3 Simple Steps to Promote Your Hotel’s Sustainability Initiatives to Group Customers and Grow Your Sales
Ryan Hamilton | December 6, 2022
By Ryan Hamilton Sustainability is becoming a higher priority, and more importantly, a decision factor for meetings, groups and event planners In case you haven’t noticed, sustainability is currently the talk of the town – or should I say, the talk of the hospitality industry. Although green initiatives have been edging their way into hotel best practices for years, the post-pandemic landscape seems primed to embrace a more sustainable and eco-conscious approach. If you ask me, this shift is not only warranted but long overdue. In a 2022 article published by Forbes, author John Mariani wrote, “We should be focusing on mak...
Ryan Hamilton | September 7, 2022
It’s time to come together as part of the solution, not part of the problem, and change the world we serve for the better By Ryan Hamilton Earlier this week, as I was scanning my news feed for updates of relevance, I came across a headline that quickly captured my attention: What Native Hawaiians want you to know before your visit. As someone who spent much of his childhood in Hawai’i, any mention of the island conjures an inevitable wave of nostalgia and appreciation. In this particular context, though, that nostalgia was mixed with resonance, as the author called upon an issue I was aware of, but hadn’t found a way to articula...
5 Telltale Signs It’s Time to Change Your S&C System and Why It’s Quicker and Easier Than You Might Think
Ryan Hamilton | July 6, 2022
By Ryan Hamilton, Co-Founder, SalesAndCatering.com and Bluebuzzard Technology Group Within the hospitality space, groups and events represent a profitable business segment. From events to group bookings and corporate meetings, the sales and catering software hotels have in place will ultimately make or break a hotel’s ability to attract high-ticket group business. With this in mind, many hotels (independent properties and chains alike) have begun seeking more modern, cloud-based S&C platforms that provide their teams with the tools needed to attract group business and, more importantly, ‘wow’ event planners and attendees. Hotelie...
Spirides Hospitality Finance Company | January 9, 2019
TAMPA, FL—Spirides Hospitality Finance Company has successfully arranged, and its client has closed an $8.7 million building conversion and term, first priority conventional loan from a Southeast U.S. headquartered bank to finance the development of a new Holiday Inn in Downtown Columbia, South Carolina. This new 90 guest room, 10-story, full-service Holiday Inn is being developed by converting an existing 1950s era office building into a unique, first class hotel. The building is located at 1233 Washington Street in the heart of Downtown Columbia, Richland County, SC. Hotel amenities will include the Holiday Inn Gen 4 design package, in...
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