Monday , February 19 2018

Tag Archives: motel

Awkward hotel lobby moments, GOODBYE 2017

It's been a long year and as it's our last ever newsletter for 2017 (expect us back in your inbox January 11), we thought we'd leave you with some awkward moments shared by accom guests (and possibly some staff). Let the fun (and second-hand cringe-factor) ensue...

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We know what guests want…

Most guests will miss the creature comforts and companions of home while away, particularly if they're travelling for business or for extended periods of time. Recent research indicates that some of the things guests most desire while travelling can easily be offered in hotels.

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What’s your point of difference?

hotel wine room service

AccommodationNZ general manager, Rachael Shadbolt encourages accom operators to focus on their unique offerings this summer, and forget about Airbnb comparisons. As we head into another strong summer season I hear a lot of sage comments like, ‘if you can’t make money in this environment you are doing something wrong’ or ‘make hay while the sun shines, for it will surely end soon’. …

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Do the little things matter?

Luxury is a term that is bandied about the industry far too often, with accommodation providers self-appointing their offerings as ‘luxury’ or self-rating themselves as ‘five-star’ when they would likely only get an official rating of three. The Cambridge Dictionary Online defines luxury as “great comfort, especially as provided by expensive and beautiful things” also “something expensive that is pleasant …

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