3 Ways to Show Appreciation to Housekeeping Staff

Given the repetitive nature of housekeepers’ work, finding ways to motivate staff can be challenging. By offering various and unique incentives for short periods...

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....

The Do’s and Dont’s of Cleaning Stayover Rooms

When it comes to guests’ personal items, it can be confusing for room attendants to decipher what’s off limits. Here’s a list of do's...

Spring Cleaning: Complete Those Often-Overlooked Tasks

April is the ideal month for housekeeping departments to focus on those projects that often go overlooked most of the year. Now that winter...

How to Make a Bed in Under Five Minutes

The trick to bed-making efficiency is to reduce movement around the bed and to minimize unnecessary movements that will consume time and possibly tire...
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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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