How early planning can power performance and profits for independent hotels

For independent hotels, Labor Day weekend may mark the end of the summer busy season, but it also signals the start of shoulder season and planning for holiday travel.  Hoteliers who regularly plan ahead for the upcoming travel seasons understand the value and appreciate the benefits of early preparation. …

Obstacles or opportunities? Ideas that may be worth the effort for your independent hotel

We all know that some opportunities are likely to create more issues than they’re worth, so the smart decision is to simply let them pass.  However, sometimes taking a longer, harder look at what appears to be an obstacle can uncover a great, unforeseen opportunity.  Learning to navigate certain…