Cuyama Buckhorn

Situated in New Cuyama, California, Cuyama Buckhorn is a timeless roadside restaurant & inn in the heart of California’s high desert within Santa Barbara County. Each of the inn's 21 guest rooms has been designed to bring clean, comfortable elegance ...

The Blackcomb Lodge

Located in world-famous Whistler, B.C. Canada, the Blackcomb Lodge is a modern hotel that offers a variety of rooms equipped with full kitchens, flat-screen TVs and free WiFi. Additional amenities include an indoor swimming pool and hot t ...

The Nightingale Motel

The Nightingale Motel is a boutique property located in the heart of beautiful Pagosa Springs, Colorado, that offers 19 guest rooms. Boasting a 1950s roadside motel feel, the Nightingale has been remodeled and offers an impressive array of ame ...

Bizarre Hotel Guest Requests (and How to Handle Them)

From demanding a meal after the kitchen is closed to requesting a room change because the feng shui isn’t quite right, most hotels deal with challenging guest requests on a daily basis. But we bet most requests pale in comparison to the following real-li ...

Pollock Cove Resort

Pollock Cove Inn & Cottages is located on beautiful Campobello Island in New Brunswick, Canada, just over the bridge from Lubec, Maine. This pet-friendly resort offers accommodations in charming cottages, all with ocean views and most with full kitch ...

Boost Off-Season Occupancy with Staycation Bookings

As we leave the peak travel season behind us, it’s time for hoteliers to implement strategies to maintain occupancy as best as possible. Beyond dropping room rates there are more resourceful ways to boost reservations—marketing your property to staycatio ...

Le Chateau Hotel

The Camrose Le Chateau Hotel is a 34-room property located in Camrose, Alberta. A wide variety of amenities are available onsite including a restaurant and bar, a business centre, WiFi and laundry facilities. Le Chateau Hotel has chosen t ...

A Quick Guide to EMV for Independent Hotels

It has been a while now since U.S. consumers switched from swipe-and-sign to chip-and-sign (or chip-and-PIN) credit cards back in 2015. And there’s no looking back.EMV stands for Europay, MasterCard and Visa, and is a global standard for debit and cr ...

YMCA Camp Keanae – Maui

Located in Kahului, Hawaii, the YMCA Camp Keanae – Maui is set along the northern coastline and offers a variety of accommodation types including dormitory-style cabins, suites, tent and van camping and cottages. This unique property has ...

An Independent Hotelier’s Guide to Loyalty Programs

Loyalty programs have been a part of the hospitality game for decades. And for as long as they have been around, they’ve been the subject of much debate. Like any strategy in hospitality, some consider loyalty programs an essential part of their business ...