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One way you can charge more for your rooms is by adding space to them. Offer your guests a more comfortable and enjoyable stay by giving them more room -- here are five ways you can do that without going through any time-consuming or costly renovations.
Hotels often feature indoor fitness areas, which may include a small room with treadmills or an entire facility dedicated to weights and heavy-duty equipment. However, hotels and resorts are beginning to think outside the box when it comes to exercise space.
There was once a time when travelers had only a handful of places to choose from when traveling, and all of them were hotels. Nowadays, though, there's almost no limit to where they can stay, and that's all thanks to the vacation rental industry, which has opened up locals' homes and apartments to short-term tenants, too.
2019 will be like every year, bringing new challenges and changes to the ever-growing hospitality business. To prepare your hotel or brand, read on for hotel hospitality trends for 2019. That way, you'll know ahead of time what your guests will be looking for, so you can provide them with everything they need at the best price.
One of the best ways to stand out in the crowd without losing profits or sacrificing quality is through architectural elements. The design of your space says a lot about the caliber of service you and your staff will provide, which is why hospitality design is a field that's currently taking off.
The first way that I tried when I became a hotel manager was surveying guests as they checked out. They answered a few simple questions before loading up the car and in a matter of minutes, they were on their way out the door.
The Billboard Effect, in the hospitality industry, refers to the phenomena where potential guests see your hotel on an online travel agency (OTA), but then decide to visit -- and ultimately book through -- your website directly.
Today, though, many hotels have bucked the trend of mass-produced looks in favor of design that's unique, memorable and, most importantly, even more comforting to guests who are on the road. It likely comes as no surprise that a hotel's interior design scheme is extremely important to customers.
Hotels must go the extra mile in their amenity offerings. From free Wi-Fi to breakfast and mobile check-in, a 2016 J.D. Power survey in hotel guest satisfaction remarks on the standardization of perks and its effects on the industry for budget to luxury hotels.
Brand ambassadors have become a more widely known way of advertising to gain customers. They're used by all different kinds of companies, and could prove to be a beneficial method of marketing to promote your hotel.