Hurricane Preparedness for Hotels

Hurricane Preparedness for Hotels

Hurricane season officially begins June 1st. Last season, NOAA updated the statistics used to determine when hurricane seasons are above, near, or below average relative to the latest climate record. Based on this update, an average hurricane season produces 14 named...
Hotels 2022 – Spotty Recovery or Roaring Rebound?

Hotels 2022 – Spotty Recovery or Roaring Rebound?

Photo: Carlos Javier Sanchez Some forecasters predict the (literally) pent-up desire by travelers wanting to make up for lost time, along with easing of travel restrictions and the ebbing of covid variants, will bring travel ‘roaring’ back in 2022 to pre-pandemic...
The Hotel Occupancy Tax “Permanent Resident” Exemption

The Hotel Occupancy Tax “Permanent Resident” Exemption

There are often questions about whether the permanent resident exemption to the state and local hotel occupancy tax applies to a given situation, and at what point in time the guest becomes tax exempt. This practical guide provides hoteliers with answers to their most...
Ten Reasons You Can’t Resist Garland

Ten Reasons You Can’t Resist Garland

Downtown Diversions…Head to historic downtown for a generous helping of food and fun in a setting where vintage charm and modern industrial aesthetics merge.  Tee It Up… What is better than a PGA caliber course conveniently located to hotels? How about one that...
Alternative Accommodations

Alternative Accommodations

Hotel Emma, San Antonio The characteristics of accommodations are changing. Alternative accommodations like Airbnb and VRBO have grown beyond being the novelty option. The pandemic altered travelers’ desires for more personalized travel experiences and shifted the...
Port Aransas – Live the Island Life!

Port Aransas – Live the Island Life!

Port A, Your Way  Port Aransas is one of the most beloved spots on the Texas coast. Proudly anchored in tradition, generations of Texans have made the laid-back coastal town their annual vacation destination. It is not uncommon for children to grow up visiting...
Hotel Industry Trends 2022

Hotel Industry Trends 2022

The events of the last two years changed us. They’ve changed how we do business, changed how we travel, and they’ve shifted people’s priorities.  The pandemic affected the hospitality and travel businesses more than most and compelled the entire industry to...

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