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The new WikiLeaks Roundtable

WikiLeaksRoundtable The new WikiLeaks Roundtable
There is a new form of WikiLeaks, the WikiLeaks Roundtable with this new WikiLeaks Video Forum, WikiLeaks talks to everyone around the world. In the past WikiLeaks have spoken to the public through the press, in future they will bring important news directly to the public domain, not filtered by intermediaries, with the full record available to all.Therefore will be hold regular conferences where WikiLeaks answer questions directly. Videos will be created by Julian Assange and other staff talking directly to public and answering peoples questions through videos and live chats. WikiLeaks will have a platform for viral videos and be running competitions for people to submit their work to. Read more

Hot Triggers – the power to change human behaviours!

hot_triggers Hot Triggers – the power to change human behaviours!
A hot trigger is a call to action that I can act on right away. An example would be a link in my email inbox that calls me to act, like an emails I get from Facebook that tells me that somebody has tagged one of my photos. So what is happening, first I just want check my emails and some minutes later I find myself spending time on a Facebook page looking photos, this behaviour wasn’t planed or let’s better say it was not planned by me, it was planned by some Facebook guys . Read more

The secrets of Facebook – Why is Facebook so successful?

The secrets-of-Facebook The secrets of Facebook – Why is Facebook so successful?
There are lots of Social Media Platforms but not one is as successful as Facebook.Why?What makes Facebook more successful than other Social Media Platforms?What is the real secret behind the Facebook Success?I don’t believe that Facebook has a better usability or a better design than other Social Media Sites. Too Facebook does not have much better features then other Social Media Services like, MySpace, Friendfeed, Plaxo, Tumblr, etc. Read more

Google confirms that Social Media Links Influence SEO

social_media_influence Google confirms that Social Media Links Influence SEO
Does Google confirm that links from social media have influence on rankings?Over the past years Google has added many social search features. There has been talk about using social signals to help rank regular search results. Read more

How to get famous on the Internet

Julia Allisons Secrets of Self Promotion How to get famous on the Internet
Julia Allison’s Secrets of Self-Promotion! You want to become famous on Internet?A very specific advice from Julia Allison, do a sex video with a truly famous person and than put it online … Read more

The International Guest Certified Hotel Award

The Hotel Europa was awarded with the International Guest Certified Hotel Award

Swiss, St. Moritz - Hotel Europa - International Guest Certified Hotel Award honouring

The International Guest Certified Hotel Award is particularly valuable for hotels, as it is not assigned by professional jurors but directly by the guests as a sign of their confidence.

The assignment of the International Guest Certified Award is based upon a very simple question:

“DO THEY LOVE IT?”

If guests prefer a certain hotel and are prepared to recommend it to other guests as a kind of “insiders’ tip”, the answer will be “YES!” and the hotel will receive the International Guest Certified Award.

Classic Flair Hotel International Guest Certified Hotel Award honouring

Germany - Classic Flair Hotel International Guest Certified Hotel Award honouring

It is a fact that 70 % of all booking decisions are made on account of trust. This trust emanates from an emotional level. Thus, it makes sense if hotels that are emotionally fit show this to their guests. In order to do this they need interceders, because self praise is no recommendation.

International Guest Certified Hotels provide affiliated partner hotels with these interceders, that is to say with guests who sense all emotional attributes – hospitality, guest confidence, appreciation, acceptance, joy, fun, safety, well-being and security. Services, which usually can’t or can hardly be perceived, but the transparency of which is all the more important, can consequently be made visible.

Excelsior My Dolomiti Wellness Hotel South Tyrol

South Tyrol - Excelsior My Dolomiti Wellness Hotel - International Guest Certified Hotel Award Honoring

There are a lot of management consultants who like to disguise themselves as guests in order to act as mystery guests for hoteliers. These very elaborate and often costly analyses, which in many cases are of an almost scientific nature, cannot hide the fact that the results of these analyses do not come from real guest perceptions, but in fact merely mirror each management consultant’s opinion.

International Guest Certified Hoteliers prefers to obtain the guest feedback for there Hotels from real guests, therefore they decide to become a part of the International Guest Certified Hotels Community.

Palazzo Papaleo

South italy - Palazzo Papaleo Hotel Palazzo Papaleo * * * * *, Otranto, province Lecce in Apulien, International Guest Certified Hotel Award Honoring

This 1st community of “active hospitality” [International NGO founded 2004] is substantially different from most organizations which usually award mentions in the hotel and catering sector because it was founded by guests instead of by hoteliers.

Hotel Kreuz Award

Germany - Hotel Kreuz Award - International Guest Certified Hotel Award honouring

Be it stars, suns or smileys, most quality awards in the hotel sector tend to refer to a factual level, because this is what can very easily be perceived at first glance. This means more and better equipment = more stars, more suns, more smileys. Most organizations are not or only to a limited extent able to also recognize as a quality criterion and assess the emotional level, that is active hospitality, authenticity, appreciation, joy, fun, well-being, comfort and other qualities which are characteristic of the emotional competency of a guesthouse, but are quite difficult to measure.

IGC Hotel Award honouring Sonnenburg

Austria -Guesthouse Sonnenburg Riezlern - IGC Hotel Award honouring

The questions as to whether there is active hospitality in a hotel and whether you can really feel well in a hotel cannot be answered by hotel brochures or websites either.

For the reasons described above and because quality anyway depends on whether the guests’ expectations are met and not on the expectations of a professional commitee or of professional jurors who might sometimes be complacent, hotel guests have decided to take matters into their own hands.

Is your hotel an “oases of hospitality”? Please feel free to contact me me and lets speak about how your Hotel can become International Guest Certified Hotels.

Hotel zur Pfeffermuehle

Austria - Hotel zur Pfeffermuehle, St. Anton am Arlberg - International Guest Certified Hotel Award honouring

If guests book a room in an International Guest Certified Hotel, they know that guests have tested the hotel, found it good, labeled and certified it as a very popular hotel. The permission to use the “International Guest Certified Hotels” Lable will high up your conversion rate.

The International Guest Certified Hotel Certification and the distinction with the International Guest Certified Hotel Award can make your hotel more interesting for future guests and your hotel will gain new guests through the Certification.

Photos from the International Guest Certified Hotel Award Honoring

Palazzo Papaleo Hotel Palazzo Papaleo * * * * *

Otranto, province Lecce in Apulien, South italy