Fall HotelCast 2.0 Podcast is released

Just came out of the studio with our Fall edition of HotelCast 2.0 Podcast.  We've got some really good stuff related to Social Media Marketing for hotels.  Check it out online or download it into your iPpod.

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Just Announced our Social Media Marketing Service for Hotels

Lodging Interactive, a leading interactive marketing agency servicing
the hospitality industry announced the launch of it's fully managed
Social Media Marketing Service for hotels. The new service helps hotels
leverage the immense reach of Twitter, Facebook and other sites by
providing a cost-effective Social Media Marketing Service. The fully
managed service provides a pro-active social media communications
service and an ongoing monitoring of consumer User Generated Content
(UGC). The service is designed to encourage online communities, engage
consumers in interactive conversations, manage the hotel's online
reputation, build brand awareness and generate sales from numerous
marketing channels directly.

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July 2009 Chatter Guard Industry Benchmark Report Is Published

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Throughout the month of July, summer vacation travellers maintained the enthusiasm for lodging they displayed in June. With the exception of a few mild declines, U.S. hotels showed no significant reversals of the previous month’s gains. On a scale of 1-5, 5 being “fantastic” and 1 being “poor,” the average hotel goer reported a slight 2.66% decline in Resultant Quality Score (3.76 to 3.66), a 5.01% decline in Housekeeping (from 3.59 to 3.41), and a 4.38% decline in Staff (3.88 to 3.71). The greatest decline was in the area of value, which dipped 5.88%. Dining and Facilities were more or less consistent, with Dining scores improving from 3.65 to 3.68 (0.82%) and Facilities improving from 4.07 to 4.10 (0.74%). The greatest gains in overall customer satisfaction occurred in Room quality, which increased 1.39% (3.59 to 3.64). Overall, Upscale and Mid-Scale Full Service hotels increased in customer satisfaction from the previous month, while other sections of the hotel industry posted declines.

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Lodging Interactive Launches HotelWebShows – Economical Video Tour & Distribution Solution For The Hospitality Industry


Lodging Interactive, a leading interactive marketing agency servicing
the hospitality industry announced the launch of HotelWebShows, its
economical video tour solution for the hospitality industry. 
HotelWebShows afford hotels the ability to offer virtual tours from
still imagery, without traditional costly video production.

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June 2009 – HotelCast 2.0 Podcast is Published


We just published our 2nd Quarter HotelCast 2.0 Podcast.

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We just posted our June 2009 PodCast

Hot off the press, the Lodging Interactive June 2009 PodCast.  Big focus on Social Media strategies.  Check it out.  Listen to Lodging Interactive June 2009 Podcast.


HotelCast 2.0 Podcast Spring 2009 Edition is Online!

We just posted our HotelCast 2.0 Spring 2009 Podcast.  This time around we cover Social Media sites Facebook and Twitter.  Listen in or download it into your iPod.

Click here for the Lodging Interactive HotelCast 2.0 Spring Edition.

We’re “Patent Pending”

We’ve filled for a business process patent for Link2Brand.com. Very cool.

Our September Hotel Cast 2.0 is up!

We’re a little early this time around…great Social Media content….all good stuff

Listen to Podcast Lodging Interactive’s HotelCats 2.0

June ’08 Hotel Cast 2.0 Is Up

Spring has sprung!  In this edition: 

  • BringYourPet.com polls pet owners who travel;
  • Wheelchairtravel.us looks at providing accommodations for those with disabilities;
  • the 12 dimensions of reputation that everyone should monitor;
  • Calls-to-Action and conversion—a marketer’s best tools; and
  • HotelCalendars, the latest innovation in tying your hotel’s promotions, specials, and packages to local events, all fully managed by Lodging Interactive

Click here to listen to the Lodging Interactive HotelCast 2.0 Podcast