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Two Decades of Change - Lodging Newsletter May 31st, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 05/31/17 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Lodging is one of the industries most affected by the dominance of the Internet. Here are things you may not know about lodging today. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

Guest Myths - Lodging Newsletter April 30th, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 04/30/17 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

This month let us burst some bubbles, dispel some myths and have some fun. The list is surprising long and we can only cover a few. The answers are sometimes just plain unexpected. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

Occupancy Control - Lodging Newsletter March 31st, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 03/31/17 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

What have we done for you lately? It’s a fair question for any lodging manager. Of course doing everything well is the entire job in a nut shell. But this is a nutty business and sitting on our laurels is not enough. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

How Clean is Enough - Lodging Newsletter February 28th, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 02/28/17 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Cleaning full sized homes is far more complicated than simple hotel type rooms. They are much bigger, have more bathrooms, more beds, patios or yards, and those pesky kitchens. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

All About Channels - Lodging Newsletter January 31st, 2017

By Wm. May
Published: 01/31/17 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Research - Everyone knows vacation rental income is growing rapidly and much faster than lodging in general. One research company says vacation rentals generated 3.36 million revenue in 2017 and will grow at 7% for years to come. Giant companies all want a piece of the "Specialty Lodging" market. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

Thanks to Everyone - Lodging Newsletter December 31st, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 12/31/16 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Remember this quote, "People in glass houses should not throw stones"? A very wise comedian once said, actually "No one should throw stones" Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

October Client Update - Lodging Newsletter November 30th, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 11/30/16 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

There are so many people in the world doing good things for others that sometimes we feel inadequate. But in our small way we are working to make people happy and to make their travel lives smooth and carefree. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

Lodging Newsletter October 31st, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 10/31/16 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

With Autumn here, the lodging industry presented many seminars, conferences, workshops and classes. Here is a run down. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

More Q&A - Lodging Newsletter September 30th, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 09/30/16 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

More Questions and Answers this month. The kind owners ask - we have answers. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

Questions & Answers - Lodging Newsletter August 31st, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 08/31/16 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Questions and Answers: When are phones open? The help desk is 9AM to 7pm, sometimes longer on weekends and high seasons. We try to close for Christmas but guests are renting so we work if they need us. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

OTA;s as Yellow Pages - Lodging Newsletter July 31st, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 07/31/16 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Have you noticed the hundreds of TV commercials for Expedia, Hotels.com, HomeAway, Booking.com, Trivago, AirBnB and others? Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

Help Desk & Dynamic Rates - Lodging Newsletter May 31st, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 05/31/16 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

We know you have choices when it comes to property managers so how about we run some of the newest and great things we bring to every property. (Sorry about the plug.) On the job - So on this glorious 4th of July weekend our ace staff are working diligently to make every guest and owner vacation a fun filled time. (We take a few days off after!) Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

Upgrades & Events - Lodging Newsletter April 30th, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 04/30/16 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Each month we jot down a few notes on what's new and exciting. Yes, our enthusiasm is always at a high for this business where we create lasting memories for guests and take care of homes for owners. There is seldom room to cover "All the news that's fit to print" but we'll give it a try. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

Monthly Client Update - Lodging Newsletter March 31st, 2016

By Wm. May
Published: 03/31/16 Topics: Advertising, Lodging Newsletter, Property Management Comments: 0

This is the start of something good. Every month we will regale clients, vendors, staff, family and friends with lots of inside insight about the lodging industry, along with some boasting about how we are building the most comprehensive management system and people around. Read more Leave comments

Sponsor: Vortex Organization – We train quality people to help run unique Inns, Resorts and Vacation Rental Management companies, in an industry that has been a webby net of technology combined with good old fashioned property, guest and owner services. – VortexManagers.com

Lodging Newsletter April 13th, 2015

By Wm, May
Published: 04/12/15 Topics: Lodging Newsletter, Vortex Managers Comments: 0

After a bit of a delay, the Vortex Insider resumes in great haste. Purchase of Ocean Reservations and OceanShores.com. Jackie Martin returns. Michael Bradham moves New folks - Nick Warner, Jessica Vance, Trina Flanagan, Mark Root, Nathaniel Jumper, Emailers are in the mail. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Newsletter October 13th, 2014

By William May
Published: 10/15/14 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

We are gearing up for Fall and Holiday bookings. Deep Clean and Surveys recommendations due in a week. Staff doing more inspections. Why we need to talk, talk, talk. Start a new habit today. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Newsletter September 22nd, 2014

By William May
Published: 09/23/14 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

This issue the discussion is about sports and never dropping the ball. Plus introducing our purchasing department, touching work just once. Then look to see if you won last week's quiz. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Newsletter September 1st, 2014

By William May
Published: 09/01/14 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Little word habits make a big difference. Here are some to avoid - Be upbeat, too busy, no services, banning pronouns. Plus in this issue - about Web ads. And did you take the quiz? Read more Leave comments

Lodging Newsletter August 25th, 2014

By William May
Published: 08/26/14 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

Periodic updates for August 2014 Read more Leave comments

Lodging Newsletter May 18th, 2014

By William May
Published: 05/20/14 Topics: Lodging Newsletter Comments: 0

In your high school, were there those mean folks who gossiped about everyone? It is a disease born of envy and inferiority. Well adjusted humans, discuss the world at large, business, the arts and other fun stuff. Read more Leave comments

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