Creating an Auditing Strategy for Efficient Hotel Operations

What gets measures gets done, says Gavin Philipp, vice president of operations at hotel management company Charlestowne Hotels. That’s why, Philipp explains, it’s critical...
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Two Ways Successful M&A Integration Can Also Help Drive Profitability

1. Combating technology creep. Over the past 10 years, advances in cloud-based technology have outpaced our ability to fully absorb their capabilities. Narrow-focus HR tools...
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Creating Strategic HR Operations After a Merger or Acquisition

As anyone with experience in merger and acquisition (M&A) activity knows, when it comes to hotel M&As, not every opportunity earns five stars. When...
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Four Ways IoT Technology Can Help Hotels Operate Smarter

Consumers are welcoming the internet of things (IoT) into their homes, connecting everything from phones, TVs, and security systems to thermostats, lighting, refrigerators, and...
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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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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...