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Davidson Hotels & Resorts Promotes Thom Geshay To President

ATLANTA—Davidson Hotels & Resorts has promoted Thom Geshay from chief operating officer to president. Geshay continues a 30-plus-year career with the privately held management...
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Accor Officially Adds 21c Museum Hotels To Its MGallery Hotel Collection

This week, Accor officially added 21c Museum Hotels into its MGallery Hotel Collection, a global network of more than 100 boutique hotels in 26...
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Benchmark To Manage Hilton University of Florida Conference Center

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas—Benchmark has added the Hilton University of Florida Conference Center at Gainesville to its Benchmark Resorts & Hotels brand portfolio. The...
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HotStats: Shutdown Resulted in 88.8 Percent YOY Drop in GOPPAR for D.C. Hotels

The 35-day federal government shutdown from December 22nd, 2018, to January 25th, 2019, dealt a crushing blow to profitability for Washington, D.C. hotels, according...
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Five Hotel Companies Among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

Five hotel companies made the recently released 21st annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, which is based on surveyed employee ratings...
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What Are Your True Variable Costs Per Occupied Room?

Knowing the average, actual costs incurred per occupied guestroom enables a manager to make more prudent pricing and marketing decisions and to monitor expenses....
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12 Ways To Increase Hotel Security

Even when hotels have strong security policies and procedures in place, they are still vulnerable to cyber attacks, break-ins, theft, fraud, and other crimes....
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Five Markets With the Most Hotel Construction

Analysts at Lodging Econometrics recently reported the top five markets with the largest hotel construction pipelines for the third quarter of 2018. The number...

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Return to work after injury

Five Benefits of Return To Work Programs

Even when employees are provided the best training and safety equipment, accidents happen. A carefully tailored, well-executed return to work policy is critical for...
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Five Guest Engagement Strategies—and How Much Staff Effort They Require

An engaged guest is a loyal guest and the most effective salesperson a property has. Understanding how to engage guests is essential for a...
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BENCHMARK Names Top 10 Meeting Trends for 2019

The Woodlands (Houston), Texas—Benchmark recently announced its "Top Meeting Trends for 2019" as observed by the hospitality company's portfolio of properties. “We learn a...
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Spring Is the Best Time To Clean and Survey Building Facades

The stressors of sunlight, shifts in weather, water, building movement, and settlement can break down and deteriorate building facades, creating comfort, safety, and maintenance issues...
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Forbes Travel Guide Names 2019’s Best Products and Services for Luxury Hotels

Forbes Travel Guide this week named its 2019 Brand Officials, which are selected to represent the best products and services for the luxury hospitality...
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