Raccoon

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...
Rat, rodents - pest control

Five Ways to Keep Pests Out of Hotels Before They Get In

Hotels are quick to eliminate pests once they get into a property, but many fail to consider the preventive steps they can take prior...
Pest Control HVAC systems

Six Ways To Keep HVAC Systems Free of Pests

Air conditioning is a must-have for many guests, making working HVAC systems critical to a hotel's success. When these systems are not running properly,...
Bed bug

Four Ways to Stop a Small Bed Bug Problem from Escalating

Bed bugs are a year-round threat to hotel properties and other businesses in the hospitality industry, but the start of the summer season kicks...
Orkin Mosquito

Reducing Mosquito Populations in the Areas Affected the Most

ATLANTA—For the fifth year in a row, the Atlanta area topped Orkin's "Top 50 Mosquito Cities" list.  Texas is the state with the most...
Rat, rodents - pest control

Connected Technologies Can Help Hotels Better Control Pests

At home, work, and on the go, connected devices are revolutionizing the way people live. While the Internet of Things (IoT) is still a...
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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...
angry guest

The Room Key: How To Handle an Angry Guest

The Room Key is LODGING's advice column for hoteliers, managers, and team members at all levels of hospitality. Experts will answer questions on everything from...
data breach

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....
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...