Instawork — hospitality staffing

How Technology Is Changing Hotel Staffing

The Holiday Inn San Jose-Silicon Valley can seat up to 1,000 guests for a formal dinner in its 14,000-square-foot banquet facility. Plenty goes into...
Hotel bedding, linens

Clean Tech: How Technology Is Changing Hotel Linens

Richard Ferrell, founder and president of Pürlin, LLC, wasn’t especially tuned into water issues when he lived in Florida. It wasn’t until the longtime...
Soundproof Windows — soundproofing technology

Quiet Space: How Soundproofing Technology Is Stopping Noise in Hotels

Noise complaints are some of the most prominent and consistent grievances in the hotel industry. Guests worry about noisy neighbors, loud children, and sounds...
Food waste

IHG Uses AI To Track and Reduce Food Waste in Hotels

InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) has announced a partnership with technology company Winnow to help its hotels automatically track, measure, and reduce food waste for...
Privacy and data security - GDPR

One Year After GDPR, Consumers Are More Tuned In To Data Privacy

On May 25, 2018, the European Union's General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) went into effect. This regulation applies to all citizens of the European...

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Profit decline

STR: U.S. Hotel Profits Dropped 116.9 Percent in April

BROOMFIELD, Colo. — U.S. hotel gross operating profit per available room (GOPPAR) fell 116.9 percent during April 2020, according to the latest monthly P&L...
Paycheck Protection Program (PPP)

AHLA Applauds House Passage PPP Expansion Bill

WASHINGTON, D.C. — On Thursday, the U.S House of Representatives passed bipartisan legislation to expand the Paycheck Protection Program. In a statement released on...
Working from Home

Navigating Conversations With Lenders During COVID-19

How should I approach my lender about new challenges?  "In light of the current crisis, my financial situation has changed. How should I approach my...

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