Hospitality Management Features

Trade Unions and Resources for Ethical Treatment of Hospitality Workers

While it can be rewarding, lucrative, and creative, hospitality work isn’t easy. In fact, a number of hospitality industry-specific issues face many hospitality workers. From high levels of substance abuse, to sexual harrassment, to lack of benefits, hospitality jobs can be some of the most stressful and least supported out there. For hospitality workers facing […]

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Guide to Crafting a Restaurant Business Plan

Opening a restaurant is excruciatingly difficult. Most that open hemorrhage money for months, or years, without seeing a profit. According to studies, 60% of restaurants close or change ownership in their first year of business, and 80% fail within five years. Just think about that for a moment, and then consider the ambition and fortitude […]

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50 Tips and Resources for Travelling With Kids

Do you love air travel? We didn’t think so. As much as we love visiting relatives or destination vacations, most of us look at air travel as an inconvenience, at best. For kids, the routine annoyances of airports and airplanes can be even harder to tolerate. There’s rushing around, waiting in line, standing still, sitting […]

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50 Must-Know Etiquette Tips For Hosting Events

“Etiquette is all about making people feel comfortable and being respectful.”-Peggy Post Proper etiquette may come naturally to most professional event planners as they want their guests to have the best experience, but a novice planner may need to rely on a time-honored code of behavior. The idea of a party is to have fun, […]

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What Do Eco-Labels on Food Really Mean?

Although food companies are seldom required to give specific details about their products, there has been a growing concern about food safety, sourcing, ingredients, and how food is produced. To meet consumer demand, environmental and ethical labels are increasingly appearing on food products, so consumers are faced with an overwhelming number of choices. We do […]

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10 Must-Read Books on Hospitality Management

Whether you’re an experienced hospitality professional, an aspiring hospitality worker, or are earning a degree hospitality management, it always helps to stay up-to-date on the latest trends, strategies, and insights in the industry. Over the past few decades, as the hospitality business has increased its international presence and refined its operations, several stellar books have […]

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The Height of Hospitality, A Look Inside Europe’s Grand Hotels

Grand Hotels, like monuments, are national treasures and stately landmarks. As is implied within the name, a grand hotel or a grand dame hotel is a large stately hotel- often with accompanying stories, lineage, and dramatic intrigue. The architecture varies depending on the fashion of the era, philanthropy, and the region itself. Leading Hotels of […]

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20 Of the Best Camping Blogs

Camping is fun. Camping without knowing what you’re doing is not fun. Pretty straightforward. But even experienced campers and outdoor enthusiasts occasionally need some advice. What’s the best year-round tent? Where do I find an awesome, overlooked campsite? How do I convince my family to go camping with me? For these questions and more, the […]

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20 Incredible Travel Tools You Wish You Had Yesterday

I remember when it started to happen to me… I started getting tired before flying, airport security, planning, and everything else that has to happen before travel. I was getting exhausted speaking broken Mandarin and I was recognizing that so much of what I loved about travel was lost in all of the mess that […]

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Become Your Own Hotel: What is Airbnb and How Does it work?

Founded in 2009, Airbnb has become one of the most successful startups of the past decade, with 20 offices worldwide, 3 million lodging listings, $3 billion in VC funding, and a $31 billion valuation. Not bad for a company that began on an air mattress. Of course, the biggest reason for Airbnb’s success is its […]

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20 Great Dude Ranches Across America

The hustle and bustle of everyday life are starting to become pretty unnatural. Though we live in the 21st century, humanity has only subsided with what we now call creature comforts for about 100 years. Why even going home, the modern American has to learn to unwind with the unnatural dings, buzzes, and blairs of […]

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House Flipping 101

Historically, real estate has been one of the most solid investments. Though the recession was one of the worse housing crises in modern history, house flipping has rebounded with a force. Our visual guide to flipping shows you the most tried and true tactics for flipping a house for 30% profit. Check it out today!

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The 20 Best-Value All-Inclusive Resorts in America

Have you ever left a vacation thinking: I need a vacation from my vacation! If so, we completely understand. Not all vacations go as planned, accommodate everyone, and some vacations just turn out to be logistical nightmares. A resort vacation is a great way to accommodate the needs of everyone and without the hassle of […]

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A Comprehensive Guide to Online Hospitality Management Courses

There are many reasons to take online courses in hospitality management. Maybe you don’t have time or can’t afford a full degree. Perhaps you’re looking to increase a particular skill or knowledge set for a promotion or project. Or perhaps you’ve worked for others in hospitality and would like to start your own business. If […]

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Glamping Nationwide: Destinations for Every State

Relaxing under the trees, warming up by a campfire, falling asleep to the sound of crickets and waking up to the sound of birdsong… everyone loves camping out. If only there were a way to experience the magic of camping without all the discomfort and hassle- pitching unwieldy tents, hauling coolers, and sleeping on the […]

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A Comprehensive List of Hospitality Management Scholarships

Whether you’re a lifelong hospitality worker looking to make it further up the career ladder, or you’re just out of high school and looking to attend a practical degree program, there are tons of opportunity for gaining a hospitality management degree without breaking the bank. First and foremost, hospitality management employees are in great demand, […]

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The Best Cities For Hospitality Jobs

Hospitality is the art of welcoming a guest and in its purest sense is an interaction between a guest and a host. When you think of a hospitality job, does your mind instantly go towards the hotel industry? A place to lay one’s head safe from the elements- a place of shelter- is certainly an […]

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The 10 Best Cities for Conventions

Whether for business or entertainment, chances are you have been to a convention. What makes a convention so special? When it comes to entertainment, the quirky people who show up to participate are just as entertaining as the panel of speakers. For the business and professional-minded, conventions are an opportunity to learn about the most […]

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Unique Bed and Breakfasts in Every State in America

Enjoying a memorable getaway is one of life’s greatest pleasures. More than half of Americans’ travels are undertaken purely for recreation and relaxation. For the most intimate and personal travel experience, a bed and breakfast is the way stay. And for the most memorable travel experience, you’ll want to stay in a bed and breakfast […]

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Treehouses You Can Stay at For Every State in the Nation

For a truly elevated lodging experience, why not nest for the night in a treetop? If that sounds a little crazy, you’d better take a closer look. Treehouse hotels have been a popular alternative trend in the hospitality sector for some time, and can now be found at every price point, in every size and […]

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