Food Waste

Five Ways to Reduce and Manage Food Waste in Hotels

Up to a third of all food is discarded or spoiled prior to consumption, according to the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United...

Tips for Deep Cleaning a Hotel Guestroom

For many hotels, the slower winter months are a perfect time to ramp up deep cleaning efforts in guestrooms. Deep cleaning is the process...
cockroach pests

How to Spot and Get Rid of Common Household Pests in Hotels

Running a business in the hospitality industry is a tough task, and when pests are added to the equation, it can get even more...
Housekeeping Times

How to Calculate Housekeeping Times

Time is money. For the lodging industry, this is especially applicable when it comes to cleaning costs. Many facility managers assume they can multiply...
front desk check in

Improving Front Desk Operations Starts with an Empowered Team

The front desk experience can make or break a guest’s hotel stay. When the process is done right, the guest is delighted, either from...

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Dorothy Dowling

Three Career Tips From Dorothy Dowling

Dorothy Dowling, senior vice president and chief marketing officer of Best Western Hotels & Resorts, distilled some words of wisdom based on more than...
U.S. Hotel Results

U.S. Hotels Report Mostly Negative For Week Of July 21-27

HENDERSONVILLE, TN —The U.S. hotel industry reported negative year-over-year (YOY) results in the three key performance metrics during the week of 21-27 July 2019,...
Maison Dupuy

Sonnenblick-Eichner Arranges $46 MM Loan on New Orleans Hotel

Beverly Hills, CA - Sonnenblick-Eichner Company has arranged a $46 million of interim first mortgage financing for the Maison Dupuy, a five-story, 200-room, full-service,...

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