Pushing Rates: Getting More Out of Every Room Night

In a windowless room near the front desk of the Red Lion Anaheim rests a navy blue, family-sized suitcase and 12 feet away from...

Tribute Portfolio Partners with Pitchfork Radio

STAMFORD, Conn.—Tribute Portfolio, part of Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide, Inc., has announced a new way for consumers to “Stay Independent” through a new...

Eight Places to Clean to Avoid Norovirus Outbreak

CINCINNATI—Most prevalent in the winter months, norovirus is the most common cause of acute gastroenteritis outbreaks in the United States resulting in as many...
Housekeeping Times

Best Practices for Keeping Linen Clean

Keeping hotel linen such as sheets, blankets, comforters, and towels free of stains is an ongoing challenge given the number of guests that even...

5 Factors to Consider When Courting Spring Breakers

From March through mid April, hundreds of thousands of college students flock to warmer climates for a weeklong escape from the winter doldrums and...

How to Handle Thirdhand Smoke

While some of the largest hotel chains in the United States—along with scores of other chains that are not so large—have gone totally smoke-free,...
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Five Hotel Companies Among Fortune’s 100 Best Companies to Work For

Five hotel companies made the recently released 21st annual Fortune 100 Best Companies to Work For list, which is based on surveyed employee ratings...
Linens

What Are Your True Variable Costs Per Occupied Room?

Knowing the average, actual costs incurred per occupied guestroom enables a manager to make more prudent pricing and marketing decisions and to monitor expenses....
Hotel security

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....
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...
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