Friday, September 13, 2019

How Social Media Has Changed Tourism - MARKHAT.COM

Review of chapter 4 of Digital Media shows how social media has changed tourism. This blog is a highlight of whats in the review and why it matters.

Thursday, September 12, 2019

Classical Music Festivals 2019 Review - Chart Attack

Here is our list of reviews of the must-see summer classical music festival and opera festival. Where to stay, what to see and what not to miss. These are our picks of the best classical music festival happening in 2019.

Tuesday, September 3, 2019

Barbados Music Festival Claude DeBussy. Travel Watch News

Barbados Music Festival Claude DeBussy in the company of Brahms with renowned artists in attendance. This is a sample of his experimentation and impressionism.

Monday, September 2, 2019

Hotels Tourism Instagram Marketing Tutorials | USA TODAY

Now a set of walk through tutorials on how to use Instagram for travel brands. For hotels, hospitality and tourism destinations

Friday, August 30, 2019

Barbados Classical Music Festival - Another Great Year - Blog

Barbados Classical Music Festival 2019 Finale at the Walled Garden Barbados Museum & Historical Sociaty. Calssical music in the rhythm of the Caribbean!

Wednesday, August 28, 2019

12 Tips to Make Instagram Promos Buzz - MARKHAT.COM

Continuation of Instagram tutorial for hotels & tourism. It provides 12 Tips to Make Instagram Promos Buzz with case studies and links to apps & resources

Monday, August 12, 2019

Instatutorial 5 - ShoutoutPages

ShoutoutPages are resources that will share your post to their following. They are usually influencers in their niche and may have a huge following. Details at 

Reposting a trending posts for an authority instgram profile is another valid way to get noticed - Find out more about how to re-post for authority and engagement- see the above links

Tuesday, August 6, 2019

Instagram - A Passionate Travel Community

Instagram Powered By Passion People & Purpose. The old marketing standards of Place, Price, Packaging and Promotion are replaced now with Passion, Purpose, People and Process.

To understand hwo this work and why it matter see

Thursday, July 25, 2019

Hotel Marketing Strategies for Digital Media – UCAECHO.NET

This article reviews the critical challenges and opportunities of digital media marketing for hotel and tourism today. It provides essential strategies for hospitality professionals to succeed in the digital age.

Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Oistins Fish Market

fishing is a way of live and a big part of tourism attraction in Barbados- The Oistines Fish market is popular with tourist and local in the day as yjry vist the market to buy flying fish snapper, tuna and lots f local caught fish. At night Oistins is hopping with fish frys and BBQ. Their is music and dancing on weekends. See more like this at - Book your personalized barbados vacation at

Thursday, July 18, 2019

How Instagram Builds Hotel & Tourism Brands with Entertainment - Chart Attack

So what is with Instagram that makes it attractive for travel and hotel businesses? To understand why it worked for them, here are a few features that make the platform stand out from other platforms.

Tuesday, July 16, 2019

How Social Media Changed Tourism Industry  - DemotiX

Tourism marketing has changed a lot. Everyone is coming up with new marketing campaigns tailored to the habits of Internet users. Many hotels and resorts ar

Friday, May 31, 2019

How Hotels are Using Social Media to Build their Brand

Social media for hotels and social media in common has had a huge impact in pretty much all aspects of our lives. It has replaced the way we learn, relate, have fun, and even affects how people pick to travel. Hotels and other businesses within the travel industry are finally starting to understand that ways …

Monday, May 27, 2019

Tips on How to Succeed in Digital Media Marketing - Social Media

Even if you own a smaller company, it will definitely pay off to invest and be active in the field of social media and digital marketing in order to boost

Monday, May 20, 2019

Digital Media Membership Bonus - MARKHAT.COM

Digital Media Membership Bonus gives book buyers and readers of Ian R. Claytons\' book series, Marketing Hotels Tourism access to videos, blogs & membership.

Tuesday, May 14, 2019

Bigtime Daily reveals the Top Rated Travel Photos of 2019 till now | Bigtime Daily

Here are the top rated 5 photographs for travel by Bigtime Daily. A lot of people get inspired from these Instagram photographs and end up booking a vacation.

Thursday, May 9, 2019

Visual Travel – Lifestylesoftheartisan on Instagram

Instagram is one of the most powerful sites for marketing travel brands. Just think about this: It has thousands of professional photographers, power users, videographers, storytellers and travellers working for you. You may not even know it but this army of passionate people are documenting your destination and driving traffic to your…

Thursday, May 2, 2019

How Hotel Brands Are Using Instagram to influence and engage travellers - AndroidHits

Travel Brands are turning to Instagram! It has the highest engagement and is a perfect online hotel and tourism brochure that drives traffic. This article condenses tips from the outstanding Book & Memembers Blog -Digital Media Marketing for Hotel & Tourism.

Wednesday, May 1, 2019

Spreading the Word With Instagram - Content Marketing For Hotel & Tourism

Digital Media Chapter 4 Bonus Spreading the Word, is a how to guide to Instagram. A new tip on how to work with influencers and repost amazing photographs.

Friday, April 26, 2019

How Are Music Festivals Changing the Travel Industry - Music Tourism

Travelers visit Sydney for its Opera House, London for the Royal Albert Hall and Salzburg for Mozart. Today we have numerous special music events, festivals and safaris occurring in destinations all over he world! It is a vital new trend in tourism.

Monday, April 15, 2019

Barbados Vacations, Festivals and Parties Featured by Foreign Policy News

Foreign Policy Barbados article features island life and its fascinating nightlife including the unique Caribbean 5 day music festival that just concluded.

Monday, April 8, 2019

The most interesting food van designs

All these truck are beautifully designed, and all serve one purpose. To provide great food to people who enjoy eating out.

Friday, April 5, 2019

Barbados Food Vans - Gourmets on Whells

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Wednesday, April 3, 2019

How Small Travel Brands Personalize Vacations | PhocusWire - MARKHAT.COM

Phocuswire takes a positive view on the dominate of big brands in travel marketing. This blog examines how small travel brands can personalize vacations and win.

Tuesday, April 2, 2019

Europe’s Copyright Law Will Kill Curation - MARKHAT.COM

Why Europe’s Copyright Law will kill curation, marketing & syndication as we know it. Crunchbase suggests that Europe may be overstepping the mark.

Saturday, March 30, 2019

Is Facebook Organic Marketing Dead? : Social Media Examiner - MARKHAT.COM

This blog by Social Media examiner take a hard look facebook and askes Is Facebook Organic Marketing Dead. The answer is yes and no. See key findings here.

Friday, March 29, 2019

Will Instagram let us shop for travel? | WTM Insights - MARKHAT.COM

World Travel Market 2019asks -Will Instagram let us shop for travel. Instashop is now a reality and it seems destinated for travel. read all about it here

Wednesday, March 27, 2019

Internets Creator Says the Web is Broken | PhocusWire - MARKHAT.COM

Internets Creator, Tim Breners-Lee, says the Web is Broken. It is manipulative & un-trustworthy. But there is hope for travel & tourism in personalization!

Budget Travel Tips for a Visit to Barbados – Journal Enterprise

Helpful recommendations and tips for your next trip to Barbados, a Caribbean top island vacation destination

Sunday, March 24, 2019

How Much Content Is Too Much for eCommerce Pages? Google Weighs In.

Content is important for SEO - but how much is too much? Google’s John Mueller weighed in on a recent Twitter discussion and shed light on how eCommerce companies can utilize content on category pages.

Friday, March 22, 2019

New DJs in Caribbean Music Event – Sampling of Artists

But spring’s arriving first, along with the famous Caribbean Musical Festival – Vujaday Barbados, and its Cast of Artist just got bigger with the addition of exciting new DJs.

Thursday, March 21, 2019

What Hotel And Tourism Can Learn From BMW Content Marketing

Need some help thinking up new marketing hotel and tourism campaigns? Look no further than what automaker giant BMW has done. BMW is reaching out to gain

Wednesday, March 20, 2019

Personalizations Impact on Hotels - Insights from PhocusWire Webinar - MARKHAT.COM

PhocusWire Webinar of industry leaders talks about Personalizations Impact on Hotels and Hospitality. Read Marhats insights and summary

Tuesday, March 19, 2019

A Case of The Blues in Marketing - Colour Psychology - MARKHAT.COM

Colour psychology and the case of the blues in marketing: Psychology show how colour influences marketing. Innate for years it\'s now official.

Friday, March 15, 2019

Facebook Makes Ad Reporting More Relevant - MARKHAT.COM

This their latest news and insignts Impact looks at how and why Facebook is overhauling their ad tracking to Make Ad Reporting More Relevant.

Thursday, March 14, 2019

Is Google Hotels Competing With Booking Sites? - Search Engine Land - MARKHAT.COM

The travel industry is concerned about what google is up to \"Is Google Hotels Competing With Booking Sites.\" Its not now but will it be in the future?

Tuesday, March 12, 2019

Reality check: Airbnb - Long Way To Go to Become an OTA | PhocusWire - MARKHAT.COM

Phocuswright Reality Check after the Airbnb HotelTonight Deal - Airbnb a Long Way To Go to Become an OTA. Why do they want it?

Monday, March 11, 2019

Will HotelTonight-Arbnb Disrupt The OTA Marketplace | PhocusWire - MARKHAT.COM

Will a deal between HotelTonigh Airbnb Disrupt The OTA Marketplace? Its seems it can having greater retention and better cost structure and hotel pricing.

Wednesday, February 27, 2019

UK Watchdog Reigns-in Misleading Booking Sites - MARKHAT.COM

UK Watchdog Reigns-in Misleading Booking Sites and bad practices such as inaccurate savings claims, unreported hidden charges and any form of pressure selling!

Tuesday, February 26, 2019

Vujaday Barbados Music Festival 2019 New Artists - MARKHAT.COM

Global Media Agency, Confluence, showcases the Caribbean's most innovative Music Festival - Vujaday Barbados 2019 April 3rd to 7th 2019 - See riveting new artists sampling like the mystical Damian Lazarus Who joins the group of 2 dozen artist, DJs and composers.

5 days of music and discovery on what is a one of a kind musical safari.

Thursday, February 14, 2019

Get Your Blogs on Google News - MARKHAT.COM

This article will show you how to Get Your Blogs on Google News. It explains how this boosts your visibility and traffic and what to do to get featured.

Tuesday, February 12, 2019

How to Optimize Hotel Marketing Content for Seo - MARKHAT.COM

How to Optimize Hotel Marketing Content is important in making digital media work. Content they say is king, but it can only work if it can be found.

Monday, February 11, 2019

7 Tips on How to Plan a Smooth Vacation

This is something we’ll help you with. Below are 7 tips on planning a smooth vacation. Follow them for the retreat of a lifetime!

Tuesday, February 5, 2019

What You Need to Know About Bookmarks - MARKHAT.COM

What you need to know about bookmarks examines pitfalls of social media bookmarking. It suggest they are low quaity links of litte value, unless done right.

Thursday, January 31, 2019

How To Present Your Hotel Using Digital Media - MARKHAT.COM

The Blog How To Present Your Hotel Using Digital Media gives you 5 actionable tips to implement right now to increase the value of your online marketing.

Thursday, January 24, 2019

How To Make It In The Digital Age - MARKHAT.COM

How To Make It In The Digital Age varies slightly with the industry but there are core universal that go way beyound Google ranking.