The Kids Are Alright

Millennials & Travel

Millennials that is. Millennials want quality writing and good photos for travel inspiration and bookings. Who knew that the online generation prefers good old-fashioned writing and photos when researching and booking travel? Millennials want quality content that inspires when looking for travel and hotel information. A recent Yahoo study has found that today’s Millennial travelers prefer […]

Can Your Hotel Handle The Baby Boomer Explosion?

Adventurous Baby Boomers

  Think you know which generation currently spends the most on travel? Is it skeptical Gen-Xers longing to ditch their cubicles for a tortured Parisian attic apartment? Good guess, but nope. How about giddy, spendthrift Millennials who prioritize experiences over things?  Not quite yet. Hint: It’s your mom. And mine! And about 76 million other […]

Pumpkin Spice Overkill: Holiday Marketing Do’s & Don’ts

holiday hotel marketing

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 […]

Get In The Know About 2014 Hotel Industry Trends


Have we told you recently how much we love data? We’re kind of obsessed. But not in a Howard-Hughes-obsessed-with-germs-wearing-Kleenex-boxes-on-our-feet sort of way. We’re obsessed in a good way—in a get stuff done, make informed decisions sort of way. We recently surveyed hundreds of travelers in addition to scouring our platform’s anonymous customer data. We obsessively analyzed […]