Avoiding Pitfalls: Key Strategies to Prevent Your Hotel from Failing
Failing to plan is planning to fail. This statement holds true for many aspects of life, including running a successful hotel business. To ensure the success and longevity of your hotel, it is crucial to identify and avoid common pitfalls that can lead to failure. In this blog post, we will discuss key strategies to […]
Boosting Hotel Occupancy Rates: A Comprehensive Guide
Achieving a high occupancy rate is a crucial goal for any hotel, given its direct impact on profitability. This blog post will delve into top strategies for boosting your hotel’s occupancy rate, emphasising the significance of this metric in gauging your hotel’s success. It’s important to note that the ideal occupancy rate can vary depending […]
What Is a Hotel Reservation System?
In today’s fast-paced world, the hospitality industry is constantly evolving and adapting to meet the demands of travellers. One crucial aspect of the industry is hotel reservation systems, which play a vital role in managing bookings efficiently. These systems have become an indispensable tool for hotels, enabling them to streamline their operations, increase revenue, and […]
UK’s First-Ever ‘Tourist Tax’ Goes Live in Manchester: Here’s What You Need to Know
In an interesting move for Manchester’s tourism industry, the city has introduced a “tourist tax” for visitors. Manchester is the first city in the UK to implement such a scheme, which will see an additional £1 charged per room, per night for accommodation costs. The funds raised from this extra charge will be used to […]
Hotel PMS Systems: Everything You Need to Know For Your UK Hotel
A hotel property management system (PMS) is a software-based solution. It enables your UK hotel to run their day-to-day operations, such as reservations, check-ins, check-outs, inventory, billing, housekeeping, and guest preferences very efficiently. The PMS acts as the central hub for your hotels operation and can automate many of the tasks that hotel staff would […]
AirbnBUST: Is This the End for Short-Term Rentals?
COVID-19 has significantly impacted the Airbnb booking industry due to travel restrictions and decreased consumer demand. The pandemic has also reignited social media dissatisfaction regarding safety, customer service, and other issues associated with Airbnb bookings. As a result of these trends, Airbnb businesses and hoteliers who list on Airbnb have seen a noticeable decline in […]
Keeping Hotel Rooms Occupied During Low-Season with Seasonal Pricing
Seasonal pricing is a popular tactic used by hotels to keep their rooms filled during periods of low demand. By offering discounts, promotional packages, and other incentives, hotels can attract more customers and increase occupancy rates in times when business is traditionally slow. The goal of seasonal pricing is to maximise profit during periods of […]
8 Strategies To Prepare Your Hotel for an Economic Downturn
As economic conditions continue to fluctuate around the world, more and more businesses are facing the prospect of an economic downturn or a recession. If you are a hotel owner or manager, it is important to be prepared for this challenging time by developing strategies that will help protect your business and keep it running […]
UK Hospitality Staff Shortages: Why Your Hotel Staff Are Leaving
Staff shortages are nothing new in the hospitality industry. In fact, it’s an ongoing issue that often leads to hoteliers struggling to find the right balance between providing excellent customer service and maintaining high operational standards. However, recent studies have shown that the UK hospitality industry is facing an unprecedented skills shortage, with most businesses […]
10 Ways To Deal With Hotel Staff Shortages
The hospitality industry is one of the fastest growing industries in the world. It is also one of the most labor intensive industries, which makes it susceptible to staff shortages. A staff shortage can negatively impact a hotel in a number of ways. It can lead to decreased productivity, lower quality of service, and even […]
Should You Reply to Every Negative Hotel Review?
Even the best hotels have guests who are not completely satisfied with their stay. When this happens, it’s important to know how to approach a negative hotel review. In this blog post, we will give you tips and strategies for dealing with your unhappy guests and what you should consider before doing so. Should hotels […]
Australia Reopens Borders to International Travellers: Tips for Hoteliers
Australia welcomes back travellers with open arms after years of restrictions due to Covid-19. For hoteliers, this is the time to celebrate, as international tourist numbers rise and residents feel more comfortable travelling domestically once again. From 21 February, all fully vaccinated visa holders or those with a medical exemption can visit Australia. Travellers will […]