Avendra is North America’s leading hospitality procurement services provider. Our supply chain management solutions are tailored to our clients’ business strategies and deliver benefits beyond great savings. We combine years of hospitality expertise, purchasing power, services and software to help customers impact the bottom line, improve operational performance, and better serve guests. More than 16,500 customers rely on Avendra as a trusted partner. Avendra is headquartered in Rockville, Maryland and has regional offices throughout North America.
Hamzah Abu-Ragheb, Sustainable Sourcing Director for Aramark and Avendra Group, recently shared a method for aligning sustainability goals with guest expectations.
You know that attention to every detail is the rule, not the exception, in the luxury hotel business. From the perfectly soothing scents of the toiletries to the smooth textures of the sheets and towels, you’ve thought of everything. Automated room controls, easy-to-access in-room technology options, and beyond-comfortable furnishings are a must-have for every guest who stays with you.
Nearly 10 percent of the $4.4 trillion wellness economy is derived from the wellness tourism industry. Is your luxury property getting its share of that revenue?
As part of the recent “INSPIRE 22” event hosted by the International Luxury Hoteliers Association (ILHA), Avendra sponsored a panel discussion to address the topic: “Reinventing Wellness Space to Drive Revenue.” Here’s what our panel of experts had to say.
Avendra, the hospitality industry leader in procurement services for North & Central America, Caribbean and Mexico announced that its Director of Business Development, Sonny Hare, will join the leadership board for the International Luxury Hotel Association’s (ILHA) East Coast Chapter. As an official partner of the ILHA, Avendra will work closely with the Chapter board and the ILHA team to create engaging events throughout the year.
Guests have largely regained the confidence to travel, driving demand for luxury hotel stays.
New Year. Same Headlines. While the COVID pandemic continues to affect global economies amid ongoing supply chain and inflation challenges – opportunities to centralize purchasing, find hidden gems among substitute products, and become more agile decision-makers have been bright spots in the hospitality industry.
There’s never going to be a better time for furniture, fixtures, and equipment (FF&E) purchases than right now. While supply chains have begun to loosen, there are still significant barriers, including labor shortages, that are slowing deliveries. Our clients are locking in current pricing and ensuring on-time deliveries for summer FF&E needs by working with their Avendra associates today. We don’t anticipate pricing going down or a quick revitalization of the supply chain, so the best course of action is to take advantage of your GPO relationship to ensure your guests have a memorable experience with you.
Procurement Service Providers can help luxury operators’ source eco-friendly products that meet travelers’ demands and create authentic, one-of-a-kind experiences.