New Human Trafficking Training Requirement for California Hotels and Motels That Anyone Can Implement
New Human Trafficking Training Requirement for California Hotels and Motels That Anyone Can Implement

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 3 Jun

The California legislature recently passed SB 970, which requires hotel and motel employers in the state to provide 20 minutes of human trafficking a

Cross Selling: The Innovative Face of Hotel Revenue Management
Cross Selling: The Innovative Face of Hotel Revenue Management

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 8 Apr

Stakeholders and management alike in hotels dream about consistently upward soaring revenue graphs year after year. This is the reason the paranoia a

From Beds to Ballrooms: Total Revenue Performance for Your Total Property
From Beds to Ballrooms: Total Revenue Performance for Your Total Property

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 10 Mar

Get as much heads in beds as possible while optimizing your hotel's profit potential. This straightforward definition of a revenue manager's job-albe

A Hospitality Lawyer's Guide to M&A Deals
A Hospitality Lawyer's Guide to M&A Deals

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 24 Feb

Corporate M&A activity has increased significantly in recent years. In the first nine months of 2018 alone, approximately $3.3 trillion in mergers an

U.S. Department of Labor Changes Rule for Tipped and Non Tipped Work
U.S. Department of Labor Changes Rule for Tipped and Non Tipped Work

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 3 Feb

The U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division ("DOL") recently revoked its so-called "80/20 rule" for employees who receive tips. This "rule" ha

Anatomy of a Hotel Audit
Anatomy of a Hotel Audit

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 6 Jan

These are challenging times for the hotel industry. Due to skyrocketing operating costs, most U.S. hotel groups have still been unable to reach opera

Hospitality Websites: The ADA's Impact on Impaired Individuals' World Wide Web Access
Hospitality Websites: The ADA's Impact on Impaired Individuals' World Wide Web Access

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 27 Aug

Today, it appears that the digital marketing discipline has been stopped in its tracks in the face of new laws or regulations and creative lawsuits.

Increasing ROI Through These 4 Essential Hotel Recruiting Techniques
Increasing ROI Through These 4 Essential Hotel Recruiting Techniques

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 27 Aug

The recruiting process can be very difficult, but it doesn't have to be. Recruiters that leverage successful approaches from other areas of a hotel,

When Competitive Research Crosses the Line
When Competitive Research Crosses the Line

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 6 Nov

Competitive intelligence is a powerful tool used to maintain an advantage over competitors. A wealth of competitive intelligence can be obtained thro

Net Operating Income Forecasts
Net Operating Income Forecasts

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 2 Oct

The most widely reported hotel performance metrics include occupancy, average daily rate (ADR), and revenue per available room (RevPAR), with RevPAR

How to Read Your Hotel's Financial Statements
How to Read Your Hotel's Financial Statements

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 25 Sep

The first thing you need to know about reading a hotel financial statement is there are basically 2 different statements that you will want to get co

How Guest Feedback Aligns with Your Hotel's Top Goals
How Guest Feedback Aligns with Your Hotel's Top Goals

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 11 Sep

In a recent interview, Airbnb co-founder and chief strategy officer Nathan Blecharczyk said their future goals lie in "becoming a platform for the en

The Threat to Hotel Financing That Nobody is Talking About
The Threat to Hotel Financing That Nobody is Talking About

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 14 Aug

The hospitality capital markets have been liquid and strong since 2011. Rates have been low. Leverage has been reasonable but high. Underwriting has

Separating Group and Local Banquet Sales
Separating Group and Local Banquet Sales

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 17 Jul

If your hotel has a reasonable amount of meeting space (+10,000 ft) and your banquet business is a significant contributor in your Food and Beverage

Deciding to Appeal a Hospitality Assessment
Deciding to Appeal a Hospitality Assessment

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 3 Jul

The decision to appeal a hotel's property assessment for tax purposes is only the first of a series of judgments before the case is resolved. Who wil

Who Owns the Guest? Easy - No One
Who Owns the Guest? Easy - No One

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 26 Jun

The OTA that was used for the booking has the guest's information (read: email address!), and sometimes they'll share that with the hotel, but not al

The Ever Present Threat of a Disability Discrimination Lawsuit
The Ever Present Threat of a Disability Discrimination Lawsuit

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 19 Jun

Given the increasing number of disability discrimination lawsuits, it is imperative that employers know and understand an employee's rights to leave