Online Behavior of Travel Lookers & Bookers

12 Apr 2019 in

The Summer travel season will be here before you know it – Are you ready for your guests? We took a look at the latest research available to show us which channels are used most by travelers to search and book, how far in advance they book, and their preferred travel searches online.

What Travel Services Are Booked Online?

2018 Top Booking Channels Results - Did Consumer Behavior Change?

19 Feb 2019 in

In the past few years, there have been concerted efforts by hotel brands to offer incentives and advertise to consumers the benefits of booking direct. Brands have ramped up their loyalty programs and spent considerable dollars on marketing campaigns. We looked at industry data and compared our own proprietary data to see if we could determine if these efforts have made a difference. Has there been a shift in the way that guests make their hotel bookings?

Challenges in the World of Dark Social

11 Sep 2018 in

As if calculating the ROI of digital marketing wasn’t complicated enough! Time and effort is spent crafting creative ideas to capture an audience and to convert that audience to loyal guests who then become impassioned cheerleaders. Now research shows that “Dark Social” can muddy up measurements and make it even more difficult to make appropriate decisions when allocating advertising dollars.

Who Owns Guest Feedback?

28 Aug 2018 in

It wasn’t very long after reviews became the ultimate influence in decision-making for shoppers of products or services that it became a part of our Hospitality industry.