Tips for Hotel Minibars

Tips for Hotel Minibars Hotel minibars have proven to be a great way for a property to increase its revenue and enhance its overall guest experience. On the other hand, the management and operation of a mini-bar require significantly extra time, which most small and medium-sized hotels do not possess. In order to sustain a minibar, which will be attractive to the customer, excellent inventory management skills, proper ordering flow, constantly updated consumption reports, and thorough cleaning are required.Due to [...]

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How Minibars Have Made a Comeback

How Minibars Have Made a Comeback After years of minibar neglect, it feels at times that the days of the minibar are over. Travelers of the future will have to put on pants and leave their room for a late-night snack or drink. But in the face of criticism that the minibar is a relic, some hotels are reclaiming it. In fact, there’s a strong argument to be made that there’s never been a better time to be a minibar [...]

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How To Get The Hotel Minibar On Top Again

How To Get The Hotel Minibar On Top Again In-room spending on food and drinks plummeted 28 percent from 2007 to 2012. Like many time-honored institutions, minibars are having a 2lst-century identity crisis. Once a symbol of globe-trotting adulthood, they’ve started to seem bulky, and old-fashioned, hulking IBM desktops in a room of iPhones. How should we feel about them, then? On the one hand, there’s singular comfort in knowing a bottle of Dewar’s and a bag of M&M’s lie within [...]

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