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Tour popular Finger Lakes vineyards for a good cause
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A brand-new fundraiser will allow attendees to tour beautiful wineries in the Finger Lakes region. This event will benefit the Hospitality Education Foundation. More

Social media most important sales, marketing tool for hotels
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Hotels increasingly are turning to social media as key initiatives to build brand loyalty, attract more customers and to keep up with consumer discussions. Hotels that "invest in it will be the ones who are benefiting," according to Rezidor GroupRezidor Group's global director of sales and marketing, who will address the topic at HITT 2011. More

5 advanced tips to help hotels attract guests via the Web
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TripAdvisor recently conducted two surveys: the first asked U.S. travelers about their 2011 travel plans, and the second asked U.S. accommodation owners about their strategies for attracting guests and increasing bookings this year. Together, these surveys provide valuable insights into travelers' expectations and how well accommodations' marketing strategies are measuring up to them. The following are a series of tips — gleaned from the two surveys — to help accommodation businesses maximize their engagement with travelers. More

First step of service: Be eager to serve
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Author Bryan K. Williams, D.M., writes, "Have you ever walked into a business and left before you were served? On past occasions, I have left because the staff showed no sense of urgency to be of service. Yes, your customers can feel the apathy — especially if the majority of the staff look like they would prefer to be anywhere else." More

Hotels: Have you lost your human connection?
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It's easy to get lost in the groove of the workday. Between meetings, management, last-minute owner requests and endless press calls, the day of a hotelier can quickly turn from ease and engagement to chaos and commotion. So how do you monitor the demands of your guests with the demands of your day? Social media. More

Amenity travelers want most: Power for gadgets
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In the lavish days before the recession, there was an amenities arms race in the hospitality industry, as hotel chains replaced dated bedspreads with down comforters, mounted flat-panel TVs in all their rooms and competed to offer fancy toiletries and must-have accessories, such as iPod docking stations. But with budgets tight, hotels are making more strategic investments. More

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