Using social media and leveraging mobile for your hotel digital presence

GuestCentric in the AAHOA Educational Experience Our President and CEO, Pedro Colaco, joined Gene Quinn, Tnooz, and Josiah Mackenzie, of partner ReviewPro, on the AAHOA Educational Experience to discuss how hoteliers can use a social media strategy and mobile platforms to improve their digital marketing strategy...

A modern online presence | episode 13

This week we travel across the Pond to Portugal and speak to speak to Joao Jesus, Sales director of Tivoli Hotels & resorts. The Tivoli Hotels brand has 12 hotels in Portugal plus 2 in Brazil. [embed]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a5pRan0XTXI[/embed] Joao agrees with the vast majority of his travel colleagues...

A modern online presence | episode 12

This week we leave Florida behind us and make a short trip through the US to Chicago where we speak to Jorge Sanchez, President, Midwest Chapter ASTA. [youtube width="599" height="361"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGp3q6oedME[/youtube] Jorge doesn’t doubt when saying that it’s “Paramount” to have a modern online presence. He explains that...

A modern online presence | episode 11

For this week's videos we take the classic trip from Manhattan to sunny Florida and talk to Julio Stieffel. Julio is vice president of sales for the CJV Group that target small independent hotels and helps them to reach out to get more...

A modern online presence | episode 10

From Las Vegas to midtown Manhattan. This week we talk to Phoebe Knowles, vice president to her family’s business, the fantastic Roger Smith Hotel. This is a very special boutique hotel with 130 rooms and filled with some unique artwork and book collections. [youtube width="599" height="361"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uSWU5gMABeg[/youtube] How...

A modern online presence | episode 9

People from Las Vegas are usually easy to spot as they wear a big smile on their faces. Best example of this at FITUR was Larry Friedman, the interim director for the Nevada Commission On Tourism. [youtube width="599" height="361"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=t8c2-CY59Z8[/youtube] It’s funny how the best examples...

A modern online presence | episode 8

Moving from the WTM in London to FITUR in Madrid, in this week’s video we had the privilege to talk to Jacques De Paep. Jacques is the Sales and marketing director for the Americas for the Sandos Hotel & Resorts group. [youtube width="599"...

A modern online presence | episode 7

In this week’s video we take a “virtual” trip to Austria and talk to Dieter Scharf, the Sales Promotion Manager for the Austrian National Tourist Office. [youtube width="599" height="361"]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AXR4FClVzcU[/youtube] Dieter’s job is to make the Austria brand unique and that poses some challenges that are very similar...

A modern online presence | episode 6

Continuing our tour around the world, in this sixth episode of the series "The Importance of a modern online presence" we went to Iceland and spoke to Sonja Magnusdottir, Sales and Marketing manager for G J Travel, one of the oldest tour operators in Iceland. For...

A modern online presence | episode 5

The fifth episode of the series "The Importance of a modern online presence" is live! This week we went to Visit Scotland and had the chance to speak to Brendan Moriaty, Operations Manager for Visit Scotland. Brendan was very clear about how important the...

A Modern Online Presence | episode 4

In our fourth episode of the series “The Importance of a modern online presence” we speak to Martin Oester, Sales Manager for the St.Moritz Tourist Board in Switzerland. Martin says having a modern online presence nowadays is a must-have. He expresses his concern...

A Modern Online Presence | episode 3

Episode 3 is live now. In this week’s video we talk to Meri Matesic, the director of the Croatian National Tourism Office for “The importance of having a modern online presence” video series. Meri emphasizes the growing importance of online channel as a marketing toll, not...

A Modern Online Presence | episode 2

The importance of direct online bookings In this week’s video “the importance of having a modern online presence” we talk to Hani Lashin– General Manager for the Al Jawhara Group, a fast growing hotel group from Dubai. the Al Jawhara Group was part of a large presence...