How to Tell if Your Country Club Marketing is Stuck in the Rough

Most likely, your country club takes pride in its storied history and deep-rooted traditions. However, this commitment to tradition shouldn’t extend to your marketing tactics. To attract new demographics and engage existing members, your club should keep its communications and messaging fresh. Not sure if your country club marketing is falling behind? Here are a… Read more »

Influencer Marketing for Hotels: The Dos and Don’ts

Influencer Marketing can be useful for hotels if they follow these dos and don'ts

Influencer marketing has a mixed reputation in the hotel industry. Many hotels are weary of imposters with delusions of grandeur trying to score free hotel stays at luxury resorts. Thankfully, the rate of imposter influencers like these has slowed significantly in the last few years. The role of influencers has evolved, and the influencer marketing… Read more »

Simple Ideas for Independent Hotels to Boost Their Digital Marketing

Large branded hotels and OTA's have dominating digital presences. Here's how smaller hotels can increase their digital visibility.

When travelers think of independent hotels, they imagine quaint B&Bs, historical community gems, and charming settings. For the growing number of travelers seeking a unique experience, this is perfect. Amid the noise of Online Travel Agencies (Expedia, Kayak, etc.), branded hotels, and sponsored ads, how can small properties stand out? Here are five ways for… Read more »

Why Hotels Need Emotional Marketing

How can hotels use emotional marketing to their advantage?

“People will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.” – Maya Angelou In the modern travel industry, many branded hotel chains offer amenities and services indistinguishable from each other. So, hotels must set themselves apart. How? They can help guests tune out… Read more »

Keep Your Eye on These Three Growing Hotel Career Paths

It takes teams of hotel professionals working behind the scenes and interacting with guests to provide a top-notch hospitality experience. Now, as guests’ travel priorities have shifted, so has the scope of talent needed to meet their demands. Here are three hotel career paths that are growing and evolving the fastest in the changing landscape… Read more »

5 Reasons Why EV Charging is More than Just a Trend for Hotels

Should Hotels have EV charging stations?

Sustainability in hotels is not a new trend. The demand has grown so high in recent years that an entire industry of “sustainable travel” uses “going green” to create an aura of luxury. Now, sustainable travel is beginning to look less aspirational, and more economical for the hotel industry. Nothing points to sustainability’s staying power… Read more »

Yes, Business Travel Will Return, But Is Your Hotel Ready?

Companies have finally returned to the office, and business travel will slowly but surely follow. But a recent survey by Deloitte has revealed some surprising trends for post-COVID business travel, and they have nothing to do with the safety protocols that have dominated business strategies in the last two years. What will your hotel need… Read more »

Quick and Easy Ideas for Restaurant TikTok Success

Busy restaurant owners might be hesitant to jump into yet another social media platform, but TikTok is becoming difficult to ignore. Considering it gains eight new users every second, has low competition for exposure, and has an algorithm that focuses on pushing content to users nearby, it is a perfect place for restaurants of all… Read more »

3 Reasons Why Country Clubs Need to Revamp Their Websites This Year

The COVID pandemic has gone on for almost two years, and clubs have not only survived: they have thrived. Partly due to a historic golf boom, partly from decreased competition in other hospitality industries, and partly from a large migration to the suburbs. But to truly take advantage of this perfect storm, most clubs need… Read more »