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Attention To Hotel Washrooms Can Prevent Pests

During the height of summer, the number of travelers skyrockets, but there are certain visitors that nobody wants to host, no matter the time...
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Arming Housekeeping Staff To Perform Bed Bug Inspections

Summer has arrived, ushering in the season of booming bookings and occupancy rates. It can also bring unwanted guests: bed bugs. According to the...
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Protecting Hotels During Termite Swarming Season

Termite infestations may not be a top-of-mind issue for many lodging professionals, but that can change quickly when swarming season begins in late spring...
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Five Proactive Measures To Prevent Bed Bugs

Bed bugs remain an expensive problem for America’s hospitality industry. A University of Kentucky study found that just one negative report of bed bugs...
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Bigger Problems: Dealing With Pesky Wildlife on Hotel Properties

When hoteliers talk about pest infestations, they’re usually referring to the usual suspects: bed bugs, cockroaches, and mice. Identifying and exterminating those pests are...
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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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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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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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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...