In less than a decade social media has revolutionised many businesses around the world, and the hotels and hospitality industry has certainly benefited from using platforms such as Twitter and Facebook to attract, engage with and convert travellers into prospects and customers.
Naturally, there’s a flipside to the all of this, too. Hotels are especially vulnerable to bad reviews and negative word-of-mouth – reputation can be crushed with a series of one-star reviews, particularly if they’re ignored. So, using social media for damage control is a key asset for brands working in these verticals.
Times and trends quickly change, and it’s important that hotel management keeps up with the latest digital developments and opportunities. This infographic from Net Affinity looks at 15 hotel marketing trends for 2015.