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Sustainable strategies to enhance staff retention in hospitality

eHotelier

Creating a culture and building a strong people foundation in an organization can assist in developing an industry reputation that drives applicants to want to work for the employer and, as significantly, to maintain an internal community within a company that incentivizes and persuades employees not to leave.

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Moon Dog opens mega venue in Footscray

Hospitality Magazine

One of the country’s top breweries is gearing up to open its biggest venue yet, with Moon Dog set to launch Wild West in Footscray this March. The Western-inspired site is double the size of Moon Dog World in Preston, with the team transforming the Franco Cozzo building into an 800-capacity beer destination. “We’re so excited to join the vibrant Footscray community in such an iconic location; the support has been overwhelming and we can’t wait to finally throw open the doors and welcome ev

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Future Payment Gateway For Philippine Hotel: Challenges & Opportunities

Soft Inn

As the tourism sector in the Philippines continues to flourish, the demand for enhanced accommodation services escalates. Hotels and resorts are confronted with the need to embrace streamlined solutions that simplify online reservation processes, particularly through the integration of accessible payment methods.

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To Charge or Not To Charge?

Modern Restaurant Management

Charging guests for booking a reservation that they don’t show up for is becoming more popular. Ten years ago, this was a practice in the big cities like New York, Chicago, and Los Angeles. When this practice began, I must be honest I told my customers not to do this charge because it could cost them clients. When restaurants began charging guests the three-percent credit card fee, I was against that as well.

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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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Proactively ensuring regulatory compliance for hotel managers

eHotelier

By prioritising compliance, we uphold guest safety, mitigate risks, protect our hotel's reputation, and contribute to environmental sustainability. Compliance also ensures a fair and inclusive workplace, strengthens our legal and professional standing, and fosters a culture of excellence and trust within our organisation.

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Managing a large hotel? You need cloud-based hotel management software.

Hotelogix

Operating a large independent hotel with 200+ rooms, 4-5 in-house restaurants, a couple of gyms, spas, and gift shops is multifaceted, where precision, efficiency, and guest satisfaction are paramount. Without the orchestration of advanced technology, many things can go wrong at every level across departments, leading to operational inefficiencies, fewer sales, unhappy guests, and diminished revenues.

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What Restaurants Need to Know About HOCI

Modern Restaurant Management

Food Safety Specialist Francine L. Shaw sat down with Morten Larsen, CEO & Founder of EcoloxTech to discuss the use of Hypochlorous acid (HOCl) in restaurants and food service. Why is it so important for restaurants and other food businesses to be aware of – and use – HOCI as a disinfectant and sanitizer? Well, as you know, restaurants and other food brands must prioritize food safety every day, with every shift.

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Cultural intelligence: Fostering excellence in human experiences

eHotelier

How can we develop our cultural intelligence to face the future, especially in an industry where positive human interaction lies at the heart of creating transformative experiences?

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The Beach Hotel reopens in Newcastle

Hospitality Magazine

After 18 months of restoration, The Beach Hotel in Newcastle’s Merewether has swung open its doors. Hotelier Glenn Piper is behind the new-look venue which hosts the main pub, along with eatery Peregrin, and retro takeaway shop Larrie’s which opened last year. “The Beach Hotel has been more than just a pub; it has been a gathering place for friends and families across Newcastle for generations,” says Piper. “We’re excited to once again open our doors and welco

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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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3 Free Restaurant Templates to Save You Money

7 Shifts

You're always crunched for time and your to-do lists never end. Sound familiar? When you run a restaurant, you need to get things done — not worry about whether they're done properly. That's why we created free templates to help you manage your restaurant team. Customize them to match your needs and save time — so that you can focus on the important things.

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Key Sections of a Franchise Disclosure Document: An Annual Review Guide for Franchisors

Modern Restaurant Management

A Franchise Disclosure Document (FDD) serves as the foundation of the franchisor-franchisee relationship. Not only is it a critical sales tool for the franchisor, but it also gives a prospective franchisee vital insight into the franchise opportunity and help them make an informed decision to invest. While the FDD is a comprehensive document, certain key sections demand careful scrutiny during an annual review.

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Sense of community as a growth strategy

eHotelier

When a hotel does in fact go through the meticulous process of creating a strong sense of community, the results are nothing short of magical, and this is reflected through a positive impact on guest satisfaction, demand and the ability to grow rate.

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The 38 All-Time Best Food Movies

EATER

Movie images: Janus Films, MovieStillsDB, Walt Disney Studios/MovieStillsDB, New Line Cinema/MovieStillsDB, Getty Images What to add to your Netflix queue when you want to feel really hungry For just about as long as there have been movies, food has played a meaningful role in film. This history dates all the way back to the silent era and films like Mr.

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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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5 Tech Trends Shaping the Future of Hospitality in 2024

Lodging Magazine

In 2023, rising international travel and nationwide workforce restoration resulted in a boost for the hospitality industry. Despite these positive strides, the landscape is not without challenges, as inflation and various economic hurdles have prompted travelers to curtail their discretionary spending. In response to these evolving dynamics, hotels are poised to continue their adoption of cloud technology and AI innovations that aim to enhance the guest experience throughout the rest of 2024.

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Avoid Digital Pitfalls When a Restaurant Changes Hands

Modern Restaurant Management

There are many details to keep track of during the process of buying or selling a restaurant. Beyond the brick and mortar, there are many digital assets to manage during the transition phase. Part of what you’re paying for when purchasing a restaurant is the brand reputation and web history. To prevent issues down the road, it's best to make sure you speak with your attorney to have all the necessary information.

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Enhancing hotel security and aesthetics: the role of entrances and parking areas

eHotelier

In the hotel industry, every detail matters. The entry points, including parking areas, play a crucial role in shaping their first impressions and overall satisfaction.

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How Etta’s National Restaurant Empire Fell to Pieces

EATER

David Pisor’s Chicago restaurant group, Etta Collective, — home to Etta, Aya Pastry, and Cafe Sophie — is in free fall with open tabs, threatened evictions, and closures post-Maple & Ash split.

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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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Set Up for Sales Success: Best Practices to Make the Most of the Return of Group Business

Lodging Magazine

Even for properties that are not “convention hotels” per say, group business can be a key part of their clientele. Executive retreats, board meetings, training sessions, incentive programs, and a variety of other corporate and association gatherings can find a home in hotels of all sizes, bringing revenue from room nights, F&B, meeting venue rental, and more.

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Preparing Your Commercial Kitchen for the Warm Weather Surge

Modern Restaurant Management

In a landscape where precision equates to performance, prepping your commercial kitchen for the sweltering conditions and guest upsurge of the warmer months is an exercise in foresight and expertise. The foundational strategy focuses on two pivotal elements: maintaining rigorous standards for commercial refrigeration and ensuring a robust plan to manage increased customer flow.

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Accor officially opens Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel

eHotelier

Accor, welcomes Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel into its portfolio. The hotel is the first five-star hotel to open at the Auckland Airport precinct, being only 100m from the front entrance of the international terminal. Te Arikinui Pullman Auckland Airport Hotel is set to quickly establish itself as one of New Zealand’s most architecturally striking hotels.

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Why Eater Readers Chose Milwaukee as One of 2024’s Hottest Dining Cities

EATER

Octopus at Lupi & Iris. | Lupi & Iris Eater asked readers which U.S. city belongs in our Where to Eat in 2024 package. Here are comments from a few of the voters who helped Milwaukee win the competition When Eater asked readers to vote for the next hot dining destination in the U.S., a dining scene that could sit alongside some of the world’s greatest food cities on the ultimate 2024 bucket list, they resoundingly chose Milwaukee, Wisconsin.

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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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Principal–Agent Relationships: Examining a Hotelier’s Liability for the Acts of Its External Service Providers

Lodging Magazine

Hotel companies sometimes hire independent entities—persons or firms—to provide certain guest services. In most such cases, the laws of agency are in play: the hotel is the principal that empowers someone else (an agent) to act on its behalf and controls the methods used by the agent to carry out delegated tasks. Whether expressed through contract or implied through actions, the principal’s relationship to the agent creates a fiduciary relationship between the parties that requires the […]

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Farewell to a Master Chef: I’m Dreaming of a David Bouley Souffle

Modern Restaurant Management

In this tribute to David Bouley, who died February 12 from a heart attack at age 70., the author credits Bouley with making four-star cuisine free of pretention and relatable for non-foodies. I’ve never been a foodie, but in the late 1980s and 90s I was a restaurant gadabout, thanks to an extended gig as publicist for the Zagat Survey guides, which exposed me to some of New York’s finer eateries and uber-chefs.

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21 Carpenter: A new hotel where heritage is thoughtfully reimagined

eHotelier

Locally rooted, historically relevant, and contemporarily reinvented: Singapore’s 21 Carpenter speaks to the past of its location while fostering a bold, modern community, with thoughtfulness at the center of every experience. Here, a heritage structure dating to the 1930s augments a striking five-story cubic extension with a rooftop infinity pool and street-level neo-bistro and bar helmed by Michelin-starred chef Andrew Walsh as the culinary director.

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Everything You Ever Wanted to Know About Girl Scout Cookies

EATER

Mariah Tauger / Los Angeles Times via Getty Images Plus, an unimpeachable ranking of the best cookie flavors In 2024, Girl Scout Cookies have fully staked their place in the American culinary zeitgeist. Whether you’re a Samoas fan or a Thin Mint devotee, nearly everyone is happy to shell out as much as $6 to score a box of their favorite Girl Scout cookie — and support a longstanding organization that benefits girls across the country (not to mention argue endlessly about what cookie is truly Th

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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