How Experimenting with Social Events Can Only Be Good For Your Hotel’s Bottom Line

The reimagining of common areas in hotels is really part of a larger question: How and why is the social function of hotels changing? We know that work habits have become more fluid in recent years. We know that “being alone together” has become a favoured way of working for many young professionals. Work may require us to concentrate on a laptop for hours at a time, but doing so in vibrant communal spaces feels healthier than sitting alone in our room.

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What the 5 most outlandish hotel campaigns can teach us about our own marketing (and how it benefits our bottom line)

Remember when promoting your hotel was simple? You listed the property in phone books and trade directories. You developed relationships with travel agents, local drivers and restaurateurs. Radio and TV might have been an option if you had the budget – but there was no need for a silly or groundbreaking script. Just focus on earning your guests through quality and value, and let the rest take care of itself.

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