The International Network of Hospitality Consulting Professionals

Swashbuckling Hotel Sales: Stand and Deliver, or Perish

Harsh words, Matey. Yet, as a Hotel Sales Professional, best to heed them. Beyond the ravages of a global pandemic, is the obliteration of all you knew about how customers (guests) make decisions and the ever-accelerating algorithms of artificial intelligence. Time to face those high seas, or your days are numbered. Since Melville’s whale, Hemingway’s […]

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A hotel with a tropical trees surrounding it.

9/11 & COVID 19: Hotels and Soul and Sales and Survival

Today, someone asked me, “So, how does this compare to 9/11?” “This,” I offered “is much worse.” Much worse. Like most all of us, I had a conference cancelled this past week; my “Cayuga Hospitality Consultants Annual Conference”. I am lucky enough to work with this group of really “deep-knowledge-Hoteliers-seasoned sages-across-all-disciplines-group,” whom each successfully solve […]

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Millennial hotel guests

What the Millennial told me about Hotels…Dude!

How to gain loyal millennial hotel guests – or guests of any generation? It’s about genuine humility in service, impeccable cleanliness, creative thoughtful design, authentic knowledge of your neighborhood, and the guest, who is the purpose of our enterprise, our livelihood, and why we love hotels.

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