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...
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...

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...

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...

Taking Steps to Help Prevent Suicides in Hotels

On July 20, 1995, comic book writer George Caragonne checked into the Marriott Marquis in New York City intent on taking his own life....

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Global Business Travel Market

State of the Industry: Travel Industry Leaders Share Outlook During AHLA Forum

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) hosted the latest edition of its Forum Speaker Series on January 21 just as the association released...
Travel Planning

Report: 6 in 10 Americans ‘Desperately’ Need a Vacation

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Ahead of National Plan for Vacation Day on January 26, the U.S. Travel Association released data prepared by the research firm...
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VRL Hotels to Develop Cambria Hotels in Gatlinburg and Pigeon Forge, Tennessee

ROCKVILLE, Md. — Choice Hotels International, Inc., has awarded franchise agreements to Victor Patel of VRL Hotels to develop new Cambria Hotels in Gatlinburg...