As 2021 comes to a close and we enter into 2022, increases in travel are expected to continue. While we’ve all welcomed the return of travel, it has been a challenging year with rising costs and supply chain delays. In light of this period of uncertainty, our hotel customers have continued to emphasize importance of having a cost-effective operation. Over the past year, we’ve published a number of articles outlining tips and products to optimize operations and save — without compromising the guest experience.
Here are 6 of our most popular articles from 2021 curated to help your hotel increase its savings, efficiency, and appeal for your incoming guests. We hope these will help you start 2022 off on the right foot.
Recently, the hospitality industry is seeing a shift towards platform beds. However, platform beds can be rather costly. Luckily, there are budget friendly and fashionable alternatives to make you beds dazzle. Check out Standard Textile’s Circa® Bed Wrap and Encircle™ Box Spring Cover and impress your guests with a clean, modern look.
Recent raw material and supply shortages are increasing costs, so now more than ever, having to constantly replace mattresses is expensive. Without protection, mattresses can easily be ruined by spills and fluids. Bugs and bacteria can also inhabit unprotected beds, gross! Invest in mattress protection for your beds and you can reduce replacement costs by 70%.
Want to enhance your guests’ experience with great linens without breaking the bank? It’s important to consider more than just the product cost when making a selection. A cheap one time purchase may cost you more over time. Learn about other considerations, including the cost per use, the cost of time for housekeeping, and the cost of processing.
What will you choose as your New Year’s resolution this year? Why not try and become more environmentally friendly? Many hotels are already cutting back on or eliminating plastic use. Learn more about VersaValet™. Discover how you can get started on sustainability efforts and eliminate single-use plastics in your laundry.
It’s never too late in life to keep learning new things! Discover tips to help you create an amazing hotel bed to wow your guests. Learn how to select the best bed wraps, mattress protectors, sheets, top covers, pillow, and throws to pull the whole room together. Read more and let us help you build a better guest experience while managing your budget carefully.
As travelling continues to increase as we head into 2022, a rise in bed bug activity is also expected to follow. It’s important that your hotel have an integrated pest management plan (IPM) to ensure the safety and comfort of new and returning guests. Adding pillow and mattress encasements to your IPM plan helps to protect your rooms from bed bugs, which can save you an average of $6,383!
Well, that’s a wrap! Thank you for a wonderful, albeit hectic, year. We wish you and your loved ones a very happy new year and look forward to a prosperous 2022!