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Bigger Problems: Dealing With Pesky Wildlife on Hotel Properties

When hoteliers talk about pest infestations, they’re usually referring to the usual suspects: bed bugs, cockroaches, and mice. Identifying and exterminating those pests are fairly straightforward processes, but doing the same for larger pests...
The Keating Hotel

Bob Rauch of RAR Hospitality Shares Predictions for 2019

It’s not a secret that many hoteliers believe that the current cycle remains strong and will continue at this pace in the years ahead. Bob Rauch, CEO and president of RAR Hospitality, agrees there...
Yachtsman Hotel & Marina

Check Out The Yachtsman Hotel & Marina Club Guestroom

The recently renovated Yachtsman Hotel & Marina Club in Kennebunkport, Maine, aims to make guests feel like private yacht club members. Each of the 30 guestrooms—called bungalows—offer customizable amenities and accommodations, such as access...
Jupiter NEXT Rooms

Inside Portland’s Jupiter NEXT Guestroom

From its humble beginnings as an 81-room motor lodge in 2004, the Jupiter Hotel re-opened as a sleek, modern motel on the east side of Portland, Ore. Across the street from that vision, Jupiter...
Powder Summit

Smaller Hospitality Events Focus on Content and Colleague Connections

When Russ Savrann was a young professional, his grandfather gave him sound business advice in the form of stories about his early years in the shoe industry. During that time period, anyone attending industry...
Rat, rodents - pest control

Five Ways to Keep Pests Out of Hotels Before They Get In

Hotels are quick to eliminate pests once they get into a property, but many fail to consider the preventive steps they can take prior to an infestation. Drew McFadden, director of marketing and research...