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How to Improve Hotel Indoor Air Quality

How to Improve Hotel Indoor Air Quality

Hospitality facility managers and other industry professionals know that even seemingly insignificant moments can mar someone’s entire stay at a hotel. Yet one of the most important elements of health and comfort is often overlooked by executives and managers: indoor ...

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Building Efficient Operations into Your Brand Vision

Building Efficient Operations into Your Brand Vision

Every hotel wants to run like a well-oiled machine. Smooth operating procedures lead to more efficient hotels, content employees, and perhaps most importantly, satisfied guests. However, ensuring a hotel is firing on all cylinders may require more staff and more ...

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Eight Places to Clean to Avoid Norovirus Outbreak

Eight Places to Clean to Avoid Norovirus Outbreak

CINCINNATI—Most prevalent in the winter months, norovirus is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis outbreaks in the United States resulting in as many as 21 million cases each year and 1.9 million hospital visits. To help reduce the spread ...

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The Evolution of Housekeeping

The Evolution of Housekeeping

As LODGING celebrates its 40th anniversary, we can reflect on the changes to hotel housekeeping that have occurred during this time period. Though not driven solely by technology, there have been some noticeable transformations that have affected how housekeepers do ...

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Top Five Overlooked Tasks When Cleaning Guestrooms

Top Five Overlooked Tasks When Cleaning Guestrooms

When room attendants are centrally focused on cleaning the more visible living areas of the guestrooms, some items may go overlooked. Here are the top five tasks room attendants often fail to complete when cleaning an on-change guestroom: Lighting. Turn ...

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Three Tips for Hazard Communication Compliance

Three Tips for Hazard Communication Compliance

Does your hotel staff know how to properly handle the hazardous chemicals they are exposed to every day? Earlier this year, a hotel in Rochester, N.Y., faced this question when a dangerous vapor cloud formed after hotel staff mixed chlorine ...

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