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Artificial Intelligence Meets Hospitality

Let’s face it, the world is technology centric – there is no going back. As we move past the setbacks of 2020, a new year means new innovations. Enter: the convergence of artificial intelligence and the hospitality industry. A technology born in the 1950’s, AI has finally found its place in our home away from […]

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Motel in the Desert

Stress Test Before You Invest: Hotel Supply

For better or worse, the decimation of the hospitality industry as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic has piqued the interest of investors.  Private equity firms are raising new rounds of funding; SPACs are being created for the purpose of buying up distressed restaurants; and all sorts of new, opportunistic capital is sniffing around. Among […]

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10 Food and Dining Trends for 2021 and Beyond

Every year industry professionals and thought leaders and every food related newsletter puts out their list of trends.  It’s important to pay attention to those lists because even though they don’t always agree, any industry operator can assess from them an idea of what trends they should be paying attention to and provide themselves some […]

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Hospitality Experts Predict 2021 Trends

Cayuga Hospitality Consultants don’t always agree, but when asked to predict the future of hospitality, everyone felt the same: Don’t expect recovery to be quick. The COVID-19 pandemic has been particularly devastating to our industry. We must rethink the past; embrace the present; and protect the future. As we look ahead into the uncharted waters […]

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Red Flag Fraud

Identify Red Flags for Hotel Fraud

Pride, greed, lust, envy, gluttony, wrath and sloth are commonly referred to as “The Seven Deadly Sins”. In the world of forensic accounting there is a somewhat similar collection of cautioning indicators called Red Flags. Unfortunately for us, the Red Flag list is not limited to seven “sins”. As you can imagine, for every hotel’s […]

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Hotel Receivership Case Study: 48-Hour Deployment Due to Bankruptcy

During crisis times, the hospitality industry becomes fragile as demand is driven by guests. Conditions that affect guests also affect the business. As its nature, hospitality investments usually have longer return on investments, and sometimes detached investor profile as owning a hotel and operating it are two different practices. In this case study, 10 hotels […]

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Mastering The Art of The Interview in Today’s Job Market

There is a reason why professional athletes practice so often. It isn’t that they don’t know how to play the sport they are being paid to play. The reason why professionals practice is so that they succeed the first time.  You never get a second chance to make a first impression. This same reasoning applies […]

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