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The Reservation Recession

CHAPTER 1

The Hospitality Labor Shortage, Its Causes, and STR Tech Solutions

Here’s the real reason your staff are leaving the hospitality industry.

Hospitalitynet interviewee says: In my opinion, the current bad image of the industry has many facets; on the one hand, the shoe pinches at the outdated management structures, the long working hours, high workload and mediocre wages. In order to make the industry attractive again, these structural conditions need to be changed so that young professionals become more interested in our industry. We need to create cultures of advocacy in which Generation Z and Y feel comfortable Problems within the leisure and hospitality sector predate the pandemic… Yamir Contreras, a unionized housekeeper at a hotel in Rhode Island, hasn’t seen her pay grow since before the pandemic. Her workload, however, has. Many of her former colleagues left to find better-paying work in other industries It would be good to have 2 or 3 views and quotes represented here (these could be given in separate H3s) allowing you to identify where there is and isn’t consensus. Just don’t be too negative – we’re not here to make the target audience rethink their ways – just contextualise, provide insights, speak on their level. A key point we want to zoom in on – working conditions are a factor (disorganisation, stress) – bc tech offers a solution. We could put this in a highlight box as part of a quote, just an idea.

Issues the industry’s now facing

Hospitalitynet interviewee says: In my opinion, the current bad image of the industry has many facets; on the one hand, the shoe pinches at the outdated management structures, the long working hours, high workload and mediocre wages. In order to make the industry attractive again, these structural conditions need to be changed so that young professionals become more interested in our industry. We need to create cultures of advocacy in which Generation Z and Y feel comfortable Problems within the leisure and hospitality sector predate the pandemic… Yamir Contreras, a unionized housekeeper at a hotel in Rhode Island, hasn’t seen her pay grow since before the pandemic. Her workload, however, has. Many of her former colleagues left to find better-paying work in other industries It would be good to have 2 or 3 views and quotes represented here (these could be given in separate H3s) allowing you to identify where there is and isn’t consensus. Just don’t be too negative – we’re not here to make the target audience rethink their ways – just contextualise, provide insights, speak on their level. A key point we want to zoom in on – working conditions are a factor (disorganisation, stress) – bc tech offers a solution. We could put this in a highlight box as part of a quote, just an idea.

Yamir Contreras, a unionized housekeeper at a hotel in Rhode Island, hasn’t seen her pay grow since before the pandemi

76% of STR failures stem from this.

Issues the industry is now facing are mounting. Fast.

Hospitalitynet interviewee says: In my opinion, the current bad image of the industry has many facets; on the one hand, the shoe pinches at the outdated management structures, the long working hours, high workload and mediocre wages. In order to make the industry attractive again, these structural conditions need to be changed so that young professionals become more interested in our industry. We need to create cultures of advocacy in which Generation Z and Y feel comfortable Problems within the leisure and hospitality sector predate the pandemic… Yamir Contreras, a unionized housekeeper at a hotel in Rhode Island, hasn’t seen her pay grow since before the pandemic. Her workload, however, has. Many of her former colleagues left to find better-paying work in other industries It would be good to have 2 or 3 views and quotes represented here (these could be given in separate H3s) allowing you to identify where there is and isn’t consensus. Just don’t be too negative – we’re not here to make the target audience rethink their ways – just contextualise, provide insights, speak on their level. A key point we want to zoom in on – working conditions are a factor (disorganisation, stress) – bc tech offers a solution. We could put this in a highlight box as part of a quote, just an idea.

What’s making a difference to coping with the labor shortage

Hospitalitynet interviewee says: In my opinion, the current bad image of the industry has many facets; on the one hand, the shoe pinches at the outdated management structures, the long working hours, high workload and mediocre wages. In order to make the industry attractive again, these structural conditions need to be changed so that young professionals become more interested in our industry. We need to create cultures of advocacy in which Generation Z and Y feel comfortable Problems within the leisure and hospitality sector predate the pandemic… Yamir Contreras, a unionized housekeeper at a hotel in Rhode Island, hasn’t seen her pay grow since before the pandemic. Her workload, however, has. Many of her former colleagues left to find better-paying work in other industries It would be good to have 2 or 3 views and quotes represented here (these could be given in separate H3s) allowing you to identify where there is and isn’t consensus. Just don’t be too negative – we’re not here to make the target audience rethink their ways – just contextualise, provide insights, speak on their level. A key point we want to zoom in on – working conditions are a factor (disorganisation, stress) – bc tech offers a solution. We could put this in a highlight box as part of a quote, just an idea.