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3 Best Practices for Marketing Dual Brand Hotels Online

Dual-branded hotels allow for different brands to reside under one roof. By definition, they must have a physical connection. Marriott just opened its first triple-branded property that consists of an AC Hotel, Residence Inn and SpringHill Suites,...

Are You Posting Daily On Social Media But Not Receiving Any Engagement?

Are you going through the tedious job of creating content, but not having any luck with audience engagement? Are people visiting your website, but not converting into sales or room nights? Does this sound familiar to you? Organic reach on social...

An Interview with Scott Russell, Founder and CEO of Paddy and Scott’s Coffee

This month we are exploring the world outside of Marriott and travel by meeting with Scott Russell. Scott is the Founder and CEO of Paddy and Scott’s Coffee. Established in 2007, Paddy & Scott fuels over 90,000 people per day through their 150...

MDS Europe Hosts Their Second Techy Tea Party

Earlier this month, the Digital Services, Europe team (along with members of the Europe DLP team) hosted their second “Techy Tea Party” at the St. Pancras Renaissance Hotel London. The event – hosted in partnership with Age UK and Timebank–...

Visual Capitalist: “The Most Valuable Brand in Each Country in 2018”

Image Source: Visual Capitalist “Not to be confused with market capitalization or enterprise value, brand value is defined as a marketing-related intangible asset that generates economic benefits for a brand within a company. In other...

Exploring the Memorable Tourism Experiences Scale for Hotel SEO

Digital Services is excited to continue our series of guest blog posts written by MDS partners. This week’s post is brought to you by Joseph McElroy. Joseph is the Founder and CEO of Galileo Tech Media. In this blog post, Joseph explores...

An Interview with David Beasley, CEO & Managing Director of VIP Worldwide

This month I had the up most pleasure to meet with David Beasley, he is the CEO & Managing Director of VIP Worldwide. They are a leading film production, social media marketing, 360 video and virtual reality production agency and are based in...

Top 6 International Search and Social Facts for International Hotel Marketers

Marriott Digital Services is excited to have one of our partners, Webcertain, share insights about international digital marketing. This blog post is written by Elin Box, a Content Marketing Manager at Webcertain. She is responsible for...

Questions to Ask Your SEO Expert Before Your Program Kickoff

Search engine optimization can be a multi-dimensional chessboard with many moving parts. There are frequent algorithm updates, hyper-competitive markets and evolving local business strategies. To work toward success in the SEO arena, a hotel’s...

3 Ways Hospitality Digital Marketers Can Stay Relevant

During the recent HSMAI Digital Marketing Strategy Conference in New York, speakers shared some interesting industry trends. Enjoy a few highlights and ideas about what questions to ask yourself to stay relevant. 1. Tap into Growing Voice...