The iconic Ocean House, a Relais & Chateâux resort in Watch Hill, Rhode Island, has named Terence Feury as Executive Chef of the award-winning property. In his new role, Chef Feury will oversee the entire culinary operation of the Forbes Triple Five-Star and AAA Five-Diamond Ocean House, including two year-round restaurants, five seasonal outlets, banquet and event operations, and the Center for Culinary Arts.
Meet the new travel apps your guests are using
As a hotel professional, it’s your job to know what today’s travelers using to get their information, what they’re doing with it, and how to keep your brand on their radar.
VR headsets – what’s here, what’s coming, and how hotels can use them
Virtual reality technology is moving at lighting speed and knowing how the products can be best used to market your location could be the key to reaching new travelers in years to come.
Can virtual reality change the way event spaces are booked?
Whether you’re providing a better way for event planners to evaluate your space ahead of time, or turning the tech into an additional feature of the venue, virtual reality can be a valuable tool to increase event bookings in your space.
How boutique hotels can compete in the SEO game
Yes, major hotel groups can throw more resources at making their properties show up first in a potential traveler’s search results, but none-the-less there are some SEO strategies boutique hotel owners can use to stand out and drive more sales.
How virtual reality can help hotels compete with Airbnb
Hoteliers can set themselves apart from peer-to-peer businesses by offering a higher level of sophistication through virtual reality and other technologies.
Six must-have features for a stellar hotel app
To tap into the engagement and commercial opportunities of a smartphone app, consider these features that will have guests not only downloading, but actually using your hotel’s app.
How hotels are using social media to encourage digital interaction
Clever hoteliers have leveraged social media to strengthen brand recognition and loyalty—before, during and after their guests’ stays.
Mobile milestones your hotel must meet
Hoteliers who want to stay competitive, both now and in the future, should adopt these three mobile milestones—or risk falling behind.
How hotels could use augmented reality
By embedding what industry experts refer to as “auras” on physical objects or locations, such as a painting in a lobby or a bar’s cocktail menu, hotels can bring their properties to life.