$50 Million invested by Marriott, InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton, and Accor collectively in Group360

Hotels are making yet another attempt to modernize the booking process while still maintaining a high amount of control over it. Just last week, major hotel chains  Marriott, InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton, and Accor collectively invested $50 million in a small company called Groups360, a platform which helps match meeting planners with venues. The investment is relatively large, meaning the hotels seem to be serious about this new step. They’ve begun … Continue reading $50 Million invested by Marriott, InterContinental Hotels Group, Hilton, and Accor collectively in Group360

Glassware used in bar

Fine, clear glasses with thin lips are best for showing off cocktails. Traditionally, each type of drink has a glass shape specifically for it. For instance, a long drink needs a highball ; a Martini is served in a cocktail glass, and a Pifia Colada loves a colada glass. A liqueur needs a small glass, as does a straight shot of a spirit. When buying … Continue reading Glassware used in bar

‘Mission’ as a corporate term

Defining the Corporate Mission An organisation exists to accomplish something: to make cars, lend money, provide a night’s lodging, and so on. Its specific purpose of the company to exist. What is our business? Who is the customer? What is of value to the customer? What will our business be? What should our business be? Successful companies continuously raise these questions thoughtfully and thoroughly and … Continue reading ‘Mission’ as a corporate term