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 [...]


How Online Guest Experience Improves ROI

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In the virtual world, just as in the real world, accessibility matters. How people find and interact with your property’s website can make all the difference. More specifically, your website’s channel management and booking engine can improve guest experience before your customers even set foot in the lobby. First off, your website needs to be [...]


Experience-Seeking Millennials Now Top Travel Spenders

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Who’s living in a material world?  Not Millennials. According to a new MMGY Global study, the 18-to-35-year-olds known for valuing experiences over things are expected to spend incrementally more on travel than any other generation over the next 12 months. Get the full scoop on Tnooz, and to learn about Millennials’ unique travel habits, download [...]


HITEC Conference Preview: The Forward-Thinking Ideas of Keynote Speaker Rachel Botsman

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This year’s HITEC Conference features three great keynote speakers. We at buuteeq are especially excited to hear Rachel Botsman’s talk on Tuesday, June 24th. Botsman is a trailblazing writer and thinker on collaborative consumption, a subject that’s near and dear to our business. In her 2010 book, What’s Mine is Yours: How Collaborative Consumption is [...]