean

Think of your hard drive as a hotel where your data lives. If each sector were to represent one room in a hotel…that’s one big data hotel. Now, imagine that your data is like a big family reunion, where you’re placing each family member in a room at the hotel.

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Public Relations is Everyone’s Business

Waxing UnLyrical

If you’ve ever stayed at any Ritz-Carlton hotel, you know just how terrific they are. They had Q-tips (most hotels don’t)! What terrific public relations ambassadors they are for the hotel.

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A First-Class Guide to Social Media for Travel

Sprout Social

Whether you’re a hotel, airline, destination or car rental service, word-of-mouth marketing is crucial to the success of your business. 33% switched hotels. — Marriott Hotels (@Marriott) December 19, 2014. Hotels: 23%.

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The Growth of Foursquare In an Infographic

Mindjumpers

Therefore, they have made an infographic to show where most check-ins took place around the globe, what the top train stations, wine bars and hotels were during the year, most popular brand pages and other fun facts.

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