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3 Lessons Learned doing Task Force at a Resort in 2021

A recent task force assignment sent me to a high end resort in Florida as Food & Beverage Manager.  While there still are plenty of challenges to be met during this recovery period in the industry, there are also many encouraging signs of a strong rebounding process. I was particularly touched by the grit and […]

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One Door Closes Another Door Opens

But all to often there is a long hallway in between for the “hotel world”… Where it all Began One never knows where you may end up and during the past eighteen months, one door closes and another opening has never been more true in the hotel world.  My personal experience as a Leader in […]

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Hotel Building

To Deflag, Or Not to Deflag. That is the Question

As the lights begin to brighten on a dimmed world of the post-COVID era, the hospitality and tourism sectors have started to gain traction again. It is now time for hotels to take this opportunity to create innovative ways to earn new customers and regain lost revenue. What is Deflagging? Deflagging is the term for […]

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Five Essentials for Present Day Hotel Operations

It has been one year since the historical COVID-19 pandemic made its debut, affecting the entire population and economies around the world. It is evident that out of all the industries negatively affected by this economic tsunami, the hospitality industry has been, and will most likely remain, the most impacted and the slowest to recover. […]

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Build a Great Team by Breaking a Mirror?

Think that breaking a mirror is bad luck? If you want to build a really strong team in your foodservice operation, you may find that this is exactly what will bring you that tiny bit of luck that will make all the difference. Team Performance Defines Success or Failure Years of working in, managing, developing, […]

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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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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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