After adding up the the costs of advertising, marketing, and sales people used to attract new customers, it is easy to see that obtaining new customers costs much more than keeping your current guests loyal to your hotel. Surveys have proven that the top reason customers stop returning to a hotel is because they feel..

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A recent article by USA Today discusses an alternative to hotel room service: groceries. The popularity of grocery delivery services is increasing significantly among extended-stay hotels, but even other types of hotel properties are embracing the concept rather than continuing the use of traditional room service. Moreover, as the demand for healthier food options rises, more hoteliers..

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The most consistent factor that goes into continuous guest loyalty is perceived quality. According to recent studies, guest perception of the value provided by hotel management is down in the United States. Here we’ve provided you with a list of what guests value most in order to help you better understand what drives value, how guest..

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Besides just the hiring and training of new waitstaff and dealing with the stress of bills and permits, opening a new restaurant comes with a large amount of decisions that need to be made. One of which is the creation and maintenance of your business’s website and online presence. Here we have provided you with..

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Every restaurant owner battles with rising food and beverage costs. According to a recent article by Drew Sandholm on CNBC.com, “From beef, chicken and pork to coffee, it seems food prices across the board are rising,” so it is time to prepare for these changes and create a plan of action for menu or even supplier changes. Here are..

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As a restaurant operator, when you have loyal customers, it’s essential to do all that you can to ensure that those guests continue to return. In order to accomplish this, you must understand what leads guests to stop returning, and what preventative measures can be taken to keep it from happening again. The following are..

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Many qualities factor into making a sales person exceptional at their job. Some of these qualities include, but are not limited to, a high energy level, personal motivation, and a pleasing personality, but even if someone doesn’t naturally embody all these traits, there are opportunities for a person to become better at selling. The following..

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In today’s digital age, most consumers search the Internet using Bing or Google to check out restaurant reviews, menus, and prices before they head out for dinner. Because of this, it is essential for restaurant owners to optimize their online presence in order to get those “would-be” patrons through their door. Here are five crucial..

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Restaurant operators are looking for more ways to save money these days to adjust for  the rising costs of beef and produce. To help your establishment cut back on costs, here are some tips to reduce energy, water usage and waste management costs. 1. Use energy efficient light bulbs. Switching to an energy efficient light bulb..

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Starting with a smart design plan can lead to cost reduction and maximum return on investment for hoteliers now and in the future. By implementing the following tips during the construction phase of your business, you will find a positive impact in the bottom line of your hotel operations. Water Management Lowers Costs Hotel designs..

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