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Xeros survey gauges 'Why Towels Matter'
Xeros survey gauges 'Why Towels Matter'
Along with the mattress and pillow, the towel has got to rank as one of the top few guestroom items impacting the guest experience. In my travels I have experienced many hotel towels that were anything but fluffy or that had an unpleasant odor from the...
Textiles in hotel design
Textiles in hotel design
Textile furnishings are of great importance for 88 percent of hotels. This is one of the findings of the new Management Report titled "Textiles in Hotel Design: Hotel Furnishing Success Factors" published by Messe Frankfurt on the occasion of Heimtexti...
Owning the digital conversation to maximize revenue growth
Owning the digital conversation to maximize revenue growth
There's no question that the never-ending changes in technology continually shift the way consumers interact with hotels.
4 ways to solve common staff challenges
4 ways to solve common staff challenges
Beyond turnover, restaurant operators face a number of staff issues every day, ranging from struggles with internal communication to recruitment. We asked veteran operators how they tackle some everyday challenges.
Sushi robots and vending-machine pizza will reinvent the automat
Sushi robots and vending-machine pizza will reinvent the automat
Decades from now, historians may look back on 2016 as the year Earthlings ate pizza from vending machines, bought burritos from a box in New York's Grand Central Terminal and devoured sushi rolled by robots.
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 ...
Bowls are the new plates
Bowls are the new plates
In the world of eating, bowls are big. Whether it is heaps of ravioli, salmon nestled in quinoa or eggs piled on grilled vegetables, many of today's biggest food trends call for bowls. Sales of bowls are rising as Americans prefer more casual, one-cour...
Americans now spend more at restaurants than grocery stores
Americans now spend more at restaurants than grocery stores
In an interesting reversal of historic trends, more money is now being spent at restaurants than at grocery stores. According to Quartz, "retail sales at U.S. eating and drinking establishments have outrun those of grocery stores [over the last year], ...
Sherwin-Williams releases 2017 color forecast
Sherwin-Williams releases 2017 color forecast
Sherwin-Williams' 2017 color forecast projects a sense of restlessness that will translate to color in new ways next year. A team of Sherwin-Williams design and color experts, led by Director of Color Marketing Sue Wadden, developed the 2017 forecast b...