The International Network of Hospitality Consulting Professionals

Task Force Operations… Filling The Void In Hospitality Leadership

As a long-time hospitality executive I did not even know what ‘task force’ was until I was in the job! It sounded a bit like the title of a Chuck Norris movie, not the genteel world of the hospitality professional. Task Force operations have come into their own in the last few years to provide […]

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Security Threats – The Hospitality Industry Is On The Front Line

Terrorist attacks and threats against the hospitality industry, whether large international chains or individual properties, have grown alarmingly since 9/11. It is my conviction that this trend will continue to grow in terms of numbers and level of sophistication. Modern day terrorism, which until the second half of the 20th century was mainly focused on […]

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Making It Rain: Understanding the Experience Paradigm

The “guest experience” is possibly the most talked about aspect of the industry. Delivering a great (memorable, unique, motivating, etc.) experience is the business we are in – our competition can copy everything we do – maybe even do it  better than we do —  but they cannot copy the experience the guest enjoys in […]

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Case Study: Breaking down Barriers Between a Hotel and Its F&B Franchise

Breaking down Barriers Between a Hotel and Its F&B Franchise When it comes to thinking broadly about food and beverage, hoteliers can either opt to supervise and operate their hotel F&B programs internally or they can work with a partner who will manage the culinary branding. This decision can determine the type of consumer dining […]

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