Drive Your Resort Reservations with Online Advertising on Resort Universe; The World’s Leading Resort Site
Resort Universe offers consumers and travel professionals the definitive Web site for choosing and booking luxury accommodations in every corner of the globe.
Resort Universe is the world’s leading provider of quality traffic and resort leads for exceptional golf resorts and properties worldwide. With over 40,000 unique visitors a month, a growing highly qualified subscription base for our e-newsletter of unusual quality, there is simply no better way to reach your target market.
Add excellent linkage to over 200 travel, golf and spa sites, co-op advertising in The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times and The Majors of Travel and Golf Magazine. There is simply no better option.
Our “Universe Preferred” properties are highlighted to draw the eye of discerning travelers everywhere. We’ve identified over 4,000 of the top hotels, resorts, spas, and lodges worldwide. Now we provide access to this wealth of information online.
Special Package Promotion
Each property will be able to load specific package offers onto ResortUniverse.com for promotion on our home page, on your property’s information page, and in e-mails sent to our database of over 300,000 “opt-in” readers who have asked to receive this information.
This tool collects valuable data from Web site visitors regarding the preferred types of information they would like to receive via e-mail, such as ski resort packages, beach packages, honeymoon packages, etc. As a result, your special package offers will be sent to readers who are specifically interested in your property.
Local Destination Information
This section will allow the visitor to gather more information on the property’s specific location, weather, and area attractions and activities. It will also include a currency conversion tool for international destinations.
This tool enriches our Web site by allowing online visitors to make comments, suggestions, and recommendations based on their experiences while visiting our featured properties.
Web Traffic Statistics
Our new system will allow us to effectively track who our visitors are, how they find us, which tools on our site they use most frequently, and other relevant facts. This enables us to make changes to the site based on real-time activity. In addition, this system allows us to let you know the exact number of people who viewed your online article and the percentage of those who booked and/or attempted to book a room at your property.
Additional Web Benefits for Our Partners
Your Online Feature Presentation Posted through December 2006 Visitors quickly link to your interactive article right from the homepage. From here, they can:
* Request a Group RFP by filling out a profile questionnaire. We collect and forward these RFPs to selected properties.
* Send an E-postcard of your property, using images from your article.
* E-mail your property’s page to a friend and allow it to market your hotel or resort for you. This is also an excellent way for your sales golf clubs for sale staff to promote your property’s inclusion in Resort Universe.
Partner Login Extranet
A password-protected “Partner Login” extranet page allows direct access to:
* Access Supplemental Marketing Tools
° Custom-Cover Copies of Resort Universe.
° Download “Preferred Choice” Logos
* Add/Modify Packages
* View Marketing Calendar
* View Online Media Kit
To gain access to the Web site marketing program, a qualified hotel must sign an agreement for participation with Resort Universe as a Preferred member. Within one week of text and photo approval, Resort Universe’ Web site team will re-size photos, post content, and arrange online functionality for that hotel.
Web Marketing Program
• Online access to your property through www.ResortUniverse.com
• Online feature presentation posted
• Sales leads e-mailed to you directly
• Link to your Web site
• Inclusion in one E-Newsletter Blast
Marketing opportunities & Rates and Information
The following is a selection of our current individual advertising options. Call a sales representative today to discuss a custom program individually tailored to your needs. All banners, advertorials and newsletters include a link back to your website.
Home Page Advertising Opportunities
1. Intro Picture
Premium rotating position at the top of the page showcasing your property’s unique selling proposition and beauty. Your properties name and/or logo will appear on the picture to enhance branding and awareness.
Only eight of these premium branding positions are available
2. Resort Spotlight:
Limited to a maximum of just 12 rotating resorts in the prime position at the top of the site.
Your opportunity to showcase your community in words and pictures.
3. Featured Resorts Row
Rotates on the home page with all featured resorts and on search page.
4. Home Page Hot Deals
Rotating position with 6 total resorts per quarter on the home page.
5. Home Page Banner Ad
Rotating position with 6 total resorts per quarter on the
Search Page Opportunities
6. Featured Resorts
Rotates on the home page with all featured resorts and on search page
7. E-list Rental
Finding qualified e-lists is no easy task. Our list of VIP subscribers is the best in the business. Only one blast per month is permitted in addition to our monthly VIP Specials e-newsletter.
25 cents/name: 10,000 names minimum
8. Mailing List Rental
If you want to reach the premium golf market of high income, travelers by destinations, travelers by activities this is the list you want to rent.
9. Value Pack
Our Value Pack offers you the quickest and most cost effective way to put your resort on the map.
Fast Track Package Includes:
+ Intro Branding
+ Resort Spotlight
+ Featured Resort
+ VIP Newsletter feature
+ 1 time e-blast to entire database
+ Unlimited mailing list rental for one year.
The Value pack of web site advertising, advertorial, list rental, e-mail blasts and newsletters.
10. Custom Packages
Custom tailored packages are available to maximize your marketing budget and combine a number of marketing initiatives.
Because of limited advertising spots, key positions will sell out very quickly. Please call now.