Entries by jeff.vanzant@innroad.com

Back to the Basics: 3 essentials for a quality independent hotel stay

Back to the Basics: 3 essentials for a quality independent hotel stay Competition within today’s hotel industry is challenging to say the least. Major brands are consolidating, popular home sharing platforms are surging and technology is disrupting every phase of hotel operations and the guest experience. For some independents, it can feel like a battle […]

Invest in your team to generate strong returns for your independent property

The business of hospitality is all about taking care of people.  Whether it’s guests, co-workers, vendors or those just passing through, people working in the hospitality industry have a natural talent for making others feel welcome, regardless if it’s for a brief moment or the duration of a long stay.  For independent hoteliers, nurturing and […]

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 obstacles can create opportunities that unlock […]