Nowadays, many hotels rely heavily on online travel agents (OTAs) such as Expedia, Booking.com, Zuji and many more such portals to drive bookings. However, that may not be the ideal arrangement as these OTAs require a substantial commission from each reservation. Instead, they can look to leverage on the precision of digital marketing to bypass the “middleman” and bring about greater profits from each booking. The process is simple, maintain a direct online channel (i.e. hotel website) and drive highly targeted traffic to it through digital marketing. If properly executed, this method can be very effective in driving hotel room bookings.