The hospitality industry has taken quite a beating in the past few months due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Now that things are starting to return to some semblance of normalcy, what will the new post-pandemic normal look like for hotels? In part two of the “How Things Are Likely to Be Post-Pandemic”, let’s discuss this in relation to the non-business event industry.
COVID-19 has no doubt put a dent in everyone’s business plans, but it has especially affected the hotel industry by taking away a major source of revenue that comes from events and travel. In part one of “How Things Are Likely to Be Post-Pandemic”, let’s discuss this topic in relation to MICE travel and events.
Meetings have always been integral to the way businesses are conducted. But gone are those days when you were confined to board rooms or cramped cubicles for these sessions. Businessmen and entrepreneurs are turning to boutique hotels for the hip, modern ambience that make meetings so much more interesting.
The concept of a ‘meeting’ in any work-space can evoke mixed emotions – from dread and boredom to excitement and anticipation – depending upon how it’s undertaken. In the hospitality industry, meetings are key because timely and meaningful communication is what the industry hinges on. This article stresses on the importance of meetings and communication in the industry, aiming to provide some food for thought for those who conduct them on a daily basis.