One of the benefits of being a franchisee is ongoing training and support. Employee development might take place at the annual conference, webinars, online training, or onsite visits from your Area Manager These touch points of guidance are often educating your team on the Brand Initiatives, along with brand technology, support, and using the Brand Portal. This training is vital to your success, as it helps you leverage the value of your Brand and maximize your ROI.
The Olympics should remind hotel marketers that the battle for personal gold is not confined to the boxing ring, running track, or at the high jump bar. Everyday, youre reaching your own new heights of performance and greatness at your hotel, pulling off impressive feats of skill and execution like a true champ.
South Beach, Miami is known for great beaches and even greater parties. This is the area that makes Spring Break famous and its also, therefore, littered with hotels catering to the young party audience. But COMO Metropolitan Miami Beach is not one of them.
Remember 20+ years ago, when guests could only book your hotel via phone, your brands 1-800 number, the brand website and your own website? Ahhhh...The good old days when you got to keep 100% of the rate. (Except when a Travel Agent booked for the guest and then you simply had to a pay a bargain 10% commission.) Then, the OTAs came into the picture around 1996-97 claiming anywhere from 15-30% commissions.