This is a sponsored post created for Latina On a Mission. However, this in no way influenced the author’s opinions.

Looking to reduce stress when hosting travelers, I sought out Hampton Hotels entertaining expert, Jenny Steffens Hobick, to get her top 3 tips for hosting travelers this holiday season. Below I’ve noted Jenny’s 3 Tips for Hosting Travelers, and a #Giveaway, to help you create your own special moments!

Tip 1: Be the best OFF-SITE host ever…

Let’s be honest. You love your friends and family, but cramming everyone into your home for a few days can be stressful, especially for those who work from home or have limited space. If you don’t have enough room to host all of your holiday guests, or you just think everyone would be happier with their own, comfortable space, consider booking them at your local Hampton.  With more than 1,900 locations, Hampton is the perfect place to stay no matter where your guests may be traveling from.

Tip 2: Be prepared with lots of snacks

We all get a little grouchy when we’re hungry – adults and kids alike!  Anticipate those moments by having snacks planned for afternoons and before dinner to keep everyone happy.  Be sure to include fresh options like fruit and crunchy veggies, along with filling cheeses and more decadent treats so you have something for everyone!

Tip 3: Surprise your guests with welcome treats

I always like to make sure my guests know how excited we are to have them for a visit by surprising them with a little treat when they arrive. One of my favorite ways to greet them is with something personalized with their name on it, like a decorated sugar cookie or a festive welcome sign. I love staying at Hampton Hotels because they take a similar approach. They can add a personal touch for a guest’s stay by offering a favorite local snack or fun local item when guests check in.



To get you as excited as I am about Hamptonality, Hampton Hotels wants to offer one Latina On a Mission reader a (1) night stay at one of their U.S Hampton locations.

Hampton Hotels is all about celebrating the little moments that make a big difference through what the brand refers to as Hamptonality. They are all about helping hosts maximize their hospitality during the holidays. The above tips inspired by Hamptonality are the perfect example!

I also love that they offer guests:

  • Free, hot breakfast with fresh-baked waffles.
  • Free wired or wireless high-speed internet access in all guest rooms, so you can post about your holiday travels while visiting family in other towns.
  • Clean, fresh Hampton beds – so you can rest up for your big holiday weekends. Plus, someone else makes the bed!
  • 1,900 Hampton locations, many with pools (My sons love this!)

To enter the giveaway use the Rafflecopter giveaway form below. Giveaway ends January 3, 2013 at 12:00 AM (Eastern Time) and is open to US residents over 18 years of age.


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¡Suerte! / Good luck!

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