BASIC, ESSENTIAL & PREMIUM PARTNERSHIP INCLUSIONS

 
Channel Management

CHANNEL MANAGEMENT
Basic, Essential & Premium

We are partnered with some of the world’s largest channel managers which assists in growing connectivity to the Chic Retreats website. For hoteliers without a channel manager connection, we offer an extranet for you to control rates and availability.

Channel Management Partners: Synixis, RateGain, SiteMinder, Blastness, Vertical Booking, Availpro, ErmesHotels, Travelclick

Coming Soon: Guestline, Primal-res, Guestcentric


Website

WEBSITE
Basic, Essential & Premium

The Chic Retreats website has 50K unique visitors per month at present and this is growing by 10% every month.


SEO

SEARCH ENGINE OPTIMISATION
Basic, Essential & Premium

We create SEO rich content on your Chic Retreats profile pages using a combination of your property’s name and interest-driven and destination keywords, gaining you targeted exposure from potential guests searching for a place to stay just like yours.


   

 

 

GUEST CARD SHARING

Basic, Essential & Premium

We post encrypted guest credit card details on our secure Extranet for you to charge the deposit/ full payment as per the rate plan, better for your cashflow.


DIRECT DEBIT PAYMENTS
Basic, Essential & Premium

To avoid bank transaction fees and bank currency conversion fees we recommend you set up a Direct Debit mandate with Chic Retreats. If you wish you can approve every commission payment.


Newsletter

NEWSLETTER
Essential & Premium

We send twelve newsletters each month, currently reaching an engaged audience of 80k.  They follow seasonal themes and hoteliers are alerted to upcoming topics which they can then choose to be included in by means of a monthly hotelier newsletter.


Blog

BLOG
Essential & Premium

Our regular blog posts are destination guides, tagged by location and provide SEO rich content for the included properties.  


PR

PR
Premium

We are often approached by digital and print publications regarding properties within our collection.  We vet these enquiries and then pass them along to the hotel to liaise with the journalist directly.  We also have a London based PR agency to curate and tell our properties' unique stories.


Social Media

SOCIAL MEDIA
Essential & Premium

We currently reach a combined audience of 28k across Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest, cross promoting properties from within the collection.  We also pay for social posts for Premium only.


Google Paid Search

GOOGLE PAID SEARCH
Premium

We drive inbound traffic to the Chic Retreats website through bespoke Google Paid Search campaigns – i.e. ‘Boutique Hotel London’, ‘Tuscan Villa’ or ‘Bed & Breakfast Cotswolds.’  Unlike most other OTAs, we NEVER compete against a hotel’s own brand name.


Metasearch

METASEARCH
Premium

We are partnered with Google, Trip Advisor, Kayak, Wego, Skyscanner and Trivago to offer a compelling metasearch solution for hoteliers.  Our team of experts manage the CPA (cost per acquisition) and CPC (cost per click) bidding process to give you exposure across a network of metasearch sites.


Re-marketing

RE-MARKETING
Premium

We track the search terms and habits of visitors to the Chic Retreats website to re-market hotels.


Partnerships

PARTNERSHIPS & AFFILIATES
Premium

We partner with high net worth groups and brands, reaching diverse and relevant databases through proven means, whether it be offers, editorial content, competitions or rates and availability.


Influencers and affiliates

CHIC SUNDAY CLUB
Premium

We match influencers/ press to your hotel on your quietest night, to review it and publish to their network. 


HOTEL OF THE WEEK & HOST OF THE WEEK
Premium

Provide us with a unique special offer for hotel to feature as our 'Hotel of the Week' - promoted across our homepage, social channels, newsletter audiences. We profile hosts to showcase the inspiration and unique story behind the hotel, ideally also photographing them for use in Chic marketing materials.