Lighting

How Hotels Could Benefit From Bacteria-Killing Lighting

After her grandmother contracted MRSA during a hospital stay, Colleen Costello co-founded Vital Vio, a company that makes bacteria-killing lighting to combat the spread...
Maidbot Team

The Future of Hotel Housekeeping

When the LODGING team first met Maidbot founder and CEO Micah Green in 2016, his company was a small robotics startup in the midst...
Housekeeping cleaning cart

Overcoming Three Common Disruptions to Efficient Housekeeping

Housekeeping is a methodical and repetitive process that requires acute attention to detail. To ensure that nothing is missed, room attendants are trained to...
First Aid

Taking Measures To Keep Housekeepers Safe

With the Thanksgiving Holiday season upon us, it's a good time to show gratitude to some of the most important people in hotel operations:...
Room Attendants

Three Tips for Training New Room Attendants

Guestroom cleaning is labor intensive, repetitive, and requires careful attention to detail. Hence, it is understandable that when training new room attendants, it will...
Towels, laundry

Comparing European and American Hotel Laundry Models

When U.S. travelers stay at European hotels, they may notice a few differences: the room and bed sizes may vary from what they're typically...
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Four Seasons Hotels and Resort - Fortune Best Companies to Work For

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....
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...
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....
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