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A comprehensive guide to hotel mobile marketing: Part 2

eHotelier

A comprehensive guide to hotel mobile marketing: Part 2 - Insights Mobile marketing is not just a trend but a necessity. To succeed, optimize your web presence, engage guests on social platforms, and safeguard data.

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Andrea Gualdi joins Merivale as group beverage manager

Hospitality Magazine

Maybe Sammy co-founder and former creative director Andrea Gualdi has been appointed as Merivale’s new group beverage manager. In the role, Gualdi will oversee the development and execution of beverage offerings across Merivale’s 90+ venues that range from bars, restaurants, event spaces, and nightclubs. “Merivale’s commitment to pushing the boundaries in hospitality aligns perfectly with my own passion for creating unique and memorable drinks,” says Gualdi.

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It’s Hectic Season for Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

It’s a trend well-known to restaurant operators, and yet each year brings the same scramble: young people who provided a ready supply of flexible labor over the summer simultaneously change their patterns – resigning to focus on school, moving back to college, or limiting their availability to accommodate other activities. In 2021, for example , 36.6 percent of teens 16-19 had jobs during the summer, dropping to 30.5 percent during the school year.

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The importance of lateral thinking in content design

MEWS

There’s a general tendency for people to really dig into their professional community when they want to learn and improve. I notice this a lot particularly in the content design community. People love to discuss voice and tone, title case vs sentence case, and so many other styling preferences, but this really does have its limits.

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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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Measuring Guest Loyalty Key metrics CEOs need to pay attention to

eHotelier

Everyone is talking about guest loyalty and how it is key for any accommodation business. But how important it really is? And, is it something only certain areas of a hotel should care about?

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Restaurant SEO: Four Easy Steps to Improve Your Online Presence

Modern Restaurant Management

If you’re looking to rank higher on Google and land in front of more customers, you’ve come to the right place. In this article, you’ll learn how to improve your restaurant’s online presence and how it will land you in front of thousands of hungry customers in your local area. The best part? It’s just four steps, and you don’t need an entire marketing team to do it.

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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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A comprehensive guide to hotel mobile marketing: Part 1

eHotelier

Find the strategies, tools, and best practices that empower hotels to engage and convert guests effectively through mobile channels, from mobile apps to SMS marketing, ultimately driving bookings and enhancing guest experiences.

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Vue de monde returns with new menu

Hospitality Magazine

Melbourne fine diner Vue de monde is back after closing in July for a multimillion-dollar renovation. The restaurant, located on the 55th floor of a Rialto Tower in the CBD, has undergone a significant revamp covering the installation of a new kitchen; the relocation of Lui Bar; an updated private dining room, and revised interior furnishings. Led by Elenberg Fraser, the venue has been fitted out with hand-blown lights; shou sugi ban timber, a new pastry section in the kitchen, and kangaroo hide

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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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Lawyers Guide to Preventing Slip and Fall Accidents in Restaurants

Modern Restaurant Management

According to the National Floor Safety Institute (NFSI), more than three million food service employees and one million guests are injured as a result of slip-and-fall accidents annually. The industry spends more than an established $2B for slip and fall-related injuries, and this number is rising by 10 percent each year, according to an NFSI study.

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The Extended-Stay Segment Reaches New Heights

Lodging Magazine

Commonly referred to by many as the ‘darling’ of the hotel industry in recent years, the extended-stay segment has risen to new heights on the strength of widespread growth and stellar performance outpacing all other chain scales. Demand continues to grow at unprecedented levels for the segment, which was established some 30 years ago and has upped the ante for both large brand companies and owner/operators looking for increased profitability.

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Social media marketing tips for smart hoteliers

eHotelier

There is no definitive guide to social media marketing because social media is constantly evolving, but these tips can help you always stay ahead of the curve.

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When Cheese Can Tell the Future

EATER

Lille Allen/Eater; Source: Getty Images The Kitchen Witch brings the ancient art of tyromancy — divination through cheese — to the modern day Throughout history, people have sought answers about the unknown. But predicting fates and futures hasn’t always been synonymous with tarot cards and oracles; sometimes, it comes down to what you eat or drink.

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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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Spice Island Beach Resort, Grenada reopens & unveils enhancements

Hospitality Net

The award-winning Spice Island Beach Resort - a luxury all-inclusive resort in Grenada, and one of the Caribbean’s finest hideaways - reopens after a seasonal closure and unveils enhancements to its offering ahead of the winter season. Reopening with expanded ocean vistas, re-imagined public spaces including an elevated courtyard, an extended pool and dining area, and greater beach access, the family-owned and operated resort is committed to offering a quintessential Caribbean experience to its

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Commonwealth Lodging adds five Virginia hotels

Hotel Business

Commonwealth Lodging Management LLC has added five new hotels in Virginia to its management portfolio in the past month. “We are excited to onboard several new owner clients and over 100 new associates at these hotels,” said Duane Gauthier, managing director, Commonwealth Lodging. “Our leadership team is committed to providing a uniquely positive work environment for our staff who deliver genuine hospitality to guests in our hotels.

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“Real” revenue management can double or triple high season rates

eHotelier

Revenue management may be one of the most misunderstood elements of hotel revenue. Real revenue management is a systematic approach to profitability.

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Capriotti’s, Wing Zone, Swamp Dawg, Goodcents execs talk growth with lean teams

Fast Casual

Restaurant labor shortages have become a pervasive issue, affecting both corporate and store-level operations. Three restaurant executives discussed labor issues and how tech can help at the Fast Casual Executive Summit in October.

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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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Cornell Hotel Society Announces Hall of Fame Honorees

Lodging Magazine

ITHACA, New York—The Cornell Hotel Society Hall of Fame Nomination/Selection Committee announced the 2023 honorees to enter the Cornell Hotelie Hall of Fame. The honorees will be celebrated during Hotelie Super Sunday on November 12, 2023, at The Pierre in New York City. The Hall of Fame inductees for 2023 are: Additionally, Karim Abouelnaga ’13 has been selected to receive this year’s Rising Star award, recognizing early Hotelie successes.

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Deloitte: Holiday travel is cleared for takeoff

Hotel Business

Americans are ready to travel for the holidays. For the third consecutive year, Deloitte explores travel intent ahead of the pivotal holiday season and the overall impact on the travel industry. According to this year’s report, “ 2023 Deloitte Holiday Travel Survey, ” concerns about health and travel delays are diminished as consumers across income groups map out trips to make this holiday season a memorable one.

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UNWTO General Assembly endorses growing presence on the ground: Regional offices in Americas and Africa on the way

eHotelier

The commitment of the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) to moving closer to its Members and being on the ground in every region has been further demonstrated through confirmed plans for two new Regional Offices.

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Motel 6: U.S. Travelers’ Holiday Plans Will Increase Travel

Industry Insights Lodging Magazine

DALLAS, Texas—New data from Motel 6 found that U.S. travelers who are celebrating a winter holiday are planning to participate in an average of 10 or more gatherings this year. In its sixth annual holiday travel survey, Motel 6 heard from over 2,000 respondents who celebrate a winter holiday and found that their festivities are expected to lead to an increase in travel.

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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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2024 Emerging Travel Trends: Marriott International Study Reveals Venue Customization, Flexibility Options, and Immersive Experiences Critical for Group Travel

Hospitality Net

Marriott International in the Caribbean and Latin America (CALA) revealed its 2024 Travel Trends Forecast, providing a comprehensive look at how event planning, business travel, and priorities are expected to evolve in the coming year. According to a national survey commissioned by Marriott International and conducted by 72Point, key findings reveal shifts in venue site selection, group travel experiences, top domestic and international destinations, and changing demands for hotels.

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LE: Dallas hits all-time-high construction project count

Hotel Business

As seen in the third-quarter U.S. Construction Pipeline Trend Report from Lodging Econometrics (LE), the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines by projects at Q3 2023 are led by Dallas with an all-time high of 189 projects/21,840 rooms, followed by Atlanta with 140 projects/17,775 rooms and Nashville with 122 projects/16,046 rooms.

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The paradigm shift in new economic value from AI-powered hotel websites

eHotelier

If the static brochure websites of yesteryear are like steam power, then machine learning deployments truly are the electricity upgrade your hotel needs for the decade ahead.

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Saira Hospitality CEO on Training Hotel Workers via Pop-Up Schools

Lodging Magazine

A worldwide program that has thus far trained workers primarily from outside the United States to serve the hospitality industry was actually born here. As Saira Hospitality Founder and CEO Harsha L’Acqua told LODGING, her nonprofit that partners with hotels to create pop-up schools to train local communities for a career in hospitality grew out of her winning entrepreneurship competition entry when she was a graduate student at the Cornell Hotel School.

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A Buyer’s Guide to Future-Proofing Your Restaurant Tech Stack

The race to 100% digital is on. With the restaurant industry still in the early innings of its digital transformation, brands need an airtight strategy when it comes to building out their tech stack. Download the buyer’s guide to learn where to prioritize your efforts and get the most out of every investment.