November 2020 – HotelREZ Hotels & Resorts, one of the world’s largest independent quality driven hotel representation companies is pleased to welcome CitySuites Manchester – a 237 unit, 5-star luxury serviced apartment building, as the latest property within its portfolio.
Located on Chapel Street, in the heart of Manchester […]
One of the UK’s oldest and most prestigious independent groups; Corus Hotels and Laura Ashley Hotels has selected HotelREZ as its global sales, distribution and representation partner.
Targeting growth from leisure and business travellers to their locations across the United Kingdom, HotelREZ will provide full representation services to include […]
People are dependent on Google for knowledge, whether it’s a Wikipedia article or a just searching for a business or a website and it plays a massive part Google’s travel search products are now very compelling for consumers
As travel restrictions have begun to loosen around the world, hotels should […]
An industry veteran of 16 years, Nick has held senior positions within a variety of leading international hotel brands.
His career started in Tour Operations at Tui Travel as a Yield Executive, later moving onto corporate hotels where he joined Hilton. At Hilton, he spent 6 years in their Revenue […]
Independent, non-branded properties often have to compete against well-known hotel chains or brands with extensive sales resources and revenue capabilities.
This can be frustrating and might seem like it’s impossible for an independent hotel’s reservations to increase significantly.
This couldn’t be further from the truth though.
Guests often look […]
It’s 2020, and the way people book hotels is becoming more digitalised as travellers today are more technologically savvy than ever before.
The most recent statistics suggest that 83% of US adults now prefer to book their travel online, while online digital travel sales were worth a massive US$755 […]
The last few months of 2019 saw Google change its advertising tactics in an attempt to disrupt the online travel market, making it more expensive for OTA’s and hotels to attract bookers.
As a result, hotel owners have started shifting their focus towards other distribution channels to drive bookings. (Have […]
Currently, 96% of people travelling for leisure purposes start their travel planning with an online search. Over the past years, showing up high up in those searches has become a priority, and Google is a popular distribution channel for hotels.
As a result, both hotels and OTAs have been bidding […]
The MICE market, short for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions, is growing at a rapid pace, with an ever-increasing number of corporates looking to hotel venues for meeting room bookings. It’s no surprise then that the industry is projected to reach US$1.4 billion by 2025.
But despite the growth […]
HotelREZ Hotels and Resorts, one of the world’s leading hotel representation, sales, marketing and distribution providers, today announces a new business partnership regarding GDS distribution with Softbooker Technologies, the exclusive distributor of Reservit solution in Canada.
As a global operator with its headquarters in the UK, HotelREZ Hotels and Resorts […]
From a guest’s first touchpoint with front desk staff to their post-stay customer service experience, ensuring the guest journey is immaculate is crucial for any hotel. After all, if you wouldn’t be able to meet your customers’ expectations, you would go out of business pretty quickly.
But what about hotel […]
Around 60% of hotel bookings are now made online. By 2020, over 50% of all online searches are expected to be done by voice-enabled technology. And nearly 42% of global travellers use their smartphones to plan upcoming trips. It comes as no surprise then that 54% of hotels that […]
Work travel is growing at a rapid speed, with business travel spend expected to reach $1.7 trillion by 2022. Currently, up to 30% of business travellers (also often known as ‘road warriors’) travel at least once per month. What’s more, according to a recent survey, 75% of respondents said […]
More than 51% of travellers are currently using online travel agencies (OTAs), such as Expedia, Booking.com and Hotels.com, to book trips. This makes OTAs a popular distribution channel for hotels. Before OTAs, hotels would sell to wholesalers, who in turn would sell the rooms to tour operators. These tour […]
According to recent research, three of the top hospitality trends that all hoteliers will know include digitalised guest experiences, the experience economy and environmental sustainability. Now ask yourself the following: where did you first come across them? Chances are, you likely read about them on a blog article first.
OTAs, short for Online Travel Agencies, make up an important distribution channel for most travel businesses as more than half of all travellers use an OTA to plan their upcoming trips. For millennials, the figures are even more drastic: a recent report found that over 80% of bookings were […]
The Global Distribution System (GDS), is a computer reservation system that allows travel agents to book hotel and travel services on behalf of their customers. There are four distribution channels that make up the GDS, namely Amadeus, Galileo, Sabre and Worldspan. Despite generating billions of dollars in sales year […]
With an estimated 700,000 hotels and resorts worldwide, differentiating your establishment in the competitive hotel industry can be challenging. Knowing the core group of people that make up your ideal target audience, as well as how to reach them, is crucial. We’ve recently put together an e-book on marketing […]