Optimising Your Time at Hotels

Connecting with the town again — being a pub owner in rural Australia

Posted by on Jan 30, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Pubs traditionally formed the social centre of most small towns. If you are buying a pub in Australia where the pub is run down and has become less popular, getting the town coming in again is the key to maximising your profitability. Here are some tips to making the pub popular: Hire great bar staff While hiring scantily dressed bar staff can be a common short cut to bringing bodies in the door, the key to repeat customers is bar staff that interact well with the patrons. A sparkling smile will bring more people in than a sparkling g-string,...

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Convincing your visiting family members to stay in a hotel

Posted by on Jan 16, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It can be hard to convince family members that they would be more comfortable in staying in a hotel, but it can be well worth having the difficult conversation with them if it leads to a more relaxing visit for everyone. Here are some of the advantages to remind them about: Wake up on your own schedule At a hotel you can slip the ‘do not disturb sign’ on the door, but at your home, your guests are likely to be woken up by your kids, your pets or just you heading to work in the mornings. The sleeping in can make the holiday feel...

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How Secure Is Your Motel’s WiFi?

Posted by on Dec 17, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

These days, pretty much everyone uses some sort of mobile device with internet connection capability.  This is particularly the case with business travellers who may need to get online to check their emails or access files either in the Cloud or via their office network system.  But how can you be sure that you’re safe to surf using the free WiFi connection offered by your lodgings? How to surf safely on hotel WiFi Protect yourself by only accessing the web through a VPN (virtual private network).  A VPN will encrypt all...

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How To Create A “Home Away From Home” Motel Experience

Posted by on Dec 4, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

When you are out of town on a business trip and staying in motels in unfamiliar cities, the experience can be a lonely one. Away from your family and your home comforts, it might seem like all you have to look forward to is an evening of television. If you are staying in a motel for an extended period of time, that absence from home and family can affect you with even greater force. But there are some things you can do to make your motel stay a more home-like one. Pack framed pictures. What better way to be reminded of your loving family than...

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Questions To Ask To Help Choose The Perfect Wedding Venue

Posted by on Nov 18, 2014 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

It can be tempting for couples who are getting married to choose the location of their wedding reception venue based on the overall look of the venue. However, choosing the nicest location may end up costing much more money in the long run – especially if you haven’t asked the right questions about the venue, or considered the needs of your guests. Here are some questions to consider asking the owners of prospective wedding reception venues, to help you make the perfect choice. Guests Most couples will ask how many people a venue will...

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