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Dear hoteliers, Today, I’m sharing an article with you that is a lot like what I usually do, but very different in form. I will give you ten very practical tips for improving your marketing, but I’m doing it, not as a charitable gesture, but more as a way of ranting and raving because, frankly, I’m fed up. I’ve personally spoken with hundreds of hoteliers since the start of the pandemic. On top of that,…

Dear hoteliers, Some time ago, I was at a meeting with a hotel group just to catch up with them. Regarding their history and loyalty – they’d been working for years with a colleague who managed their Pre/post-stay customer relations – out of all our services, they only used our email campaign solutions. Their PMS and Channel Manager were connected well; but their PMS did not enable any 2-way comms (upstreaming and downstreaming of information)…

Is the guest experience the future of hotel distribution? Martin Soler, a friend and close collaborator, recently told me about an article which had generated quite a storm and lead to some polemical discussion in the hotel world: https://www.tnooz.com/article/give-distribution-to-otas-focus-on-guest-experience/ In the article, David Turnbull (co-founder of the SnapShot company) states: “If I was starting a hotel from scratch, I’d give all my distribution to OTAs and just concentrate on the guest and their experience.” Is this…

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