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Mobile hotel shopping?

October 16, 2010

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Could iTunes becomes the new Paypal? In mobile shopping, it is quite hard to imagine someone pulling out their credit card in the metro and entering it on their mobile to complete the purchase of their hotel room. Not too many people would feel comfortable with that. But what about all those people that have […]

Consumer Trends and Hotel Shopping

September 29, 2010

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At WIHP we’ve been analysing shopper trends like many marketers do. Something that struck me recently was just how much shopping goes on before someone selects a hotel. The average internet user checks out at least 6 hotel websites before doing their booking. The average internet user takes over 24 hours between their first search […]

5 tips for Hotels on Facebook

September 17, 2010

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Running the Social media campaigns for some 60 hotels currently and more coming every month we’ve gotten to see a few points that hotels should follow when in comes to doing their Facebook page especially independent hotels. 1. Have a Facebook page. If you’re not sure whether you should be keeping a Facebook page then […]

The end of Boutique hotels as we know them

September 14, 2010

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When I met Philippe Vaurs who briefed me on the latest hotel he was creating I realized a major shift is happening on hotel trends. Boutique hotels which have been the trend over the last decade are no longer enough. People want more than a great design or a unique feel, they want to live […]