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Google Testing a New Hotel Search Experience on Desktop

Google has always done its part to stay innovative and make sure its products set the bar. So, it’s no surprise that Google is currently testing a new look to its hotel search engine. With the user in mind, this new desktop experience is as user-friendly as ever, with a […]

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Google Testing a New Search UI

Google is currently in the process of testing a new UI, in which the metasearch auction spot is now a part of the paid search ad space, replacing a paid search ad slot. Below, you can see a comparison highlighting the key differences between the previous layout and the new […]

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Google Testing Similar Hotels Functionality in Hotel Ads on Desktop

While searching for hotels on Google Hotel Ads, users may find a new experience that shows additional similar properties. This experience appears to have replaced the previous view of “People also search for” with a massive facelift. From what we can tell, similar hotels shown are no further than 0.75 […]

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Trivago’s Small Market Test Could Prove Big Payoff for Suppliers

Recently, Trivago implemented a test across select small markets that could shake up how the auction will behave in the future. This test has created fixed positions for three out of the four top ad positions that are shown. What does this mean for advertisers? This is currently just a […]

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New Auction Experience Found on Trivago

Our metasearch partners have been devoting an increasing amount of effort to improving and testing new user experiences. Lately, we noticed a new auction experience on Trivago across several browsers. While this test seems to be available only in a handful of countries, it could mean changes are coming to […]

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Google Testing Vacation Rentals Callout on Hotel Ads

Another week, and another set of new tests rolled out for the Google Hotel Ads user interface. Our analysts have spotted a new “Neighborhood” section, an update to the deal callout, and a callout that encourages users to look into vacation rentals. The most interesting of these new experiments is […]

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Google’s New Look for Mobile Hotel Ads

“This year is going to be the year of mobile” is a talking point you have likely heard every year for the past five years, and the soothsayers of mobile continue to be right. It’s no surprise to anyone that mobile users continue to grab market share in all digital […]

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Five Ways to Improve Your Website Conversion Rate

If the goal of your metasearch campaign is to get clicks that turn into bookings, it’s important to create a smooth booking experience for users once they land on your website. We looked at multiple hotel sites to gather data on some of the ideal practices to improve conversion rates […]

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Top 5 Tips for Landing Page Optimization

When it comes to online advertising, there are many different ways to attract new customers. Strategic choices such as different brand logos, promotional callouts, and new messaging can be the difference between a new customer and a lost click. But what happens once a customer clicks through your ad? According to a study, […]

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When Are the Highest Value Leads Generated on Google Hotel Ads?

When it comes to metasearch traffic, the data for determining weekly trends for your account is readily available. We wanted to take it a step further to get a better understanding of these patterns on an hourly level.  So over a two-week span, we tracked hourly spend, clicks, and bookings […]

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