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How Should I Compensate My Sales Manager?

Owners and operators have several variables to think about as they determine appropriate salaries, increases and bonuses for their sales managers and team.

Knowing Makes No Difference to Sleeping Giants

The hotel industry is in the midst of a dramatic change. However, knowing there is a need for change is not enough. Real change or transformation is the most daunting task facing organizations and individuals in today’s fast paced & innovative world.

What Time Is The 3 PM Parade? (Should your hotel have some Mickey Mouse® in it?)

Vicki Richman attended Disney Institute. We have incorporated much of what she learned into our company. Every year we improve our company’s culture and that of our hotels. If the Walt Disney Company is any benchmark, it's clearly worth doing.

Five Key Takeaways | Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2016

The inaugural Tourism, Hotel Investment & Networking Conference (THINC) Sri Lanka 2016 provided insights into the country’s tourism and hospitality landscape and identified opportunities for investment and development by key industry stakeholders.

FHRAI Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2014-2015

The survey, representing 1,358 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation, etc.

FHRAI Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2013-2014

The survey, representing 1,295 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation, etc.

In Focus: The Hostel and Budget Traveller Market in Europe - Gaining Momentum

The vibrant limited-to-select service hotel sector is at the forefront of the property market.

The Indian HR Storyboard – Then and Now

This article provides an outline of the key HR trends which have been drivers of the hospitality sector in the last few years and will continue to play a dominant role going forward.

FHRAI - Indian Hotel Industry Survey 2012-13

The survey, representing 1,450 hotels in various cities across different star categories in India, presents key statistics for the industry. It provides information about financial performance, marketing media usage patterns, guest segmentation, etc.

2013 India – State Ranking Survey

The State Ranking Survey 2013 aims to assess the competitiveness of the 29 states in India and identify the best performers when viewed from the hospitality industry's viewpoint. The report employs 11 key parameters to evaluate the different states.