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Viewing posts from : August 2016

Let’s Get Social!

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Written by HCP Aboard Publishing Digital marketing is constantly growing and evolving, especially when it comes to hospitality management. Here in the Caribbean, hotel brands are changing the game in digital marketing and social media in some of the most innovative ways. Here’s how: Mobile. Did you know that an average of 21% of hotel […]

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The 25 Best Tourism Websites In The World in 2016

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Editors at Skift write “Choosing the world’s best tourism websites is more difficult in 2016 than it was the last time we picked our favorites in 2013, but that’s not because there are so many better online experiences today in the destination marketing world. It’s more challenging because tourism bureaus are all simplifying their websites […]

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Google Adds Hotel Deal And Flight Tracking Features

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It’s clear that Google wants to do more than just help you figure out when to use “affect” and “effect” or find the best spaghetti bolognese recipe: in the past few years it has launched Google Flights, which lets users keep track of routes or itineraries and see how price fluctuates over time, and Google […]

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“Oh Snap” – Why The Hospitality Industry Needs To Be On Snapchat

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In the ever-changing world of social media, there is a driving new force that hoteliers shouldn’t ignore, and that platform is Snapchat. What began as the “picture disappearing app” in the summer of 2011, has quickly become one of the most unique forms of storytelling a brand can use. Should your hotel be utilizing Snapchat? […]

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6 Winning Strategies for Your Hotel Instagram

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At least 28% of our time is spent on social media. Instagram followers are also proven to be more easily engaged than followers on other platforms, possibly because of the lack of distractions. Instagram is, in many ways, the ideal social platform for hotel marketing. Instagram is a place where visuals rule and distractions (outbound […]

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Holy Snapchat! – Instagram Stories are Here

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On August 2nd Instagram announced the launch of Instagram Stories, a feature that will let users string together multiple shots or videos into a slideshow that can be shared with friends. Users can type or draw on the images, and they will disappear after 24 hours… Does that sound a lot like Snapchat? That is […]

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How Hotels Are Luring Millennials In The Era Of Airbnb

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Since its founding in 2008, Airbnb has been cited as a huge disrupter in the hotel industry, heralded as the next big thing in travel as consumers embraced the sharing economy. As more young travelers ditched traditional hotels in favor of Airbnb’s funky local lofts, treehouses and houseboats, some wondered if it would crush old-school […]

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Exclusive CHTA Hotel Member Discounts

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CHTA is constantly growing in membership and this month we are happy to offer all our Hotel Members the opportunity to discover two brand new member Allied companies who are offering exclusive deals—TSA Solutions and Local Measure!  Both companies will be in attendance at CHIEF this year and they are looking forward to connecting and […]

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USVIHTA Awards $15,000 in Scholarships to Six Students

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The USVI Hotel and Tourism Association via the association’s Education and Training Fund awarded $15,000 in scholarships to six students during an awards ceremony on July 6. Students include Dyese Turnbull, sophomore at the University of the Virgin Islands, Sts. Peter & Paul Catholic High School graduate Michael Dinh, Charlotte Amalie High School graduate Akim […]

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#NosTURismo

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On July 22nd CHATA launched the fifth episode of “NosTURismo” which translated to English means OURtourism. The fifth episode features Yubi Kirindongo, Curaçaos own world renowned sculptor. CHATA captured his inspiring story about ”Yubisme” and various artworks he has displayed across the island. We all have a role and we all can benefit from this […]

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