9 Best Guest In-Room Tablets for Hotels (2021)

2ndKitchen

These hotel tablets allow guests to access self-services, control their rooms, and keep up to date with current events all from one centralized tool. WHAT WE’LL COVER: Chapter 1: What Is an In-Room Tablet for Hotels? Chapter 2: 9 Best In-Room Tablets for Hotel Guests.

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10 most popular hotel management apps for small hotels

Typsy

In the past, large hotels had a much easier time using management and data collection tools than smaller hotels. Luckily, as technology advances, there are more and more options for small hotels who don’t necessarily have the infrastructure to put massive software systems into place.

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9 Common Guest Complaints in Hotels (+Tips to Resolve Them)

2ndKitchen

Hotel industry professionals know travelers book their hotel stays for a variety of reasons, but no matter their reason for travel, guests expect fantastic customer service. WHAT WE’LL COVER: Chapter 1: 9 Most Common Guest Complaints in Hotels. Disagreement on Hotel Rules.

How hotels can address health and environmental concerns in 2021

Typsy

Reducing the environmental impact of hotels and resorts has been an industry priority for decades. And in a world forever changed by the spread of COVID-19, addressing health and environmental concerns has become a critical aspect of hotel operations.

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11 Best Channel Managers for Hotels (2021)

2ndKitchen

Travelers rarely head straight to a hotel’s website to book their stay. In fact, online travel agents (OTAs) such as Booking.com and Expedia made up 51% of all hotel room bookings in 2019. Working with these booking websites and services is essential for modern-day hotels.

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11 Best Channel Managers for Hotels (2021)

2ndKitchen

Travelers rarely head straight to a hotel’s website to book their stay. In fact, online travel agents (OTAs) such as Booking.com and Expedia made up 51% of all hotel room bookings in 2019. Working with these booking websites and services is essential for modern-day hotels.

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Trending: the best coronavirus responses from hotels around the world

Typsy

Under coronavirus, everything about the function, service, message and meaning of hotels has changed. If restrictions have been lifted in your area and you’re looking at reopening your hotel, or resuming normal operations, there’s a lot to consider.

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Hotel Health & Wellness After COVID

Gourmet Marketing

Even before the pandemic, travelers often sought out hotels with wellness amenities, including spas, healthy eating options, and adventurous activities. It’s up to your hotel to deliver a safe and holistic experience. Hotel Tips & Ideas

6 Best Room Service Apps for Hotels (2021)

2ndKitchen

Room service and in-room dining for guests have been a part of the hotel experience for decades. However, for many hotels, room service is an unprofitable and poorly managed operation. Chapter 4: 5 Best Room Service Software Apps for Hotels in 2021. Outsourced F&B for Hotels.

Hotel Manager’s Guide to Room Service in 2021

2ndKitchen

For the hospitality industry, on-demand dining services have been a staple nearly as long as hotels have been in existence. WHAT WE’LL COVER: Chapter 1: Does Your Hotel Need to Offer Room Service? Chapter 2: Is Traditional Room Service or an On-Site Hotel Restaurant Worth It?

7 Best Contactless Guest Check-In Tools for Hotels (2021)

2ndKitchen

Back in 2015, 60% of hotel guests said they are more likely to book with a hotel that allows guests to self-check-in with their mobile device than a hotel that requires in-person, physical check-in. Chapter 3: 7 Best Mobile Contactless Check-In Software for Hotels in 2021.

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How to Start a Hotel Business: Complete Guide

App Institute

Inbound tourism growth by area; as per Statista What this means, is that although the hospitality industry is saturated, there is still a need for hotels, guesthouses and B&Bs, all over the world. The post How to Start a Hotel Business: Complete Guide appeared first on AppInstitute.

5 Best Hotel RFP Software to Win More Bids (2021)

2ndKitchen

For hotel properties that target group deals and host corporate events, managing the sales funnel for inbound corporate deals from event planners can be difficult. That is why RFPs and RFP management is a few of the most important processes for hotel sales teams. What Is a Hotel RFP?

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Why Are Hotel Operating Costs Rising So Quickly?

Hot Schedules

Why Are Hotel Operating Costs Rising So Quickly? A s vaccine proliferation leads to more travelers returning to the market and the relaxation of international borders, hotels are starting to finally realize the long-awaited full reopening.

Green initiatives at hotels can cut costs while protecting the planet

Typsy

Hotels Hospitality managers Hospitality staff Restaurants Hospitality trainingOnce a fringe concept within the hospitality industry, sustainability has become a hot trend as we dive deeper into the 21st century.

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What Is a Good Average Daily Rate (ADR) for Hotels?

2ndKitchen

Average daily rate (or ADR) is one of the most important metrics hoteliers use to evaluate their hotel’s performance. WHAT WE’LL COVER: Chapter 1: What is Average Daily Rate (ADR) for Hotels? Chapter 2: How Do You Calculate Hotel ADR? How Do You Calculate Hotel ADR?

How to Add Continental Breakfast to Your Hotel (2021)

2ndKitchen

Chapter 2: The Benefits of Offering Continental Breakfast to Your Guests Chapter 3: How to Start Offering Continental Breakfast in Your Hotel. The Benefits of Offering Continental Breakfast to Your Hotel Guests. Provides Added Value for Your Hotel. Hotels

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Your Guide to Redefining Hotel Cleanliness

Gourmet Marketing

It’s been about three months since the hotel industry began feeling the harsh effects of COVID-19. How are you going to prepare for the return of your hotel guests? Your hotel’s cleanliness will be at the front of your guests’ minds. Hotel Tips & Ideas

Local SEO For Hotels: 11 Tips to Dominate Search (2021)

2ndKitchen

Search engine optimization (SEO) for hotels is one of the best ways to ensure a consistent stream of new customers to your hotel and one of the most consistent hotel marketing strategies for inbound bookings in 2021. Chapter 2: 10 Local SEO Tips for Hotels in 2021. Hotel

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Big Data – The Magical Words in the Hotel Industry 

Typsy

From providing an in-depth look into what your current guests are doing within your hotel to what your potential guests are looking for from your hotel, big data opens the door to exactly what your guests want and need.

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5 Ways to Accommodate Your Hotel Guests and Regain Trust

Gourmet Marketing

Since the start of the pandemic, your hotel has probably been preparing for post-COVID with new health and safety practices. Even though your hotel has high cleanliness standards, there are other essential actions to consider to accommodate your guests. Hotel Tips & Ideas

6 reasons to consider a career in hotels and restaurants

Typsy

Put it this way, if you were to start your career in hospitality, you would have two choices: hotels or restaurants. Hotels Managers RestaurantsIn the hospitality industry, your career has a multitude of potential paths and it's not like any other industry because your success is directly linked to the work you put into every day. The hospitality industry is massive and covers a range of various sectors under the umbrella of hospitality.

Increase Hotel Bookings By Standing Out

Gourmet Marketing

The hotel industry has a vast amount of competition, and standing out amongst the crowd can be difficult, especially for small boutique hotels. This competition is more prevalent nowadays with fewer people traveling and the low volume of hotel bookings. While your hotel prepares for future travel, take action to attract guests and increase hotel bookings. Your hotel’s social media presence is more important than you may think.

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Hotels and first responders: tips to host and help

Typsy

In today’s blog post, guest blogger Beau Peters returns with some best-practice tips and strategies for hotels to help support first responders and uphold a safe and secure environment for everyone.

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How To Increase Customer Loyalty By Improving The Hotel Experience

Gourmet Marketing

Over the past few months, your hotel may have been improving marketing strategies, amping up cleaning standards, and finding innovative ways to maintain social distancing rules. There’s more you can do to improve the quality of your guests’ hotel experience. Hotel Tips & Ideas

How Hotel Restaurants Struggle to Compete with Free-Standing Restaurants

Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting

Mike Krebs – Project Manager, Blue Orbit Restaurant Consulting Restaurants are more than a little ubiquitous in our world, and if you’re a hotel owner, you likely already know the struggle of free-standing restaurants surrounding your property.

Preparing Your Hotel For Meetings and Events

Gourmet Marketing

Hotel recovery is entirely dependent on consumers’ behavior and trust and confidence in your establishment. Below are some changes your hotel should prepare for when hosting meetings and events. In addition, during breakout sessions, this would be a great time to utilize other areas of the hotel, such as the lobby or outdoor space. While people continue to socially distance, a great way to show your hotel’s event space is with a virtual tour on your website.

How Your Hotel Can Attract Business Travelers

Gourmet Marketing

Business travel took a hit when COVID-19 began, and the hotel and travel industry felt its effects. Below are a few ways your hotel can attract business travelers. Make sure your hotel has top-notch Wi-Fi that is free and high-speed. . Business travelers tend to visit the same city more than once, and they will want the best deal possible for a hotel stay. Increase their loyalty to your hotel by offering an exclusive loyalty program for business travelers.

Hotels Are Using QR Codes For Guests’ Safety

Gourmet Marketing

Amid the pandemic, hotels are opting for QR codes to keep their guests safe and decrease contact points. By implementing this form of technology, hoteliers minimize the amount of contact on surfaces throughout the hotel. Another benefit of QR codes is that hotels can make it their own.

The (Near) Future of Hotel Travel Is here

EATER

As safety measures like masks and distancing threaten to carry on for another year, hotels amp up the perks, packages, and amenities to court travelers The new Hotel June, located in the beachside Playa Vista neighborhood of Los Angeles, was set to open last spring.

How to respond to negative hotel and restaurant reviews

Typsy

People trust other consumers more than they trust marketing messages from hotels and restaurants, which is why having stellar online reviews is important. Marketing Hotels Managers Restaurants BarsOnline reviews can make or break a business, especially in the hospitality industry. Plus, when it comes to putting food in their mouths or staying in strange beds, customers want to know. what kind of quality they’re getting.

Search Engine Marketing for Hotels in 2021

Gourmet Marketing

As one of the most reliable advertising initiatives, SEM (Search Engine Marketing) is a must for hotels and the hospitality industry in general. A tried-and-true initiative, it is integral in the hotel digital marketing mix and one of, if not the best, ways to gain visibility on search engine results pages (think Google & Bing). In that case, a campaign targeting those people can help drive hotel occupancy because they may be in need of interim accommodations.

How to Optimize Your Hotel Marketing for Voice Search Engines

Gourmet Marketing

Because this new technology is proliferating, it’s time we take a look at optimizing hotel marketing for voice search engines. If you have optimized your hotel website, you’ll find your hotel most often in one of those top spots. . Hotel Tips & Ideas

How Hotels Can Host Virtual Events During Shelter in Place

Gourmet Marketing

While people continue to stay home and socially distance themselves, hotels are finding it increasingly difficult to remain engaged with their customers. Therefore, now may be the time to take advantage of Virtual Hotel Events. Here are a few ways your hotel can host a virtual event.

Safely Hosting Private Parties at Your Hotel or Restaurant

Gourmet Marketing

Of those businesses are restaurants and hotels, two industries that are paying close attention to social distancing and cleanliness. If your hotel or restaurant felt the harsh effects of the economic downturn, you may be considering ways to bring in new business. We have compiled a list of tips and guidelines on how your hotel or restaurant can safely host private parties this summer. If you’re a hotel, open the door to your lobby. Hotel Restaurant Tips & Ideas

Boston Harbor Hotel continues to reemerge

Sante

Despite the pandemic, the latest edition of the Boston Wine Festival at the Boston Harbor Hotel was a huge success. Continue Reading. First Press March 2021 News Spirits

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Hotel Data Reveals the Latest Factors Driving Operational Success

Hot Schedules

Hotel Data Reveals the Latest Factors Driving Operational Success. H oteliers from independent bed-and-breakfast concepts, global hotel chains, and everything in-between have faced immense challenges throughout the pandemic. – Jeff Bay, Managing Director of HayMax Hotels.

Common Marketing Mistakes Made By Hotels and How to Avoid Them

Gourmet Marketing

With hotel occupancy lower than usual during these unprecedented times, hotels must communicate with future guests to remain relevant. Your hotel may not be able to communicate with guests in person, but thanks to the digital world, you can do so virtually. . However, in this blog, we will go over what not to do by highlighting common marketing mistakes and how your hotel can avoid them. With influencers, you can showcase your hotel through the eyes of a hotel guest.

How To Host A Hotel Staycation This Summer

Gourmet Marketing

If you’re a hotel, by now, you have temporarily closed your doors or are staying open with lower occupancy. Let’s go over a few ways you can get creative this summer by hosting a hotel staycation. If they are in anticipation of your virtual hotel event, your hotel will be on their minds. If your hotel is near a firework show, go LIVE on Instagram or Facebook. Does your hotel have a bar? Hotel Tips & Ideas

Going The Extra Mile For Your Hotel Guests Once Travel Picks Back Up

Gourmet Marketing

With this new confidence comes hope and optimism for the travel and hotel industries. Over the past nine months, your hotel has hopefully been preparing for an inevitable uptick in travel. While no one knows what the future will hold, there is still hope, and your hotel should prepare. By now, your hotel has probably already implemented more advanced cleaning procedures. Airlines and hotels are starting to offer travel insurance in hopes that it attracts more guests.

9 Steps To Hiring Exceptional Hotel Staff

Harver Hospitality

Finding and selecting the best employees for your hotel is essential to offer a memorable guest experience. Hire exceptional hotel staff with these 9 steps! Recruitment Inspiration Hospitality Recruitment

Improving Your Hotel’s Discoverability with Instagram SEO

Gourmet Marketing

One of the most significant ways to increase awareness for your hotel is through social media marketing. I f your hotel has a social media presence, you’re already ahead of the curve. Below are a few ways your hotel can improve its social media presence through Instagram SEO. How can your hotel optimize your Instagram bio? If your hotel is in New York, consider using the keyword phrase “New York Hotel” in your Username, Name, and Bio.

How User-Generated Content Helps Hotels Build Trust with Potential Guests

Gourmet Marketing

When booking a hotel room, potential guests want to ensure that their stay will be comfortable, accommodating, and worth the money. Seeing how others experienced a particular property is an inside look at what it would be like to stay at your hotel. This authenticity can attract new guests who want to experience a stay at your hotel for themselves. How can your hotel implement UGC into its marketing strategy? Share UGC that portrays your hotel in a positive light.