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Cutting Through the Online Hospitality Clutter: 10 Best Practices for Organic Visibility

By Juan Lesmes and Leora Lanz It wasn’t that long ago when digital marketing surfaced as indispensable practice for the hospitality industry. As time moved forward, hotel marketing departments established roles to manage the digital positioning and visibility of the property. Thus, we witnessed hospitality brands which were ‘present’ on social media outlets, adopting paid […]

An Insider’s Look at the 2016 Philadelphia Democratic National Convention: Hospitality and Inclusion at Work

By Erinn Tucker, Leora Lanz, & Juan Lesmes There is a saying in events management, “If the event goes well, the client is congratulated. If the event goes wrong, blame the event planner.” This saying holds true when cities bid, plan and execute a spotlight event, such as the 2016 Democratic National Convention (DNC). The […]

Rebranding Before the Digital Age: 4 Strategies Used by the Sheraton New York Hotel and Towers During the 1992 Democratic National Convention

By Leora Halpern Lanz, Juan Lesmes, & Erinn Tucker When a New York City tourist arrives at Times Square, the territory from 40th street to 53rd between 6th and 8th avenues, they become one of the other 330,000+ monthly visitors (Times Square Alliance) of the city’s most popular destination. The pedestrian-only square is consumed by […]