Hotels.Com is a website for booking hotel rooms online and by telephone. The company has 85 websites in 34 languages, and lists over 240,000 hotels in approximately 19,000 locations. Its Inventory includes hotels and B&Bs, and some condos and other types of commercial lodging. was established in 1991 as the Hotel Reservations Network (HRN). In 2001 it became part of Expedia Inc. and in 2002 changed its name to is operated by LP, a limited partnership located in Dallas, Texas, USA.
Posts about Hotels.Com
  • 2016 Facebook and Instagram Awards Winners

    … Facebook announced the winners of its 2016 Facebook and Instagram Awards. The social network highlighted the following trends among this year’s entries in an email to SocialTimes: More than three-quarters of winning entries from Europe and the Middle East included a video component, with that figure reaching 80 percent in the Asia-Pacific…

    David Cohen/ AllFacebookin Social Facebook- 9 readers -
  • SEO: The O Is For Outing

    Hello, SEO friends and colleagues. It’s time for us to have an important conversation. Recently, I read two posts by Larry Kim which detailed an email outreach campaign by in which they apparently solicited paid links from travel bloggers. After reading both articles, it occurred to me that we’re long overdue for a conversation about the concept of “outing” in the world of SEO.

    Search Engine Land- 16 readers -
  • WordStream’s Best of the Month: October

    …. Fortunately, Megan’s got your back in this post, in which she outlines 22 creative ideas for marketing with a limited budget. 6. Busted for Buying Links, Offers Weak Apology: Larry takes aim at in this post for being caught in the act of buying links. Why would one of the world’s largest hospitality brands stoop to buying links? Did…

    Dan Shewan/ WordStreamin Social Paid Search- 7 readers -
  • Busted for Buying Links, Offers Weak Apology

    … As is true of so many things in life, the big boys have it a whole lot easier than the rest of us. Fishing for backlinks in exchange for money can be risky (not to mention deeply unethical), but that didn’t stop, an Expedia property, from sending out spammy emails asking travel bloggers for precisely that. What Happened? In case you…

    Larry Kim/ WordStreamin SEO Google- 10 readers -
  • Online reviews work, so why do so few hotels use them?

    …, but no reviews. Best Western Best Western uses TripAdvisor reviews, with an average rating and a link to read reviews. Unlike the Q Hotels implementation which takes users away from its site these reviews are shown further down the page. A much better idea. How should reviews be used? Let's look at for some good examples. OK, it's…

    Graham Charlton/ Econsultancyin Paid Search Google- 2 readers -
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