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Staying Healthy in the Face of Ebola

Travelers aren’t immune to the fear of Ebola generated by top headlines, so even though the dangers of a serious outbreak in the United States remain extraordinarily low, hotels must be prepared to respond...

Starwood’s Digital Initiatives Connect with Guests

If you’re looking to get your guests’ attention, smartphones can be a good place to start. More than ever, guests are turning to mobile devices like these to research travel, book rooms, and interact...

Food and Water Quality an Ongoing Challenge for Hotels

From the buffet salad bar greens to the ice clinking in drinks served poolside, hotel administrators are finding that protecting guests from food and water illness outbreaks is a continuous challenge. It’s also a necessary...

Hotels Satisfy Demand for Sustainable Food Practices

Hotels that have cultivated sustainable food practices are discovering that what is good for the planet also can be good for business and the surrounding community. The burden on the Earth’s food supply is at...