Athena Inn Chattanooga, Tennessee, Joins Magnuson Independents

At Magnuson Hotels, America’s largest independent hotel group, we are proud to announce today the latest addition to the Magnuson Hotels family, the Athena Inn, in Chattanooga, Tennessee. Situated in the stunning, mountainous terrain of Chattanooga, the Athena Inn is just 3 miles from the Chattanooga Airport, and 1 mile from the Hamilton Place Mall. The perfect place to stay […]

Studios and Suites 4 Less Western Branch Virginia Joins Magnuson Independents

At Magnuson Hotels, America’s largest independent hotel group, we are proud to announce today the latest addition to the Magnuson Hotels family, the Studios and Suites 4 Less Western Branch, in Chesapeake, Virginia. Situated in beautiful Chesapeake, Virginia, the Studios and Suites 4 Less Western Branch is the ideal lodging choice for travelers to the dynamic Chesapeake and Portsmouth […]

Hotel Management: How To Identify And Deal With Changes In Primary Demand

by Thomas Magnuson I previously told the story of how my wife, Melissa, and I transformed a struggling Western mining town—my hometown of Wallace, Idaho—into one of the world’s leading destinations for snowmobilers. Despite obstacles, and through spotting a gap in the market as well as utilizing Wallace’s unique location, we set up Wallace and […]

Increase Business, Have Drinks!

As hoteliers, the biggest challenge is how to get customers in the door; making them a return customer is the easy part. So here are some ways to get your hotel’s name out in the community, generate a positive buzz about your property and increase business. Holding a ‘business after hours’ party at your property can […]

How to Create the Perfect Facebook Page for your Hotel

So you want to learn how to create the perfect Facebook page for your hotel? Considering Facebook is home to more than 1.4 billion monthly active users, and is fast becoming a center for customer relations, you’re making a smart move. Facebook can be a major factor in generating customers, by building a relationship with the […]