Industry Musings

A selection of industry related articles that spark my interest and invite conversation . . .

Now You Can Follow Hashtags on Instagram
Instagram . December 2017

Airbnb’s home-hotel hybrid will open in Florida next year
TechCrunch . October 2017

30 Influential Women in Hospitality
Hotel Management Magazine . September 2017

Millennials are Relying on Travel Agents in Record Numbers
Travel + Leisure . August 2017

Spotify Crunches User Data in Fun Ways for This New Global Outdoor Ad Campaign
AdWeek . November 2016

This JetBlue Marketing Exec Developed the Cleverest Campaigns at 30,000 Feet
AdWeek . October 2016

Farmers Markets go from Sidewalk to Hotel Lobby
Travel + Leisure . August 2016

With, You’ll Never Be Relegated to a Hotel Cot Again
Conde Nast Traveler . January 2016

Boston Globe Magazine . October 2015

Web Design is Dead
Mashable . July 2015

These 15 New Hotel Brands are Reshaping the Industry
Conde Nast Traveler . February 2015

8 Mistakes Brands Make with Instagram
Hubspot . February 2015

A Teenager’s View on Social Media
Medium . January 2015

Hoteliers Should Focus on Twitter
Hotel News Now . November 2013

A Wednesday Laugh – #Hashtag – Justin Timberlake & Jimmy Fallon Take on #HashtagOveruse
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon . September 2013

Pinterest Announces Rich Pins for Articles” aka “If You Like It Put a Pin In It”
Hubspot . September 2013

Hoteliers: 7 Tips to Connect with Reporters on Twitter
ReviewPro . August 2013

Smitty Awards – Social Media’s Most Innovative Travel Companies
Travel + Leisure . July 2013

Commentary: How Social Media Will Make You Fall in Love with Brands
USA Today . February 2013

Six Ways Starbucks Excels at Social Media Marketing
Ragan Communications . February 2013

Hotel CEO’s Talk Loyalty Points, Wifi, and Security
USA Today Travel . February 2013

Does Anybody Care About Hotel Facebook Pages?
Hotel Chatter . February 2013

Mobile Bookings Taking Off as Early Adopters Become Evangelists
Huffington Post . February 2013

Mobile Booking on rise, but carry high ADR’s — is it really necessary to discount?

CBS Bans SodaStream Ad: Where’s The Outrage?
Forbes . January 2013

Six Myths About Travel Spending that Cost You Money
Time Magazine . January 2013

It’s Time to Reinvent Public Relations
Edelman Blog . January 2013

The Future of Community Management
Mashable . January 2013

Restaurants Turn Camera Shy
New York Times . January 2013