Being in hospitality sales can create a very busy environment where we don’t take time for ourselves. Providing time for ourselves can let us become better at our job. I recently discussed this with my fellow Rising Sales Leader Council Members.
Five tangible ways to leverage the StrengthsFinder assessment tool.
Over the past two years, many hospitality salespeople have reached a point of burnout. How do we address this and help them reignite their passion?
As we look toward post-pandemic recovery, corporate culture will dictate how teams can function and thrive. This is even more important now that four generations are in the workforce for the first time ever.
Participants at HSMAI’s recent Global Curate event brainstormed dozens of KPIs for the post-pandemic hospitality market. We share them below — along with insights and analysis from HSMAI’s KPI Workgroup.
Let’s celebrate — yes, celebrate — everything we’ve accomplished in the strange and stressful year behind us, and look forward to everything we have yet to accomplish in the year ahead.
It may not always feel like it, but the United States is seeing one of the longest periods of economic expansion in history, according to best-selling author and renowned speaker Shawn DuBravac. DuBravac will be giving a keynote presentation at HSMAI’s Marketing Strategy Conference in New York City on January 22, where he will offer predictions for the coming year and insights on the economy.
HSMAI’s 2019 Adrian Awards competition will honor creativity and innovation in hospitality advertising, digital marketing, and public relations at the Awards Gala January 21, 2020 at the New York Marriott Marquis. Until this year’s winners are unveiled, take some inspiration from one of last year’s Platinum winners: Newfoundland and Labrador Tourism.
The average person and Big Data are inexorably and permanently intertwined. Big Data is us, because we are now Big Data. There’s no escaping it, writes LodgIQ’s Ravneet Bhandari. Each one of us is leaving an ever- growing digital footprint as technology and consumer behavior merge. We both consume information and produce it, highlighted by the new buzzword: prosumers. Oddly, while we’ve mashed up how we work, play and live, because of significant technology changes, in many instances hospitality professionals are still entertaining 1997, not 2017. It’s a strange dichotomy revealing an opportunity to rethink and reinvent how hoteliers connect with consumers.