HotStats Limited · 30 Aug
There was a time when food and beverage within the hotel space was viewed as a necessary evil. Hotel guests were lucky if they awoke to a continental breakfast and often had to be satisfied by a hallway vending machine.
HotStats Limited · 23 May
Ever since Fred Harvey opened his first "eating house-hotel" establishment along the Atchison, Topeka and Santa Fe Railway (AT&SF) tracks in Kansas in 1878, food and beverage has become an integral part of the hospitality business in the U.S. Harvey's invention was a more formalized approach to what was served to guests of the grand hotels and smaller inns that dotted the landscape from Europe to Asia throughout eras before.