Conquering the Toughest Budget Season Hotels Have Ever Faced
Conquering the Toughest Budget Season Hotels Have Ever Faced

At Your Service - A Blog by INTELITY · 29 Sep

It’s difficult in any year to predict what a successful hotel budget looks like. But cliched phrases like “no one knows what the future holds” have f

Budget Season Is Here! Look Busy 👀
Budget Season Is Here! Look Busy 👀

Reknown Blog · 22 Sep

As a brutal year draws to an end, accommodation operators around the world are asking the same question: How do you plan for 2021 when so much is unk

Brush up on Government Laws Around Email
Brush up on Government Laws Around Email

Revinate Blog - Key Trends in Hospitality · 21 Sep

In lesson eleven of Revinate’s email certification course, Kristina Haga, Senior Hospitality Marketing Strategist, reviews the laws around email that

The buzz phrase you need to know this budgeting season
The buzz phrase you need to know this budgeting season

Tambourine Blog · 21 Sep

“How much should I budget for digital marketing?” It’s such a loaded question. With so many factors at play, the question can feel overwhelming. And

Evaluating hotel performance: 6 key factors
Evaluating hotel performance: 6 key factors

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) · 15 Sep

The clear-cut measurability of KPIs is alluring. Occupancy percentages, profit indicators, return on investment. These are the type of traditional pe

How to create a forecast plan for hotel businesses in unknown times
How to create a forecast plan for hotel businesses in unknown times

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) · 10 Sep

With the advent of the 'new normal', hotel owners and operators must begin considering the various financial and operational scenarios in their forec

5 Great Online Calculators to Simplify Your Life While Traveling
5 Great Online Calculators to Simplify Your Life While Traveling

Are Morch - Hotel Blogger & Social Media Manager · 6 Sep

There is no doubt that the Internet has touched every area of business and our...

PDFs and Images May Be ADA Non-Compliant Creating Risk of Lawsuits
PDFs and Images May Be ADA Non-Compliant Creating Risk of Lawsuits

Milestone Insights · 5 Sep

Milestone monitors and manages all aspects of website content and performance for its customers and the community, and compliance with federal standa

Webinar recap: Hotel Budget Planning During a Pandemic
Webinar recap: Hotel Budget Planning During a Pandemic

Milestone Insights · 2 Sep

In this webinar, Milestone experts Tammie Carlisle and Keith Brophy discussed key trends impacting travel consumers and the opportunities which still

This Month, HFTP Spotlights Members Who Have Shared What HFTP Means to Them

HFTP Connect · 31 Aug

The HFTP Connect blog features hundreds of posts that have been collected, researched, written and published for the purposes of continuing education

Budgeting for 2021: What Is the New Target?

HFTP Connect · 27 Aug

Since March of this year, the hospitality industry has been trying to figure out its new financial target — the best approach to get back on track to

How to calculate and monitor your Break-Even Point
How to calculate and monitor your Break-Even Point

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) · 26 Aug

As hotels begin to re-open, it is crucial that they're mindful of their Break-Even Point (BEP) to understand their cost levels and to determine what

What Is Lean Operations? | Definitions and Examples of Lean
What Is Lean Operations? | Definitions and Examples of Lean

Beekeeper Blog · 24 Aug

No matter what type of business you run, cutting costs and operating more efficiently should be a top priority. It’s called lean operations, and it’s

Top considerations for hotel balance sheets during COVID-19 and beyond
Top considerations for hotel balance sheets during COVID-19 and beyond

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) · 17 Aug

One of the many impacts of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic is that it has highlighted the importance of working capital. "Cash is King" is all the more

Financial Forecasts & Budgets in Today's Environment
Financial Forecasts & Budgets in Today's Environment

IDeaS Blog · 3 Aug

With continual moving targets, shifting guidance, and volatile markets, hotel forecasting and budgeting has become borderline Sisyphean. “Forecasts”

Become a pro: data analysis for small F&B businesses, part 2
Become a pro: data analysis for small F&B businesses, part 2

Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) · 2 Aug

In this article, I will explain three data-driven tactics. There will be a strategy for advertisement efforts, take-out and delivery, and to conclude

COVID-19's Potential Lasting Impact On Fixed vs. Variable Hotel Expense Ratios

HFTP Connect · 27 Jul

As a result of COVID-19, hotel operators have been forced to make tough decisions, including the most basic one on whether to keep the lights on. Man

Virtual Cards: Best Practices for Hotels
Virtual Cards: Best Practices for Hotels

Sertifi Blog · 13 Jul

Friction in the payment process For as long as people have been exchanging goods and services, there’s been friction in the payment journey. From bar

Rising Above Revenue Restraints Toward Total Profit Optimization

IDeaS Blog · 8 Jul

Even before the pandemic, hotel revenue leaders faced significant challenges and a high bar for total profit optimization.

Research: Poor Health Reduces Global GDP by 15% Each Year

harvardbusiness.org · 8 Jul

The pandemic has demonstrated that rapid health care transformation is possible - and necessary.

Experts Say "Financial Preparedness Improves The Lending Process"
Experts Say "Financial Preparedness Improves The Lending Process"

Inn Flow Blog · 7 Jul

Most hoteliers have been through the process of obtaining a loan—but do they know how to optimize financial statements for a lender’s needs? The larg

Pricing Strategies for Uncertain Times
Pricing Strategies for Uncertain Times

harvardbusiness.org · 7 Jul

A conversation with pricing expert Rafi Mohammed on when and how to change prices in response to Covid-19.

July 2020 Immigration Alert

Hospitality Labor and Employment Law Blog · 7 Jul

Trump Administration Amends Presidential Proclamation That Temporarily Suspends New H-1B, H2B, J-1, and L-1 Visa and Travel from Abroad

Cash is king as hotels focus on survival and recovery
Cash is king as hotels focus on survival and recovery

Les Roches Webzine · 6 Jul

Time for more thought-provoking insights from our Leading Hospitality Through Turbulent Times series.

How the Hospitality Industry Can Plan for Recovery
How the Hospitality Industry Can Plan for Recovery

Amadeus Hospitality Insight · 6 Jul

Originally published on Amadeus Insights COVID-19 will have a lasting impact on the global hospitality industry. While hoteliers prepare for an uncer

Booking.com wins brand name trademark case

PhocusWire · 1 Jul

The travel giant had been refused a trademark of its flagship brand by the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office, claiming that the term was "generic for