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This week, DDIH introduces AirBnB App.
An amazing app to easily find and rent a room in any type of hosting places in the world.

Download AirBnB, and are with us what you think about.

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New app turns smartphone into a hotel room TV remote control

LodgeNet, the biggest provider of hotel room television entertainment, has created a free app — the LodgeNet Mobile App — that turns iPhones, iPads and Androids into remote controls.

Besides serving as a remote for free TV channels, pay-per-view movies and on-demand TV episodes, the app also contains information about the hotel, local events, attractions, directions and restaurants. Read the rest of this entry

IHG designs booking apps for next-generation technologies

InterContinental Hotels Group announced the expansion of booking solutions across the Android platform with the Priority Club Rewards app for Kindle Fire, Google TV and Android Tablets.

IHG is the first hotel company to launch apps for both Kindle Fire and Google TV. The Priority Club Rewards app provides customers with the functionality to find and book hotel rooms, check rates and view or cancel reservations for all seven of IHG’s brands ­ InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Crowne Plaza Hotels & Resorts, Holiday Inn® Hotels and Resorts, Holiday Inn Express®, Staybridge Suites and Candlewood Suites. Read the rest of this entry

Case Study : Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants Strategies on Social Media Websites

Par Tendance Hôtellerie

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Kimpton Hotels Chain is known for its effective online activity on social media websites.
The chain has reinvented the radio-like promotions “be our 6th participant to win”
They launched “Password Campaigns” : Passwords published on social networks to enable hotel guests to win prizes.
They organize a live twitter every wednesday: #winewednesday
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How Independent Hoteliers can Capitalize on the Smartphone Revolution through the Use of Social Media, to Entice Business Travelers

This research paper, realized for the validation of my Bachelor of Science in Hospitality, compares the online presence of World Hotel Groups and Chains and Independent Hotels and suggests web-marketing solutions adapted to Independent Hotels, so they can compete with the big “boys”.

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