Anyone notice that Google Alerts are basically broken?
Thank goodness for Revinate!
If anyone has any info on great tools, let me know. Here’s a few:
Also, I posted a Quora Question…. about how to juggle reservations at a restaurant that is open to the public, while wanting to reserve enough space and not turn away in house guests that didn’t reserve:
Interesting hotel articles I have been compiling for a bit:
Austin is about to pop off
Google Hotel Finder 5 ranking factors: # & quality of reviews, pricing, presence on google plus, quality pictures, proximity to city center / search center.
Four Seasons is active on 393 social media channels, weekly. Positively insane.
WILD… 88% of brands have a mobile optimized site.
“data accuracy is dead” – how analytics misused hurts your hotel… GO VIKRAM!
Hotel Value will continue to grow 8.8% 2013, 6.9% 2014. Buy now sell 2015. =)
Tripadvisor connect might be a smart move for independents that distribute widely, across OTA’s etc- then, you should involve yourselves with it, immediately.
And here’s a 1 minute video of a guy we can hire soon:
Also… 2014 Budgeting Season is good fun!
substantial occ & revpar increase
highest occ since 1997 for 2014:
And voila.. creme de la creme…
PKF 2014 budget guidance.