Tailoring the Guest Experience: One size does NOT fit all. A presentation by Robert Cole of RockCheetah, Sylvie Fayolle – GM, Le Parker Méridien and Pedro Dias – GM, Smyth for HSMAI Digital Marketing Strategy Conference, held at the Marriott Marquis in New York, New York on February 17, 2016.
Micromarketing involves the personalization of the travel experience, utilizing direct marketing techniques to offer localized messaging to engage hotel guests. Panel moderated by Robert Cole of RockCheetah for the Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG) North American Conference on Wednesday, February 25, 2015.
Managing out of program hotel bookings is a common challenge for travel managers. Robert Cole of RockCheetah presents best practices for unmanaged travelers, conference and negotiated corporate hotel agreements at the GBTA Annual Convention at the Los Angeles Convention Center on Wednesday, July 30, 2014.
An overview of the impact that Big Data, the demise of rate parity and the personalization of hospitality through the sharing economy have on traditional hotel industry distribution. Presentation by Robert Cole of RockCheetah for the Distribution Super Session at the Hospitality Finance and Technology Professionals 2014 HITEC Conference held Tuesday, June 24, 2014 at the Los Angeles Convention Center in Los Angeles, California.
Bob Farrell and his eponymous Farrell’s Ice Cream Parlours created a legendary brand that was known for its birthday party and special occasion celebrations enjoyed by children, their parents and grandparents alike. Farrell’s secret? He ran the operation like a bar for kids. A concept that was lost after the business was acquired.
SuperShuttle operates shared ride services between LaGuardia, Kennedy and Newark airports in the new York area. By booking my daughter with them, in an effort to help her save some money, she wound up experiencing a three hour episode of continual service delivery failures highlighted by a complete disregard for customer needs. This post explores what should have happened, as well as the underlying reasons why she had such a disappointing experience.