Orlando, FL — July 16 , 2013 — is the brand advocate platform that helps hotels boost brand awareness and earn new guests with the help of their most trusted, untapped marketing juggernaut- their guests. In just over a month, Hotel V has converted 21% of their guests into advocates driving new unique visitors back to their website, which is uniquely personalized for each visitor based on the guest that they know.

Each property has a unique identity that attracts different customer bases. Marketing to two distinct demographics using a single platform presented a unique challenge for their Paris based marketing firm, World Independent Hotel Promotion.

Sébastien Félix, eMarketing Manager for WIHP, commented on his experience with, saying, “These two properties are very trendy and appeal to a certain type of person. has allowed us to market directly to the family and friends of our core customer base. Our guests’ family and friends likely share the same interests making them our target audience. This targeted marketing allows us to more effectively reach our ideal demographic in a way that feels natural to both our guests and their friends. It is the naturalness of this process that makes it so effective.”

“Hotel V and WIHP are really embracing the value of a guests’ social network,” says Kristi White, VP of Global Sales Strategy for “They are spreading the word about their unique hotels to people who are similar to the people who book their hotels. This is marketing at both a macro and a micro level and it is helping to drive awareness of their brands and visitors to their websites.”

To find out more about how can help create a significant, measurable impact for your hotel, please get in touch with Kristi White at or visit

About is a brand advocate platform for hotels that turns their guests into engaged advocates to boost brand awareness and earn new guests. Launched in early 2010, is generating substantial ROE (return on engagement) and ROI (return on investment) for hotels around the world. Find out more at

Contact: Kristi White / 8177043930

About WIHP

WIHP's mission is to drive business to hotels on their direct revenue channel, this means working together with OTAs, ensuring the distribution of the hotels is properly managed on all possible platforms so as to create a win-win situation where hotels increase their profits and benefit from the traffic generated from all channels.

Contact: Sebastien Felix / 33 (0)1 53 46 10 60

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