No hotel is the same as another - its management style shouldn't be, either.
Even a franchise family that strives for property continuity finds every location has differences in demographics, market potential, and geography that make it distinctive.
The non-flagged independents, as well as those who have elected to assume a franchise brand, generally began life to fill specific market needs. Over time, those needs may change - competition may enter the market, the economy may shift, the population can change and many factors can make today a lot different than yesterday.
Centralized management systems help, but can't replace on-site skills.
Managing assets for the maximum benefit of ownership is Priority One for 1859 Historic Hotels.
Payroll management is an example of a central management system that contributes to the ability of skilled on-site managers to work more effectively. 1859 Historic Hotels has pioneered a program that gives home office payroll specialists real-time data from any property in the system, including when any employee clocks in or out.