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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 […]
May 3, 2021

Keeping the Client at the Centre of our Business: Dino Fino

We met Dino in his Home and Contract showroom in Valley Road, Msida. He explains that he branched out from the Fino family business in 2017, setting up a new company with two main divisions: the Home Division which handles consumer queries and the Contract Division which handles Horeca projects.
May 9, 2021

Pushing Profit Beyond the Guest Room in 2021

Added: 9 May 2021   Hoteliers are under unforeseen pressure to make magic happen in the new year and get their profitability back on track. Three words: “Total Profit Optimisation.” You’ve likely heard them spoken before in hushed whispers. It’s the ever-elusive and seemingly unattainable holy grail of hotel revenue leadership.   Maximising Your Business Revenues by Total Profit Optimisation Total profit optimisation considers costs associated with acquiring and servicing every hotel reservation and the profit of each revenue stream associated with the reservation or onsite spend. Instead of just seeing hotel revenue through a narrow guest-room view, this holistic […]
June 16, 2021

Opportunities Arise in Pandemics Too

The first immediate thought nowadays when analysing the current business scenarios is COVID 19 and its negative impact. However, it is not all doom and gloom and as we may have seen opportunities arise in certain sectors. Many may argue that this is definitely not the case in the Tourism and Travel industry.