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Creating and maintaining good workplace culture

Posted by Mike Walmsley on Jul 21, 2020 4:51:03 PM

Workplace culture is one of those things that seems like it can take care of itself, but anyone who's worked in a negative environment will tell you that a toxic workplace can spiral out of control quite quickly - and create all sorts of problems along the way. Luckily, positivity is just as contagious: good vibes beget good vibes.

In today's post, guest blogger Mike Walmsley is looking at how you can identify whether your workplace has a positive or negative culture, and how you can foster a positive environment to help your team and your business succeed.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Health and wellbeing, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Hospitality staff, Restaurants, Bars

Managing your hotel's social media marketing (pandemic edition)

Posted by Emily Burton on Jul 16, 2020 1:34:42 PM

It's widely known now that social media is one of the most effective ways for hotels to reach potential guests - and keep old guests coming back. Because it's both extremely popular and easy to use, social media can offer you a huge ROI for relatively little effort. And now more than ever, it's especially important to make good use of your social media - it's an opportunity to be transparent (and reassuring) about your venue's measures against COVID.

In today's post from guest blogger Emily Burton, we're looking at four best-practice things to consider if you want to take your social media game to the next level.

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Topics: Hospitality marketing, Hotels, Hospitality insights, COVID-19

Hospitality training will be the key to industry recovery. Here’s why.

Posted by Mackensie Freedman on Jul 15, 2020 4:47:44 PM

When we think about next steps for the hospitality industry, there’s a lot to consider. Around the world, the industry is in a pretty constant state of flux at the moment – making it seem unpredictable and, at times, intimidating to plan a rebound strategy. The first step is taking a close look at what we should prioritize, and what can wait.

Good hospitality learning, training, and development needs to be at the top of that list: without learning, there can be no recovery. Here, Typsy’s breaking down the reasons why you should be making learning and development your top priority for post-COVID hospitality recovery.

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Topics: Hospitality career tips, Hotels, Hospitality insights, Restaurants

7 tips for setting up food delivery for your restaurant

Posted by Alexia Carr on Jul 9, 2020 11:37:23 AM

Even before 2020, delivery service was looking like the way of the future when it comes to the restaurant business... and then COVID happened. Restaurant-to-customer food delivery was already anticipated to explode in the early 2020s, and market research now forecasts global market growth of over $40 billion by 2023

So even if your business made it through lockdown and social distancing without setting up food delivery, now is truly the time to jump on the delivery train. If you haven't tried it before, it might seem like a hassle to set up - but Typsy's made food delivery easy with this simple guide.

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Topics: Hospitality insights, Hospitality managers, Restaurants, COVID-19

Hybrid events: How to make conferences safe for 2020 and beyond

Posted by Jordan Schwartz on Jul 8, 2020 3:55:50 PM

Navigating the post-COVID hospitality environment requires adaptability, flexibility, and innovation. This is especially true for elements of the industry that we’ve long considered to be specifically in-person, such as conferences. So how do we reconcile the draw of these large in-person events with the demands of the new world?

The solution: hybrid events that allow you to combine the best aspects of in-person conferences with the additional safety and security we now require. So if you’re ready to take the next step toward recovery and the ‘new normal’, read on.

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Topics: Hospitality operations, Hospitality marketing, Hotels, Hospitality insights, COVID-19