HotelFriend Hospitality Blog - Hoteliers Adviser

HotelFriend magazine
April 20th, 2018

Digital Natives challenging the hotel industry

Understand who your guests are and what they are looking for. If you want to be profitable and to provide keen and tough competition to the strong hotel leaders you must not only immediately react to all the changes of the world of technology but also identify your target audience and meet rising consumer expectations.

Struggle to be a Hotelier
April 20th, 2018

Comic episode #2: New technologies are not your enemy

Modern technologies are rapidly evolving. Only a few years ago we watched cable television, read paper newspapers and booklets to inform ourselves about possible vacation offers. Nowadays almost everything can be done with the help of a rectangular flat object — a smartphone.

Interviews
April 17th, 2018

Podcast: Interview to Hotel-O-Motion with Valerie Wagner

We are happy to introduce you a new podcast about management in hospitality industry from 16.04.2018 with Valerie Wagner - a person with a huge experience in a niche and ability to affect the most discussed and important developments in the industry.

HotelFriend magazine
April 17th, 2018

Is accommodation the only profitable source of hotel income?

Every fourth hotel room in Germany (25,2%) was reserved through the OTA online portal. But what is the cost of these reservations for a hotel? Sell much more of your hotel without depending on the OTAs with their high fees.

HotelFriend magazine
April 16th, 2018

Germany is the third most visited country

Do you know Germany is the 3rd most popular country in the world among the tourists? The country receives 35 million visitors annually who spend, on average, USD 1000 per person for a trip.

Press-releases
April 16th, 2018

HotelFriend is award-worthy!

The „Sachsen gründet-Start-Up 2018“ prize will be awarded in May — and we are nominated! From over 130 candidates, our CEO Denis Severyuk has been selected to be among the 28 best founders in Sachsen (federal state of Germany).

Struggle to be a Hotelier
April 13th, 2018

Comic episode #1: Improper marketing effort

Do you still struggle to land the client? You put some efforts into marketing campaigns, but with no success? Think about it. Maybe you are doing something wrong.

Product updates
April 10th, 2018

Product updates from 10.04.2018

To make your experience with our product even better and more comfortable, we bring updates of our portal on a regular basis, improving its speed and reliability. The latest product updates available from 10.04.2018.

Marketing
March 29th, 2018

How to behave professionally on Facebook in 2018?

Despite the scandal with Facebook and their algorithm change, this social network continues to lead by the amount of users (besides, it owns Instagram and WhatsApp now). More than 2 billion people come to Facebook every day, and they can potentially become your customers. You just need to use the right strategy and know what to avoid.

Marketing
March 28th, 2018

Mobile version as a priority

Millennials can’t live without their smartphones - they use it for taxi ordering, food delivery or even dating. Travel planning is no exception. They use their phones on every step of their journey – from research and room booking to finding the attractions to visit.