Monthly Archives: March 2016

Mar29th, 2016

How soft brands can best marry independence with brand standards

By |March 29th, 2016|Industry Insights|0 Comments

The increasing popularity of “soft brands” aka independent collections in the hospitality industry has transformed the trend into commonplace. In the last six years, six of the largest corporate chains launched a soft brand, including Marriott’s Autograph Collection in 2010; Hilton’s Curio Collection in 2014; Best Western’s BW Premier; Starwood’s second soft brand, Tribute Portfolio, in 2015; and more.

Lodging magazine writes “it may seem the best of all worlds” for […]
Mar23rd, 2016

Courtyard Marriott Bistro Menus: Ready, Set, Rollout!

By |March 23rd, 2016|Industry Insights|0 Comments

Meeting and exceeding customer expectations is a core value at A S Hospitality, and when we began making requested updates to the Courtyard Marriott Bistro menus for their winter rollout, we knew we had to devise a plan to get the highly customizable menu options on the brand portal – and we had to do it fast.

The Courtyard Marriott needed 16 different menu options, including templates for international properties and […]
Mar15th, 2016

2016 Menu Trends for F&B Programs

By |March 15th, 2016|Industry Insights|0 Comments

Create a menu guests will crave and attracts local trafficF&B programs are successful when guests (and even off-property diners) keep coming back for seconds. And thirds. And fourths. And … you get the point. To do that, there must be a cohesive F&B strategy and brand identity. That’s all preliminary, though, to an integral piece to your success: your menu. Your menu communicates the identity of your restaurant in more […]
Mar11th, 2016

Top Hotel Guestroom Pen Picks

By |March 11th, 2016|Industry Insights|0 Comments

Our stylized sourcing team has toiled over the decision in choosing their favorite hotel guestroom pen (so hopefully you don’t have to). These are the pens that made the cut to the top 10 for 2016.How do you choose a pen that best represents your brand? Get expert tips from A S Hospitality here.
Mar8th, 2016

A S Hospitality Signs Renewal Contract with Avendra

By |March 8th, 2016|News|0 Comments

Members reap the benefits of brand-enhancing services, program cost savings MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE (March 8, 2016) – The long-standing partnership between A S Hospitality and Avendra will continue as Avendra renewed its contract with A S Hospitality in January. This five-year renewal solidifies A S Hospitality’s role as the preferred supplier for printing and graphic communications services for Avendra founders and members.

“We are pleased to continue our support Avendra and its members,” […]