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September Digital News

The world of Digital Marketing is constantly evolving and despite the current climate, we’ve still seen various digital changes come into effect over the Summer months. In this post we’ll take a look at some exciting updates for September:  1) Changes to Google Maps Gone [...]

Surge in Hotel Bookings following Ireland’s Exit-Strategy Announcement

By |May 6th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Immediately following Leo Varadkars’ announcement on 1st May, we reported a surge in Irish domestic hotel bookings for July and August this year. The 370% increase in bookings clearly indicates that the appetite to travel has not diminished and gives us renewed hope for the tourism recovery in Ireland.

Have you adjusted to the ‘new normal’?

By |April 27th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , |

In what feels like a blink of an eye, our ability to make (most) choices has been removed: Stay home, work from home - where you can - and only make essential trips. Our routines have been taken away, removing many of our typical daily decisions. One of the biggest challenges that most are facing is their new work environment.

COVID-19 Search Trends and Travel Sentiment

By |April 16th, 2020|Categories: Digital News|Tags: , , , , , , |

Since late February 2020, the team at Avvio have been tracking the impact the COVID-19 Coronavirus has had on online search across the hospitality industry. We want to ensure that when the upturn starts and the appetite for travel resumes, we are fully prepared and ready to help our customers.

5 evergreen digital areas to focus on during the downturn

By |April 7th, 2020|Categories: Digital News|Tags: , , , |

With endless blogs and content from all sectors of the travel and tourism industry, it can be hard to try and figure out what exactly it is you need to be doing right now. Unfortunately, no one has a timeline for this and when it will end. So the best option is to focus on evergreen digital activity that will benefit your business now and in the future.

Avvio launches free Hotel Digital Academy to upskill hoteliers amid Covid-19

By |April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Digital News, News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

In an effort to give back to the industry and to help Hospitality Individuals to upskill, Avvio has launched a Hotel Digital Academy. The Academy is a free online digital marketing course tailored specifically to the Hospitality Industry.

Career Progression at Avvio: Meet Faye and Jess

By |March 31st, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Meet Faye and Jess! Both girls joined the Avvio team in 2018 and have progressed in their career by carving our new roles within different areas of the company. At Avvio, growth and innovation stand at the top of our priorities and this includes growing the knowledge of our employees.

How will Avvio support hotels to drive value amid the COVID-19 outbreak

By |March 18th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , |

The world over is seeing a significant if not catastrophic downturn in business. As more countries go into lockdown, the whole hospitality sector is in limbo and we need to think about how we can help support your business.

How can your hotel make money in the current economic downturn?

By |March 16th, 2020|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , |

Understandably guest’s travel plans will continue to be hugely disrupted over the coming weeks and months. We are working hard to support not only our existing hotel customers through an exceptionally trying time, but also the wider hospitality industry. The most critical and timely issue we are attempting to tackle is ‘how can hotels ‘keep the lights on’ and continue bringing revenue into their business?’