Horizon Opens Regional Office in South Florida

LEAWOOD, KS—October 20, 2014—Horizon Hospitality, a hospitality industry employment search firm that provides a variety of recruitment services to restaurants, private clubs, hotels, and resorts across the nation, is proud to report a 36% increase in revenue year to date in 2014—the best end-of-year result in the company’s 16-year history. Over the course of 2014, Horizon… Read more »

Introducing Horizon HR Solutions

MEDIA RELEASE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE CONTACT: Scott A. Samuels, CEO Horizon Hospitality Associates, Inc. (913) 333-3190 Email: [email protected] Leading Executive Search Firm now provides Human Resource Solutions for Enhancing Business Performance! January 24, 2012, Overland Park, KS.  Scott Samuels, President of Horizon Hospitality, announced today the expansion of Horizon Hospitality with the creation of Horizon HR… Read more »

Sustainability Poses Multiple Challenges for Hospitality Operations

Despite contradictions involving finances, operations and marketing, today’s hotel and restaurant operators are making huge strides toward sustainable operations. This was one of the key findings of the Cornell Hospitality Sustainability Roundtable, held in New York City this past November.  Participants, led by Associate Professor Alex Susskind, examined the critical issues in sustainability – namely,… Read more »

National Restaurant Association Predicts 2011 U.S. Restaurant Rebound

According to the NRA, after three years of negative real sales, America’s restaurant industry is poised for a comeback.  In its “2011 Restaurant Industry Forecast,” the NRA predicts a record $604 billion in annual sales this year – an aggregate sales increase of 3.6% over 2010 (1.1% in inflation-adjusted terms). Here are a few key… Read more »

Effective Employee Onboarding Tips for Hospitality Employers

“You never get a second chance to make a first impression.” When you hear this saying, you may envision a nervous job seeker, compulsively straightening his suit and repeating his 30-second “personal sales pitch” before an interview.  But quite honestly, the saying is just as relevant for hospitality hiring companies.  Why? When you mainstream and… Read more »

Ways a Hospitality Recruiter Can Expedite Your Job Search

It’s tough out there. If you’re not seeing much progress with your job search in the hospitality industry, here are a few key ways a Horizon Hospitality recruiting specialist can help you get an edge over your competitors: Industry expertise. At Horizon, hospitality industry recruiting is all we do.  From Restaurant Managers and Executive Chefs,… Read more »

Hospitality 2011 Big Picture: How Will the Recovery Impact the Hotel Industry?

Is there a light at the end of the tunnel this year for the hotel industry? According to Adam Sacks, Managing Director of Tourism Economics (part of Oxford Economics), the worldwide economic fundamentals will improve in 2011, but growth will not be spectacular.  Here are a few of the observations and key predictions from The Hotel… Read more »