Science is fun. It’s also buuteeq’s business. First, there’s the literal science of buuteeq, the engineering brainpower that goes into our product. Take Pat. Pat’s Senior Software Development Engineer. Here he is at work. Pat wears his obsession for technology on his sleeve…literally. As you can see from his shirt, Pat knows that there’s no [...]
OK, “epic” may be a bit much, but here at buuteeq we love shoutouts. And not to brag, but we just got a pretty awesome one from Software Advice, a free online service that offers expert advice to software buyers looking for the right product to fit their needs. In a recent spotlight on hotel [...]
It was only a matter of time. For those of you who don’t know, the ALS #IceBucketChallenge has been sweeping the nation, raising awareness and money ($94.3 million, at last count) to fight ALS, a neurological disease most commonly known as “Lou Gehrig’s Disease.” Stepping up to a challenge from the Bellevue Booking.com office, a brave team from [...]
Hospitality industry veteran, Doug Smith of the Holiday Inn Orlando Lake Buena Vista, first came to Orlando in 1977 and has been working with hotels in some fashion ever since, usually in legacy sales roles. Doug has seen it all in terms of e-commerce for hotel and has had his finger on the pulse of the of the online hotel industry since it began. From his vast experience, Doug knows the holy grail of digital marketing success for hotels: Get your website visitors to convert with your hotel instead of the competition.
Susan Borck purchased the Wakefield Farms property in Brenham, Texas in 1998 as a weekend respite from hectic city life. In 2002, she moved to the property full-time and Wakefield Farms the bed and breakfast was born. The grounds included a cottage built in the early 1850s by German immigrants as well as a historic farmhouse and schoolhouse. To this day, the property is an active farm with goats, sheep, and chickens.
For my Trotamundo, I was lucky enough to travel to South Africa, which was an amazing experience. I chose South Africa for many reasons, but the main reason was the shark cage dive. I’ve wanted to do one ever since I saw my first Shark Week, and now that I’ve done one I want to [...]
Visiting Colombia was added to my bucket list in 2008 when I was backpacking in South America and repeatedly told that Colombia was a must. The Huffington Post’s 2013 article 21 Reasons Colombia Is The Happiest Country In The World only exacerbated my desire to go. These three in particular especially sealed the deal: access [...]
There was never a debate on where I would take my first Trotamundo trip. Thailand has been on my bucket list for so long that I have forgotten what drew me to it in the first place. It turned out to be a fantastic choice–political coup and all. The people couldn’t be more friendly, the [...]
To break the trend of boring, foreign Trotamundos in amazing places like Cambodia, Mexico, South Africa and Thailand (how many beautiful beaches can we have, people?), I decided to keep my Trotamundo “Made in the USA.” I was partly inspired by some friends’ recent cross-country adventures which had the appealingly grungy, Kerouacian vibe of a [...]
For not having any formal writing training, Jan Rodriguez certainly has figured out a key trick of copy czars everywhere. “Nothing we do in life is original. It helps to see what other people are doing and rework it.” Jan keeps her Baechtel Creek Inn & Spa website incredibly current by scouring the events information [...]