Tips to close contracts using virtual tours during uncertain times

In these unpredictable times, when social distancing has become the norm, many event planners are relegated to their homes. However, they search for event venues is still on for events planned for later this year as well as for the next year, according to the latest Cvent Supplier Network data. This presents an opportunity for hoteliers

Post-Pandemic Hospitality Industry Trends You Need to Know

COVID-19 has changed the way we do most things, from shopping and travelling on public transport to the incessant need to wash our hands. Hospitality is no different. In a post-pandemic environment, hospitality industry trends are bound to evolve. How will hotels operate, and what will be most important when it comes to attracting group

How Venues Can Prepare for a Future of Hybrid Events

As planners are postponing, pivoting to virtual and hybrid events, or sourcing for events later in the year or in 2021, venues will need to take a lot into consideration. In this post, we take a look at some of the steps needed to ensure a successful hybrid event. We also break down things to know about the future

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Role of a CVB or DMO in Restarting Hotel Business

Considering today’s challenging times and the industry’s competitive landscape, hotels and venues should welcome all the help they can get. The assistance of partner organisations like CVBs and DMOs become even more vital in unprecedented times such as these. However, most hoteliers misunderstand these organisations as their competition. However, in reality, they are one of

Finding Venues in a Post-Coronavirus World and RFP Tips

Finding a venue that can accommodate safe meetings or events will be a priority in the coming future. While your organisation may be focussed on virtual events at this moment in time, hospitality, including venues and hotels, is in the process of reopening across the world. Will in-person events resume? It’s unlikely that events will immediately transition

One Hundred Events Spaces, One Precinct, One Team: Sydney Olympic Park

This year Sydney Olympic Park celebrates 20 years since it played host to the “world’s best games ever”. Now, it is one of the Australia’s leading destinations for business events. The good news is that the park is now able to confirm bookings with arrival dates from July 2020 for up to 5,000 guests indoors

Sustainable Hotel Ideas: 25 Ways to Go Green

Hotels around the world are rolling out a plethora of green initiatives like smart showers, solar power installations, and waste diversion. But what’s right for one hotel may not be right — or achievable — for others. If you’re interested in winning business by going green, we’ve got you covered with a rundown of tips and strategies

The Ultimate Hotel SWOT Analysis in 7 Simple Steps

A SWOT analysis is a classic tool used for strategic planning and decision making. SWOT stands for strengths, weaknesses, opportunities, and threats. A SWOT diagram analyses a project or business venture by focusing on each of these factors. As a result, SWOT diagrams can be especially useful when trying to decide whether or not to

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Hotel Sales During COVID-19: How to Win Future Business

Times may be tough, but they’ve brought us all together in unexpected ways. As we forge ahead, let’s be mindful of the good deeds and helping hands that will get us through this downturn. Great ideas empower us to thrive and move toward a better day. We’ll cover a few pressing questions with ideas for how to