Community Building Alternatives: Beyond the Rooftop and Lobby Bar
Community Building Alternatives: Beyond the Rooftop and Lobby Bar

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 7 Oct

Staying up-to-date on trends is par for the course when you are head of an interior design and brand consulting firm. Recently, I was interviewing fo

Wage-Hour Lessons Learned from Starbucks
Wage-Hour Lessons Learned from Starbucks

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 22 Jul

Many turn to Starbucks for a caffeinated wakeup call every morning. However, given a recent court ruling, Starbucks now serves as a wakeup call for e

U.S. Treasury Bond Yields and Declining Restaurant Labor Personnel: Is a Recession Forthcoming?
U.S. Treasury Bond Yields and Declining Restaurant Labor Personnel: Is a Recession Forthcoming?

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 17 Jun

Is it time to start preparing for an upcoming recession? In January 2018, the NYC Restaurant Personnel index read 0.50%, with the Recession indices n

Reducing Food Safety Errors and Violations
Reducing Food Safety Errors and Violations

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 22 Apr

Restaurants are associated with 50% of all foodborne illness outbreaks each year (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), 2015 ). Moreover,

Hotel Design: Engaging Millennials Throughout Their Stay
Hotel Design: Engaging Millennials Throughout Their Stay

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 24 Mar

Millennials are quickly becoming known as disruptors when it comes to particular areas of business that otherwise have been relatively predictable up

Responding to Change and Guest Expectations
Responding to Change and Guest Expectations

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 24 Mar

Hospitality is changing more rapidly now than ever before. Although some is driven by the technological advances that enable us to streamline operati

Rising Capex, Development and Wellness Construction
Rising Capex, Development and Wellness Construction

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 10 Mar

Over the last decade, the spa and wellness sector has faced tremendous growth in the hospitality industry. This evolution has significantly evolved o

Hotel Restaurants Should Step Up Their Game to Meet the Needs of Today's Foodie Culture
Hotel Restaurants Should Step Up Their Game to Meet the Needs of Today's Foodie Culture

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 24 Feb

With "foodie culture" being a relatively non-existent term just a decade ago, things were quite simple. Business travelers and tourists alike were co

U.S. Department of Labor Changes Rule for Tipped and Non Tipped Work
U.S. Department of Labor Changes Rule for Tipped and Non Tipped Work

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 3 Feb

The U.S. Labor Department's Wage and Hour Division ("DOL") recently revoked its so-called "80/20 rule" for employees who receive tips. This "rule" ha

New Strategies for Recapturing the Value of Hotel Food Waste
New Strategies for Recapturing the Value of Hotel Food Waste

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 2 Dec

Food waste wastes money. In the US alone, we waste more than $160 billion worth of food each year. Reducing waste is a perfect example of how more su

Using F&B to Establish a Unique Character for Your Hotel
Using F&B to Establish a Unique Character for Your Hotel

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 25 Nov

A hotel's restaurants and bars offer one of the best opportunities for the hotel to express its unique character. Food and beverage (F&B) is nothing

7 Ways Hotels Are Boosting F&B Revenues via Smartphone
7 Ways Hotels Are Boosting F&B Revenues via Smartphone

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 28 Oct

A restaurant having a website is a must, but a mobile friendly website is what sets certain hotels' food and beverage operations apart from the rest.

Keys to a Compelling Restaurant Floorplan
Keys to a Compelling Restaurant Floorplan

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 24 Sep

For every restaurant, large or small, the keys to a good floorplan are based on providing on the one hand, efficient paths for the server and on the

Hotel Food Waste is Your Business
Hotel Food Waste is Your Business

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 17 Sep

When hotels adopted Energy Star technologies and implemented 'Hang Your Towel' water stewardship campaigns, they saw benefits beyond achieving enviro

Eat on A Tweet: Designing F&B for the New Generation
Eat on A Tweet: Designing F&B for the New Generation

Hotel Business Review by hotelexecutive.com · 27 Aug

Millennials have become the fastest growing consumer segment in the hospitality industry. They have also become one of the most discerning audiences,