The hotel industry is a growing field with a high level of competition. Owning or managing a hotel gives you the first-hand knowledge of what it takes to stay on top. However, it can be quite difficult to figure out how and where to start, therefore here are a few tips on how and where to start.
Assembling a team
In order to understand the different aspects of a hotel, you need to review the tasks with professionals from the respective fields. This will help you evaluate the current position of your hotel, and aid in determining the necessary changes. After assembling a team of professionals you can then look into setting a financial limit. This is a crucial step in having an effective and efficient renovation. Setting a practical budget and having a time limit are important in order to not lose any existing guests at the time of a renovation. In order to have a smooth transition to a renovation period, it is important to have your employee/staff informed and have prior training to know what needs to be done in order to have efficient service for your guests.
Room upgrades- a room upgrade is a collective upgrade of the living space, bedroom and bathroom. Offering better bedding, air conditioning systems, balcony views if any, and the general atmosphere must reflect comfort and tranquillity. Pool and garden- keeping gardens and pools up to date with maintenance is crucial to keeping your guests happy. The pool and the garden are two areas in which people prefer to relax and entertain themselves the most. Therefore, having good quality facilities would be a great way to upgrade your entertainment systems. The reception area of a hotel is crucial element on the first impressions stage. The ambience of the hotel can be reflected on how the reception area has been designed.
The flooring can be a good place to start. Depending on your style, you can go for a rustic or elegant atmosphere by choosing splashback tiles. If you have no financial setbacks, or are willing to go an extra mile and spend extra, you can go for a ceramic tiling. The prices vary, therefore depending on your need you can pick from different ceramic floor tiles prices.
Cafes/restaurants- providing your guests a variety of food and beverages to choose from is an amazing way to attract a growing number of guests. In addition to quantity, it is vital to maintain quality as well. Furthermore, make sure that you provide to all dietary preferences, taking into consideration allergies especially. Having an inviting ambience, great food, amazing service and utilities are some of the best features a hotel can have in order to attract a lager guest base, therefore aim to bring out the best from your hotel during the renovation. And don’t hesitate to take smart risks as they often pay off.