All posts tagged: Christmas

Maximise Your Revenue Over the Christmas Period

As hoteliers, we all know that the Christmas period is a sure-fire money maker. However, it is always our job to increase sales over Christmas to maximise the revenue. I am sure you have your ideas, but we can get stuck in our ‘usual’ ideas. That is exactly why I am writing this, in the hope that I may inspire you with some fresh ideas to use. A Christmas Market of Your Own We all know that visiting a Christmas market is something magical and festive and almost all families love to go to at least one. The reason for holding your own is two-fold. Of course, increase your own revenue, but also, to strengthen relationships with other local businesses, and, to form new ones. This gives you plenty of room to make money. You can set up plenty of stalls of your own that could include things such as mulled wine, hot beer, a BBQ with roasted chestnuts and burgers/hot dogs, to name a few. All of these things are cheap to set up …

Magical Christmas Markets around Europe

The festive season is upon us and with Christmas just around the corner, it is that time of year when we all need to start to think about a gift to give to our loved ones. Why don’t you make this year an extra special one and take your loved one, your family or even just yourself, to one of the many amazing Christmas markets around Europe? There are many of them to choose from. You can wander through the markets where you will be pulled into the Christmas spirit. You will be able to choose from local, handcrafted gifts, or, you can enjoy some mouth-watering Christmas dishes and treats. Whatever you preference and whether alone or with others, you are sure to enjoy the atmosphere. Today I will do a roundup of some of the oldest and best Christmas markets to choose from. Strasbourg – France Strasbourg in eastern France is where you will find one of Europe’s oldest Christmas markets. The first edition of this famous market took place in 1570 and is …

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Christmas Traditions Around the World

Christmas is everybody’s favourite time of the year. However, the customs vary depending on the country. While it is usually festive, this holiday doesn’t look the same in every country. So today, since it’s just around the corner, we will talk about the Christmas traditions from around the World.