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AVA Resort Cancun – 1,600 room luxury all-inclusive & all-oceanfront oasis

eHotelier

AVA Resort Cancun, led by trailblazing hospitality brand AIC Hotel Group, has announced its official opening, setting an elevated new standard for all-inclusive vacations. AVA offers 1600 ocean-facing rooms, 27 restaurants and bars—helmed by award-winning chefs and mixologists—a world-class, 22,000-square foot spa & wellness center, a state-of-the-art fitness center with Technogym equipment, pickleball courts, boxing ring, and more, a custom-designed waterpark, AVA Kids Club, The Lounge (ju

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Is Your Restaurant Business Thriving?

Modern Restaurant Management

Have you completed a small business checkup at your restaurant lately? If not, you might be overlooking ways to improve your eatery’s financial health and learn to thrive in this challenging economic climate. Full tables, employees earning solid tips, shifts being fully staffed and the restaurant having the ability to source quality provisions at reasonable prices and dependable delivery times, are among the signs the business is thriving, according to Ben Johnston, COO of Kapitus.

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Meet Table Manners – the first venue from Alex Cameron

Hospitality Magazine

Bronte in Sydney’s east will have a new culinary addition in the form of European-influenced neighbourhood restaurant and bar Table Manners. Slated to open in late-winter, Table Manners is being spearheaded by Sydney hospitality figure Alex Cameron who is known for his work with Franca, Parlar, and Armorica and most recently as consultant on Bobby’s in Cronulla and Bartiga in Double Bay.

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Is my hotel room pricing logical?

eHotelier

Optimizing hotel room pricing requires a holistic understanding of various factors influencing demand and market conditions. By analyzing these elements and implementing strategic recommendations, you can set logical, competitive prices that enhance revenue and profitability.

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Business Automation in Hospitality: A New World

Dive into the transformative potential of business automation within the hospitality sector. This comprehensive overview showcases how innovative technologies can streamline operations, reduce costs, and elevate guest satisfaction. Discover the advantages of integrating systems like automated check-ins, CRM, and energy management to not only save on expenses but also to provide a seamless and personalized guest experience.

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Euro wine bar and restaurant Attenzione! opens in Redfern

Hospitality Magazine

Redfern is set to welcome a new culinary destination this July when Attenzione! Food & Wine opens its doors late July. The venue is the brainchild of friends and former coworkers Felix Colman, Toby Davis, Toby Stansfield, and Dexter Kim, who have worked at various Sydney eateries over the years from Ragazzi and Yellow to The Old Fitz, and Lola’s.

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Chris Lucas announces 2 Melbourne restaurants in billion-dollar building

Hospitality Magazine

Restaurateur Chris Lucas is teaming up with property investor and developer Cbus Property to open two new concepts in the Melbourne CBD. The two restaurants will be part of the new-build $1 billion commercial office tower on 435 Bourke Street. The concepts which are yet to be named are planned to be a modern Chinese eatery and Mediterranean-inspired restaurant.

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Elias Saad appointed Hotel Manager at Royal M Hotel Abu Dhabi

eHotelier

Gewan Hotels & Resorts has announced, today, the appointment of Elias Saad as Hotel Manager Acting General Manager of Royal M Hotel by Gewan, Abu Dhabi, effective from June.

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Single O expands cafe in Brisbane’s Newstead

Hospitality Magazine

Brisbane is now enjoying a much larger Single O footprint with the roastery’s Newstead cafe unveiling a new look. The cafe opened last year as a 16-seat coffee bar, and is now a fully fledged table service cafe with room for 29 patrons. “When we first opened our cafe in Queensland last year, we got a great reception from the locals, and already started hatching a plan for an expanded space,” says Mike Brabant, CEO.

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Virgin Hotels & Resorts applauds trio of financial management solutions supporting its growth

eHotelier

Formed to shake up the hotel industry, Virgin Hotels, a luxury lifestyle brand, is on a fast-track for growth. Its properties in Chicago, Dallas, Las Vegas, Nashville, New Orleans, and New York each opened with a trio of Aptech financial management solutions, and hotels in Miami, Philadelphia and Denver will follow suit in the next few years. Virgin Hotels Chief Financial Officer Harris White said Aptech’s PVNG enterprise accounting, Execuvue business intelligence, Targetvue budgeting and foreca

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Planning Your Restaurant's Path to Profitability

Speaker: James Kahler, COO of Full Course

Ever wondered where to splurge and where to safely conserve when it comes to operating and growing your restaurant? 🤔 Join James Kahler, COO of Full Course and industry visionary, in this new webinar where he'll talk all about best practices to invest in your restaurant's success! Whether you're a new business or an established restaurant, a seasoned pro or a rookie, you'll learn the keys to sustainable success in this competitive industry.

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In profile: Shell House’s new head chef Brad Guest

Hospitality Magazine

Brad Guest has worked in the kitchens of some of Sydney’s most acclaimed restaurants — Sepia, Bilson’s, Sixpenny, Oncore by Clare Smyth, and Cafe Paci are just a few. There’s no doubt the chef has built a solid skillset over the years, which made him the top candidate for the head chef role at Shell House. Guest speaks to Hospitality about his culinary experiences, taking over the kitchen of a multi-venue concept, and what diners can expect from his launch menu at Shell House.

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Ringhotels expands its PMS selection with Mews to optimize guest experience

eHotelier

Mews, the industry-leading hospitality cloud and winner of Best Hotel PMS at the HotelTechAwards 2024, was chosen by Ringhotels as an official PMS provider as part of their efforts to drive digital transformation in the German hotel industry. The hospitality cloud is now one of seven approved options that Ringhotels hoteliers can use to optimize operations and improve the guest experience.

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Report: Hilton most valuable hotel brand

Hotel Business

Hilton , with a brand value of $11.6 billion, has retained its title as the world’s most valuable hotel brand for the ninth consecutive year, according to new data from brand valuation consultancy Brand Finance. Hyatt , with a brand value of $6 billion, secured the second spot again. Hilton and Hyatt are the only two hotel brands to feature in the Brand Finance Global 500 2024 ranking.

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Radisson Hotel Group to bring vibrant Radisson RED brand to the heart of Bangkok

eHotelier

The existing Park Plaza Bangkok Soi 18 will be rebranded and reimagined with a colorful new (upper-) upscale concept, before relaunching as Radisson RED Bangkok Sukhumvit 18 in Q4 2025.

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No-Code Technology: The Key to Unlock the Future of Your Business

Global economies are reeling from recent upheavals—pandemic aftershocks, geopolitical conflicts, and a tech sector crunch. Mark Zuckerberg's 2023 "Year of Efficiency" ethos extends into 2024, with leaders seeking cost reductions without stunting growth. No-code technology emerges as a beacon of hope, fostering resilience and adaptability. Platforms like Make.com and Zapier empower even non-technical staff to automate and innovate, freeing IT for strategic tasks.

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Step Inside the Cool New Modern Wine Bar

EATER

As bafflingly flexible as they are unmistakably distinct, these spaces have managed to recapture the anything-goes romance of simply “going out.

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Iñigo Sánchez-Crespo appointed General Manager at UMusic Hotel Madrid

eHotelier

UMusic Hotels announced the appointment of InÞigo Saìnchez-Crespo as General Manager of UMusic Hotel Madrid. Saìnchez-Crespo will be instrumental in reinforcing the company's culture, strengthening core values, and enhancing leadership development and team cohesion across all levels of the organization.

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AHLA: 76 Percent of Hotels Are Experiencing Staffing Shortages

Lodging Magazine

WASHINGTON—More than three-quarters of surveyed hotels are experiencing a staffing shortage, and hotels are increasing pay, benefits, and perks to recruit and retain employees, according to a May survey of hoteliers conducted by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA). Over the last six months, 86 percent of respondents have increased wages, 52 percent have offered greater flexibility with hours, and 33 percent have expanded benefits to cope with the nationwide workforce shortage.

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Island Hospitality adds Residence Inn Boca Raton to portfolio

Hotel Business

Island Hospitality Management has commenced operations of the 120-room Residence Inn Boca Raton. “We are excited to work with a south Florida-based ownership group to improve results and work together to achieve their long-term goals,” said Gregg Forde, president/COO, Island Hospitality Management, “Our teams have smoothly integrated the Residence Inn Boca Raton into our existing infrastructure, resulting in immediate success.” The pet-friendly property offers complimentary bre

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Top 5 Ways to Optimize Your Loyalty Strategy

Speaker: Lauren Barash, Vice President, Brand Marketing

In an ever-evolving industry, building and retaining loyal customers is critical to the success of any restaurant business. Join Lauren Barash, VP of Brand Marketing at Full Course, as she delves into the world of restaurant loyalty programs, and reveals the top five essential strategies to optimize your approach! This webinar will explore: Loyalty trends and what you should be focusing on 📊 Actionable insights and ideas to help you develop the most powerful and effective loyalty program

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A Sneak Peek of the Food at LA’s Intuit Dome, the World’s Most Expensive Basketball Arena

EATER

The Clippers’ new $2 billion arena will have bacon-wrapped hot dogs, churros, and sushi from a former Nobu chef

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Economic Feasibility Studies: Using AI to Provide an Assist for Tourism and Lodging Development

Hospitality Net

Your company may be looking to add a new property, updates, or an expansion. What would you do if you are asked to prepare an economic feasibility study on a new tourism and hotel development project in your area? What are the major steps that you would include in this economic feasibility study?

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What is Yield Management: Guide for Hotels

SiteMinder

What is Yield Management? Yield management is a pricing and revenue management strategy that is used to maximise business performance. It involves adjusting prices based on predicted demand and other external factors to maximise revenue or yield. The main goal is to sell the right product to the right customer at the right time for the right price. For hotels, the ultimate aim of yield management is to increase revenue by leveraging the balance between supply (available rooms) and demand (guest

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Marriott Expands Footprint in France with 10 Additions Anticipated by the End of 2025

Hospitality Net

Marriott International, Inc., announced its plans to expand its portfolio in France with the expected addition of 10 properties with over 1,000 rooms by the end of 2025. The anticipated openings will further strengthen the company’s footprint in France, where it currently has a portfolio of 69 properties with over 12,000 rooms across 16 brands and 29 cities, including Paris, Nice, Cannes, Lyon, Strasbourg, Marseille, Reims, Lille, Bordeaux and Toulouse.

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Win More in 2024: Your Guide to Restaurant Marketing Success

Your Guide to Restaurant Marketing Success Start maximizing ROI and doing more with less with Olo’s ultimate guide to restaurant marketing. In this guide: Strategies to level up in 4 key areas: data, audiences, content distribution, and loyalty Interactive checklists to help you track your progress throughout the year Tips for leveraging guest data across your entire business What you’ll learn: Level 1 | Beginner: Learn how to collect guest data, build a healthy subscriber list, launch personali

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To-go packaging revolution: 5 must-haves for the modern eater

Fast Casual

Sales of prepared foods and ready-to-eat meals have surged, forcing operators to adapt their packaging solutions to meet the needs of on-the-go consumers.

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Ringhotels expands its PMS selection with Mews to optimize guest experience

Hospitality Net

Mews, the industry-leading hospitality cloud and winner of Best hotel PMS at the HotelTechAwards 2024, was chosen by Ringhotels as an official PMS provider as part of their efforts to drive digital transformation in the German hotel industry. The hospitality cloud is now one of seven approved options that Ringhotels hoteliers can use to optimize operations and improve the guest experience.

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The James Beard Awards Festivities Featured Feathers, Caballero Gear, and Ketchup-Covered Hot Dogs

EATER

From the red carpet to the after-party dance floor, the restaurant industry showed up and showed out at the 2024 James Beard Awards restaurant and chef gala.

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Four takeaways from NAVIGATE Miami 2024

Hospitality Net

Revinate’s annual hospitality conference, which focused on industry updates, growth plans, and new product launches, has concluded for the year — and we are still buzzing with excitement!

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Unlock Restaurant Success: Mastering 7 Vital Employment Laws

As a restaurant leader, your plate is full with responsibilities, from staff management to serving up delicious dishes. But amidst the hustle, there's a crucial area you can't afford to overlook – employment laws. In this comprehensive eBook, we'll unveil the seven essential employment laws every restaurant leader must master. We'll break down the intricacies of each law, showing you how it directly impacts your business.