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Tune in to Suite Spot, the hotel marketing podcast by Travel Media Group. Twice a month, we’ll zero in on a topic relevant to hoteliers today. Learn about hotel marketing news and expert tips to help your hotel compete online. Subscribe on iTunes, SoundCloud, or wherever you download podcasts. Topics we’ll cover include trends in social media, online reviews, and how travelers search for hotels online today to help hoteliers stay on top of industry trends and keep up with the competition.

Suite Spot is hosted by Travel Media Group brand ambassador Ryan Embree, who is joined by other experts on all things hotel marketing. Check out our latest episodes below, which include detailed show notes and complete transcripts. Have a question you’d like us to answer on the show or a topic you’d like to hear about? Text or leave us a voicemail at (407) 984-7455.

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Recent Suite Spot Episodes

27 – How to Market Your B&B

In this episode of Suite Spot, we focus our attention on the bed and breakfast segment of the hospitality industry. Host Ryan Embree is joined by Director of Marketing Anne Sandoval to talk about how your bed and breakfast property can stay competitive with the rising...

26 – How to Manage Google Reviews

In this episode of Suite Spot, we discuss reports that Google Reviews surpassed Booking.com as the number one review distribution site. Host Ryan Embree is joined by Jason Lee to explore how Google is positioning itself in the hotel industry and what it means for...

20 – Custom Social Content

In this episode of Suite Spot, we explore the exciting, recent announcement of Travel Media Group’s newest solution: Custom Social. Joey Schuster, Product Development Manager, joins host Ryan Embree to share all the exciting features and benefits of this new solution....

14 – Phocuswright Special Edition

In this special edition episode of Suite Spot, we discuss the recent 2018 Phocuswright conference in Los Angeles.  Host Ryan Embree is joined by Patrick O’Brien, product manager and Phocuswright attendee veteran, who gives his take on the innovative technology...

13 – Dreamforce Special Edition

In this special edition of Suite Spot, we discuss a hospitality keynote presented at the 2018 Dreamforce Conference in San Francisco. The keynote, "The Future of Travel and Hospitality," was a fireside chat with Marriott International CEO Arne Sorenson. In this...

12 – Marketing Your Branded Hotel

In this episode of Suite Spot, we focus on marketing branded and franchised hotels. Host Ryan Embree teams up with the leaders of Travel Media Group’s sales team, Diane Elderkin and Edwin Pomales, to discuss. In the What's News segment, Ryan shares an article that...

09 – Tailor Social Media Content to Attract more Guests

In this episode of Suite Spot, we take a look at what it takes to manage and run a successful social media marketing strategy in today’s hotel industry. Priscilla Osorio, Social Media Analyst at Travel Media Group, joins host Ryan Embree to give advice to hoteliers on how to tailor social media content to create an engaging and effective social media campaign.

08 – Guest Feedback & Satisfaction

In this episode of Suite Spot, we discuss guest feedback and the ways today’s hoteliers are leveraging this information to better their businesses. Senior Digital Marketing Specialist Brittany Hill joins Ryan Embree to share best practices on how to obtain feedback from guests and how to leverage it.

06 – Optimizing for Voice Search

Amber Wojcek, content manager at Travel Media Group, joins host Ryan Embree to study the impact of voice search in the industry and where it might be heading. We provide tips on how hotels can optimize their websites for voice search and share best practices on voice search traffic conversion.

Get to Know Suite Spot Host Ryan Embree

Ryan Embree

Ryan Embree

As Brand Ambassador, Ryan fosters relationships with hoteliers and hospitality groups. You may have met Ryan at a recent trade show, or heard his voice on one of our educational webinars or podcast episodes. Ryan loves the ability to create long-lasting professional relationships with hoteliers and is dedicated to helping them grow their businesses. Ryan has a background in hospitality and holds a bachelor’s degree from University of Central Florida in Hospitality Administration & Management. Before joining the Travel Media Group team, Ryan worked as a front desk clerk at Grand Bohemian Hotel Orlando. He has also worked as a leasing professional, bellman and resort server.

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