Part of your strategy for driving direct traffic and bookings to your website may include adding deals and packages to enhance a traveler’s experience, and to entice them to return. However, you don’t have to limit yourself to adding your deals to your website; you can upload them directly to your ResortsandLodges.com listing so that […]
As ResortsandLodges continues to drive forward in our quest to level the playing field for the independent property, it’s important to take a look at where we’ve been and better understand how travelers are using our website to search, plan, and book unique experiences. Here are a few of the trends and numbers that […]
The teams from ResortsandLodges/TRACK and HomeAway announced their partnership with a private hospitality event held during last week’s RezFest conference at SeaWorld – Orlando, FL. Over 40 attendees, Ryan Bailey, CEO of ResortsandLodges/TRACK, and John Suzuki, VP of Sales with HomeAway, toasted to the newly formed partnership. John Suzuki explained briefly to HomeAway customers the […]
By now, many of you have likely heard about Google’s new mobile search update and how it will affect the mobile search rankings for websites which are not “mobile friendly”. Industry experts have taken the liberty of naming April 21st, the first day the search update will go into effect, as “Mobilegeddon” Day.
According to the recent findings of a Blueshift Research report, HomeAway’s new (and optional) pay-per-booking (PPB) model has caused some dissatisfaction for vacation rental managers with 250 or fewer properties. The report, “AWAY Growing with Large Property Managers; Airbnb Coming On,” also indicates that Airbnb is gaining with these smaller Vacation Rental Management Companies (VRMC’s).
Are you getting the most out of your ResortsandLodges.com business listing? Our vertical site allows travelers to view your unique business profile and compare your offerings to other properties in the area. We strive to keep our search engine results page (SERP) placement high, driving potential travelers to our site through major search engines like […]
The future is now at ResortsandLodges.com. We are excited to announce the release of RALBook, a brand new product that will offer our nearly 10 million travelers the opportunity to find availability and book vacation accommodations online. No longer will travelers be limited to researching and comparing properties on one of the world’s leading leisure […]
Nobody clicks on banner ads anymore. Independent research shows that a decent banner ad will yield only 1 click per 1,000 impressions. That means if you blow through your marketing budget buying 1 Million impressions, you are still only going to get 1,000 clicks to your site. So banner ads are a waste of time, […]
ResortsandLodges.com, an industry leader in resort and lodge destination travel, is releasing its final major product update of 2012. The updates are aimed towards improved user experience, content discovery and a better, more personal shopping experience. ResortsandLodges.com provides detailed destination content, property information, photos, videos, consumer reviews, social feeds, pricing and more to travelers via […]