Folks, this is probably one of my most important morsels to-date, so I encourage every one of you to learn from what I have to tell you. When you are doing site selections, be sure to ask for copies of the menus. Why? Because planners tend to miss a lot of negotiating opportunities when they […]
With the economy being what it is — and for our purposes let’s call that crappy — it never ceases to amaze me how hotels keep trying to charge new, and excessive, fees in their banqueting services. Listen to this one, courtesy of a hotel chain in Texas that will remain nameless: “The hotel reserves […]
Hotels are getting very sneaky with fees these days, so be sure to read the fine print. Depending on where you book, mandatory gratuities, resort fees, hotel taxes and other hospitality fees can drive up each attendee’s bill by as much as 20 percent. Check out this article about how to avoid these hidden fees.