Top 7 Hotel Industry Trends of 2013

Top 7 Hotel Industry Trends of 2013

Top 7 Hotel Industry Trends of 2013

Source: Socialmediachimps.com Hotels are transforming, offering new easy ways to please their guests and keep them coming back for more. From amped up social media to higher quality foods, trends in the hospitality industry are shifting to fit the changing tastes of hotel guests around the world. Take a look at these seven new trends […]

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Purchasing 101

Purchasing 101

As a food and beverage purchasing program, Best Western MarketPlace contracts with food and beverage suppliers to help Best Western hotels gain access to the right products for the best prices. With the Best Western International standards in mind, hotels can access a Product Guide based on their unique operation. Full service? Or are you […]

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4 of the Latest Market Pantry Trends

4 of the Latest Market Pantry Trends

First there was room service. Then mini bars arrived on the scene. Today, travelers want to find a convenient little pantry right off the lobby. These pantry markets allow guests to select snacks, meals and beverages when they want it. Now, hotels are kicking things up a notch and adjusting the pantry market to adapt […]

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5 Tips for a Successful Tradeshow

5 Tips for a Successful Tradeshow

With the Best Western Supply Expo and national tradeshow just around the corner, it’s time to brainstorm the various ways to approach the event. People often spend hundreds or even thousands of dollars to attend a tradeshow, but what’s the point if you aren’t going to make the most of the experience? The purpose of […]

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5 Obsolete Hotel Trends from Our Past

5 Obsolete Hotel Trends from Our Past

Let’s take a step into the past – about 50 years ago or so. After a long, tiresome trip, you’ve finally stumbled upon a “motel” for the night. A bellhop greets you with a bright welcoming smile, to which you return the favor, and you stroll past the concierge and to the front desk. You […]

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Why Go Green: The Benefits of a Sustainable Hotel

Why Go Green: The Benefits of a Sustainable Hotel

The hospitality industry is becoming more competitive than ever, so hotels are constantly brainstorming ideas to have the upper hand over their competition. Many hotels have begun to explore the option of becoming more sustainable, allowing them to benefit economically by executing environmental and social initiatives. Some of the benefits of becoming sustainable include: Customer […]

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