2015 Best Western International – Honolulu, HI

2015 Best Western International – Honolulu, HI

2015 Best Western International – Honolulu, HI

Congratulations to Kristy Blanchard Liner for getting +60 LIKES! Thanks to all who came to see us at the Best Western Show in Honolulu this year! Take a look below to see our great selfie contest entries.  

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2014 Best Western International – Toronto, ON

2014 Best Western International – Toronto, ON

Thanks to all who came to see us at the Best Western Show in Toronto this year! We enjoyed our time sharing our business with you and educating about the Best Western MarketPlace. If you stopped by and had your photo taken, they can be found here… Thanks for stopping by!

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Recipe of the Month – Lemon Pound Cake Berry Trifle

Recipe of the Month – Lemon Pound Cake Berry Trifle

Prep Time : 15 min Ingredients 1 (16 ounces) package Sara Lee® Lemon Pound Cake frozen 3 cups strawberries sliced 3 cups blueberries 1 (12 ounces) container frozen whipped topping thawed Directions Slice pound cake horizontally into 3 layers. Using a cookie cutter of a preferred shape, cut pound cake into shapes. Cut remaining pound […]

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How to Improve Hotel Operations by Embracing Technology

How to Improve Hotel Operations by Embracing Technology

Technology has a huge impact on every area of the hotel industry.  While large operators embraced solutions early on, now hotel operations of all sizes can benefit by considering the following: 1.            Social Media to drive reservations and guest satisfactions 2.            Mobile devices to address guest requests on the spot 3.            Integration on the cloud […]

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5 Things to Consider When Selecting Pantry Market Products

5 Things to Consider When Selecting Pantry Market Products

The pantry is available to meets the needs of your guests when they are looking for a light snack, quick meal or even some aspirin. This popular hotel offering has become a brand standard for many hotel brands, such as Marriott International’s “The Market” and Hilton’s “Pantry Pavilion” and “Suite Shop.” These pantries are a […]

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Improve Your Hotel’s Operational Efficiency with a GPO

Improve Your Hotel’s Operational Efficiency with a GPO

Starting with a smart design plan can lead to cost reduction and maximum return on investment for hoteliers now and in the future. By implementing the following tips during the construction phase of your business, you will find a positive impact in the bottom line of your hotel operations. Water Management Lowers Costs Hotel designs […]

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Increase Hotel Occupancy with These 5 Tips

Increase Hotel Occupancy with These 5 Tips

Although it can be a very rewarding career to own a hotel, it certainly is not an easy task. The success of the hotel is sometimes measured by the rate of its occupancy and to increase occupancy the hotel needs to create a marketing plan that will attract new guests and keep them coming back […]

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Turn Data Analysis into Action

Turn Data Analysis into Action

  There is a large amount of data about customers and their behavior, but how can you use this information to benefit your hotel? Here are a few suggestions: Improve functionality Metasearch is the fastest growing category for online travel, increasing by 4% annually and accelerating. However, online-travel-agency traffic has declined since 2007. Although, Priceline […]

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The Key to Social Media is Audience Engagement

The Key to Social Media is Audience Engagement

  Because of the increasing popularity of social media, marketers are getting more involved in structuring and measuring social campaigns at the hotel property level. Audience engagement is the key social metric. A hotel’s No. 1 goal with its online presence is to increase bookings, so visibility is important, particularly through search engines like Google. […]

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Grab-and-Go Food for Guests On the Go

Grab-and-Go Food for Guests On the Go

It’s time to nix the outdated room service concept and embrace the next big trend: the market pantry. Hotels often make a focus of theirs having a quality breakfast available, but some guests find themselves constantly on the go and unable to take time to sit down for a meal or even grab something from […]

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