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Soldier, Firefighter, Pilot, and Event Planner?

Event planner is the fifth most stressful job on the planet

Posted by Gretta Brooks on Jun 19, 2018 10:21:08 AM
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According to Forbes, the role of a meetings or event planner is number five on the list of most stressful jobs. It is also the highest ranking job that does not include (much) risk of bodily harm. So, if you exclude catching on fire, landing a 747 or being shot at, it's the most stressful job most of us could ever experience! 
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Topics: Focus, Teamwork, hospitality, optimization, time

What’s on the Menu?

Ideas for creative Holiday menus that are sure to be a crowd pleaser

Posted by Gretta Brooks on Nov 15, 2017 2:34:42 PM
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'Tis The Season! Yes, the Holiday Season. A time to gather with colleagues, customers, friends, and family to give thanks and celebrate. Creating memorable experiences is what the hospitality industry is all about; and in many cases, our taste buds are the judge! Whether you are entertaining at your home, throwing a party at a local venue or your hotel is hosting a holiday event for a large group of people, it's important to be thoughtful and creative; particularly with your menu.

It is especially important for hotel sales and service professionals to offer unique menu and event theme ideas to keep customers happy and returning year after year. Here are a couple of creative menu ideas to make your holiday party a success and the ultimate memorable experience:

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Topics: holiday planning, holiday menu, hospitality