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Less Foot Traffic and Fewer Food Sources Embolden Pests During COVID-19

Apparently rats, insects, and other unwelcome hotel visitors didn’t get the memo about social distancing. As entomologist Michael Bentley, director of education and training...
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Eight Hot Spots for Bird Activity on Hotel Properties

Nothing spoils a guest's stay at a hotel faster than pests. That usually conjures images of insects and rodents in people's minds; however, hoteliers...
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Pest Control 101: Identifying Bed Bugs in Guestrooms

According to the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), pesticides alone cannot eliminate bed bug infestations. “Bed bug control can only be maintained through a...
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Entomologist Explains Why Bed Bug Problems Are Getting Worse—and What Hotels Can Do About...

Bed bug infestations are on the rise, according to the National Pest Management Association (NPMA). In NPMA’s 2018 Bugs Without Borders survey, a majority...
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Five Facts That Hoteliers Should Know About Bed Bugs

Bed bugs are one of the nation’s most commonly treated pests, according to U.S. pest control professionals surveyed for the National Pest Management Association’s...
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