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3 Things on the Minds of Hoteliers for 2023

As the hotel industry gears up for returning to a new normal and more robust 2023, there are three things on every hotelier’s mind. What trends will take off in the upcoming year? How can we appeal to a new generation of guests? And what challenges do we need to prepare for?   No matter [...]

By |2022-11-14T10:11:22-05:00November 14th, 2022|Hospitality Outlook|Comments Off on 3 Things on the Minds of Hoteliers for 2023

Why Brokers and Manufacturers Reps Aren’t Ideal for Sales of Products into Hotels

Hotels are notoriously complex places to do business for suppliers. There are various decision makers including brands, management companies, owners, group purchasing organizations and the hotel itself. Even within that ecosystem, there are dozens of stakeholders within each type.   That's why traditional food or product brokers and manufacturer representatives are mostly non-existent in the [...]

By |2022-11-21T06:35:57-05:00November 3rd, 2022|Hospitality Suppliers|Comments Off on Why Brokers and Manufacturers Reps Aren’t Ideal for Sales of Products into Hotels

iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group Expands Services for Hoteliers and Suppliers

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Oct. 11, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group is expanding its services to hotel owners, management companies, and supplier companies that want to better serve hotels. Now, in addition to connecting hotels to innovative product and service providers, iDEAL is leveraging the insight and experience of its executives to provide consultative services for developing [...]

By |2022-11-21T06:34:33-05:00October 11th, 2022|Announcement|Comments Off on iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group Expands Services for Hoteliers and Suppliers

Better Visibility into 2023 Helps Normalize Hotel Budgeting Process

Courtesy of  CoStar Renovations, Labor Will Be Major Costs for Hoteliers U.S. hoteliers preparing their budgets for 2023 said they expect the cost of labor will continue to be a major expense as they try to provide competitive wages and benefits. The recovery of the U.S. hotel industry from the COVID-19 pandemic has progressed to [...]

By |2022-11-21T06:33:40-05:00September 30th, 2022|Hotel Budgets|Comments Off on Better Visibility into 2023 Helps Normalize Hotel Budgeting Process

Increasing Relevance and Profitability In the Lobby Market

With Gen Y and Gen Z now representing more than half of hotel guests, their lifestyle choices drive their hotel selections and are changing the way that spaces in the hotel are being used. These guests want to be pampered when they travel, because they are likely still working during that same time.  They want to [...]

By |2022-11-21T06:54:05-05:00August 23rd, 2022|Hotel Lobby Markets|Comments Off on Increasing Relevance and Profitability In the Lobby Market

Sales of Products into Hotels and Supply Chain Requirements

Are you a supplier wondering what it takes to sell and supply products to hotels? First, it is important to understand the supply chain requirements needed specific to the hotel industry. Supply chain management is a critical element of any company’s success and the hospitality industry is depending on companies to figure out how to [...]

By |2022-11-21T06:10:10-05:00August 5th, 2022|Hospitality Challenges|Comments Off on Sales of Products into Hotels and Supply Chain Requirements

iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

WAKE FOREST, N.C., Aug. 1, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --  iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group a business specializing in solving problems and boosting revenue with innovative suppliers in the hospitality industry, is proud to announce national certification as a Women's Business Enterprise by the Women's Business Enterprise National Council (WBENC). "I have spent my entire career in the hospitality industry and [...]

By |2022-09-23T04:36:06-04:00August 1st, 2022|News|Comments Off on iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group Certified by the Women’s Business Enterprise National Council

Hotels are Missing Out on a Significant Revenue Opportunity- Their Neighbors

Hotels are Missing Out on a Significant Revenue Opportunity- Their Neighbors Hotels work hard to provide a comfortable getaway for travelers. The question is why they aren’t trying to be a comfortable getaway for the local community? With the economy struggling, and now the high price of gas, it is tougher for people to [...]

By |2022-09-19T09:18:13-04:00July 5th, 2022|Hotel Innovation|Comments Off on Hotels are Missing Out on a Significant Revenue Opportunity- Their Neighbors

iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group Announces Partnership with GrabScanGo

iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group Announces New Partnership with GrabScanGo Raleigh, NC and Cerritos, CA – June 16, 2022 – iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group announces a new partnership with GrabScanGo to generate revenue by bringing hotels guest-friendly retail marketplaces that require no labor or financial cost on the part of the hotel. In the current [...]

By |2022-11-21T08:15:02-05:00June 22nd, 2022|Hospitality Suppliers|Comments Off on iDEAL Hospitality Partners Group Announces Partnership with GrabScanGo

Integrating Wellness into Your Hotel Operation

Wellness, like most ambitions, has multiple layers to it. The term has been used in many ways to describe a desire to enhance one’s body, mind, and soul. But it is still only the exceptional hospitality programs that encompass the complete desire for wellness. There are simple ways that your portfolio can provide your [...]

By |2022-09-19T09:16:36-04:00May 6th, 2022|Hospitality Challenges, Hospitality Focus, Hospitality Outlook, Hospitality Suppliers, Hotel Innovation|Comments Off on Integrating Wellness into Your Hotel Operation
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