Single-use plastics, plastic straw

Sustainable Substitutes: Hospitality Is Phasing Out Single-Use Plastics

It’s no secret that items made from single-use plastic are bad for the environment. Luckily, as the topic gets more attention on a global...
Low-flow showerhead

More Than a Drop in the Bucket: Conserving Water With Low-Flow Showerheads

In the quest to make their properties more eco-friendly, hoteliers are always looking for ways to operate more sustainably—without impacting the guest experience. Many...
EDITION Stay Plastic Free - Sustainability Innovator

Three Hotel Sustainability Innovators of 2018

A multi-faceted industry, there are more opportunities in hospitality to innovate, disrupt, and generally shake things up than in other business arenas. Innovating is...
Air Quality

Three Ways To Improve Air Quality in Hotels

Due to their size—and the sheer number of factors at play—it can be a struggle for hotels to maintain high air quality throughout the...
Carbon Lighthouse - Brenden Millstein

How Carbon Lighthouse Profitably Reduces the Carbon Footprint of Commercial Real Estate

Brenden Millstein, CEO and co-founder of Carbon Lighthouse, is undeniably a smart guy. He earned a bachelor’s degree in physics from Harvard and an...
Sustainable Furniture

A Smaller Footprint: Sourcing and Disposing Sustainable Furniture

Furnishings are major investment for hoteliers, but as Susan Inglis, executive director of the Sustainable Furnishings Council, told LODGING, when they are not sustainable,...
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New York City

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...
angry guest

The Room Key: How To Handle an Angry Guest

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
data breach

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....
Mountain Lake Lodge

Mountain Lake Lodge—Home of ‘Dirty Dancing’—Makes a Renovation Comeback

Located on an extensive 2,600-acre nature preserve in Pembroke, Va., Mountain Lake Lodge has an interesting history, to say the least. Opened in 1851 and purchased...