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ADA Compliance

Like OSHA, ADA compliance is of the utmost importance for hotels. Keeping up to date on the latest ADA regulations and laws can protect hotels from wasting thousands of dollars on lawsuits and fines. In addition, it serves to help maintain a healthy,...

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WrkOperate: Hospitality industry buckles up to provide a 'contact-less' experience

Services that made minimal human contact with humans existed even in the pre-pandemic era. But the importance and need for these services were understood after experiencing the COVID era. This period was revolutionary and transformative for not just one...

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Adapting to low occupancy in hotels

The coronavirus pandemic has left the hospitality industry in shambles with more than 5,000 hotels closing down in the U.S. alone in March and April. According to the fact sheet by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA), this is the biggest...

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Preventive Maintenance Essentials for Housekeeping

Hospitality is a service industry that needs to be in its best form 24x7 to provide its guests with a comfortable stay. A stay that lets the guest depart with satisfaction so that they not only willingly return to the hotel but also recommend the place...

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Implementing Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) in hotel operations

An article in the New York Law Journal speaks of the Seyfarth Report for 2019, the findings of which state that yet another year created a record for ADA Title III lawsuits. The ADA Title III prohibits disability-based discrimination in places of public...

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Reputation Management starts with Employee Safety

Imagine this: you are a housekeeper at a five-star hotel. One day while you are on duty, a guest asks you to enter their room and give them a massage to earn some extra money. That is an incident that happened to an employee at a hotel in Seattle. Such...

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A guide to getting your hotel OSHA ready

 

In October 2019, Hard Rock Hotel in New Orleans was issued a fine on account of ‘willful’ and ‘serious’ violations. 11 contractors working on the project were heavily fined for life-threatening violations as the building collapsed due to the negligence...

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Future 5: Glimpse into the next 5 years of hospitality

Companies across industries create five-year and ten-year plans as future goals to accomplish. This helps them to remain focused and adhere to these plans even in the times of chaos. Before the pandemic of COVID-19 was upon us, all sectors, including the...

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Technology In Hotel Rooms

 

Usage of technology is now one of the most crucial elements for sectors around the world as they help to save time and increase efficiency. The hospitality industry has incorporated the use of technology in their day-to-day activities to streamline...

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New Normal in Hotel Industry

The emergence and prevalence and impact of COVID-19 pandemic have left economies around the world shaken and in bits in more ways than one. Although it has been a situation that could not have been anticipated, it has undoubtedly acted as a wakeup call...

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