Do Not Leave the Meter Running During Renovation Projects

Focus (Industry News)

PUBLISHED ON: June 17, 2008

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A room rendered unavailable because of ongoing construction is a running taxi meter of lost income. Just as a passenger in a taxi would not wait until the driver has traveled for ten minutes before announcing the destination, a hotel operator must clearly set out both the destination and route of its project before starting the work. Unless the destination and route are finalized before work begins, hotel operators risk being inundated with delays, increased costs and the prospect of a failed project.