Live Show 166 October 12th 2018

Live Show 166 October 12th 2018

“Is Google now ‘direct’? and is Meta in your current strategies?”

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CoHosts
Robert Cole
Tim Peter

Show Notes
00:04 — Ctrip ventures into hotel management by launching Resin Hotels Group
00:26 — The metasearch model, part 1: All things Google
00:59 — Hyatt expands in lifestyle with $480m Two Roads deal
01:24 — Chatbots for your hotel: Everything that you need to know
01:39 — Google Exposed User Data, Feared Repercussions of Disclosing to Public
01:45f — Show ends

TOPICS – LIVE SHOW #166:

Top Story

1. Ctrip ventures into hotel management by launching Resin Hotels Group
https://www.chinatravelnews.com/article/124746

Brands

2. Hyatt expands in lifestyle with $480m Two Roads deal
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/290814/Hyatt-expands-in-lifestyle-with-480m-Two-Roads-deal

3. SBE CEO Warns of the Wal-Mart Risk in Hospitality

SBE CEO Warns of the Wal-Mart Risk in Hospitality

4. Luxury Hotel Loyalty Programs Are Missing Out on Experiences

Luxury Hotel Loyalty Programs Are Missing Out on Experiences

5. Stay Alfred Raises $47 Million for Serviced Rentals: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Stay Alfred Raises $47 Million for Serviced Rentals: Travel Startup Funding This Week

Intermediaries

6. The metasearch model, part 1: All things Google
https://www.phocuswire.com/Metasearch-part-one-Google

7. Hoteliers seek ideal connection with not-so-loyal OTAs
http://hotelnewsnow.com/Articles/290806/Hoteliers-seek-ideal-connection-with-not-so-loyal-OTAs

Marketing

8. One Number to Assess Your Digital Customer Experience
https://www.linkedin.com/pulse/one-number-assess-your-digital-customer-experience-don-peppers/

9. Hotel SEO: How will Google’s new EAT Algorithm affect your property?
https://www.tambourine.com/blog/hotel-seo-googles-new-eat-algorithm/

Tech

10. Chatbots for your hotel: Everything that you need to know
https://www.mirai.com/blog/chatbots-for-your-hotel/

11. Expedia talks up its transactional voice first on Google Assistant
https://www.tnooz.com/article/expedia-talks-up-its-transactional-voice-first-on-google-assistant/

Ruh-Roh

12. Google Exposed User Data, Feared Repercussions of Disclosing to Public
https://www.wsj.com/articles/google-exposed-user-data-feared-repercussions-of-disclosing-to-public-1539017194

1. Google to sunset consumer Google+, improves third-party API access

Google to sunset consumer Google+, improves third-party API access

1. The Big Myth About Hotel Metasearch https://www.timpeter.com/2014/07/22/the-big-myth-about-hotel-metasearch-travel-tuesday/
2. Search? Metasearch? What’s the Difference? https://www.timpeter.com/2014/04/08/search-metasearch-whats-the-difference-travel-tuesday/
3. Does Metasearch Force You to Lower Prices? https://www.timpeter.com/2013/10/08/does-metasearch-force-you-to-lower-prices-travel-tuesday/
4. What Google Won’t Tell You About Search Engine Marketing https://www.timpeter.com/2014/06/06/what-google-wont-tell-you-about-search-engine-marketing/
5. Warning: Don’t Get Swept Away By Search, Meta, and OTA Shifts https://www.timpeter.com/2015/03/31/warning-dont-get-swept-away-by-search-meta-and-ota-shifts-travel-tuesday/
6. 4 Reasons Why Google Metasearch in Maps Matters https://www.timpeter.com/2013/06/11/4-reasons-why-google-metasearch-in-maps-matters-travel-tuesday/
7. https://www.linkedin.com/feed/update/urn:li:activity:6448214189155590144

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