How Private Clubs Can Provide Seamless Service During Renovations
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by Scott Samuels
13h ago
The old business adage of “You’ve got to spend money to make money” has taken hold in the private club industry. A recent survey found that over half of private clubs plan to spend more on facility improvements this year. However, for these projects to pay off for clubs, they must not let member satisfaction slip during construction. If your private club renovation is about to break ground, consider the following: Generate Excitement with Members If you can muster up excitement among members, there will be far less grumbling about the construction mess. As soon as your private club’s renovatio ..read more
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How Hotels Can Make Employee Childcare Benefits a Reality
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by Scott Samuels
2w ago
The most competitive hospitality employers never stop asking themselves “How can we attract and keep the best hotel employees?” Competitive salary and healthcare benefits tend to be the first strategies that come to mind, but a recent statistic presents another opportunity. According to the Bank of America Institute, the average household cost of childcare has increased by 32% in the last five years. If a hotel could alleviate this strain for employees with children, how would that impact their retention and productivity? No doubt, the benefits could be immense. Here are six strategies hotels ..read more
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4 Mistakes Hospitality Employers Make When Conducting a Confidential Search
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by Scott Samuels
3w ago
Having an easily recognizable employer brand is invaluable to hospitality companies seeking to attract candidates. However, some hiring situations require a more discrete approach. Whether a hospitality company wants to limit the number of unqualified candidates, shield business plans from competitors, or minimize operations disruptions during executive turnover, confidential searches can be a valuable strategy. Nevertheless, the success of these searches hinges on proper execution. Here are four mistakes that hospitality employers must avoid when conducting a confidential search: The Candidat ..read more
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5 Strategies to Build Trust as a Hospitality Employer
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by Scott Samuels
1M ago
“Trust is the highest form of human motivation. It brings out the very best in people.” – Stephen R. Covey For hospitality employers looking for the magic ingredient for motivating their teams, they can look no further than trust. Trust improves retention, productivity, and morale. Without it, employees will quickly leave, or worse, stick around and perform poorly. Yet multiple surveys recently show that more than a third of US employees generally distrust their employers. That number only increases for small businesses, like many restaurants and hotels, who do not have a dedicated HR departme ..read more
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Sales Management Careers in Senior Living – What are the 3 Must-Have Traits for Success?
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by Scott Samuels
1M ago
As the population of Americans aging into retirement age grows, the demand for senior living also grows. While this should mean that senior living sales professionals’ jobs are getting easier, many communities are struggling to convert leads. What does this mean? It means that senior living sales professionals need a different set of skills to be successful in today’s senior living landscape. Here are the top three traits that translate into a successful sales management career in the senior living industry: Motivator Personality Empathy has often been touted as the most important quality amon ..read more
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Marketing Strategies for Restaurants – Weighing the Pros and Cons of User Generated Content
Horizon Hospitality Blog
by Scott Samuels
1M ago
User Generated Content (UGC), which is anything that a customer shares about a brand on social media, seems to be a marketing golden ticket for restaurants. It speaks to the public’s demand for authenticity and is budget friendly. We have seen restaurants use tactics like aggressive review requests, flashy in-restaurant photo ops, and even online sweepstakes to drive more diners to post about, tag, and review restaurants. However, before chasing after this highly sought-after marketing content, the pros and cons must be weighed to avoid any severe marketing missteps. PROS Low Financial Cost On ..read more
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5 Wellness Travel Trends Blurring the Line Between Hospitality and Healthcare
Horizon Hospitality Blog
by Scott Samuels
1M ago
There is no doubt about it – the wellness travel industry is here to stay, showing steady growth since the end of the pandemic. However, this doesn’t necessarily mean that travelers are now flocking in droves to traditional hotel gyms and beauty spas. Travelers want to leave hotels and resorts feeling more revitalized and healthier than when they arrived. The industry has responded by creating focused and highly personalized experiences that often include clinical treatments often only seen at specialized healthcare facilities. Here are some wellness travel trends that blur the line between th ..read more
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The Power of “We”: Why Inclusive Hotel Workplaces See More Success
Horizon Hospitality Blog
by Scott Samuels
2M ago
Hotel human resources and executive teams can make the best-laid plans for diversity initiatives, but they will never see success without truly inclusive hotel workplaces for their teams. This brings about two questions for hotel owners – “What does it mean to be inclusive?” and “Why should I care?”. Inclusive workplaces consist of employees who have a collective sense of belonging within an organization. These environments welcome individual talents, promote professional development, and value unique perspectives. If you are wondering how this will benefit your hotel business, consider the fo ..read more
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How to Tell if Your Country Club Marketing is Stuck in the Rough
Horizon Hospitality Blog
by Scott Samuels
2M ago
Most likely, your country club takes pride in its storied history and deep-rooted traditions. However, this commitment to tradition shouldn’t extend to your marketing tactics. To attract new demographics and engage existing members, your club should keep its communications and messaging fresh. Not sure if your country club marketing is falling behind? Here are a few basics to consider: Email Communications are Impersonal With all the talk of social media trends, it’s easy to forget that email is still a powerful marketing tool. However, messages must be personal and specific to stand out from ..read more
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The Pros and Cons of Dynamic Pricing for Restaurants
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by Scott Samuels
2M ago
The hottest topic of discussion at industry conferences lately has been dynamic pricing for restaurants, a data-backed strategy that adjusts menu prices on demand. This strategy, also known as “surge pricing”, has been successful in other industries like ride-sharing and airlines, but its implementation in the restaurant industry is still up for fiery debate. Here are some significant pros and cons of dynamic pricing for restaurant operators to consider: PROS It Could Provide Consistency for Your Business Many restaurants have had to adjust their operations in the face of rising rent, payroll ..read more
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