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Running a Hotel That Appeals to Business Customers

Running a Hotel That Appeals to Business CustomersRunning a Hotel That Appeals to Business Customers

The business market is a difficult one in which to operate, owing to the fact you need to achieve the difficult balancing act of combining luxury and value for money into an attractive package if you wish to keep everybody happy. Business executives expect luxurious surroundings and expect to be pampered. Corporate accountants, on the other hand, expect great deals that help them to keep the cost of travelling executives to a minimum.

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Posted: June Case StudyCustomersEnvironmentFresh thinkingHotel LinenProductsStaff

Attracting More Customers to Your Café or Restaurant

Attracting More Customers to Your Café or RestaurantAttracting More Customers to Your Café or Restaurant

It has been some years since the credit crunch and the uncertain economic times that followed but for many businesses, attracting new customers is still proving to be something of a struggle. If you are running a café or restaurant in Oxford, where we have many regular customers, you might like to try adopting some of the suggestions in this article to see whether they have the desired effect. Each one has been successfully employed by other eateries in the past but as every business is different, you may have to experiment with one or two of them before you find a winning combination for your establishment.

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Posted: June Case StudyCustomersEnvironmentFresh thinkingKitchenProductsRestaurant

New brochure for 2016!

New brochure for 2016!New brochure for 2016!

We have recently updated our brochure to feature our Easy Chef rental service that is all about choice and flexibility that suits you.

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Posted: June Fresh thinkingHotel LinenKitchenProductsRestaurant

What Does The Perfect Wedding Table Look Like?

What Does The Perfect Wedding Table Look Like?What Does The Perfect Wedding Table Look Like?

If you run a hotel, your summers will no doubt be taken over by planning weddings, and they can account for a large percentage of your profits during the warmer months. Holding weddings at your hotel is an excellent way to fill room capacity, with guests often staying over, and there are many additional services you can offer to boost profits. However, organising a wedding means giving someone their 'perfect' day, and slip ups can soon lead to bad reviews and a negative reputation. That's why careful attention to detail is so important, and a major aspect of this is the décor. If you're catering the wedding breakfast, then you'll need to ensure the tables are set up and decorated ready for the arrival of guests, and as it's the first meal of their married life, the couple will have high expectations for the quality of decorations and style. Here's how to set the perfect wedding table and ensure it gives a great first impression.

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Posted: May Case StudyCustomersFresh thinkingProductsRestaurant

Great Restaurant Ideas for Summer

Great Restaurant Ideas for SummerGreat Restaurant Ideas for Summer

With summer – the busiest time of the year for the majority of restaurants in Britain – being just around the corner, it’s time to start planning how to best capitalise on this fantastic season at your restaurant. After all, whether you are in fine dining or fast food, these hotter months offer an abundance of excellent opportunities to increase sales and further build your customer base.

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Posted: May Case StudyCustomersFresh thinkingRestaurantStaff