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Maximising your hotel’s revenue: How to leverage packages on your booking engine

eHotelier

A well-crafted package offer can help differentiate your hotel from competitors, showcase the unique experiences your property offers, and persuade guests to choose your hotel over others. Here are some great examples based on property type.

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Maybe Sammy appoints new head chef

Hospitality Magazine

The Sydney bar has welcomed Elijah Attard (Yellow) to the team to create a new bar food offering for the venue. Attard’s menu follows the theme of the venue’s recent cocktail offering Mirage, and are easy-to-execute dishes for busy services. “Maybe Sammy has a world-class reputation for delivering an innovative cocktail experience and the food should be just as engaging,” says Attard. “The ‘expect the unexpected’ theme of the Mirage cocktails is something I’ve carri

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IHIF 2023: David Anderson, Aimbridge Hospitality

Boutique Hotel News

BHN talks to David Anderson, VP EMEA at Aimbridge Hospitality , about the different hotel operating models, what owners should consider when weighing up in-house or outsourced operations, as well as future expansion plans for Aimbridge across Europe. Filmed at the International Hospitality Investment Forum ( IHIF ) at the InterContinental Berlin. The post IHIF 2023: David Anderson, Aimbridge Hospitality appeared first on Boutique Hotel News.

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Cuckoo Callay cafe closes in Surry Hills

Hospitality Magazine

Sydney hospitality group Esca have confirmed Cuckoo Callay Surry Hills will close its doors on 11 June. The city-side cafe was the second Cuckoo Callay location — with the original launching in Newtown back in 2013 — before the Surry Hills branch arrived on the dining scene almost six years ago. But the group have decided it’s time for a change and will debut a new Japanese concept called Ito later this year.

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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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Designing a Next-Gen Teaching Facility

Modern Restaurant Management

1856 is the first-of-its-kind, student-run culinary experience in the Tony and Libba Rane Culinary Science Center in Auburn, Alabama. Designed by The Johnson Studio at Cooper Carry, the facility provides real-world experience for the next generation of chefs and hospitality leaders. Features of the facility include: An open expo kitchen with TVs for professors to examine students’ work, wider walkways and a glass atrium to allow teachers to give real-time instruction in the midst of an act

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Cambria Hotels continues Southeast expansion with Orlando opening

eHotelier

Cambria Hotels, part of the Choice Hotels International, Inc. family of brands, continues its expansion in top markets with the opening of the Cambria Hotel Orlando Universal Blvd. The new hotel joins the nearby Cambria Hotel Orlando Airport to further the brand's quest to bring modern accommodations to travelers' favorite urban destinations.

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Hospitality Leaders Summit Melbourne program announced

Hospitality Magazine

The essential event for the hospitality industry returns to Melbourne, with a stellar line-up of speakers set to take the stage. FIRST-RELEASE TICKETS NOW ON SALE ! Hosted on Monday 31 July at Metropolis Events, the Hospitality Leaders Summit program will cover the all-important issues the sector wants to and needs to talk about including: Staffing solutions and recruitment strategies Social media and marketing tips 2024 food and beverage trends Menu design Sustainability initiatives Utilising t

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1 Hotel Mayfair to open 13 July – Now accepting reservations

eHotelier

1 Hotels, the nature-inspired luxury lifestyle hotel brand founded by hospitality visionary Barry Sternlicht, announces that its UK flagship and first European destination, located in the heart of London’s historic Mayfair, is now accepting reservations with an anticipated opening date of July 13, 2023. The nine-story sustainable sanctuary overlooks the stately trees and verdant lawns of magnificent Green Park, just steps away from the world-class galleries, sophisticated boutiques, first-class

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RaizUp launches diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI) certification

Boutique Hotel News

Worldwide: RaizUp, a hospitality, travel and technology consultancy , has introduced a diversity, equality and inclusion (DEI) certification. The RaizUp DEI certification is said to be the first of its kind in the industry. It provides a roadmap for hospitality companies to achieve DEI goals as well as metrics for benchmarking and measuring progress.

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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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Lauren Thompson promoted to Controller of the Woodstock Inn and Resort

eHotelier

The Woodstock Inn & Resort announces the promotion of Lauren Thompson to controller. Thompson previously served as assistant controller when she joined the Woodstock Inn & Resort team in 2017.

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Grand Universe Lucca to launch residences this summer

Boutique Hotel News

Italy: Luxury hotel Grand Universe Lucca, located in Tuscany, is set to extend its inventory with the launch of 10 suites and residences on 1 June 2023. The Grand Universe La Residenza is housed in the three-storey “Palazzo Mansi on Carrara Street” – a property which once belong to the Mansi family of silk merchants in the sixteenth century. Accommodation types include junior suites, one and two-bedroom suites, as well as one and two-bedroom residences.

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Casey Scalf has been promoted Director at The Society in Seattle

eHotelier

The Society, an independent interiors-led hospitality design collective, is pleased to announce the appointment of Casey Scalf to Director. In his new role, Casey will embrace a significant shift in responsibility, with a primary focus on strategic leadership. He will also shape the future vision of the organization, determining key partnerships, selecting project types, and ensuring the execution of projects at an exceptional level.

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Palisociety opens second hotel of 2023 in San Diego

Boutique Hotel News

US: Palihotel San Diego joins the boutique collection of hotels and residences at Palisociety as the company’s fifteenth hotel opening to date. Palihotel San Diego follows the recent opening of Palihouse West Hollywood. The San Diego hotel is housed in a building dating back to 1912, located in the city’s downtown Gaslamp Quarter. The building originally opened as the St.

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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.

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The Middle East’s Hotel construction pipeline shows growth in the First Quarter

eHotelier

According to the Q1 2023 Construction Pipeline Trend Report for the Middle East from Lodging Econometrics (LE), the hotel construction pipeline in the region increased to 581 projects/147,356 rooms, up 8% by projects and 6% by rooms year-over-year (YOY).

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Top 5 Benefits of Hotelogix multi-property management system for hotel groups

Hotelogix

The post Top 5 Benefits of Hotelogix multi-property management system for hotel groups appeared first on Hotelogix.

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European Travel Commission launches climate action plan

eHotelier

The European Travel Commission (ETC) is launching its Climate Action Plan. To address the urgency of climate action, the plan commits to halve emissions generated by ETC’s operations by 2030, as well as to support engagement in climate action among its member National Tourism Organisations (NTOs) and lead the way for tourism stakeholders in Europe.

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How to Watch This Year’s James Beard Restaurant and Chef Awards

EATER

Andrew Zimmern, shown here in 2022, is one of the co-hosts of this year’s awards ceremony. | Getty Images for James Beard Foundation Tune into the official livestream right here on June 5 The James Beard Foundation restaurant and chef awards are happening Monday, June 5, at Lyric Opera of Chicago, and while chefs from coast to coast are busy packing their bags, Eater is getting ready to showcase all the action day-of, as the exclusive host of the James Beard Foundation Awards livestream.

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Brick & Mortar Retail Relevance: How to Stay Ahead of the Curve

Speaker: Jay Black, Senior Account Executive

Let's set the record straight: in-store retail isn't dead - it's evolving! Faced with the digital age and the demands of omnichannel shopping, some retailers are thriving while others are struggling to adapt. Join Jay Black in this exclusive session as he explores the strategies that set successful stores apart, including: Crafting unique and unforgettable in-store experiences 🛍️ Mastering the art of retail demands 🛒 Navigating inventory challenges in today's climate 📦 an

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Louvre Hotels Group rolls out portfolio on Duetto

eHotelier

Louvre Hotels Group has announced it now has its portfolio of owned and leased hotels and resorts running on Duetto.

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New Management Company Aperture Brings Growth Plans Into Focus

Lodging Magazine

Intent on considerably expanding its third-party management portfolio and positioning itself for growth through a potential acquisition, Banyan Tree Management recently relaunched as Aperture Hotels. Led by President/CEO Charles Oswald, Atlanta, Georgia-based Aperture Hotels represents what he describes a “whole new company.” For over a year, Oswald held the same position for Banyan Tree Management, which had served as the management arm for Banyan Investment Group and its portfolio of 15 proper

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Crerar Hotels CEO named Master Innholder

Hotel Owner

The CEO of Crerar Hotels Group, Chris Wayne-Wills, has been awarded the title of Master Innholder as the only Scottish-based hotelier to be awarded this year. He received Master Innholder status along with a selected group of hoteliers in the UK from companies such as Four Seasons, The Goring, and Hand Picked Hotels. The award was created by the Worshipful Company of Innholders and is given to those who have proven themselves as industry leaders, having set the standard for the next generation

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Hyatt Launches Impression by Secrets, Part of the Inclusive Collection

Lodging Magazine

CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced the launch of a new Inclusive Collection brand, Impression by Secrets, with the opening of Impression by Secrets Isla Mujeres. The new luxury resort marks the introduction of the adults-only Impression by Secrets brand, defined by luxury all-inclusive service. “The launch of the new Impression by Secrets brand solidifies our leadership as the world’s largest provider of luxury all-inclusive experiences and exemplifies the remarkable depth of our portfol

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Diving into Diversity: Decoding the Foundations of Inclusion in Hospitality Talent Acquisition

Speaker: Lauren Fernandez - CEO & Founder, Full Course

Companies all over the world, including Marriot International and Hilton Worldwide, are aware of the value of including DEI in their talent acquisition strategy. However, despite these initiatives, there is still plenty that the hospitality sector can do to promote DEI. When comparing the hospitality industries in India, Iraq, the UK, and the US, you will see that there is a consistent underrepresentation of persons from different ethnic, gender, and disability origins across all levels of the i

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Art’otel to open new London hotel amid European expansion

Hotel Owner

Contemporary lifestyle hotel brand Art’otel has announced its European expansion with the launch of three new sites in London Hoxton, Zagreb and Rome, opening in autumn 2023 and early 2024 respectively. Following the launch of Art’otel London Battersea Power Station, the brand will open its second London location in Hoxton. Designed by Squire and Partners, Art’otel London Hoxton is based on a pure cylindrical form structure and will occupy a prominent corner within the South Shoreditch Conservat

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Annick Darioly Carroz, sharing knowledge and personal development as a passion

Les Roches

In a friendly and enthusiastic way, Annick Darioly Carroz, Associate Professor & Head of Research at Les Roches, shares with us her experiences and reveals her secret recipe to help students fulfil their dreams. Can you share your background with us? I don’t like to talk about myself too much, but if I have to, I’d say I am a mother of two children, a 9 year old girl and a 7 year old boy.

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Boutique Exeter Arms brought to market

Hotel Owner

Exeter Arms, a boutique accommodation with a restaurant is brought to market through Christie & Co on a leasehold basis for an undisclosed sum. The property, which features six boutique letting rooms and a 50-cover restaurant, is located in the small village of Easton on the Hill and near Stamford town and Rutland. The business has been owned and operated by Gary Eldred, who has decided to sell due to pursuing other opportunities.

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How to switch to a new Property Management Software | Mews

MEWS

So, you’re considering the biggest of all moves.

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2 Retail Sectors That Are Completely Changing the Game: FMCG & Q-Commerce

Speaker: Joe Heather, Deliverect GM (UK&I) & Noah Hayes, Deliverect GM (US&CA)

Fast-Moving Consumer Goods (FMCG) and Quick Commerce (Q-commerce) are two vibrant sectors that have undergone significant transformations with the advancements in digital technology. With growing internet penetration and the proliferation of smartphones, consumers' purchasing habits have unsurprisingly evolved. They now demand quick, convenient, and seamless shopping experiences, which both FMCG and Q-commerce sectors strive to provide.