Friday, September 22, 2017

Larry Mogelonsky

Larry Mogelonsky
Larry Mogelonsky is the founder of Toronto-based hospitality consulting agency LMA Communications Inc.

How would you define modern luxury?

How many times have you heard the word 'luxury' in a hotel description? It seems to be one of the most abused words in the hoteliers' dictionary! I've seen many hotels claim to be luxurious, when at most they are just slightly better than average.

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The communications hierarchy in 3 principles & 5 tips

For going on a decade now, Larry Mogelonsky has encouraged professionals to reexamine their B2B and B2C communications in terms of how the medium impacts the message itself. To help organise his thoughts on the matter, he proposed a heirarchial flowchart outlining 13 different forms of modern communications based on the level of importance conveyed by each.

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Developing your ownership-leadership

One of the greatest challenges that you face as an owner or asset manager is stepping back from the day-to-day and delegating unencumbered operating responsibility to your on-property team because not doing so can have disastrous effects.

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Eliminating the off-season

Consider this your quarterly performance audit, but thinking a bit more ambitiously, it is already time to look ahead to 2018! Now is the perfect time to reevaluate the goal we proclaimed at the beginning of January, but there's also enough time to plan something bold for next year.

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The 4 pillars of hospitality technology

Nowadays, hoteliers are so inundated with technology that the tasks of prioritisation and selection have become far more than just daunting; research and procurement are practically a job title unto themselves! Unless you have specific objectives with a firm plan and budget in mind, you'll easily be intimidated by the sheer myriad of options for consideration.

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Building summer occupancy for city hotels

Temperatures rise. Humidity creeps up. Sounds like time to pack up and head to the nearest beach. While your team may be thinking 'vacation', you should be thinking 'revenue' when it comes to your leisure segment.

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Raising Awareness For RSIs

An important issue affecting many hotels that merits further discussion is repetitive strain injuries (RSIs), especially those with an ageing workforce. A combined aggravation of both the nervous and musculoskeletal system, an RSI is typically caused by repetitive tasks or those which put the body in an awkward position. There are many different types of RSIs, but as I am …

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