By identifying which content categories are most interesting to Millennials, you can maximize your content efforts. To know which categories are most popular is to know what to actually create content about. And that's extremely helpful. Now don't start thinking ‘I'm a hotel, so my content should be about my hotel'. That's passé. In today's media landscape you ought to think broad.
To reach Millennials, a strong content strategy is essential. Generator, the fastest growing hostel channel in Europe, has got this all figured out. With their high-end design, active social media channels and events they manage to create engagement and thus generate bookings for their hostels.
One of the easier categories of content you can share as a hotel is destination trivia. Fun facts and knowledge about your hotel’s area. The more surprising, the better. Trivia is the perfect type of content to regularly update your website and social media channels. This benefits your SEO ranking + it creates consistency in your content stream, which then improves your brand’s status.
Need some inspiration for your restaurant logo? Each month I share 5 hospitality logos that I find particularly creative, authentic or a very good translation of the brand behind it. This month features both modern logos, illustrations and typography restaurant logos.
Some restaurants have mastered the game of digital marketing. They’ve found a way to motivate their customers to not only take beautiful pictures of their food, but also to share them on all social media available. Their following grows on the daily. And there you are, breaking your head on how to achieve the same.
Think about the questions you regularly get in your hotel’s inbox. These questions form perfect input for social media content. Turn your answers into good-looking visuals and you got yourself a stream of posts for your Instagram, Facebook or other platforms. Double win!
Two people show us around a hotel and its neighborhood. One of them is a photographer with a big following on Instagram, the other one a “normal girl” but with quite a distinctive look. The photographer teaches the girl some photography tricks while they take shots together around the property. We see the beautiful hotel rooms, the lobby, a delicious milkshake and the quaint sights and landscapes of York (where the hotel is located). What's going on here?
A great example of a visual identity for an Italian restaurant: that's what this project for Ercoli 1928 is. Almost nothing beats a home-made pasta or smothered-with-mozzarella pizza accompanied by a delightful glass of red: but it gets even better when you are given a complete thought-through experience.
Too often I stumble upon a restaurant website that isn’t up to the right standard. It’s not mobile friendly, information is not available, links are not working, the design is outdated. And it’s not just the ‘mom and pop’ places where I see this happening.
One of the best things you can do through your social media is to help your visitors in their travel-preparations. This is a great way to get them even more excited for their upcoming trip while at the same time showing your best, genuine interest in them. It gives you the opportunity to show your guests that you know them, their struggles and their doubts.
The Taikin Restaurant, an Asian cuisine restaurant in Florida, the USA, manages to create a true experience for its visitors through its food, service and design. Experience design is going to be of great importance in 2018, so when I saw this project I knew I had to share it.
In this post I’ll share with you 3 examples of hotel advertisements which are above average. I hope they spark a little fire to get creative and to think a little bit more outside of your comfort zone. Your hotel or hostel will benefit from it, that I promise.
Christmas is the perfect time of the year to engage your hotel guests both online and offline. Here are some successful social media ideas!
Video is probably the best marketing tool for your hotel out there at the moment. A good commercial shouldn't feel like an ad – it should be a story. Sheraton has done this very well in this next video.
Reviews. They can be wonderful, overly positive, and they can drive you crazy. But the truth is: your potential visitors care about them. Reviews can make or break your property. And that's exactly why you should pay attention to them.