Hotels

Hotels Market With Blogs and Twitter

International hotel chains are using social networking sites, blogs, and twitter to market themselves as a cheaper alternative to traditional more expensive methods.  Managing Director of Premier Inn, Darroch Crawford, said the use of hotel blogs is growing and so are the number of hotel bookings.   Mr. Crawford said more than 50 per cent of hotel bookings are automated and in the GCC the number is 15 per cent and growing

Ernst & Young noted in its Top Ten Hospitality Thoughts report  all type of hotels will be using the most up to date technology to “capture reservations through their own distribution channels.”  The report explained hotels are starting to recognize the value of third party, web based distribution channels.  Independent hotels have the best opportunity to gain online market share and “their performance will be the true test of the equalizing power of the web during this downturn.”
 

More Hotels
Emirates Palace Abu Dhabi to celebrate Mexican National Day with Mexican food fiesta
Looking for an adventure - go to Iraq for Eid
* Hotel Metropole Geneva
Latest Travel News
Big jump in international passengers for...
flydubai will fly to Tashkent from 11 Ma...
ATM Dubai to launch Holiday Shopper on 2...
Featured Sights To See
The Palermo Gardens (Bosques de Palermo)

The Palermo Gardens (Bosques de Palermo)

Buenos Aires, Argentina

The (Bosques de Palermo) are beautifully situated and maintained and are worth a walk though. It contains a huge variety of native Argentine trees and flowering plants as well as three artificial lakes and some historical monuments. It is a good place for a rest from the rush of the big city. Jogging and bike-riding facilities are available and hiring a pedal or row boat can be a treat for the kid...

Fuamulaku

Fuamulaku

Maldives, Maldives

One of the most popular tourist attractions in Maldives is the island of Fuamulaku. The island is exceptionally fertile and has numerous fruit and vegetable farms where one can get delicious locally grown pineapples, mangoes, oranges etc. The fruits and vegetables grown over here are not found elsewhere in the country. That is why the residents of this island are taller, stronger, healthier and li...

Chora Church - Kariye Museum

Chora Church - Kariye Museum

Istanbul, Turkey

Chora Church dates back to the early fifth century AD and is one of the finest examples of Byzantine architecture.  It was built just outside of Constantinople's original walls, but was brought inside the city's defenses when Emperor Theodosius II built a new wall.  The church was rebuilt between 1077 and 1081, and again renovated after an earthquake in the twelfth century.  Most of...

The Custom House

The Custom House

Dublin, Ireland

The Custom House was built between 1781 and 1791 by James Gandon.  As its name would imply, it served as the Customs House for the port of Dublin.  The Neoclassical facade and its signature dome became a symbol of Dublin, even after the port moved downstream.  It became the center of the city's local government (and a symbol of the English occupation) until 1922, when the interior w...