Introductions

As Arkansas’s Hospitality Industry continues to grown, so does the number of individuals the industry employs. When staffing changes occur, one way to get off to a good start is by making an effort to properly introduce new team members to guests and coworkers. Watch the Hospitality Hot Tips video below for more details.

 

Creating a positive work environment

When you get out of bed in the morning, do you look forward to your work day or does it seem like a chore? There are ways to create a work environment that actually makes it seem less like work, and more like something you enjoy. That’s really the dream, right? To find a work environment doing something you love. A positive attitude can go a very long way in making yourself and your co-workers enjoy what you do for a living. Check out this blog by Liquid Planner for tips on how to create a positive work environment.

Handling Customer Complaints

“The key to successfully dealing with complaints is in the right attitude toward them. As simple as that. In fact, customer complaints should be embraced and seen as unsolicited feedback which is always a valuable source of information about your business.”

No one likes dealing with an unhappy individual, but knowing how to effectively communicate with one could be the key to your organization’s success. Check out this blog for tips on how to handle and apply customer complaints!

Welcome to Arkansas Secret Shopper Report

The 2015 Welcome to Arkansas Secret Shopper Program took place in June and July. Communities in each of our Destination Marketing Areas (DMAs) were visited, for a total of 20 communities and 43 locations. How well was the local segment of the Arkansas Tourism Industry able to promote area attractions? Check out this article, published by Talk Business & Politics for the answer.