November, 2023

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8 hospitality industry trends in 2024 and tips to stay ahead

eHotelier

The hospitality industry has always been at the forefront of adapting to changing trends and customer preferences. As we approach 2024, it’s evident that the industry is on the cusp of significant transformation. Here's how to stay ahead.

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How Spanish tapas is redefining itself in Australia

Hospitality Magazine

For many diners, their first small plates dining experience was at a tapas restaurant. Like most cuisines, tapas peaked before it mellowed out in popularity, but venues are beginning to re-emerge in a more modern form, offering dishes that are reflective of traditional Spanish cuisine. To find out more about the Spanish tapas offering of today, Hospitality speaks to Iberica’s Joaquin Saez and Beso’s Ana Cortes Garcia.

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Strategy A La Carte: The Dish on Digital Marketing Trends for Restaurant Brands 

Modern Restaurant Management

The future is digital. Restaurant brands around the world are finding that their audience is craving something more than pretty pictures of delectable dishes, but rather a need for community and discussion. They want engaging content that keeps them entertained. Effective full-funnel marketing strategies are vital for the success of any business, but are definitely the garnish on top for those in the food and beverage industry.

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Feeding the Revolution

EATER

Crip love, mutual aid, and pots of immune-boosting soup on the stoop Listen to this article “Oh, you want to know how you can support disability justice? MAKE SOMEONE A POT OF SOUP!” my friend William Maria Rain, a true disability justice OG, yelled at the audience at a disability justice panel at the D Center at the University of Washington, circa 2014 or so.

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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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Talking AI in Washington D.C.

SAS

I recently had two incredible opportunities: to visit the White House for a landmark executive order signing and to make remarks at a US Senate AI Insight Forum. The AI Insight Forum was part of a bipartisan Congressional effort to develop guardrails that ensure artificial intelligence is both transformative and [.] Talking AI in Washington D.C.

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Expert tips on creating long-term value from hotel guest surveys

eHotelier

Here's what hotels can do to rapidly scale their total guest engagement so that management can better decide what projects have the best near-term and long-term ROI from the guests’ perspective.

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Nikkei restaurant Tunki opens in Adelaide

Hospitality Magazine

Tunki has opened in the former Crusoe’s Restaurant space at West Lakes’ Lakes Resort Hotel in Adelaide. Tunki is the latest venue from Fahey Hotels who are also behind South Australia’s The Bridgeway Hotel and The Maid Hotel. Executive Chef Krish Dutt is leading the kitchen team to serve a showcase of Nikkei cuisine which teams Japanese and Peruvian ingredients and techniques.

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What the Joint Employer Rule Will Mean for Franchise Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

"Scott, just to clarify, WE are not the employer. The franchisees are. Please make sure everyone understands that and don’t suggest otherwise." I give a lot of keynote presentations to restaurant brands, and most of them are franchises. These brands promise to provide franchisees with the complete playbook for business success. They give them the tools.

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Netflix’s Acclaimed ‘High on the Hog’ Returns for Season 2

EATER

New York chef DeVonn Francis in the new season of High on the Hog. In four new episodes, host Stephen Satterfield heads to Atlanta, New York, New Orleans, and Los Angeles to explore Black foodways High on the Hog , the much-lauded Netflix series that centers around African American culinary history, is back for a second season later this month. High on the Hog is based on a book written by food historian Jessica B.

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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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An overview of hotel development in select convention center markets

Hotel Business

In the last few years, many in-person meetings, events and conventions worldwide were canceled or postponed. However, in 2024, meeting, professional event and convention spending is projected to increase alongside in-person demand, according to a recent survey from American Express Global Business Travel. Increased in-person demand certainly impacts the hospitality industry, especially in cities with the largest, most visited convention centers in the U.S.

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Safeguarding Data: Concord Hospitality CIO on Preventing Cybercrime

Lodging Magazine

Unlike building security, cybersecurity is an area where criminals are continually finding new technological means to their ends. Thus, hotel operators must stay up to date on best practices to fend off data theft. “Cyber threats are continuously evolving,” said Brian Cornell, chief information officer at Concord Hospitality, which manages nearly 150 hotels.

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Turning website views into restaurant visits

eHotelier

Turning website views into restaurant visits - Insights - Insights Turning user clicks into dining visits depends on consistently positive messaging. We've tested what works.

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Seafood country of labelling to roll out across industry

Hospitality Magazine

Restaurants, cafes, and clubs will soon have to specify the origins of seafood on menus, with the government announcing new measures for the industry. The decision was made last week after a meeting of Consumer Affairs Ministers that has resulted in the introduction of the Australian-Imported-Mixed (AIM) model, which ensures consumers will know whether the seafood they’re eating is from Australia or overseas.

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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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Five PR Tips That’ll Boost Your Restaurant’s Business

Modern Restaurant Management

There is more to success in the competitive restaurant business than just great food and service. Cultivating a positive brand image, building customer affinity and differentiating from the competition are essential components of any forward-thinking business strategy. That’s where public relations comes in. PR is all about boosting brand awareness, building positive consumer relationships and maintaining/enhancing your restaurant’s reputation.

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Why Do All Chefs Cross Their Arms in Photos?

EATER

Jean-Georges Vongerichten, a master of the crossed arms look, in 2007. | Emmanuel Dunand/AFP/Getty Images A completely serious investigation of the most popular pose on restaurant websites, TV cooking shows, and photo ops Jamie Oliver does it. David Chang and Christina Tosi do it. Giada De Laurentiis and Emeril Lagasse don’t know what to do with their hands, but they’ve done it.

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Histamine Levels from Bed Bugs May Be Putting Rooms at Risk

Hotel Business

Wellness is a growing focus of the hospitality experience, with the industry increasingly offering healthy, relaxing and personal care-driven stays to guests. This is a basic principle of resorts and spas, while hotel locations have also integrated health consciousness into their environment. This process must begin with the physical environment of your facility.

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Nutrition on the Go: Helping Guests Maintain a Healthy Lifestyle When Traveling

Lodging Magazine

Whether hitting the road on a new adventure or jetting off for a business venture, maintaining a healthy lifestyle is a priority that many of today’s travelers carry with them on their trips. One of the biggest focuses of these health-conscious travelers is nutrition. By understanding traveler preferences, hoteliers can help their guests maintain their healthy habits when traveling—improving satisfaction scores and building loyalty.

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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 impact of holiday posts on B2B hospitality companies: LinkedIn marketing insights

eHotelier

The impact of holiday posts on B2B hospitality companies: LinkedIn marketing insights - Insights - Insights Unless you have something unique or can use engaging photographs of people to boost interaction, here's why it might be best to refrain.

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Maurice Terzini and Joe Jones to open Purple Pit in Melbourne

Hospitality Magazine

Maurice Terzini (Icebergs, RE-, Jacksons on George) and Joe Jones (Romeo Lane) have teamed up to announce they’ll be opening basement cocktail bar Purple Pit in Melbourne next month. Set to open below the iconic Gothic Queens and Collins building in the CBD, Purple Pit will be inspired by European hotel bars including Harry’s Bar in Venice and Public Hotel in New York.

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How Staffing and Recruitment Futureproofs F&B Growth

Modern Restaurant Management

Following the removal of COVID restrictions by the World Health Organization (WHO) in May of this year, food and beverage (F&B) remains one of the industries best positioned for unprecedented growth; the road to pandemic recovery has affected the revenue and profit models of every restaurant or F&B operation; and while the current environment is forcing leaders to think outside the box, become strategically creative (and therefore more responsive), the fundamental landscape of the indust

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With Historic Strike, Detroit’s Casino Workers Demand Their Share of the City’s Booming Gaming Business

EATER

Unionized Detroit casino employees say they stuck it out through the pandemic. Now on strike, they want gaming companies to make good on their promises to stand by workers.

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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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Interview with President and Co-founder Dr. Ravi Mehrotra of IDeaS

Revfine

In this interview, we speak with Dr. Ravi Mehrotra, the president and co-founder of IDeaS. As the son of an electrical engineer and avid chess player, he became interested in technology and how it can be applied to modeling real-world scenarios to help improve decision-making ability. With his friend Sanjay Nagalia, he The post Interview with President and Co-founder Dr.

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Embassy Suites Gulf Shore Commences Development

Lodging Magazine

GULF SHORES, Alabama—DD Partners, LLC of Birmingham, Alabama, and Marietta, Georgia, Peachtree Group of Atlanta, and Woodbine Development Corporation of Dallas announced the development of Embassy Suites Gulf Shores. Now underway, Embassy Suites Gulf Shores is a joint venture among the three firms. DD Partners and Woodbine are leading development and asset management efforts, and Peachtree will manage operations for the resort upon completion in the summer of 2025.

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8 pre-stay communication ideas to increase guest satisfaction

eHotelier

The pre-stay stage gives you a great opportunity to engage with your guests and set the tone for their upcoming experience. However, it's essential to remember that not all guests are the same, and a one-size-fits-all approach won't yield the best results.

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Neo-Indian eatery Masala Theory arrives in Bondi Beach

Hospitality Magazine

Masala Theory has expanded and will open its second location in Sydney’s Bondi Beach tomorrow. Following its Surry Hills outpost that opened in 2017, the latest location will serve all the Masala Theory favourites including the venue’s signature curry bombs. Chef Sreekanth Munnangi has curated the menu which will feature a range of Gujarati-inspired recipes plus Indian street food dishes and snacks.

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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