Articles tagged “conrad hotels”

A Roundup of the Oddest Hotel Jobs in the World

A Roundup of the Oddest Hotel Jobs in the World

Nikki Ekstein, Bloomberg

This list is a testament to the wide-ranging job opportunities you can find in the hospitality industry. (Also, how do I learn how to become a dog masseuse?)

2 years ago

Conrad Hotels Transforms Instagram and Virtual Reality Into Travel Guides

Conrad Hotels Transforms Instagram and Virtual Reality Into Travel Guides

Deanna Ting, Skift

We can appreciate Conrad's desire to be innovative in its approach to content marketing, as well as providing both useful service and inspiration for its guests. But we question whether these attempts have any actual staying power or impact.

2 years ago

Starwood Uses Instagram Fashion Influencers to Drive Bookings for Its Newest Tribute Portfolio Hotels in Paris

Starwood Uses Instagram Fashion Influencers to Drive Bookings for Its Newest Tribute Portfolio Hotels in Paris

Deanna Ting, Skift

More travel and hospitality brands are trying to find novel ways to monetize Instagram and although the platform has evolved to try to accommodate more of marketers' needs, its abilities as a hotel booking channel remain somewhat limited. Still, Starwood's Tribute Portfolio is betting that user-generated content from influential fashion stars on Instagram can help them boost bookings at two of their Parisian properties.

3 years ago

Conrad Hotels and Resorts Tries to Monetize Instagram Posts

Conrad Hotels and Resorts Tries to Monetize Instagram Posts

Joyce Manalo, Skift

Images on Instagram and Pinterest can drive bookings, but the social sharing networks need to do more to drive sales and bookings if brands are going to derive true value from them.

4 years ago

Are App Update Blurbs For Travel Apps Accurate Enough?

Are App Update Blurbs For Travel Apps Accurate Enough?

Dennis Schaal, Skift

If you are super-interested in what new features might be incorporated into a travel app update, don't trust the description. Instead, download the app and try it because there may be some sleeper features and surprises in there that perhaps the company didn't want to publicize yet.

5 years ago