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Lodging Update October 13th, 2014

By William May
Published: 10/15/14 Topics: 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 Update September 22nd, 2014

By William May
Published: 09/23/14 Topics: 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 Update September 1st, 2014

By William May
Published: 09/01/14 Topics: 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 Update August 25th, 2014

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

Periodic updates for August 2014 Read more Leave comments

Lodging Update May 18th, 2014

By William May
Published: 05/20/14 Topics: 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

Lodging Update May 12th, 2014

By William May
Published: 05/12/14 Topics: Comments: 0

Mea culpa. The Insider newsletters have fallen behind but maybe that's good news. Reservations are busy, new inventory is in the pipeline. Of biggest news - Mobile websites have now been going on line. Look below. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Update April 1st, 2014

By William May
Published: 04/05/14 Topics: Comments: 0

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Lodging Update March 10th, 2014

By William May
Published: 03/10/14 Topics: Comments: 0

Hear it here first - the top complaint of the year. Our Board Meeting, Clean reminders and Guest Books. Pop quiz and upcoming important meetings. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Update February 17th, 2014

By William May
Published: 02/16/14 Topics: Comments: 0

Pop Quiz winner, Cool new online cleaning system for managers and housekeepers. Joseph Romain profile, and another test of industry jargon. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Update February 13th, 2014

By William May
Published: 02/13/14 Topics: Comments: 0

Member profiles for Deresa Norman, Guest Books, Welcome Books, Pop Quiz and Class Dates. What could be more fun,. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Update February 3rd, 2014

By William May
Published: 02/03/14 Topics: Comments: 0

In this month's treasure filled Insider newsletter - 2014 Vortex College training dates. WA state managers meeting dates, Warning about Food & Condiments in Units. Manager backup person. How Clean is Clean Enough - Flyer. New Fluid Width Websites and - here come the mobiles. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Update January 27th, 2014

By William May
Published: 01/27/14 Topics: Comments: 0

Its Seattle Superbowl week edition of the Vortex Insider. Crazy here. But business as usual for our hard working reservation staff, even on Sunday. In this edition other news and super stuff too. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Update January 20th, 2014

By William May
Published: 01/22/14 Topics: Comments: 0

Ryan, Matt & Emmalee join us as we learn about guest behavior, refunds and how guests are learning how to rip off lodging providers. Read more Leave comments

Lodging Update January 6th, 2014

By William May
Published: 01/06/14 Topics: Comments: 0

In the new year waiting for now, changing batteries, property maintenance limits and now is time to increase inventory. Read more Leave comments

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