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The hotel industry generally suffers from a victim mentality. AirBnB is the big bad wolf that is not playing according to our rules. Them and other sharing economy business models are bringing damage to our hotels, and it isn’t happening in a fair way. But let's turn the game around and find out what we can learn from them to become better at our own business, hotel management, a.k.a. hospitality … Let’s have a look at their strategies to find some disruptive ideas and see how we can apply them in our hotels. Ready?

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With around $300 billion spent every year overseas, Chinese market is incredibly tempting for hotels, but it's probably the hardest one to penetrate as well. We are always looking to develop our revenue management and distribution strategies for new opportunities. Talking with some of the experts in the market we have put together a top 10 list of tips and best practices to make your hotel ‘chinese friendly’ and attract this massive growing market segment.

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How to Make Career in the Hotel IndustryAs a result of our hotel industry blog, many people reach out to me asking for advice on how to start or advance ones career. I notice that many hoteliers and hospitality management students are not sure where to start.

In all honesty, you can start anywhere. Start at the bottom, and work hard. Work your way up by impressing upon your peers and superiors. Find an area of the industry that speaks to you, and roll up your sleeves ...

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How to Turn Around a Distressed Hotel ?We have been faced with this challenge many times, and it seems it oftenboils down to the same. It might surprise you that generally the problem is due to a lack of insight in independent hotels on how the travel industry really works. There is also a shortage of understanding in the business in general. As a result hotel assets become distressed and are in dire need to be turned around.

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hotel market research

No plan is viable without some form of research. Especially if you require outside investment you will need to demonstrate you have done a feasibility study for your new hotel concept. It will also be helpful for yourself to put your ideas on paper and benchmark them against the market to determine the chance of success. Based on our hotel management experience we have put some pointers on paper ...

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