Innovative Hotel Aims to Beat Airbnb At Its Own Game

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  Over the last few years, the travel industry has been transformed by technology and an ever-growing need for autonomy. With companies like Airbnb providing simple and affordable places to stay, the hotel business is at a clear disadvantage – with the exception of Ian Schrager’s PUBLIC Hotel in New York City.   A Different […]

5 Hotels That Will Make You Rethink Amenities

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Forget everything you thought about amenities. Does free WiFi, complimentary breakfast, room service and a mini bar sound good? Well you might second guess your concept of “good amenities” after hearing the amazing offerings some luxury properties treat guests with!   The Burj Al Arab Dubai, United Arab Emirates The Burj Al Arab boasts itself as […]

Wellness As An Amenity

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Shower infusers, aromatherapy and air purifiers sound more like enhancements you might find in a luxury spa, than in your average hotel room. However, Stay Well hotel rooms, available at select MGM Grand and Marriott properties include those features and more in their newly developed “healthy” hotel room concepts.   Stay Well Pioneered by Delos, […]

10-Year-Olds React to the Hospitality Industry

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One of the latest trends in hotel marketing is trying to figure out how to attract millennials. But what about the generation after that? Well, we had a couple of 10-year-olds in our office the other day (courtesy of McConnell Marketing co-owner Katie Swain) and just couldn’t help but pick their brains about hotel marketing. While […]

Hotel Technology

Marriott Hopes to Advance Hotel Tech with New Innovation Program

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In the hospitality industry, Marriott has long since been a leader when it comes to marketing technological advances. For example, a few years ago it was one of the first brands to provide guests with experiences through virtual reality headsets. And in just two short weeks, Marriott is moving ahead once again with the launch […]

Hotels with On-Property Museums

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Luxury hotels are constantly trying to set themselves apart. Some of our clients sell guests on one-of-a-kind views from their rooftop bar (check out Pillar Rooftop Bar in Asheville, it’s pretty slick), others highlight specific architectural features (see the view from 35 floors up at Mandarin Oriental New York) and some go even further! Our […]

The End of One-Size-Fits-All in Hotel Marketing

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With Amazon suggesting your next purchase, iPhones identifying your work location and Chipotle remembering your favorite order, consumer’s today expect a customized experience no matter where they go. In fact, according to Mckinsey & Company “Personalization technologies can reduce acquisition costs by as much as 50%, lift revenues by 5-15%, and increase the efficiency of marketing […]