Category Archives: Guest Experience

The Facebook Status I Can’t Forget

Amongst the clutter of my friends’ Facebook statuses, one posted on Monday caused me to pause. I’ve been thinking about it all week.   Sad, no? I’m preaching to the choir. If you’re on this site you don’t need this … Continue reading

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The Case of the Lost Elmos

ABC News ran a feel-good story about a little girl being reunited with her plush Elmo after forgetting it at a Ritz-Carlton property. Upon receiving a phone call from the desperate parent, the Ritz identified the missing plush, created a … Continue reading

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Names, Menus, and Your Restaurant

Imagine two identical pieces of day-old chocolate cake, placed on separate napkins. On the left, the nameplate reads, “Chocolate Cake.” On the right, the nameplate reads, “Belgian Black Forest Double Chocolate Cake.” This simple name change has several results: Customers … Continue reading

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The Biggest Surprise in Las Vegas

A friend of mine just returned from a vacation trip to Las Vegas. The first thing she told me was how nice her hotel was. I pressed her and asked, “What did you like about it?” You’ll never guess. Even … Continue reading

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The Flat Tire

I don’t know much about bikes, but I could tell this was a nice one. Two water bottles. An attached pump. Storage bags. The biker himself was equally outfitted with a helmet, gloves, and biker clothes. So why did I … Continue reading

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