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Running on Empty: Protecting People and Business During the COVID-19 Crisis

The hotel industry has taken an unexpected twist in the wake of the worldwide coronavirus pandemic. With an increasing number of states ordering all...
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Coronavirus Basics: Important Steps That Every Hotel Must Immediately Enact

The lodging industry faces ever-increasing challenges regarding novel coronavirus (COVID-19). They include an unanticipated significant drop in occupancy, massive employee layoffs, and in some...
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Marriott, Accor Enhance Cleanliness Standards and Strategies Amid COVID-19

This week, Marriott International and Accor each announced new efforts to enhance their respective cleanliness standards amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Marriott Launches Global Cleanliness...
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Preventative Measures and Cleaning Systems Help Hotels Reduce the Spread of Infection

The impact of COVID-19 has been felt across every segment of the travel industry and as businesses have rapidly pivoted into crisis response mode,...
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Hotel Adds Virus-Killing Robots to its Cleaning Protocol

Houston's Texas Medical Center is the largest medical complex in the world. In the heart of this market, which draws more than 15 million...
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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...
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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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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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