Why It's One of the Most Important Online Revenue Drivers
This month, Googles search engine algorithm update takes full effect, Facebook rolls out new video format to more advertisers, and animated typography helps website content pack a punch. From SEO to design, read on to learn the top5 things you need to know now in hotel digital marketing.
Bad news. The cart abandonment rate in the travel industry is higher than any other - with abandonment rates of 81%. The good news is, weve researched and benchmarked the global top 50 travel websites to bring you the best practice on reducing booking abandonment while keeping your customers happy.
Two recent events in hotel distribution created a mild media buzz, but unfortunately were ignored by some hoteliers and quickly forgotten by the industry: Expedias Add-On Advantage and Booking.basic. In this article we will discuss the issues with these two new initiatives by Expedia and Booking.com, reminiscent of the old Wild West times of hotel distribution and the early years of unruly OTAs, before rate parity and best rate guarantees.