When natural disasters strike, they can leave massive devastation in their wake. In 2018, there have been 11 natural disasters that have totaled over $1 billion each in damages. The wildfires in California are the most recent event to capture attention across the country and pose a threat not only to lives and property, but also to the livelihood of …

Introducing Bing Hotel Ads

As metasearch marketers say goodbye to 2017 and prepare for 2018, one question on everyone’s mind is, “What is new in metasearch for 2018?” One answer to that question is Bing Hotel Ads! In 2017, Bing rolled out a controlled beta test of their new Hotel Ads offering to select advertisers. With the start of the new year, Bing is …

TripAdvisor Special Offers

When booking a hotel, customers seek confidence that they are making the best purchasing decision. Whether that is booking the lowest price or taking advantage of a promotion, on-site messaging that helps a buyer feel confident can help increase conversion rate. TripAdvisor has new functionality live to promote Special Offers that has the potential to increase customer confidence and lead …

5 Tips for Landing Page Optimization

When it comes to online advertising, there are many different ways to attract new customers. Strategic choices such as different brand logos, promotional callouts, and new messaging can be the difference between a new customer and a lost click. But what happens once a customer clicks through your ad? According to a study, for every $92 spent acquiring customers, only $1 is spent …

Importance of Price Parity for Travel Brands

When it comes to pricing, travel brands are currently facing two sets of online competition. The first is fellow travel brands within their competitive set, with whom they’re vying for visibility and popularity among the same group of customers. The second is their own rates, as represented across the rest of the web from other advertisers. The travel industry is …

It may sound like common sense that when searching for the perfect hotel, price matters, but the rate displayed by a hotel advertiser can have a larger impact than simply attracting a customer. In addition to making your ads more attractive to potential customers, being price competitive can lead to: Improved positioning Improved impression share Lower CPCs Higher CTRs A …