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

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

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 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

Why do you leave restaurant reviews?
Why do you leave restaurant reviews?

hotelmarketing.com · 18 Apr

The Verge talks to a Yelp Elite member, as well as a restaurant owner about how Yelp affects their lives. The three main reasons that Yelp tends to c

Restaurant owners can now edit menu listings in Google My Business
Restaurant owners can now edit menu listings in Google My Business

hotelmarketing.com · 2 Feb

Google My Business announced a new update on Thursday that is sure to make many restaurant owners happy. Restaurant owners who are managing their own

The concept of room service is changing
The concept of room service is changing

hotelmarketing.com · 26 Jan

With mobile delivery apps making it possible to order food from nearby restaurants at a moment’s notice, hotel guests are no longer limited to tradit

Hotels are boosting loyalty with dining experiences (four examples)
Hotels are boosting loyalty with dining experiences (four examples)

hotelmarketing.com · 23 Nov

Thanks to the rise of food tourism, an increasing number of hotels are launching dining experiences of their own. The aim is to increase loyalty and

Google debuts restaurant wait times on Search and Maps
Google debuts restaurant wait times on Search and Maps

hotelmarketing.com · 9 Nov

Google’s new feature that lists restaurant wait times will arrive to Google search and Maps “soon.” It will show you how long you’ll have to wait to

Restaurant apps battle to stay relevant with new loyalty, payment options
Restaurant apps battle to stay relevant with new loyalty, payment options

hotelmarketing.com · 9 Nov

Fast-food brands are forced to updated their existing apps to collect their own data on consumers, as their delivery partners possess the majority of

How restaurants can take better advantage of 'Intelligent Search'
How restaurants can take better advantage of 'Intelligent Search'

hotelmarketing.com · 26 Oct

With restaurant traffic declining year-over-year in the United States as consumers increasingly shift to on-demand online ordering brick-and-mortar f

TripAdvisor launches sponsored ads solution for restaurants
TripAdvisor launches sponsored ads solution for restaurants

hotelmarketing.com · 24 Oct

TripAdvisor launched TripAdvisor Ads for restaurants, offering owners the opportunity to promote their business to millions of potential diners by dr

Top 10 restaurants in digital
Top 10 restaurants in digital

hotelmarketing.com · 19 Oct

As consumers embrace digital, many restaurant brands have yet to capitalize on the opportunities technology offers to revive the lagging industry. Ba

15 tips for restaurant social media marketing with examples
15 tips for restaurant social media marketing with examples

hotelmarketing.com · 10 Oct

Social media marketing for your restaurant is an investment that takes time, effort and money. If done properly, the return on the investment is huge

Ctrip to share its food and dining related resources with Alibaba
Ctrip to share its food and dining related resources with Alibaba

hotelmarketing.com · 26 Sep

Gourmet List, Ctrip's food and dining app, and Koubei, a similar service operated by Alibaba, reached a strategic cooperation agreement under which t

Airbnb adds in-app restaurant reservations on its quest to take over travel
Airbnb adds in-app restaurant reservations on its quest to take over travel

hotelmarketing.com · 21 Sep

Airbnb is trying to disrupt not just the hotel industry, but the entire travel industry. That's why the home-rental platform just added the ability t

OpenTable began a revolution. Now it's a power under siege.
OpenTable began a revolution. Now it's a power under siege.

hotelmarketing.com · 4 Sep

Almost 20 years ago, a new company came on the scene promising to revolutionize the tedious and often frustrating chore of securing a restaurant rese