Global Glamping Summit California

Our founder and Chief Experience Officer, Scott, presented at the first-ever Global Glamping Summit in Denver this April. He’ll present again at the Global Glamping Summit California November 27 – 28, 2018. This second-ever Summit will hosted in Long Beach, California. Why attend the Glamping Summit? If you’d like to know more about what happens [...]

2018-11-23T18:53:38-08:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: glamping, hospitality consulting|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Global Glamping Summit California


Hospitality is one big balancing act. Hotel Owners constantly balance the expectations of guests, teams and investments.  Managers are faced with a similar balancing act.  Keeping the guest experience top-notch while meeting the needs and desires of their team all while making certain that there’s no negative impact to the bottom line is a lot [...]

2016-11-22T22:38:10-08:00November 22nd, 2016|Categories: hospitality consulting|Tags: , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Balance

Is your hotel forgettable?

Every hotel out there makes a unique sales proposition to its guests.  Some hotels strive to be trendy and hip, others angle toward being homey and some are totally comfortable being basic and affordable.  While choosing where your property fits in your market is a start, that’s not enough to compel your guests to [...]

2016-11-15T16:45:00-08:00November 15th, 2016|Categories: guest experience, hospitality consulting|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on Is your hotel forgettable?

Do You Really Need All of Those Standard Operating Procedures?

A Standard Operating Procedure assumes that there is one standard (right way) that will successfully apply to all types of situations. Theoretically, applying the standardized process to any guest situation that your team encounters will deliver the same expected and preferred result. Sadly, that's just not the case. There's no standard that could possibly apply [...]

2016-11-13T10:49:56-08:00November 6th, 2016|Categories: guest experience, hospitality consulting|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Do You Really Need All of Those Standard Operating Procedures?

Why we love guests (and you should too!)

If you’re in the hotel business, you’re in the guest love business. Sure, it’s cool to love your building, love your team and love your location, but all of that love better translate to the guest experience. Do you already love your guests? Do they know it? Here are a few ways to show your [...]

2016-11-13T10:49:56-08:00February 23rd, 2016|Categories: guest experience, hospitality consulting|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Why we love guests (and you should too!)

is glamping just a trend?

Truth #1:  a ‘Fad’ is not a ‘Trend’ Though sometimes these terms are used interchangeably, a ‘fad’ is not the same thing as a ‘trend.’  A ‘fad’ is a quick behavior while a ‘trend’ is something that evolves over time to become, usually, a permanent change.  A chia pet is a fad.  [...]

2016-11-13T10:49:56-08:00December 8th, 2015|Categories: glamping|Tags: , , |Comments Off on is glamping just a trend?

big small brands

Small brands are big these days.  What was once the shield for Goliath is now the sword for David.  The tables have turned and a brand promise made to a consumer better have a healthy dose of personality if the big guys expect to stick around much longer.  After all, personality is delivered by people, [...]

2016-11-13T10:49:56-08:00November 10th, 2015|Categories: guest experience, hospitality consulting|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on big small brands

way more than glamping

Sure do.  If you need a hospitality consultant for your hotel, inn, motel, B&B, lodge or campground, we can help as much or as little as you’d like. We can help you develop your business strategy, brand strategy and website.  Or, if you’ve got a website you quite like already, we can help [...]

2016-11-13T10:49:56-08:00September 1st, 2014|Categories: glamping, hospitality consulting|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on way more than glamping

think outside the room

Hotels, motels, B&B’s, inns, resorts and campgrounds all satiate our basic needs while we’re away from home: physiological, safety and belonging. Most offer the facilities we need to feel good about our visit – a place to eat, a place to sleep, a place to relax, a place to wash up, and on and on. [...]

2016-11-13T10:49:57-08:00October 20th, 2013|Categories: guest experience, hospitality consulting|Tags: , , , , , |Comments Off on think outside the room

the experience economy

Let’s sit down for a cup of coffee.  Back in the day of the commodity driven economy, we would have bought or traded for our own basic coffee-creating commodities like water, firewood, coffee beans, milk and sugar to prepare that delicious cup of coffee.  Our cost for a commodity based cup of coffee [...]

2016-11-13T10:49:57-08:00April 28th, 2013|Categories: guest experience|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on the experience economy

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