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8 Things That Affect Hotel Room Value

Posted by Kacey Mya on Jan 23, 2020 9:00:09 AM

Long-time hoteliers know how fast the world of hotel management has changed over the last decade. Weeks passed where your schedule filled with coordinating food shipments, rotating staff members and ensuring you stayed ahead of your competitors. Occasionally you'd pass through a busy or slow season and adjust your room rates accordingly.

Now, hotel managers have to handle a long list of responsibilities that come with their own influencing factors. Every decision must be thoroughly researched and considered before even the slightest changes to things like room decor. There's a list of reasons why you have to think things through from different angles, especially when it's time to raise or lower your room rates.

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Topics: Operations, Hotels

New course: Sales techniques for F&B staff with Roger Beaudoin

Posted by Camille Tissot on Jan 20, 2020 9:12:49 AM

Selling food and beverage items requires a certain knowledge of your products as well as sales techniques. Roger Beaudoin takes you through the world of food & beverage sales techniques. From adopting a sales mindset to understanding your role in sales, you will learn how to avoid common mistakes and make better sales in your venue.  

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Topics: Hotels, Typsy updates, Restaurants, Bars

10 hospitality podcasts to listen to in 2020

Posted by Camille Tissot on Jan 17, 2020 2:15:00 PM

In a world where time is precious, podcasts can turn your boring commute into an interesting and time-worthy one. Whether you are on your way to work, preparing for your shift or exploring the world, podcasts can teach you a lot of things that you might not know about. It’s also a great way to learn about industry-leaders and acquire knowledge from them while managing a busy schedule.

We’ve put together a list of hospitality podcasts to help you become a master at your job, achieve your 2020 goals and have a good laugh too.

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Topics: Career tips, Staff, Restaurants

Food cost fundamentals

Posted by Mike Walmsley on Jan 9, 2020 1:06:36 PM

Food cost is an essential part of your restaurant's budget. There are several aspects to take into consideration when determining the price of an item on your menu, that's why it's important to calculate your food cost. 

In this blog post, we look at five key components that are crucial when calculating your food cost. 

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Topics: Career tips, Managers, Staff

4 do’s and don'ts of great video training

Posted by Olivia Shainin on Jan 7, 2020 5:00:00 PM

When delivering training to your staff or students, it is important to keep in mind that the content has the greatest impact when what is delivered is both timely and relevant to your intended audience. To further the idea of delivering relevant content to your staff, custom content filmed at your venue can be both engaging and fun!

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Topics: Hotels, Insights, Schools, Restaurants, Training, Bars