Olo helps restaurants access traffic from Google's platforms

hotelmarketing.com · 15 Oct

Ninety percent of consumers research restaurants online before dining - more than any other business type - and the vast majority of those web search

Restaurant marketing: The ultimate guide to cooking up success

hotelmarketing.com · 16 Sep

Good marketing answers that question for hungry consumers - but restaurants don't just sell consumables, they sell emotions and experiences.

Google Discover feed starts showing restaurant recommendations
Google Discover feed starts showing restaurant recommendations

hotelmarketing.com · 10 Sep

The new Discover feed, after adding regular news articles, doodles, and even ads, is now surfacing restaurant recommendations among the different car

A sign of the future restaurant: The new McDonald's to-go location

hotelmarketing.com · 25 Aug

The fast-food giant is known for its quick drive-thru service, but now it's taking things a step further with a new to-go location that only serves f

Facebook Ads for Restaurants: How to bring more revenue to your table

hotelmarketing.com · 21 Aug

Facebook is a popular place for people to discover new things, like restaurants. In fact, 49% of people actually search Facebook to find new restaura

TripAdvisor WiFi add-on drives restaurant email marketing

hotelmarketing.com · 21 Aug

TripAdvisor is offering restaurants their own custom-branded WiFi add-on so that eateries can collect contact information about customers and send th

Hotels turn to revenue management to cut F&B costs

hotelmarketing.com · 8 Jul

Hoteliers are finding ways to trim food-and-beverage costs while still providing consistent, high-quality meal experiences for transient and group gu

Uber Eats invades restaurants with Dine-In option

hotelmarketing.com · 3 Jul

Tired of cleaning up after take-out or getting hangry waiting at your table in restaurants? Well, Uber Eats is barging into the dine-in business.

Hotels should approach room service as extension of travel experience
Hotels should approach room service as extension of travel experience

hotelmarketing.com · 26 Jun

As luxury hospitality groups continue to offer more gourmet and experiential dining options, many are neglecting to invest in room service because of

The rise of the vegan hotel

hotelmarketing.com · 23 Jun

Veganism is no longer simply about what you eat. The travel industry is also hopping on board the ethical train, and becoming more plant-based.

Bbot set to disrupt the casual dining experience

hotelmarketing.com · 19 Jun

Instead of trekking to a register or flagging down a server, customers at Bbot-enabled venues can pull up a site that allows them to order food and d

Google Maps now highlights popular dishes at restaurants

hotelmarketing.com · 30 May

Google Maps can now share the most popular dishes at a restaurant anytime you pull up a listing with the app.

How boutique hotels build unique F&B programs

hotelmarketing.com · 26 May

From creating unique menus to finding glassware to prevent condensation for outdoor outlets, boutique hoteliers detail the steps taken to build a goo

Hilton: Top trends shaping the way we travel

hotelmarketing.com · 13 May

With more and more travellers looking for travel experiences that promote health and well-being through physical, psychological, or spiritual activit

Google buying cycle research to shed light on travel's 'messy middle
Google buying cycle research to shed light on travel's 'messy middle

hotelmarketing.com · 12 May

New Google research has found that while brand remains important when holidaymakers are shopping for package holidays online it is not the defining i

Restaurant POS system trends to look out for in 2019

hotelmarketing.com · 12 May

The role of the POS system, used primarily for billing, has evolved into an operations hub that connects all your online order sources, guest-facing

Restaurant Local SEO: The Google characteristics of America's top-ranked eateries

hotelmarketing.com · 23 Apr

Doing Local SEO for restaurants means managing a ton of different ingredients: website SEO, link building, review management, GBP signals, etc.

Major retailers, restaurants not ready for voice search

hotelmarketing.com · 7 Mar

Consumers are trending toward using their voice to search for products and conduct purchases, but few brands have incorporated a voice optimization s

Toast raises a whopping $115M to create a one-stop management tool for restaurants
Toast raises a whopping $115M to create a one-stop management tool for restaurants

hotelmarketing.com · 11 Jul

While massive restaurant chains might have resources to build out their own management systems or integrate with larger point-of-sale providers, Toas

Ctrip's Gourmet List isn't trying to be Michelin
Ctrip's Gourmet List isn't trying to be Michelin

hotelmarketing.com · 29 Jun

In Ctrip’s seemingly unending quest to be the indispensable travel app for Chinese travelers, the company revealed the 2018 version of what has been

TripAdvisor most widely used for restaurant reviews
TripAdvisor most widely used for restaurant reviews

hotelmarketing.com · 13 Jun

TripAdvisor has released results of a new international diner survey which explored restaurant decision-making among diners in five countries: the US

How a restaurants group makes the most out of influencer marketing
How a restaurants group makes the most out of influencer marketing

hotelmarketing.com · 7 Jun

The rise of social media image sharing and the rejection of traditional advertising has helped propel self-styled “Influencers” into a true position

Google Assistant to call restaurants and make reservations for you
Google Assistant to call restaurants and make reservations for you

hotelmarketing.com · 9 May

Google just showed a crazy (and terrifying) new feature for the Google Assistant at its I/O developer conference: The Assistant will soon be able mak

Instagram will soon let you book restaurant tables
Instagram will soon let you book restaurant tables

hotelmarketing.com · 4 May

Instagram is gearing up to become a major shopping and commerce platform in the near future, with the introduction of support for payments. TechCrunc

Google tests highlights icons in hotels' local knowledge panels
Google tests highlights icons in hotels' local knowledge panels

hotelmarketing.com · 4 May

Google rolled out similar highlights icons for some businesses (mainly restaurants) in June, 2017, but they are new for hotels’ listings. While some

Hilton is seeing more spending from fatter corporate travel budgets
Hilton is seeing more spending from fatter corporate travel budgets

hotelmarketing.com · 30 Apr

Companies are spending more on business travel, translating into stronger demand for hotel rooms as well as at hotel restaurants and bars. Hilton’s r