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Mumford Company Forecasts Strong First Half of 2019 for Hotel Deals

Newport News, Va.—Mumford Company, a full-service hospitality brokerage advisory firm since 1978, is forecasting robust sales results for the first and second quarters of...
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Hyatt Plans To Grow Hyatt Centric in the U.S.

CHICAGO—Hyatt Hotels Corporation announced today its plans to grow its Hyatt Centric brand portfolio in the United States, including developing Hyatt Centric hotels in...
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Check Out: Studio Allston Hotel’s Drink in the Cosmos Suite

Located on the banks of the Charles River in the Allston neighborhood of Boston, Studio Allston brings a contemporary flavor to the area, combining...
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Sheraton Society Hill To Become Philadelphia Marriott Old City

Chevy Chase, Md.—The Buccini/Pollin Group and Marriott International have announced plans to transition the Sheraton Society Hill into the Philadelphia Marriott Old City. The...
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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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Modernizing Hotel Security Protocols To Protect Against 21st Century Threats

From a January 2019 attack on a luxury hotel in Nairobi, Kenya, to attempted bombings and shootings at high-profile hotels in the United States,...
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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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