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Forgot to pack something? Your hotel can help
Forgot to pack something? Your hotel can help
All travelers have been there. You're dashing out the door on a business trip, and when you arrive at your destination, you realize you’ve forgotten a must-have, like deodorant or your toothbrush. And sometimes the items business trekkers forget ...
Hotels tapping geothermal technology have new options to go green
Hotels tapping geothermal technology have new options to go green
Energy consumption officially has become the defining global issue of our time, and everyone from politicians to developers and homeowners is taking notice. But while technology companies and auto makers like Tesla and Ford scramble to make the first m...
King or queens: Choosing a hotel's guestroom makeup
King or queens: Choosing a hotel's guestroom makeup
Many factors go into determining the guestroom mix at hotels, such as demand generators, guest preferences and market location. Sources said all of those factors and more can help hoteliers decide the best room mix to appeal to different types of trave...
Helping guests feel at home with hotel libraries
Helping guests feel at home with hotel libraries
Every day, hotels become "smarter" as the industry plunges headfirst into an era of text message-powered front desks and robotic room service. While guests certainly crave connection in tech-savvy hotels, hoteliers are beginning to realize that a love ...
'Evolve or die' when it comes to hotel F&B
'Evolve or die' when it comes to hotel F&B
Trends like personalized touches, authenticity and a focus on public spaces aren't limited only to the hotel experience. Food-and-beverage designers and hoteliers are interpreting those trends in hotel dining spaces and lounges.
The latest trends in restaurant interior design
The latest trends in restaurant interior design
Opening a new restaurant or about to give one a refresh? Here are the top restaurant interior design trends for 2016.
5 tips to keep breakfast buffets safe
5 tips to keep breakfast buffets safe
Surveys and reviews don't lie: Hotel guests love breakfast. But if the proper precautions aren't taken, those popular buffets can become hotbeds of bacteria and germs with the potential to make those who consume wish they had not. Fortunately, there ar...
Is the FTC about to ban hotel resort fees?
Is the FTC about to ban hotel resort fees?
An alarming rise in mandatory resort fees is pushing the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to consider a change to its four-year-old policy on the controversial surcharges.
Farm-to-table model poses food safety challenges
Farm-to-table model poses food safety challenges
The farm-to-table movement appeals to restaurants eager to adapt to consumer demand for locally grown foods with a more "natural" profile. However, several factors make food from small local suppliers a possible source of operational and reputational r...