My wife, formerly a corporate meeting planner, says that hotels
generally feel fortunate simply to break even on housing people, and
make their money from their catering activities. That's what was in the
back of my mind when I suggested that the "headquarters hotel" might go
elsewhere unless they saw the light. But let's wait and see - some
competent people are working the problem.
73, Pete N4ZR
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On 7/2/2010 11:00 AM, Milt, N5IA wrote:
> Hi Rich,
> At double the price they only have to sell 1/2 the rooms with 1/2 the house
> cleaning expenses to come out on top. IMHO you and others are going to have
> to turn more than 50% to another location to get their attention. They
> consider it a "captive audience", and that a certain percentage of people
> will just shrug their shoulders, and pay out the nose.
> I have seen this in a number of situations, in particular airline tickets to
> certain cities when there is a LAAAAARGE convention being held. They look
> at the scenario in the light I presented above, and then anything over and
> above that is gravy and they are way ahead.
> Mis dos centavos.
> Milt, N5IA
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Richard F DiDonna NN3W"<firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Friday, July 02, 2010 6:26 AM
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Wow....is there a new manager at the Crowne Plaza???
>> New rates for the CP have been out for a while. $210 a night? In Dayton,
>> Somebody needs to talk some sense into the manager unless they want to see
>> certain events going over to the Doubletree which can be had for half the
>> 73 Rich NN3W
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