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Luxury travel and hotel marketing news, views and insight from the team at 80 DAYS.

OM shortlisted at the Travolution Awards 2008

By Occupancy Marketing | March 29th, 2008

Occupancy Marketing is delighted to be short listed for the Best SEO Agency at the Travolution 2008 Travel Awards. The award ceremony will take place in London on the 24th April. Occupancy Marketing was short listed for the search engine optimisation work undertaken on, the UK’s most […]

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Occupancy Marketing Dominates Seasonal Search

By Occupancy Marketing | February 19th, 2008

Occupancy Marketing dominates seasonal search results for Christmas, New Year, Valentines and Easter. At Occupancy Marketing we actively encourage clients to develop content for relevant seasonal searches. Seasonal searches for Christmas, New Year, Valentines, Easter and Bank Holidays generate hundreds of thousands of searches every year. Due to […]

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Flash & Your Website – What You Need To Know!

By Occupancy Marketing | February 16th, 2008

Looking back a few years before the advent of the iPhone many hotel websites thought that Flash was a fairly safe choice for using to create attractive looking key content – and to the most part they were right. Issues with Flash (where search engines were unable to […]

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The internet revolution and your hotel

By Occupancy Marketing | October 31st, 2007

How has the internet changed the way that hotels operate and what does this mean for hoteliers? The Internet has been a business transformational experience for hoteliers who have fully embraced the Internet as a sales channel. According to a report from PhoCusWright Inc., next year for the […]

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Online Brand Protection

By Occupancy Marketing | July 1st, 2007

How can hoteliers protect their brand online? The emergence of the Internet can be viewed as a double edged sword for hoteliers. On one hand you have the emergence of the Internet as a formidable channel for indirect (via 3rd parties) and direct (via your own Web site) […]

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Basic Steps to Online Visibility

By Occupancy Marketing | May 15th, 2007

What basic steps can a business take to ensure online visibility? The technology of the Internet can be harnessed, not just to regulate spend but to analyse results. Mark Forrester is the founder and MD of Occupancy Marketing, an online marketing company specialising in hotels and tourism. He leaves […]

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Online Marketing Award

By Occupancy Marketing | January 7th, 2007

Occupancy Marketing was recognised by The Marketing Society for Online Excellence, beating stiff opposition from Tesco / Big Mouth Media, Miller Homes, S1 & Scottish Enterprise. The award, a joint application with the Town House Company collection of Luxury Hotels recognised the impressive returns made via the Internet: –   […]

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