Linens

Eliminating Linen and Amenity Theft

Theft of housekeeping supplies is detrimental to the department’s bottom line. Here are some suggestions to help housekeeping managers minimize housekeeping losses. Keep housekeeping closets...

Leveraging Ambient Scent as a Valuable Marketing Tool

Smiling staff, prompt service, and thoughtful amenities are all essential to an enjoyable hotel stay, but a looming stench in the lobby or a...

JW Marriott Washington, D.C. Reveals Suit-Inspired Renovation

Washington, D.C.—The JW Marriott Washington, D.C., owned by Host Hotels & Resorts, unveiled the multi-million dollar redesign of its 750 guest rooms, corridors, and...

Turning an F&B Profit

When hotel owners think about their primary profit centers, they don’t usually consider their food and beverage programs. According to Chris Green, senior vice...

Hotels Play the Name Game When Creating New Brands

After decades of focusing on the baby boomer demographic, the shift is on. Hotel companies around the world are paying keen attention to millennials—or,...
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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...
Women in LODGING 2018

15 Women Moving Up Hospitality’s Career Ladder

Over the past few years, more and more women seem to be climbing to the top ranks of the hotel industry. This isn’t a coincidence—woman...
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14 Hotel Companies Among 2019 Best Employers for Diversity

Fourteen hotel companies are among this year's Best Employers for Diversity, according to Forbes magazine. The list, which recognizes organizations for their commitment to...
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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...