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Sustainable travel

New Hotel Booking Platform Centers on Sustainable Travel

Not-for-profit hotel association Bee + Hive is launching a new booking platform centered around hotels that offer sustainable travel experiences. Guests that want to travel responsibly and adventure while on vacation can plan a...
Kevin Baker

Checking In With Kevin Baker, Chef Behind Steelpan at Sonesta Fort Lauderdale Beach

Kevin Baker’s fascination with food goes back to his childhood in St. Thomas, Jamaica, when he would watch his parents cook. As he got older, Baker found that different dishes and tastes could affect...
The Rose Hotel

Check Out The Rose Hotel Lobby

The Rose Hotel Chicago O’Hare—the first ground-up build in the Tapestry Collection by Hilton—is the closest off-airport hotel to O’Hare International Airport in Rosemont’s Pearl District. Designed for both business and leisure travelers, the...
Hotel guestroom door lock, security — employee safety

In Case of Emergency: The Rise of Hotel Panic Buttons

Housekeeping is one of the most dangerous jobs in a hotel. A threatening guest, mistakenly mixed chemicals, and dangerous items left in guestrooms are all job hazards. Moreover, housekeepers are usually alone without quick...
Shinola Hotel, Nicole Franzen

Openings: Shinola Hotel in Detroit

In the heart of Detroit’s shopping district—in the old T.B. Rayl & Co. department store and a former Singer sewing-machine shop that have been combined through annexes—resides the Shinola Hotel. From two local companies,...