“Staycation” search is up 10% YoY because the word didn’t exist until 3rd quarter 2008. http://www.google.com/trends/explore#q=staycation For obvious reasons, marketers misrepresent these numbers. Continue Reading…

  NB: I bought Google Glass, picked them up 10 July 2013, and have logged maybe two hours with them as of 20 March 2014.  My kind, supportive review here: http://www.hrabaconsulting.com/blog/2013/07/31/a-hoteliers-review-of-google-glass-one-month-on-so-far-pretty-good-but-too-utilitarian-to-proffer-forth-overly-giddy-testimony/ I Continue Reading…

Remember, I am a hotel guy, not a blogger. I am not putting in cute pics just to break up the blog and do the best practice stuff.  This wall of text is about helping you. It’s your text to ingest or ignore. I Continue Reading…

You should add these to your hotel website. You should claim your hotel Google Plus Business Listing, You should create and or merge your page with that listing. You should add all the snippets you can, Continue Reading…

In response to this great article, although with no action plans, my mind just raced and raced with questions about the Chinese (and India & Brazil) tourist sectors. So little is known about these Continue Reading…