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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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After Brexit: What Happens Next For The Caribbean?

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In his latest column, David Jessop, consultant for The Caribbean Council, shares his thoughts on the potential impact Brexit will have on the Caribbean. “As far as the Caribbean is concerned, it is clear from the experts, politicians and officials that I have spoken to over the months since the campaign began, that significant uncertainties […]

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Four Tactics to Take Your Hotel Operations into the Digital Age

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Written by Sojern It’s time that hotel operations embrace the digital age and all the benefits it can bring for both hotel guests and hoteliers. Here are four steps to get you started: Update your amenities: 25% of leisure travelers rank free WiFi as a deciding factor when choosing a hotel. 66% of US travelers […]

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CARPHA, Turks & Caicos Launch Tourism Health And Safety Program

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In a response to ensure the health and safety of its visitors and residents, the Turks and Caicos Islands (TCI) in collaboration with the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) launched the tourism health and safety program (THP), under TCI CARE. TCI is the first Caribbean country to officially launch the THP nationally, leading the way […]

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