buuteeqers Step Up To The Ice Bucket Challenge

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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 [...]


Doug Nails Guest Experience, Boosts Orlando Resort Bookings

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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 Grows Customer Engagement At Wakefield Farms

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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.


Matt’s Trotamundo – Cross Country Road Trip

We took a break at the North Rim of the Grand Canyon. What an incredible view unlike anywhere else in the world

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 [...]