A Match Made in Hollywood: TripAdvisor Basks in Newlywed Bliss Naming Top 10 Celebrity Honeymoon Hotels

Romantic Locales, Privacy and VIP Service Set the Stage for A-List Honeymooners
TripAdvisor®, the world’s largest travel site*, today announced its list of the top ten celebrity honeymoon hotels, as identified by TripAdvisor editors.  When it comes to celebrating their weddings, TripAdvisor has learned that celebrities spare no expense in selecting the perfect accommodations that are [...]

Facebook versus Google Travel, the upcoming travel wars?

With Expedia, Orbitz, and other online travel stocks hovering just above the basement, news of Facebook and Google dancing around the travel niche cannot be thrilling. Online travel is about to take off like a rocket. For some that is.

Google’s announcement of the acquisition of ITA signaled the cocking of the proverbial hammer, if you [...]

TripAdvisor now world’s largest travel website

According to comScore data, TripAdvisor leads now the way with the highest number of unique montly website visitors in the online travel segment – more than 35 million unique visitors from across the globe, a frew million more than the next largest site, Expedia.

TripAdvisor, for long the world’s largest travel community website has now also [...]

How to create a sales driven hotel website

Nowadays the web has become a powerful search engine tool for travelers. Your website is your best sales representative, therefore it is important for it to provide the proper tools to engage lookers and turn them into bookers.

By Pedro Colaco GuestCentric President and CEO
Nowadays the web has become a powerful search engine tool for travelers. [...]

5 ways travel is using social media

It’s easy to get swept up in the buzz of social media. Everyday there is another new and exciting social media story to hit the news. The question remains: how are travel companies really using social media to add value?

Here are 5 ways that EyeforTravel recently found travel companies to be succeeding:-
1. Customer engagement and [...]

TripAdvisor Business Listing – not for everyone

In order to evaluate the benefits of using the TripAdvisor’s new Business Listing feature, Spanish web marketing company Mirai Espana asked three of their clients from Madrid to share their data. The result: ROI varied greatly among the three hotels.

Traffic: Expectations were high; after all it is a leading site in the travel industry and [...]

The WWED effect on online hotel pricing

“What will Expedia do?” has become a key question for many hotel marketers, as the company monitors your every promotion and hauls you onto the carpet whenever you have the audacity to give a rate to anyone else – including private sale sites, according to this article.

Unless your property belongs to a massive chain with [...]

Google expands Google Maps hotel price test

A Google spokesperson says the experiment is still only being shown to U.S./English searchers. The test has the same functionality as originaly reported and the same partners are involved; but more end users will start to see hotel prices when using Google Maps.

Google enlarges to portion of Google Maps users that see the latest experiment [...]

The SUU Hotels | Brand of Exclusive Lifestyle Small Hotels Makes Debut

The SUU Hotels, a remarkable brand of lifestyle small hotels, today announced its opening of two new locations. Aesthetically decorated and inspired by Xantos Francesco Corleone, a European who has spent his life traveling the world’s most exclusive hotels and resorts, The SUU Hotels aim to blend culture, beauty, perfection and purity into its lifestyle [...]

Fitting Rooms: World’s Most Fashionable Hotels

Jodie McLeod struts the couture hotel catwalk in search of a high-fashion getaway.
It’s the definitive fashion fantasy: to enter a world created entirely by your favourite fashion designer and never leave. Well, until checkout, that is. From the soft furnishings to the fixtures and fabric, staying in a hotel fashioned by your designer deity – [...]