Hurricane Irma Evacuees and Recovery in Florida–Your Hotel’s Role

You can take advantage of natural disasters and be embraced as a wonderful servant of those evacuees who have been displaced and those in the Disaster Relief! This creates a wonderful public relations momentum for your business and your brand … Continued

Hurricane Harvey Evacuees and Recovery in Texas–Your Hotel’s Role

You can take advantage of natural disasters and be embraced as a wonderful servant of those evacuees who have been displaced and those in the Disaster Relief! This creates a wonderful public relations momentum for your business and your brand! … Continued

Big Hotels: 5 takeaways on the state of revenue management … Good for Small Hotels, Too.

But revenue management in a time of shrinking profits for hotels is even simpler than that for small hotels. The first 3 elements discussed at The Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) conference in Toronto deal with the data.  While … Continued

Increase Direct Bookings By Adding Pages Of Local Interest To Your Website.

Take advantage of local searches and items of interest by putting up pages on your website that feature local interest items. Every area has local items of interest. There may be seasonal events, sight-seeing attractions, interesting areas to be visited, … Continued

Does Your Meeting Area Project A Radiant Distinction Reflective Of Your Hotel?

Besides being clean, attractive, and up-to-date, does it have the higher tech features that are needed and desirable by those who will use your meeting space?   A high-speed Wi-Fi for the participants which is also free builds the relationship … Continued

Tip: Develop Raffles For Wonderful Prizes For Your Hotel And Make Amazing Events Out Of The Process.

To promote your business have raffles where every guest’s name, for stays in a particular time-frame, goes into the drawing.  Make the drawing a special event at your inn and invite the whole community to the drawing.  Be sure that … Continued

TIP: How To Fill Your Hotel One Weekend Every Month

How would you like your hotel one weekend every month with National Guard soldiers? You should be thrilled with that thought! Having your hotel or motel full one weekend each month with National Guard soldiers is a great way to … Continued

Tip: How To Make Your Ads Perform Better In Your Local Market

Are your local ads failing? While there is much less print advertising in marketing these days, there are still some very good reasons to use print ads and very good ways to do so. You can also use these universal … Continued

Tip: How You Can Distinguish Your Hotel And Help Your Local Community In A Disaster!

Distinguish your inn as you help your community in any natural disaster! If there is a disaster in your area, such as a fire, tornado, flood, or snow storm, you can very helpfully engage with your community in the relief … Continued

Is Local Marketing Still Important?

Now More Than Ever! In the history of hotel and motel management, it was known that local marketing was the life’s blood  of the industry.  Owners and managers all well understood that schmoozing the local businesses was important.  That and … Continued