How can I create a twitter or facebook promotion?
The hotel can create a Promotion restricted to their social media accounts (Facebook and/ or Twitter), in order spread their visibility on their social media network.
First you need to make sure that you have already activated the relevant social media accounts as described here.
Bear in mind that you will not automatically share the promotion in your social media accounts if you don't activate this feature. In order to do that, click here.
STEP 1: Go to REVENUE > PROMOTIONS and click .
STEP 2: Select the "Social" option, in order to create your social media promotion:
- This can be done also directly from the REVENUE area, under the PROMOTIONS area.
- You can also use the shortcut available for "Social", by selecting it and clicking on "NEW":
STEP 3: Create the new promotion's details/restrictions, by following the steps detailed here.
STEP 4: In order restrict the promotion for Facebook or Twitter you need to flag the relevant options:
- If you have selected the Social promotion, the area will be displayed with the name "Settings":
- When selecting a Custom promotion, the area will be displayed with the name "Social Marketing and Special Restrictions":
STEP 5: Make sure you save all the information entered by clicking on .
STEP 6: Click on WEBSITE tab and clicking on PUBLISH CHANGES (all this information becomes available on your website.)
- Your new promotion will have a similar display as shown below:
Only your Twitter followes will be able to book these promotions on Twitter
STEP 7: In order to book, your guest will need to click on SIGN IN TO TWITTER, login to his/her profile and then click on AUTHORIZE APP.
STEP 8: Only after authorizing the connection to the social media profiles, will your guest be able to see and book the available room types:
- Your clients do not need to be your facebook fans, in order to book these promotions, however they will need to share the promotion.
STEP 9: After viewing the promotion on Facebook, your guests will be directed to your booking engine.
STEP 10: In order to be able to book this promotion, your guests must share the promotion, by clicking in "Share this with your friends".
STEP 11: Only after sharing the promotion will your guests be able to see and book the available room types: