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Sydney and New York – January 10, 2018 - Local Measure, the leading location-based social intelligence platform for hospitality and tourism, has joined with Forbes Travel Guide, the global authority on luxury travel, as the Official Social Intelligence Provider in 2018.  Local Measure already partners with many of the world’s finest Forbes Travel Guide Four- and Five-Star hotels, along with luxury hospitality brands such as Fairmont Hotels, Raffles Hotels and Banyan Tree. Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants, and spas.

“We are delighted to announce this partnership as we launch another exciting year of growth and worldwide expansion for Local Measure,” said Jonathan Barouch, Founder and CEO. “Building on a series of exciting collaborations we have had with Forbes Travel Guide and its dynamic CEO Jerry Inzerillo, this partnership validates our position as the trusted social intelligence provider for luxury hotels around the world.  We look forward to celebrating our partnership at Verified, The Forbes Travel Guide Luxury Summit next month, and working closely with the world’s top hotels as they continue to provide unparalleled guest service and peerless on property experiences across the globe.”

Local Measure’s proprietary technology allows brands and hotels to deliver exceptional service to their customers, engage with them in real-time and build out rich customer profiles on their preferences.

“We are delighted to have Local Measure as the Official Social Media Intelligence Provider of Forbes Travel Guide,” said Gerard J. Inzerillo, CEO of Forbes Travel Guide. “Local Measure’s digital platform leverages social media to find opportunities for hotels to create memorable, personalized guest experiences. In turn, many guests then share these positive, unique encounters on their own social media accounts, thereby promoting the properties. It’s a clever way to engage guests and elevate service.”

About Local Measure

Local Measure is the leading customer intelligence platform in the tourism and hospitality industry with headquarters in Australia and offices in Singapore, Dubai, London, Miami and New York. Local Measure’s clients include many of the world’s largest tourism and hospitality brands. The company merges local feedback and guest content, social media and wireless mobile technology, to provide customers with live access to operationalize customer data, rich content and analytics at a local level. For more information about Local Measure, visit our website and follow us on Instagram and Facebook.

Contact: Michael Frenkel / (201) 317-7035

About Forbes Travel Guide

Forbes Travel Guide is the only independent, global rating system for luxury hotels, restaurants and spas. Started as Mobil Travel Guide in 1958, the company created the first Five-Star rating system in the United States. Today, Forbes Travel Guide’s incognito inspectors travel the world, evaluating properties based on up to 900 rigorous, objective standards. The company’s annual Star Ratings, reviews and daily travel stories help discerning travelers select the world’s best luxury experiences. For more information about Forbes Travel Guide, visit

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