What improvements will you make at your independent hotel in 2016?

Achieving and sustaining growth is an ongoing challenge for many independent hotels.  Consumer preferences and industry trends constantly evolve, so hoteliers must work to stay appealing to guests and ahead of competitors.  However, as many operators experience, hard work alone doesn’t always produce…

Tips for effective independent hotel management: Stop filling your workday with “stuff”

Most independent hoteliers have more responsibilities on their To Do List than hours in the day.  Much of their time is spent doing “a little bit of this,” then “taking care of that” and finishing “that thing from yesterday.”  Lots of “stuff” gets done, but the most important projects,…