Mobile

The growth of mobile booking is expanding at a rapid rate and consumers are now using mobile throughout their entire path to purchase. Your hotel needs to be aware and accessible to customers via mobile devices.

Learn more about this powerful disruptor via our blogs or peruse our detailed infographics.


Free on-demand video: What to expect from the hotel industry of 2020…

What exactly will the guests of 2020 expect and what technology will hotels need to meet their needs? SiteMinder, IDeaS, and Revinate sought to answer these questions with expert speaker Dr Peter O’Connor who speaks about the future outlook of the industry…

8 reasons why a mobile app is a good idea for your hotel

A mobile app is the next logical step to boost your customer service, data analysis, and technological advancement. Here’s why we think it’s such a good idea…

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FREE infographic] The Hotel Industry of 2020: Predicting the future of hotel tech is difficult

The hotel industry of 2020 will be shaped by the rapid evolution of customer behaviour and expectation, but are hotels ready to meet the demand?

Design tips for your hotel website: Why you should make these features your main focus

Why is good website design important for your hotel? And how can you get started if you’re a beginner with no design skills? This SiteMinder blog looks at the best examples of hotel website design for true inspiration…

Adapting to an evolving travel industry: Why you’ll need to improve the modern hotel experience

Let’s discuss some of the key developments in travel, guest experience, hotel challenges, a new economy and the future outlook of hotels and how they can adapt to stay on top of the modern hospitality landscape with hotel technology.

Hotel Technology: How to spot the difference between business essentials and expensive tech gimmicks

Let’s take a look at some of the most impressive hotel technology implementations in hotels today and discuss their value in terms of generating revenue…

Hotel SEO Cheat Sheet & Free Webinar: How to improve your Google rankings

What is SEO? Is your hotel website built with SEO in mind? How should you start with your keyword strategy? All this, and more, answered in our blog.

The best hotel technology in the travel industry: What does it look like?

Here is the best hotel technology that every hotel needs to get more bookings, more profitably.

Hotel Marketing Strategy: Why mobile micro-moments and dayparting are the trends to watch in 2017

What are micro-moments? And what is ‘dayparting’ according to Google? Our blog looks at hotel marketing strategies and why mobile bookings are king in 2017.

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The future is now: How robots are storming the travel industry

Robots may still seem a long way from being part of everyday life but they’re certainly making their mark in the travel industry. We investigate.

5 things about your hotel’s website that will scare guests away

Here are 5 things about your hotel’s website that will scare your guests away…maybe for good. Find out how to make your website more friendly in this SiteMinder blog…

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How Google Trips will affect the travel industry and your hotel

Google’s new app, Trips, has made travelling easier for tourists and professionals. Here’s an in-depth look at the features and how it impacts your hotel…

SiteMinder Demo Video: Canvas Website Creator

Watch this on-demand demo video of SiteMinder’s Canvas, the intelligent website creator for hotels wanting full ownership, control and amplification of their most profitable channel.

How you can gain value from mobile-only promotions and room rates

Are you promoting mobile-only room rates to get more mobile bookings? Here’s why you should be (and how to do it)…

How to use Google’s mobile ‘micro-moments’ during your guests’ booking process

How can you influence today’s travellers during their mobile ‘micro-moments’? In this blog, SiteMinder explores Google’s research and provides advice for hoteliers…

A year in review: How Google’s mobile algorithm updates have improved hotel SEO

Google have made significant mobile updates in the past year. How do they affect your hotel’s SEO strategy?

Chatbots and the Guest Experience: How are hotels using messenger apps?

Some of the technology industry’s best-loved platforms have historically centred around chatting. And now chatbots are making a comeback – kind of. How are hotels using messenger apps to enhance the guest experience? Meet Viv, Lola, and Edward…

Hotel Technology 2020: What will the hotel of the future look like?

Wearables, virtual reality, and 3D printing are all significant trends demanding attention in the technology sector. So, how will hotel technology shape our guest experience of the future?

Mobile hotel bookings: Why they’re no longer a trend but an important reality

With more than half of all accommodation providers in the US and Europe saying they now implement a mobile website, according to research from Phocuswright and SiteMinder, it’s clear that mobile bookings have moved on from trend to reality…

Hotel website design: 10 things you should understand about working with Canvas

SiteMinder recently launched a website creator called Canvas to help hoteliers with their hotel website design. Here are 10 things you should understand about Canvas and how you can work with it…

Win a brand new hotel website FREE for a year – powered by SiteMinder’s Canvas

Is your hotel’s website in need of a makeover? Enter this SiteMinder competition where you could win a new website FREE for a year!

Why you should treat your hotel’s website like a beautiful store window display

How can the four golden rules of storefront window displays be applied to the design of your hotel’s website? This SiteMinder blog explains the thinking behind the theory…

5 important US hotel and travel trends with the power to shape 2016

SiteMinder recently partnered with the California Hotel and Lodging Association to discuss five important US hotel and travel trends that have the power to shape 2016.

Marketing your hotel: 5 key things to understand about working with online and offline channels

When it comes to marketing your hotel combining the power of online and offline channels is key. Here are 5 key things to understand about working with them…

#Obsessed: 25 fascinating stats demonstrating the power of your guests and social media

A report published by the national tourism agency, VisitBritain, shows the powerful influence social media has when it comes to international visitors and their travel choices.

Why your hotel needs a mobile-friendly website (and why it’s easier to achieve than it sounds)

You know your hotel needs a mobile-friendly website. But it sounds like a daunting task. This SiteMinder blog explains why it’s completely necessary and much easier than it sounds…

Hotel bookings: Research shows two major booking behaviour changes rising among guests

This SiteMinder blog explores new findings from Sojern showing that two major changes are occurring when it comes to the booking patterns of hotel guests.

Your ultimate A-to-Z guide to web design: 26 elements you need to create your hotel website

Your hotel’s ultimate A-to-Z guide to beautiful website design, produced by SiteMinder, will help answer some of your questions, such as: What is responsive design?; What should be on a website’s homepage?; How can calls-to-action improve navigation?; and Why does a website need plenty of white space?

Before and After: 3 brilliant ways a country hotel took back control of its website with Canvas

Taking control of your hotel’s website design can feel like a huge task. Here’s how a country hotel used website creator Canvas to take instant ownership…

Reviewing the Reviews: How does TripAdvisor impact hotels and their bookings?

With 95% of travellers saying they use travel review websites to make their booking decisions, what impact do online reviews have on hotel bookings?

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