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Suburban Resorts in China

Since around 2005 an increasing number of internationally branded resorts have opened in China. This article investigates their working model, demand profiles, key facilities and market outlook.

Golf and Country Clubs: Setting Higher Goals for Profitability in Food & Beverage

There are many opportunities for golf clubs to operate the food and beverage facilities in a more efficient way that will save resources, deliver better product & services, keep customers happy and ultimately deliver more to the bottom.

Hotel F&B - To Lease or Not to Lease?

The primary role of the F&B department is to enhance the overall profits of a hotel. Many claim hotels with F&B should maximize the department’s profit or lease income. Instead, maybe the departmental profit motive should be secondary.

The Appraisal of Food Service Facilities

The real growth of the food industry is consideraly less than the apparent increases signaled by steadily rising sales volumes. Nevertheless, there are opportunties for growth and profits for well-managed restaurants.

How to Lower the Property Taxes on Your Hotel or Restaurant

Factors both internal and external to a hotel property affect its value, and in turn, its property tax burden. In most cases, an experienced hotel appraiser, employing a proven appeal protocol, is needed to determine whether a property is unfairly assessed.

Food for Thought

Issues to consider before leasing out a restaurant outlet.

How Can Hotels Make Money On F&B?

Steve Rushmore's April 2003 Hotels Monthly