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A Quiz on Effective Hospitality Marketing: Using Complementary Tools
Lessons From the FieldTM: Common Sense Approaches in Hotel Sales
|by Dr. John Hogan, CHE CHA CMHS
For each of the last several years, I have felt honored to work with the award winning Short Course of the Texas Hotel & Lodging Association. TH&LA for the past six decades has annually offered a week-long course at a very attractive rate for rising hospitality professionals. The program includes a range of well known corporate and academic hospitality educators who lead interactive discussions on the leading topics of the day.
Last year, one of the topic areas I addressed was marketing. Today's rising professionals are very savvy on social media and a number of related areas. Below are a sampling of questions for your review. Mark True or False and take a moment to think why you answered the way you did.
On a personal note, I am excited to have just posted my
Blog # 100 : A Baker's Dozen of Reflections - What our Guests Should Mean to Us | And a Competition!http://hoganhospitality.wordpress.com/2011/05/11/blog-100-a-bakers-dozen-of-reflections-what-our-guests-should-mean-to-us-and-a-competition/
Feel free to share an idea for a column at firstname.lastname@example.org anytime or contact me regarding consulting, customized workshops, speaking engagements ... And remember - we all need a regular dose of common sense.
John Hogan is a successful hospitality executive, educator, author and consultant and is a frequent keynote speaker and seminar leader at many hospitality industry events. He is Co-Founder of a consortium (www.HospitalityEducators.com) of successful corporate and academic professionals delivering focused and affordable counsel in solving specific challenges facing hospitality today.
www.HospitalityEducators.com is a membership site offering a wide range of information, forms, best practices and ideas designed to help individual hoteliers and hospitality businesses improve their market penetration, deliver service excellence and increase their profitability. Individuals wishing to contribute materials may send them Kathleen@HospitalityEducators.com. Special pricing is in effect for a limited time that also includes a complimentary copy of LESSONS FROM THE FIELD- A COMMON SENSE APPROACH TO EFFECTIVE HOTEL SALES.
Contact: Dr. John Hogan, CHA MHS CHE
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