Amsterdam Having been at buuteeq for almost two years, I was well past due for my Trotamundo trip. Perhaps it was the plethora of opportunities and options that kept me from nailing down a time and location. I finally had the perfect excuse to take advantage of this great benefit when my husband and I [...]
Web visuals are becoming more and more complex. Interactive Street View maps, 3D graphics and, of course, videos galore. But online videos aren’t just for cat aficionados and GoPro showoffs. Video has also become a central eCommerce tool. Often, the online descriptions of everyday items such as shoes and tennis racquets are accompanied by short videos that highlight [...]
It’s that time of year again; what felt like a never-ending summer is finally over, fog fills the mornings and colorful leafs are decorating the sidewalks. With our pumpkin lattes in hand, we snuggle up in blankies and watch TV shows compulsively while we wait for Halloween to approach. We got so anxious last year, [...]
In an affront to gourds everywhere, this year my local chain coffee shop started steaming up Pumpkin Spice Lattes on a balmy August 27th. I remember when pumpkins were respected harbingers of autumn; humble gateway gourds to more exotic seasonal delights. These days, Cucurbita maxima is pimped out a solid three weeks before the equinox. Misplaced [...]
Joel Rosen has been consulting hotels across the globe longer than some of us at buuteeq have been on the planet. Author, lecturer, and all around expert on all things hospitality from golf course development to food service planning, he’s kind of a big deal. Joel’s career began after graduating from The School of Hotel, [...]
Wouldn’t it be great if your airline and hotel automatically knew you were a window-seat lover who never checks bags, prefers a firm mattress, and Earl Grey over coffee? According to Skift, personalization in travel is quickly becoming something customers expect. They want unique experiences tailored to their priorities and preferences and control over their [...]
Balgownie Estate Vineyard Resort & Spa is located in the Yarra Valley, 50 minutes from Melbourne in southeast Australia. The property features guest suites, a conference center, a restaurant, a spa, a cellar door, and more. Gerald has been managing Balgownie for three and a half years as General Manager and handles all of Balgownie’s digital marketing. With a strong background in digital marketing and managing online presence, Gerald understands what he wants from a technology vendor—and he wasn’t getting what he wanted.
Who doesn’t feel like the king of the universe when they scroll down their Twitter or Facebook feeds and see tons of likes, shares, and comments?
Social media is an effective way to engage with potential guests and has cemented itself as an important marketing channel, but far too many businesses, hotels included, either hand off their account to some young relative or ignore it altogether. In this post, we’ll cover best practices and creative tips to help you drive engagement on your social media channels like a pro.
Here at buuteeq, we get pretty excited about every new property that goes live on our platform. We literally give every new launch a round of applause. While every new site gets us up out of our chairs clapping, there are a few properties that just blow us away. Castle Hotel Purschenstein is one of [...]
TripAdvisor is a big part of the booking process for guests, and now your guests can leave a review directly on Facebook without visiting the main TripAdvisor site, thanks to the new TripAdvisor Facebook app! Can you say convenient? That is, convenient if you have a TripAdvisor business listing. Facebook is a huge part of [...]