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AI is here and it’s impacting hotel operations, starting with Housekeeping

eHotelier

AI-powered tablets can enable housekeepers to fill service requests, update room status, pinpoint their location in an emergency and more via voice command in multiple languages.

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Surry Hills’ Bar Conte launches late-night trade

Hospitality Magazine

Sydney’s very own dedicated Negroni bar is now open later, with the venue launching extended trading hours Thursday to Saturday. Owner Raffaele Lombardi says the decision came about as a means to provide guests with more freedom and options, which is the norm in many global cities. “I split my time between Sydney and Italy and I’ve loved researching and exploring bars in Italy,” he says. “I wanted to bring these authentic experiences to Surry Hills. “I’m proud to offer a

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Dining Trends for 2024

Modern Restaurant Management

Experiential dining, plant-based menus and sustainability were hot topics in the Les Dames d’Escoffier International (LDEI) 2023 Trends Report. The visionary panel that explored dining away from home included members with specific expertise and interest in restaurant dining and the hospitality industry. The discussion included food, beverage, nutrition, lifestyle and unique aspects of boutique and high volume foodservice.

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A Comprehensive Step-by-Step Guide to e-Invoicing for Malaysian Hotels

Soft Inn

As announced in Malaysia's 2024 Financial Budget, e-invoicing will be implemented in three different stages impacting varying turnover or revenue thresholds, offering significant advantages for Malaysian hotels. Not only does it streamline processes and reduce paperwork, but it also enhances efficiency and facilitates better financial management. In this comprehensive guide, we will delve into everything Malaysian hotels need to know about e-invoicing, aiming to equip Malaysian hotels with the e

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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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The domino effect of training and development for hospitality employees

eHotelier

Recognizing the importance of education and utilizing different styles of teaching will eventually motivate the employees to higher performance and will lead to higher customer satisfaction and loyalty.

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A Call for Human-Centric Restaurant Leadership in an AI Future

Modern Restaurant Management

In the wake of the post pandemic world, the restaurant industry is undergoing a transformative phase, embracing AI technology at an unprecedented pace. However, as we surge forward, it's imperative to highlight what's missing from today's dining experience and identify the qualities that elevate a great manager to give the next level service assisted by AI, required to succeed in this new environment.

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Exploring Adel Hotel Door Lock: Variations & Advanced Features

Soft Inn

Discovering the perfect hotel door lock to suit your security needs involves navigating through a diverse array of options, exploring innovative features, and considering pricing. That’s why investing in a dependable and advanced door lock system, such as the Adel Door Lock , is paramount in safeguarding your property. In this article, let’s uncover how investing in Adel Hotel Door Lock products not only provides cutting-edge technology and reliable access control but also offers peace of mind k

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9 proven ways to grow your occupancy rates

eHotelier

Fortunately, price isn’t the only tool available to hoteliers looking to improve their occupancy rate. Here's a look at how to increase hotel occupancy with some tried-and-true approaches and introduce some important considerations to keep in mind when monitoring this common hotel performance metric.

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HUNTER Conference Kicks Off With Market Report and Forecast

Lodging Magazine

The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference (HUNTER) is underway at the Atlanta Marriott Marquis. Celebrating its 35th milestone year, event attendees number over 2,100 from 950 companies across 48 states, including 100 college students. Event programming and speakers include underrepresented groups within the hospitality industry and new programming aimed at engaging attendees.

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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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Restaurant Startup Growth and Business Outlook for 2024

Modern Restaurant Management

Twenty twenty-three, began with a banking crisis and ended with the highest interest rates America has seen in fifteen years. It also ended with continued economic growth and low unemployment, making it a profitable, yet challenging year for small businesses in the food service industry. Continued Fed tightening made borrowing to fund growth more expensive, while a tight labor market meant challenges finding talent and higher labor costs.

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Peachtree Group Thrives Amid Debt Market Dislocation, Anticipates Deploying $1.0 Billion in Real Estate Credit Investments

Hospitality Net

Peachtree Group (“Peachtree”), a diversified commercial real estate investment firm, announced it has closed approximately $660 million in credit investments since Dec. 1, 2023, with an additional $350 million anticipated closing over the next 30 to 45 days.

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Insider perspectives: Trends and insights from hotel operations and investments panels

eHotelier

Recently, I had the unique opportunity to delve into current dynamics in the world of hotel operations and investments through participation in panels at the Cayuga HospitalityConsultants annual meeting and the BizNow Hospitality Summit in Chicago.

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A Sense of Beginning

Lodging Magazine

What initially inspired you to get into the hospitality business? My grandparents owned a motel when I was young, and I enjoyed spending time with the housekeeper during the summers. As I progressed to college without a clear major in mind, I explored various electives, one of which was called “Hospitality Marketing.” I immediately loved it and discovered my passion for the field, feeling a sense of belonging in the realm of hospitality.

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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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Building a Resilient Restaurant: A Guide to Scaling a Food Concept in 2024

Modern Restaurant Management

Facing harsh headwinds in the form of stiff competition, tough macroeconomic conditions, and ever-evolving consumer preferences, running and scaling a successful restaurant business requires a nimble approach that encompasses four key focuses. From attracting investors to prioritizing repeatable unit economics, there has never been a more crucial time to be disciplined during the growth phase of building a restaurant.

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Hilton Garden Inn debuts in Windhoek, Namibia

Hotel Management Network

Hilton Garden Inn debuts in Windhoek, joining the existing Hilton Windhoek property as the second Hilton property in Namibia. The post Hilton Garden Inn debuts in Windhoek, Namibia appeared first on Hotel Management Network.

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The power of a profile picture

eHotelier

More open, accurate, and high-quality information could help hosts – and platforms – to win the loyalty of new, satisfied guests.

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Procell InSite: Revolutionizing Hospitality With Operational Efficiencies, Sustainability, and Customer Satisfaction

Lodging Magazine

In the rapidly evolving landscape of the hospitality industry, businesses continuously strive for innovation to enhance operational efficiencies, customer satisfaction, and ESG goals. Procell InSite emerges as a pioneering solution, integrating cutting-edge technology to meet these demands. This comprehensive system offers a seamless approach to managing operational tasks, promoting environmental sustainability, and elevating the guest experience, making it a game-changer for hotels, resorts, en

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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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What Restaurants Need to Know About Recalls

Modern Restaurant Management

The FDA has already issued more than 50 food recalls in 2024, causing many consumers to worry about food safety – and raising an important question for the restaurant industry: Would we know exactly what to do in a recall situation? After restaurants complained to MF Meats about a chemical taste in their products, the company recalled more than 93,000 pounds of meats that may have been contaminated with non-food grade mineral seal oil.

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Are Beer Flights Passé? The Debate Captures Craft Beer’s Growing Pains.

EATER

Beer flights are a divisive debate in craft beer. For some, they are unnecessary holdovers. For others, they're a key to accessibility.

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UN Tourism reports openness is back to pre-pandemic levels

eHotelier

UN Tourism has released its latest Tourism Visa Openness report on global visa policies, revealing continuous shifts in international travel regulations.

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Wyndham’s Women Own the Room Initiative Drives Over One Dozen Hotel Openings

Lodging Magazine

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts is celebrating a major milestone for its award-winning Women Own the Room initiative, surpassing 15 hotel openings and more than 50 signings in just over 24 months. The first-of-its-kind offering—which has seen its network of current and prospective women hotel owners climb to more than 550—leverages Wyndham’s scale and influence to break down the unique barriers women face on the path to hotel ownership.

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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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AI Marketing for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

How can ChatGPT and other AI platforms be used to help restaurants? In this episode of the Making Dough Show, they discuss the ways AI can be used in restaurant management from crafting email marketing campaigns to creating seasonal menus,, social media content creation, inventory management, and competitor analysis, analyze customer feedback, and more.

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‘Essentials of Classic Italian Cooking’ Brooks No Compromise

EATER

Lille Allen/Eater Author Marcella Hazan had a very clear idea of what Italian food was, and the best way to cook it Marcella Hazan was the Italian superhero in the Judith Jones cookbook universe that dominated food publishing from the 1960s through the early 2000s. Like the other members of that league of extraordinary cooks, Hazan called on the powers of fresh ingredients and homemade stock to fight the scourge of convenience food that had held American kitchens in thrall for most of the 20th c

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Taking Action: Hospitality DEI Initiatives to Engage and Empower

eHotelier

Previously, we published the Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Defined article by Gissell Moronta, which gave you an understanding of the terminology and why DEI is important.

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HB Exclusive: Hotel Equities, Trust Hospitality form strategic partnership

Hotel Business

Hotel owner, operator and developer, Hotel Equities (HE) has formed a strategic partnership with Trust Hospitality. The collaboration positions HE as the operational engine, facilitating the expansion of its portfolio in the U.S. and into new markets with heavy emphasis on the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA), while empowering Trust Hospitality’s principals to focus on cultivating their portfolio and leveraging their longstanding relationships within the CALA regions, according to HE. &#

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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