1. What do You Know About NADS?

    As the hospitality industry's number one source for guest directories and promotional print products, we use our company blog to help educate our partners and customers in the intricacies of printing and design and the industry itself. With that intent in mind, we came to wonder if our posts and information has had an effect at all. Is the information that we've included being used or remembered …Read More

  2. From Family Business to Industry Leader

    Serving as President of North American Directory Services, Tate Ellinger continues the commitment to customer care and product excellence set forth by his father more than 30 years ago. We recently sat down with Ellinger to learn more about his experience in the hotel and resort branding industry and the promotional strategies that he finds important. How did North American Directory Services …Read More

  3. Discover the Difference 3 Decades in Business Makes

    If 1984 doesn't seem like that long ago, think about these tidbits: A gallon of gas cost just $1.10; the median price of a home in the US was about $72,400, and the average wage earner brought home about $21,600 a year. Michael Jackson sells more than 37 million copies of "Thriller" and Americans flocked to the movies and paid $2.50 a ticket to see "Ghostbusters" and "The Karate Kid". Feel old ye…Read More

  4. What Does it Mean to be an Industry Leader?

    "It's hard to lead a cavalry charge if you think you look funny on a horse." Adlai E. Stevenson II Where Mr. Stevenson's quote is a bit of an offbeat head-scratcher, we believe it to mean that if you look to be a leader, in any situation, you better be ready to own it. Though many believe that leaders are in fact born and not made; at North American Directory Services, we know first-hand that lead…Read More

  5. Are You Offering What Your Guests Really Want?

    In 2013, there existed more than 52,000 hotel properties in the United States, according to the American Hotel and Lodging Association; and that's just counting those properties that included 15 or more guest rooms. No wonder the need to stand out and make memorable stays for guests has taken on such high importance. Just to keep rooms filled, and accounting ledgers reading in the black, hotels an…Read More

  6. Tapping into the Tourist Industry

    It’s not hard to see the correlation between hotel guests and local service expenditure. Those who actively market to the transient population in their areas by advertising in local hotel guest directories experience increased business. Local services, restaurants, and entertainment or sports venues all benefit from advertising directly to those guests actively seeking out their product or ser…Read More

  7. Thirty Years of Excellence

    When North American Directory first stepped into the guest directories publishing industry, the world was a much different place. Radio was ruled by Michael Jackson, Madonna and Prince. The Oakland Raiders reigned the NFL as Super Bowl Champions and Ronald Reagan was President of the United States. The median price of an American home was just over $72,000, a Chevy Corvette would set you back just…Read More

  8. Market to American Travelers with In-Room Guest Directories

    With the hotel and lodging industry generating approximately $163 billion in 2013, it remains one of America’s largest revenue generating service industries and it only continues to grow. Hotel and lodging reservations experienced an increase of more than 5% over 2012. This increase helps create jobs and stimulates local economies in a variety of ways. Though the differences between business and…Read More

  9. Why NADS is the Choice for Guest Directories

      How can you make your business stand out among the other hotels, motels and resorts? This is a questions many businesses ask themselves. There is help out there from North American Directory Service. Our goal is to help you provide your customers with the best and most informational brochures, hospitality, print and design needs. With our expertise of 20 years we understand your business an…Read More

  10. Your One Stop Hospitality Source For Guest Directories

    Here at North American Directory Services, we're a full service print and design company that's focused on the hospitality industry. As a family owned, industry leader in hospitality print and design for guest directories, key cards, tent cards, and much more, you won't find a better one stop hospitality source than right here. After 30 years of pursuing our passion, we're determined to stay the i…Read More