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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,...

Uber for Hotel F&B: Live! Casino & Hotel Outside D.C. Rolls Out App-Based Drink...

Door-to-door delivery services in food, transportation, and groceries are more ubiquitous than ever before. The hospitality industry has been tapping into this trend of location- and app-based ordering across hotels, resorts, and casinos. Live! Casino &...
Studio Allston Hotel’s Drink in the Cosmos Suite

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 history and community to cultivate a hotel stay unique to...
Melissa Wood-Tepperberg

Home on the Road: In-Room Wellness On Demand

Travelers who exercise and meditate often want to do so at their leisure in the comfort of their guestrooms. In-room workouts, which can be accessed on the TV with the press of a button,...