Your Hotel Tech Report account carries three main types of credit balances: (1) Post Credits, (2) Content Credits and (3) Advertising Credits.

  • Basic members...can purchase credits a la carte that can be used towards the below items within 1-year of purchase.

  • Premium Members...get various credits included with membership and can also purchase additional credits a la carte at discounted member pricing (view terms)

Related article: How to Place a Sponsored Article or Advertising Order Using Your Credits


1. Post Credits Menu

Post credits can be purchased a la carte ($100/post credit) and are also included with all quarterly and annual membership plans

Basic Members

Premium Members

📰 Press Release

2 post credits

1 post credit

📚 Hosted Report

2 post credits

1 post credit

✍️ Guest Post

10 post credits

5 post credits

2. Content Credits & Pricing

Content credits can be purchased a la carte ($400/content credit) and are also included with Gold and Platinum membership packages

Basic Members

Premium Members

👻 Ghost Article

5 content credits

4 content credits

📝 Short Form Sponsored Article

5 content credits

4 content credits

📖 Exclusive Category Buyers Guide

8 content credits

6 content credits

📝 Long Form Sponsored Article

10 content credits

8 content credits

3. Advertising Credits Menu

Advertising credits can be purchased a la carte ($100/ad credit) and are also included with Gold and Platinum membership packages

Basic Members

Premium Members

🔦 Category Takeover Advertising

(Quarterly)

30 ad credits/quarter

24 ad credits/quarter

🔦 Category Takeover Advertising

(Annual)

108 ad credits/year

84 ad credits/year

💌 Newsletter Sponsorship

25 ad credits

15 ad credits

🤚 30-Day Site-wide Exit Intent

40 ad credits

30 ad credits

⚡️ Sponsored Retargeting |

50k impressions

35 ad credits

($70 CPM)

25 ad credits

($50 CPM)

📬 Dedicated E-blast (List size = 35k)

75 ad credits

65 ad credits

🚨 30-day Site wide Takeover Ribbon

100 ad credits

75 ad credits

4. Other Types of Credits

  1. Awards Credits: Used to register and participate in the HotelTechAwards. Included with all annual membership plans. Learn more

  2. Certification Credits: Included with all membership packages. Can be used to apply to get GCSC Certified Learn more

  3. Lead Credits: Included with all annual membership packages. Can be used for performance marketing lead gen to accept leads via the lead inbox Learn more

  4. Review Incentive Credits: Included with annual membership packages. Can be used to run giveaway campaigns Learn more


Credit Terms & Conditions

  • Credits can be used for any items of the same type of credit (ie. post credits can be used towards press releases or guest posts)

  • Credits can only be used for items of the same credit type and cannot be exchanged for other types of credit

  • Credits that are purchased (ie. not included with membership) are non-refundable after 72-hours post-purchase

  • Credits that are included with membership packages (membership benefits) are valid for the duration of the membership period and expire at the end of the membership period (ie. annual, quarterly, etc)

  • Credits included with membership packages must be used during the respective membership period and expire along with membership. Members who renew their membership without lapse will be able to use their credits as long as their membership is active for 18-months after they are added to the account and made available

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