How many times have you been able to tell a potential guest that your hotel is fully booked? Although it is hard to turn away a customer, it’s also nice to know that no room is left empty. However, there could be periods where your hotel isn’t as busy as you would like it. This is especially true during the week. Here are some smart ideas to bring more guests into your hotel on a consistent basis:
Two-For-One Meal Rates
If your hotel has a decent restaurant, then not only do you want your guests to be dying there but you also want to bring in local business. You can promote a two-for-one meal rate Tuesday through Thursday. There’s also special happy hours deals that you can set up. Provided there is foot traffic, boost your lunch business by setting up quick fix menu options. As long as business professionals know they can get in and get out in a timely manner, then your restaurant will become a good option.
Promote Mid Week Weddings
Does your hotel also serve as a wedding venue? That’s a great way to generate extra money but it can be limiting especially if you only can have two weddings on the weekend. Why not promote midweek weddings at a special rate? The newlywed couples might discover that caterers, DJs, photographers and other reception vendors would also reduce their rate to pick up business during the week.
Entice Your Guests To Stay An Extra Day
Once your guests set up their reservation you could entice them to stay an extra day with a major reduction in their room rate. This is something you should let them know about right away so that they can coordinate their travel plans. You don’t want them ever to say, “I would’ve stayed an extra day if I only known!”
Reach Out To Real Estate Agents
On any given week, there are hundreds of people coming into Boston and the surrounding area to check out new homes or commercial spaces. Those people all need a place to stay. Their real estate broker is going to be their best recommendation. It wouldn’t take much to get flyers or emails out to the brokers in your area.
Keep the Clutter Out
As you attract these new guests, you want to make sure they’re going to generate positive reviews online. That is where cleanliness of your establishment becomes vital. Along with keeping the room spotless you want to make sure that the rest of your property is free of clutter. Junk King Boston can take care of that task in a very affordable and efficient manner. One session with Junk King Boston will ensure that your hotel is totally clear of all unwanted clutter.