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Summer holiday hotel pix

Some weeks into the summer holidays and predicting your hotel occupancy should become clearer by now. If you are still not sure what to do to bring in guests to your hotel, then this post is for you. Usually, Nigerians with sufficient disposable income are known to travel out of the country for the h ...

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The boom in the hotel industry in Nigeria is alarming and the presence of accommodation outlets on almost every street in key cities in the country calls for strategies that can give hotels more competitive advantage in the industry. The competition is not just with international brands but also with ...

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2015 2016

Picture Source: Core Eductaion Solutions 2015 started out quite slowly with hotels still trying to recover from the Ebola crisis as well as the terror threats which ended 2014. The elections and handing over in government as well as the change in economic policies also added to the slow pick up o ...

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Fp lobby

On Tuesday, May 26th 2015, the Akwa Ibom Governor, Chief Godswill Akpabio commissioned the Four Point by Sheraton Hotel in Ikot Ekpene. The hotel is a 14-storey oval shaped, with 146 rooms, 14 suites, a 600-seater banquet hall, six meeting rooms, swimming pool, terrace, fountain and presidential wing ...

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Death in hotel

Picture Source:sholden.typepad.com > Steve's Shots Death can occur in any hotel and if not properly managed can cost the hotel a lot of money, destroy the image of the hotel as well as tamper on the loyalty of your guests. It is not bizarre for a death to occur in a public place with many ...

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Employee benefits four seasons

Picture Source: Four Seasons Apart from being a part of a ‘live soap opera’ in the daily hotel operations, employee benefits are some other reasons why working in a hotel is quite appealing to hoteliers. Employee benefits are compensations given to an employee in addition to the usual ...

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Ren fpbs ik

Picture Source: Renaissance Construction Group Another Starwood Hotel will be opening soon in Ikot Ekpene, Akwa Ibom State. The 12 storey hotel is being built by the Renaissance Construction Group and is expected to have 128 rooms, 2 presidential suites, 16 suites. This complex also includes meet ...

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Social media collage

Today’s world is highly utilizing social media as a low cost medium of marketing and so far in Nigeria, international brands are the hotels making good use of it. Many Nigerian hotels do not have social media pages and the few that have are not doing maximizing the potential of these tools. Som ...

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Ebola in ph

Picture Source: dna-nigeria The hotel industry faced many challenges last year and somehow the industry survived and made it into 2015. The two main factors were the boko haram threats on hotels and the ebola outbreak. No one saw this coming and getting into the New Year, ma ...

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Hotelpicmix

1.The Last Holiday (2006) The Last Holiday is a romantic comedy featuring Queen Latifah and LL Cool J. Queen Latifah was told by a doctor that she has few weeks to live. She decided to spend her last days and money on a luxury holiday 2. The Grand Budapest Hotel (2014) The Grand Bud ...

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Customer needs

Understanding what is trending in today's tourism industry and what guests are willing to pay for, can go a long way in maximizing your profitability in the hotel business. In Nigeria, the guests are grouped into these four key segments and we will be discussing what the guest expects and w ...

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Ebola pix bloomberg 640x280

Picture Source: Bloomberg.com With the present ebola crisis, the nation’s hospitality has been negatively affected resulting in loss of business and jobs as well as low occupancy. Research shows that the most hit city is Lagos and the most hit hotels are international brands. Hotels in othe ...

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