Stark Service Solutions BLOG “If it isn’t documented, it didn’t happen, pure and simple,” says Stark Service Solutions President and CEO, Naomi

What Do We Do If Our Brand Changes?

By | 2017-09-14T14:58:13+00:00 September 14th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Vlog|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

“If your brand changes, you have a new flag,” says Stark Service Solutions President and CEO Naomi Stark. And those in the hospitality industry never know when their hotel chain might be sold and re-branded. When that happens, says Stark, “You have new standards to follow. Your staff might change, your staff might not change. How [...]

Guest Opportunities: Own Every Request

By | 2017-09-07T15:57:08+00:00 September 7th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Core Hospitality Principle, Customer Service|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

In the hospitality industry, truly professional staffers know that they’re always customer-facing. Even if their jobs don’t include dealing directly with guests, the guests will always see them as representing the hotel. Sharing elevators, answering questions and being asked to solve problems are part of the job for every staffer. When a guest asks you to [...]

Turning Your Workers Into a Fired-Up Team? There’s an App for That.

By | 2017-09-27T07:28:03+00:00 August 31st, 2017|Categories: Blog, Culture|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Employment engagement is vital. Being singled out for praise in the pre-shift meeting or even being wished a happy birthday can help bind your group into a team. And personal recognition for performance is a tried-and-true method for keeping performance high. The key to performance recognition is effective and accurate performance tracking.  Antiquated paper systems don’t [...]


By | 2017-09-27T07:26:41+00:00 August 17th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Documentation, Efficiency|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

It’s time, trusty old clipboard.  So long, index cards.  And farewell, #2 pencils with smudgy erasers. With accurate, completely digital hotel inspection documentation now available in a smartphone app, the project no longer works at odds with the process. “If it isn’t documented, it didn’t happen, pure and simple,” says Stark Service Solutions President and CEO, Naomi [...]


By | 2017-09-27T07:25:27+00:00 August 3rd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Core Hospitality Principle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Click here to download your FREE Poster - A Step Above The Rest! How healthy is your team's attitude towards guest opportunities (aka issues, complaints, problems)?  Do they see them as a problem, or as a genuine opportunity?  The success of your organization’s ability to build a growing loyal customer base depends on having [...]

VIP: Red Carpet Treatment

By | 2017-07-20T15:07:41+00:00 July 20th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Core Hospitality Principle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Click Here to download your FREE poster. Every guest deserves the “star” treatment from before they even to check-in, to after they’ve checked out.  Show your bright smile and personality to your guests from phone etiquette to face to face interaction; your guests should feel welcomed and wanted.  Can your guests feel it?  Can [...]


By | 2017-09-27T07:24:07+00:00 July 18th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Press Release|

WAIKIKI HI, July 18, 2017— Software developed by Stark Service Solutions has revolutionized the way the Waikiki Resort Hotel operates. The Touch System™ developed by Stark is software that marries HR, Daily Operations, and Training. This system is the only type of software of its kind. Chalida York, the Executive Housekeeper for the Waikiki Resort Hotel [...]

Accessibility is Not an Issue

By | 2017-06-29T14:10:39+00:00 June 29th, 2017|Categories: Blog|

Accessibility to technology programs can sometimes pose a bit of a challenge to a business.  Let’s say you’re in the market for a new piece of software.  This software has all the bells and whistles and it promises to solve all your operational problems.  So you take a leap and adopt it into your business, but [...]

Do you have an open rapport with both customers and employees?

By | 2017-09-27T07:20:58+00:00 June 22nd, 2017|Categories: Blog, Employee Recognition, Vlog|

Reaching the millennial audience is an issue that some businesses have yet to understand.  If you’re aware of how important it is to engage with them, though, you are on the right track.  It’s never been more important to maintain an open communication with both customers and employees alike.  Breaking through to your millennial audience can [...]

The Sound of Professional Hospitality – Can Your Guests Hear It?

By | 2017-09-27T08:22:45+00:00 June 9th, 2017|Categories: Blog, Core Hospitality Principle|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Click the image to download your free poster! Professionalism is more than what is seen – what one wears or how one appears. It is perceived loud and clear with the ear. Especially when, we cannot see the person we are speaking with. Such as on a phone call, in an email or online [...]