Hotel Experience Innovation with Selfie Packages
Once the key cards are picked up and the concierge tells you what time breakfast is, the hotel check-in process is complete.
But before going to find out how fluffy the pillows are or how big the pool is, guests can’t forget to take a selfie to document their arrival for friends and family back home.
Hotels around the world now offer “selfie vacation” packages aimed at getting guests to snap as many photos of themselves as possible, and the hotels get free advertising for destinations in the process.
In an effort to garnerfree publicity from guests and to enhance their stays, some hotels now give official advice on where to take the best selfies and have contests enticing guests to post their best selfies and win a free stay.
The Mandarin Oriental Paris offers the “Selfies in Paris” package, which includes a Mercedes Classe E with driver at the guests’ disposal for three hours, free Wi-Fi in the car and hotel room, and a list of the best selfie spots in Paris. Guests can also win a free one-night stay by tagging the hotel in selfies that they post to social media sites.
(Read more at: Skift.com)