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April 30, 2021

Are Hotels Prepared for the Return of Meetings & Conferences?

Added: 30 April 2021 Meetings and conferences generate big business for hotels. The pandemic made a big mess of that. On the rebound, hoteliers are eager to see that demand segment return. The arrival of COVID-19 vaccines – coupled with a societal eagerness to get out of the house – has led to a relatively robust bounce in leisure travel, which helped underpin a listless hospitality business. Add Zoom fatigue of workers to the list of travel motivators and the return of medium-sized and large-scale gatherings do not seem to be too far behind. That’s good news for hotels, as […]
April 28, 2021

Comfort and Sustainability. The Hotel of Tomorrow is Already Here.

Added: 29 April 2021 The new formats focus on the environment and digitisation, but without forgetting new types of rooms and larger common areas.   Comfort, multi-functionality and a green approach. These are the keywords of tomorrow’s hotellerie, as perceived by Nicola De Pellegrini, architect and designer with a focus on the hotel sector. “In the past few years, the question for the sector has always been how to acquire younger consumers and how to ride the new trends,” he said in an interview with Il Sole Ore Sole 24 Ore. He stressed that the new generations are much more […]
April 12, 2021

5 Steps to Enhancing Hotel Housekeeping & Guest Satisfaction in a Downturn

  For hoteliers, the well-being and health of guests and staff are of the utmost importance. In the wake of COVID-19 and rising hygienic concerns, what additional precautionary measures should hotels take to protect the health integrity of its environment?   Step 1: Assess your Current Plan of Action and Cleaning Regimen Hospitality professionals pride themselves on high attention to detail. Proactively ensuring proper sanitation throughout the property to prevent the spread of concerning germs and viruses is no exception. Thorough planning and execution across all departments will not only maximize efficiency, but will ensure a united, connected culture during […]
January 21, 2021

Forever Supporting Local Restaurants

Lisa Grech, Managing Director of The Definitive(ly) Good Guide, explains how twenty years of success were shaken to the core and survived.