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

Lord Provost of Edinburgh Presents 80 DAYS With Queen’s Award

By 80 DAYS | June 27th, 2019

Lord Provost

(Left to Right: Mark Forrester, Frank Ross, David Gardner, Chris McGuire) Awarded for six years of continuous international growth, we were delighted to win a Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade in 2019. Following a reception at Buckingham Palace attended by Chairman Mark Forrester and Managing Partner […]

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How Hotels Can Take Advantage Of Facebook’s New Appointment Booking Tool

By Perla Gómez Di Vuolo | May 30th, 2019


Earlier this month, during National Small Business Week in the US, Facebook announced three new features aimed at empowering small businesses. One tool, in particular, sparked our interest as being potentially useful for hoteliers; Appointment Bookings. Facebook describe the new tool as allowing “service-based businesses on Facebook and […]

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80 DAYS’ Chris McGuire Joins HSMAI Europe’s Marketing Advisory Board

By 80 DAYS | May 6th, 2019

HSMAI Europe

80 DAYS are pleased to announce that Chris McGuire, a Managing Partner in our agency, has officially joined HSMAI Europe’s Marketing Advisory Board. Chris joins the board alongside some of the hotel industry’s leading figures from organisations including Movenpick Hotels, Kempinski Hotels, TripAdvisor and Google to name a […]

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80 DAYS Wins The Queen’s Award For International Trade 2019

By 80 DAYS | April 23rd, 2019

Queen's Award

We are absolutely delighted to announce that 80 DAYS has won The Queen’s Award for Enterprise in International Trade 2019. Now in their 53rd year, the Queen’s Awards for Enterprise are the most prestigious business awards in the country and are personally approved by Her Majesty. The Award […]

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Why Book Direct? Highlights From HSMAI Europe’s ROC & DOC 2019

By Chris McGuire | April 12th, 2019


At 2019’s HSMAI ROC & DOC conference, 80 DAYS’ Chris McGuire hosted a series of roundtable discussions about the challenges and opportunities for hotels to drive direct bookings. The discussions involved not only staff from hotels’ marketing and revenue teams, but also from suppliers, consultants and metasearch channels. […]

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A UK Hotelier’s Guide To Promotions & Pricing In 2019

By Sam Weston | March 15th, 2019

Guide To Hotel Pricing

Last month’s announcement that, after an investigation by the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority), third parties are committing to changing their selling habits was welcome news for UK hoteliers. Finally, we could be moving towards a more level playing field. However it’s important to remember that we also have […]

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The Benefits Of Having A Social Media Strategy For Your Hotel

By Perla Gómez Di Vuolo | February 11th, 2019

Hotel Social Media

We all know by now what Facebook is and how to post on Instagram. But are we fully aware of the benefits of social media channels? Many hotels have a strong presence on social media but are not sure about how to better leverage it’s full potential to […]

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