Marketing Report


Spanish traveltech startup Directo raises $1m pre-seed round, announces US launch

02-07-2024 | 10:13:00
Spain-based Directo, a Chrome extension that helps travelers find commission-free accommodation deals, has reached significant milestones since its beta launch in Europe in September 2023.

The Burnt Chef Project unveils campaign spotlighting mental health in the hospitality industry

27-06-2024 | 13:26:56
This initiative, designed to drive recruitment to the industry, aims to highlight the significant impact The Burnt Chef Project is making through its free-to-access services and strong advocacy for improved working environments in the sector.

Canary Technologies raises $50m to accelerate AI guest technology in hospitality

14-06-2024 | 12:39:00
Canary Technologies, the global player in hotel guest management technology, announced it has closed $50 million Series C funding round

Ella Resorts appoints Finn Partners as UK PR agency

15-05-2024 | 09:35:13
FINN Partners will execute a communications plan that will initially focus on tactics to generate coverage and awareness to showcase the luxury hospitality brand’s eco-chic resorts in Rhodes.

Hard Rock International taps John Legend, Shakira and Lionel Messi in a global campaign to launch loyalty programme

08-05-2024 | 10:18:24
Through a star-studded campaign from Gale, Hard Rock International is celebrating how its vast guest offerings have “Come Together” with the help of acclaimed singers John Legend and Shakira and soccer legend Lionel Messi.

Property management startup Guesty raises $130m to accelerate global expansion

15-04-2024 | 10:57:00
Guesty, the property management software platform for the short-term rental (STR) and hospitality industry, announced a $130 million Series F funding round led by leading global investment firm KKR.

Hospitality group Accor appoints Accenture to support its content production

05-03-2024 | 08:05:00
 Accenture has been appointed by global hospitality group Accor to support its content production capability, driving scale and establishing consistency in local and global marketing communications across its hotel brands, tailored to guests’ evolving needs. unveils new ad campaign focusing on the evolving desires of travelers

05-02-2024 | 10:53:47
The brand's new ad campaign with Tina Fey focuses on the evolving desires of travelers to explore the diverse personas within themselves and choose who they want to be every time they travel, encouraging them to discover the millions of places to stay that has to offer, with just a touch of a button.

Choice Hotels launches multichannel marketing campaign highlighting its diverse portfolio of brands

26-01-2024 | 07:24:02
The largest in Choice Hotels' history, the campaign stars actor and writer Keegan-Michael Key in national TV and streaming TV ads and social media content.

Danish AI-powered startup BeCause raises $1.9m to revolutionize sustainability in the travel and tourism industries

21-12-2023 | 16:51:00
BeCause, a Danish startup transforming how the global hospitality, travel and tourism industries manage their sustainability data, has  secured $1.9 million in seed funding.

Rixos hotels appoints FINN Partners as its UK PR agency

15-12-2023 | 08:46:21
Focusing on the brand’s Turkish properties, including The Land of Legends, in the first three months of the tenure, FINN’s strategy will be focused on highlighting Rixos’ broad property portfolio, breathtaking experiences, range of entertainment and generous Turkish hospitality, through a communications plan.

Sojern acquires VenueLytics to bolster its platform for the hospitality industry

11-07-2023 | 12:56:00
Sojern, the travel marketing platform, announced the acquisition of VenueLytics, the hospitality industry's most integrated guest experience platform.