Shared Thoughts from our Master Hospitality Planner and Promotional Calendar

New Year’s Resolutions are one thing…. a calendar of events that provides a road map of operational and marketing reminders is an effective way to keep fresh and current.

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
February 2013

Review your recruiting resources and find a new one


Call at least 5 clients this week

  Check the condition of all ice machines and  water filters.


Set-up cross training of at least one person this week-

it will motivate them and help everyone



Review & update your web site,   whether you are branded or independent.

You must keep this fresh & current!


Review all

emergency plans regularly with staff.

Update quarterly or as needed – document changes



Change oil and document safety check of hotel vehicles – at least every 60 days or as needed


Test fire alarm  & check all fire extinguishers- document.

Success does not come by accident or chance.

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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 CEO and Co-Founder of , which delivers focused and affordable counsel in solving specific challenges facing hospitality today.  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.
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