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“A Goal Without a Plan is Just a Wish.” In the hospitality industry, wishes won’t get us very far. We work with goals, and goals require a plan. We spent a while detailing all the ways you can increase revenue through ancillary income for meetings and events in a previous blog. Selling ancillary items is

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Though it may be more fun attracting leisure and transient travelers, group and meeting business make up a substantially larger piece of the revenue pie for hotels. Often times, group and business events make up nearly 50% of a hotel’s revenue – that’s some serious cash! Most likely you’re already well aware of the revenue percentage your hotel receives from groups and meetings, but are you equally as aware of every ancillary income opportunity? Do you have the most profitable strategies and practices in place, that will help positively impact your bottom line? As we head into the new year, it’s imperative that your entire management team has the knowledge and tools in order to hit every revenue goal throughout the year. Heed the following advice and practices, and you will be one of the profitable hotels exceed all revenue goals for 2016.

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Group business represents an enormous percentage of hotel revenue, and without it, or enough of it, the bottom line severely suffers. Unfortunately, hotel’s frequently neglect marketing themselves to attract group bookings, and focus instead on the leisure travelers. All business is good business, but there’s more bang for each buck when it comes to large

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