As promised in my new years announcement I was going to share my expertise in the hospitality field. I’m smirking as I write this, because the stories I do plan on sharing are just, for a lack of a better word–bat s*** crazy.
Unfortunately today is a more get to know me post to set up the stories to come.
In order for me to express myself I will be renaming people and locations in my stories. I feel like some of the businesses and people in my life have a right to their privacy and I will protecting that.
My hospitality journey began 6 years ago.
I have a diploma in Tourism and Travel that I achieved while living in the Greater Toronto Area and have upgraded some of courses to University level. Although I got into one of the top two hospitality programs in Canada, I had to make the decision to drop out because I was at the point of being bankrupted. This is still one of biggest regrets I have today but I know I made the right decision for my future as I already had a diploma.
So my boyfriend and myself made the drastic decision to move to Niagara Falls, Canada! His grandmother owned a house outside of Niagara Falls that was sitting unused, so we moved it. Astonishingly, our living expenses dropped by 75% from insurance, gas and, rent. To my bewilderment, even though it was 2 hours away from where I grew it up it was a drastically different place.
Passionate locals and even crazier tourists. I never knew my career would put me in some of the questionable situations that I have been in including medicals, dealing with hookers, being assaulted by drunk patrons, and stuck in elevators–11 times.
I have worked for the best 4 star properties (Niagara Falls doesn’t have any 5 stars) and crappiest 3 star properties. When it comes to hotels you get what you pay for but even more when you work there.
Stay tuned everyone there’s some crazy stories coming your way.
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