With the constant change in markets, influence of technology, and unpredictable patterns of travel bookers, Social Media has made a Big Impact in the hotel industry.
- Social Media : Why is social media so important in Hospitality Industry?
Social Media is all about PEOPLE. Associations are major social networks. 3 Social Networks has been attributed now to online community.
- Over 50% of the world’s population is under 30 years old.
- 1 in 5 couples meet Online
- 3 in 5 gay couples meet Online
- 1 in 5 divorces are blamed in
- Kindergartens are learning on iPads NOT Chalkboards
- If Facebook were a Country, it would be the world’s 3rd
“ We don’t have a choice on whether we DO Social Media, the question is how well we DO it.” Erik Qualman
93% of Marketers use Social Media for businesses. The ROI of Social Media is, your Business will still Exist in 5 Years.
- BYOT – Mobile Technology
As you can see Social Media is very very important as the world evolves. Along with the Social Media, of course becomes the Mobile Technology. And mobile technology has such an immediate impact on hospitality industry. Now every guest is carrying 2 or more smart phones, iPhone etc, of course using the internet, the major concern is Speed. Security of the mobile devices are more prevalent. How you design buildings is being impacted. Your revenues can be impacted by Social Media.
- Green Technology
At some points we are going to soon adopt green technology. It is something growing too slow. As the industry is growing rapidly, the usage of water and energy is increasingly going high.
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