Bad habits independent hoteliers must kick in 2016

January 1st serves as an annual “restart button” for many independent hoteliers.  It’s the day when the journey to achieve new goals, such as increasing revenue, capturing more bookings and taking better care of guests, begins.  However, as part of this yearly refresh, independent hotel operators…

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,…