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U.S. Hotel Profits Hit Record High in 2018, Even as Labor Costs Rose

BROOMFIELD, Colo.—Industrywide, U.S. hotel house profit reached a record-breaking $80 billion in 2018, even as labor costs grew at a higher rate than revenues,...
Hotel Industry Employees

Heart of the House Hospitality Acquires Trillium Hospitality

INDIANAPOLIS—Heart of the House Hospitality has acquired the Hospitality Division of Trillium Staffing with clients in Phoenix, Tampa, and South Florida. The transaction closed...
Housekeeping

Three Ergonomics Interventions To Prevent Hotel Housekeeping Injury

Ergonomics is defined as the design of the workplace, equipment, machine, tool, product, environment, and system, taking into consideration the human’s physical, physiological, biomechanical,...
Background check

Five Components of a Comprehensive Background Check for Hotel Staff

In the hospitality business, an ideal candidate is a true steward of a hotel's brand. However, even the best candidates may have hidden secrets...
Wellbeing at work

How To Build a Mentally Healthy Workplace in Hotels

Not all organizations can be Google or Facebook, offering employees yoga rooms, nap pods, and on-site massage therapy. However, many hoteliers are trying harder...
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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...
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...
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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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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...