Technology, personal devices

The Benefits and Challenges of Hotel Employees Using Personal Devices on the Job

Gone are the days of employees switching on mammoth desktop computers at 9 a.m. and off at 5 p.m. Today’s workforce is increasingly composed...
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Giving Attention To Hotel Employee Retention

Staff shortages in hospitality organizations can contribute to low employee morale, inconsistent service quality, and poor guest experiences. Furthermore, the lack of trained and...
Elizabeth Randall-Winkle talks slowdown strategies

STR Strategy Officer Elizabeth Randall-Winkle Talks Slowdown Strategies

As chief strategy officer at STR, Elizabeth Randall-Winkle is responsible for the development and execution of the organization’s strategic initiatives. Randall-Winkle reviewed for LODGING...
Skills shortage - hospitality labor

Recruiting and Keeping Qualified Hospitality Employees

Hospitality is one of the oldest industries, one that has continued to thrive because hoteliers understand and embrace the need to innovate, evolve, and...
RFP

Off on the Right Foot

Whether to keep up with the Joneses or to comply with ever-evolving brand standards, hotel owners and operators are racing to improve their properties...
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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...
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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...
Women in LODGING 2018

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...
cockroach pests

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...