The hospitality business must evolve in order to survive. Shutting down now and just re-opening when the crisis is over will not be enough. Let’s take a look at some ideas that businesses are doing proactively to adapt now and some of the ideas that will evolve in the future. Restaurants Some restaurants are reducing…

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Hotel Check-In

Are you winning or losing your guests through your best intended efforts? You’ve added technology, amenities, flavored water at check-in, and a Starbucks in the lobby – so why are you losing guests to the competitor? Are you trying too hard to be cutting edge and provide cool new amenities to your guests that they…

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Casino Resort Hotel Room Renovations

How to avoid costly building errors impacting guest satisfaction Designers – design. Architects – draw. GCs – build. Owners – own. Operators – operate. Controllers – control. The truth is that each of these players in the building of your new casino hotel have an important role – however, one piece is missing. The coordinating…

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Drive more play in your casino through yield management Rooms as a tool to increase play in the casino is becoming critically important as operators maximize rates based on demand and measured against player worth on the floor. Simply put, no longer are we just trying to maximize room rates blindly. By taking a holistic…

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Poor Restaurant Experience

Ever wonder why you are told there will be a 30-minute wait for a table, but there are plenty of empty tables in the restaurant? The universal “whys” are always the same, and I’ll answer these questions for you. But just so you know, it shouldn’t work that way. Have you ever asked yourself: 1.…

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Food Menu

Exotic menus? Fine … but why do you have dog on your menu? Creating menus that are exciting and fresh for our guests is a constant focus of most Chefs and F&B Managers. As they evaluate their menu items, too often personal bias and anecdotal customer comments drive what stays and what goes. This is…

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