Last week, we attended the 2018 OHLA Annual Conference to give a presentation about branding. If you’ve never heard of OHLA before, it’s the Ohio Hotel & Lodging Association and, it’s one of the oldest hotel associations in the country. Founded in 1893, OHLA’s main purpose was actually originally to prevent the passing of counterfeit […]
What’s more surprising than the Conrad opening the world’s first underwater villa? These summer travel fun facts! Take a look at our infographic below and see for yourself. Want blog content and more directly to your inbox? Sign up for our email list for marketing news and insights sent to your inbox every month.
As travelers, we like to visit lots of cities. And as hotel marketers, we love to visit popular properties! On our recent trip to Chicago, we met with several esteemed hoteliers and took plenty of pictures along the way. Can you identify the hotels featured in our photos? There’s only one way to find out… […]
Though travel is one of our favorite pastimes here at McConnell Marketing, even the best planned trips don’t always go well. Here are our favorite… and craziest travel stories.
This week, our Director of Business Development, Steve Kandray, returns from his trip to Ireland! During his stay, Steve explored the best of Ireland’s culture, including its hotels. Learn more about his experience, and the Irish hospitality scene, below. Can you name some of the hotels that you visited? Well, I stayed at B&Bs […]
At McConnell Marketing, not only do we love working with hotels, but we also love staying at them! Today we sat down to share some of our favorite hotels of all time and why we love them. Check out the video above and share your favorite hotel with us! #ihearthotels
As hospitality marketers, traveling is not only part of our job, but also part of our passion! With the new year here, we got together to share some of our travel resolutions for 2018. Check back with us throughout the year to see if we keep them! […]
The new year is officially here and you know what that means- resolutions! Whether it’s exercising more or eating better, most resolutions focus on a healthier lifestyle. So, today we are here to feature some of the healthiest hotels and resorts, designed to help you achieve a healthier 2018! H2hotel Bursting with organic, sustainable […]
The snow is falling, gifts are being wrapped and over 103 million Americans are packing their bags! Whether it’s to visit family or to just relax, traveling during the holidays is pretty common. So, we at McConnell Marketing decided to get into the holiday spirit and find fun facts related to holiday travelers. Enjoy! […]
With its bustling traffic, amazing food and countless landmarks, New York City should be on everyone’s bucket list. Here are some NYC travel tips from a veteran concierge as well as some advice from our Director of Business Development who just returned from a trip to the Big Apple. Tips from a NYC concierge: […]