Loren Gray

Founder of Hospitality Digital Marketing

Loren Gray

Loren Gray is the Founder of Hospitality Digital Marketing. Previously he was VP digital strategy for Standing Dog Interactive, a discipline born from the need to actively integrate all aspects of digital marketing into a collective solution. Previously, Gray was the director of e-commerce for Ocean Properties Ltd., the fourth largest privately held franchise hotel operator in North America and 47th largest worldwide, where he created and developed its entire digital marketing program. He came through the ranks in the hospitality industry through F&B, hotel operations, as GM of several brand- and non-brand resorts, and regional sales and marketing. He has also owned and operated several hospitality ventures.

Insights by Loren Gray (16)

Is hotel metasearch a distribution or advertising channel?

I contest the reference to the word 'becoming'. It has always been a distribution channel. To that end, I would also contest the designation that it be regulated solely by revenue management.

This Week in Hospitality Marketing Live Show 277 Recorded Broadcast

For all show notes and links go to and look for show 277CoHostsAdele GutmanEdward StOngeStuart ButlerShow notes00:01 — happy thanksgiving and VR :-)00:30 — re.

Amazon Explore - Is This Another Attempt to Enter the Travel Industry?

Odd to think that we would refer to Amazon as not having the 'expertise and technology to enter the travel space as a major player". Was it that long ago that opinion was that if anyone could Amazon could? Are we not envious of how Amazon has streamlined the progression of conversion? Didn't anyone notice that Prime Video is a major entertainment producer and award winner? What exactly is the 'travel landscape' these days? With hotels selling bonds for future stays and common space for local school education pods? Where hospitality is done at a distance and less, (contact) is safer.

This Week in Hospitality Marketing Live Show 270 Recorded Broadcast

Special Guest CoHost Peter Russell of Russell Technology. For all show notes go to and look for show 270. CoHosts Peter RussellFran Brasseux David Bowd Adele .

This Week in Hospitality Marketing Live Show 266

With Special Guest Melissa Kahanagh reviewing the 9th edition of there famous consumer sentiment study for travel. for all show notes and links go to and look.
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