Data from the American Indian Alaska Native Tourism Association (AIANTA) show that the number of international visitors to Native American destinations nearly tripled between 2007 and 2015, from 693,000 to 1,958,000. The organization’s goal is to boost that number above 2.3 million by 2020. AIANTA also reports that in 2015, international visitors to Indian Country supported …
Editor’s Note: This summer while spending the month of July living in an Airbnb rental in Madrid, Spain, Skift’s Editor-in-Chief spoke to Fortune reporter Leigh Gallagher as she reported her book The Airbnb Story. Gallagher’s is the first book dedicated to the phenomenon known as Airbnb. We’ve covered the good and the bad of the brand for the last …
Internet enabled smartphones have been around for about a decade, and in that time the more forward-looking travel industry players have spared no expense or effort to offer increasingly tech-savvy consumers ways to access compelling content and services. It seems that every year brings a wave of new trends, promises and innovations, most in the …
Montreal is one of the top places to visit in 2017 according to nearly a dozen consumer travel publications. Combine its year-long 375th birthday celebrations with a favorable exchange rate for U.S. travelers — Montreal’s largest international market — and conditions are ripe for travelers to start streaming in. But if Americans still aren’t inspired to make a trip north of …
Last week we launched the latest report in our Skift Research Reports service, State of Tours and Activities Tech 2017. In this research report we explore the latest developments in the tours and activities segment. While the migration towards online has begun, some companies are still wary about the internet as a distribution channel. Although …
According to Instagram data, #travel was the most used travel hashtag for 2016, followed by #sunset and #travelgram. We have become a community of photo sharers, documenting the details of our every life movements, sharing our incredible experiences from backpacking through Europe, to feasting on authentic street food in Asia. Among the other most popular travel-related hashtags of 2016 include #wanderlust, #vacation, #adventure and #roadtrip. Click here to find out more.
High quality hotel visuals increase bookings - optimising your property's images in all places that prospects might 'see' your property (brand website, third party distribution channels and even search engines) may increase your chances of converting lookers to bookers. To keep it simple, this article outlines a few simple things that you should do to improve the quality of your visuals:
Make your photos bigger.
Add more photos.
Categorise and tag your images.
Include descriptive information.
Following these tips will improve your content score from OTAs and increase both your direct and third party booking conversion. Find out more.
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