Hotel bedding, linens

Clean Tech: How Technology Is Changing Hotel Linens

Richard Ferrell, founder and president of Pürlin, LLC, wasn’t especially tuned into water issues when he lived in Florida. It wasn’t until the longtime...
Housekeeping investments

Three Housekeeping Investments To Enhance Guestrooms

Hotels typically renovate their guestrooms every five to 10 years. While financial resources must be expended on tangibles like FF&E during a PIP, there...
Hotel guestroom door lock, security — employee safety

Three Technologies for Hotel Guest and Employee Safety

The U.S. hotel industry employs 8 million people and accommodates 5 million guests each day. On a daily basis, hospitality providers are faced with...
Housekeeping

Three Ergonomics Interventions To Prevent Hotel Housekeeping Injury

Ergonomics is defined as the design of the workplace, equipment, machine, tool, product, environment, and system, taking into consideration the human’s physical, physiological, biomechanical,...
Hotel guestroom door lock, security — employee safety

In Case of Emergency: The Rise of Hotel Panic Buttons

Housekeeping is one of the most dangerous jobs in a hotel. A threatening guest, mistakenly mixed chemicals, and dangerous items left in guestrooms are...
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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...
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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...
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...
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...