The snack game at hotels is shifting. Where at one time mini bars were the only spot to fulfill your snack craving, guests are now looking for other opportunities. Grab-n-go opportunities have become a great additional stream of revenue for hotels that also keep guests happier from not having to pay min-bar pricing. While snacking has always been an important piece of food and beverage options, the kinds of snacks guests are looking for has changed. It’s no longer about a quick salty or sweet snack. Guests now want a variety of healthy snacks, especially if they are local and protein-based. Snacks are also being used as a meal replacement in the travel & leisure industry with guests busy and on-the-go.
Here are some snack opportunities to consider at your hotel along with some of the snack options that are the best sellers for hotels:
Don’t forget to also consider snacks for employee appreciation. Offering free snacks for your staff can be a huge motivator to attract new employees and keep current ones happy and hardworking. Read more about the benefits of snacks as an employee perk here.