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Ghost Kitchens in the Lodging Industry: A F&B Strategy for Hotels

By Fred DeMicco

A Ghost kitchen is a professional food preparation and cooking facility that serves customers exclusively by delivery. Ghost kitchens do not have a physical location that customers can enter (yet). The concept of ghost kitchens strips down the traditional dining establishment by removing dining areas and fancy décor.

The Future of Sustainability Certification: Micro-Certification?

View by Julia Massey

"I see various certifications being complementary and serving different purposes. There are already multiple “micro-certifications”, related to the origin and qualities of products: FSC, FairTrade, MSC, Rainforest Alliance, Nordic Ecolabel, Energy Star, Gold Standard, or VCS for carbon offsetting, etc, etc."

"In the face of COVID-19, it seems that housekeeping professionals are required to (re-)activate their skill set; which already includes the management of complex projects. For the seasoned housekeeping professional managing the complex task of ensuring cleanliness, hygiene, and COVID-19 safety for guests and staff, is most likely not an issue."

HVS Monday Musings: Luxury Boutique Hotels – A Growing Concept In India

By Dipti Mohan and Akash Datta

Luxury boutique hotels and resorts, a widely prevalent concept globally, is still at a nascent stage in India, with very few brands and properties. The increasing desire for experiential travel, by not only the millennials but across different cohorts often looking for unique and exclusive stays, has led to the growing popularity of this concept in the country.

What Summer Search Data Really Tells Us About Post-COVID Travel

By Larry Mogelonsky

Travel behavior in the summer of COVID-19 has been erratic and still has a long way to go until it returns to pre-pandemic levels. However, the search data during this recovery period can offer strong clues as to what customers will want from their hotel experiences in the next normal so that operators can adjust their businesses accordingly.

Insights on International Hospitality Executive recruitment In the context of the COVID-19 crisis

By Helene Bouyer

As an Executive Search firm, specializing in the Hospitality industry, Tovalea team members have been in close contact with a number of clients and candidates during the Covid-19 crisis. Valérie Bisch recently published an interesting article about the trends - French speakers, please do not hesitate to visit our website (link below).