I have been traveling through New England and Upstate New York this summer. While driving on major highways, the meal choices are limited to major chains for the most part. Menu prices tend to be 10% higher at the rest area food courts.
In the very competitive field of hospitality industry, your online reputation directly affects your sales volume. According to revenue management experts, as Don Sorensen - president of Big Blue Robot - there are many marketing executives failing to understand that correlation.
The market prices for beef, pork and chicken remained high this summer. In the most competitive markets, restaurant operators have had a tough time building higher costs into their menu prices. Consumers continue to carefully manage how they spend their discretionary income. These consumers see the higher food prices when they shop in the grocery stores.
The average price paid for a hotel room around the world rose by four percent during the first six months of 2014, when compared with the same period in 2013 as the overall economic recovery gathered greater momentum.
The first month of summer saw a continuation of the despair that has been weighing down the French hotel industry over the past few months. In July, luxury hotels in Paris and on the Côte dAzur suffered from the 'Ramadan effect'. However, beyond this phenomenon - which affects fewer than 1% of French hotels - its the Super-budget and Budget segments that are posting worrying declines in trading month after month.
The three-story property will have 101 guest rooms including 11 suites. Guests can take advantage of complimentary internet access, 8,500 sq. ft. of meeting space with the largest room accommodating up to 200 people, an indoor pool, fitness center and a business center.
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