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Welcome to the howtobecomeahotelmanager.com blog. A Free Learning Platform for everyone within the Hospitality Industry, but probably most useful to you if you have not had the time or the money to go to College or University.

Lots of the Blog is discussion relating to Hospitality Management and is free and available to everybody. Some of you might want to buy my e-book or the paperback copy of the same materials.

Best wishes

Stephen Blog Sawyers

 

A Hotel Management position can be an exciting opportunity and a terrifying one; whether you are overseeing just a small group or hundreds of employees it’s not a responsibility that can be taken lightly (read on or watch the video). While the title might seem glamorous, being a Hotel Manager means working longer and harder […]

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As a hard working Hotel Manager it is not impossible to end the day confused and disorganised (read on or watch the video). However if you decide to get into a habit of an end of day work routine that you complete – EVERY SINGLE DAY – things could be better. Firstly clean up your […]

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At the end of the day, you don’t have to be saving lives in the Hotel Industry to be in a satisfying career (read on or watch the video). You simply have to be following your passion and feel good about what you’re doing. At every stage of my career in the Hotel Industry I […]

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Hotel General Managers have been widely studied and it is now considered that many new Hotel Managers get it wrong (Read on or watch the video). Hospitality Professionals who become Hotel General Managers for the first time, make mistakes because of some common management myths they build in their minds in the early days of […]

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Every Hotel Job, of course, has its specific knowledge (read on or watch the video). However, in addition to this, the qualities that make an individual a good Hotel Supervisor tend to be fairly similar across all Hotel Departments. The following are 5 essential skills that Hotel Supervisors need to have regardless of whether they […]

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If you have poor service in your Hotel, good luck selling it (Read on or watch the video). No amount of aggressive marketing can save a Hotel that has bad service in all of its Operations. Customer Expectations have to be met Your customers expect your Service to be the quality that they expect. If […]

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What should Hotel Managers do? (Read on or watch the video) One good answer to this question could come from using the ideas of the famous late Peter Drucker. A native of Vienna, Austria, Mr. Drucker was an intellectual who many say created the modern study of management. His ideas relate to Hotel Management just as they […]

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I have learned as I become older and wiser, it is a privilege to have a job (Read on or watch the video). I hope that each of us this year will maintain this privilege, if you already have a job, or achieve this privilege, if you are currently looking for work. To maintain this […]

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Everyone is not the same in your Hotel. They can never be equal. In today’s age that’s a radical thought (Read on or watch the video). I am not saying certain Departments and jobs are better than others. I am saying we are different as individual humans. Let me explain. We are not all born […]

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Instead of being robotic in how I approach Hotel work, I tried to be thoughtful and always ask myself if something could be done more efficiently or eliminated altogether (read on or watch the video). You know — the Hoteliers who scurry from task to task, always checking e-mail, organizing something, making a call, running […]

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