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.
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.
Whether you run a small bed and breakfast with just a few rooms in Bristol or a large hotel with over 100 keys in London, you are probably constantly looking for ways to attract new clientele and boost occupancy, such as offering special promotional packages or hiring a third party to help you with marketing. Of course, you may not be ready to undertake such efforts, which will take time to put into action and could end up costing a fair amount. Fortunately, they may not even be necessary. Perhaps, some inexpensive, uncomplicated alterations are all that is needed to take your hotel or guest house to the next level. After all, it is often the case that by making just a few small changes, one can radically affect the way potential and current guests view a property.
Johnsons Stalbridge Linen Services has provided specialist linen hire throughout the UK since 1975. In the more than 40 years since our founding, we’ve learned a great deal about the needs of the hotels, kitchens and restaurants that avail themselves of our services.
Whether you are the proud owner of a small restaurant with a strictly local clientele or you are running a large chain of hotels catering to guests from all over the world, access to fresh linen in excellent condition will be a necessity if your business is to thrive and survive in the long term.
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