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Why Hotels Are Charging for Chairs by the Hotel Pool

News of the $200/day poolside chair reservation fee at the Bellagio Las Vegas resort rippled quickly through the travel industry. Industry expert Sarah Dandashy, author of #1 Amazon bestseller Hospitality from Within, weighs in on whether or not this trend is here to stay. Being charged for amenities is not new to the travel industry and most Read more

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Why Hotels Are Charging for Chairs by the Hotel Pool
News of the $200/day poolside chair reservation fee at the Bellagio Las Vegas resort rippled quickly through the travel industry. Industry expert Sarah Dandashy, author of #1 Read more
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Carnival Cruise Bookings Nearly Double After Covid Curbs Eased
(Bloomberg) -- Carnival Corp. shares rose as much as 4.1% after the cruise company’s flagship division reported a surge in bookings following the lifting of some Covid-19 Read more
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UMF Corporation Introduces Sticky Particle Roller for Hospitality
Northbrook, Ill. – Aug. 10, 2022 – UMF Corporation today introduced the PerfectCLEAN Sticky Particle Roller, which helps ensure every surface in the hotel guest room is spotless. Read more
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Maestro PMS Integrates with RobosizeME to Assign Mundane Tasks to Microbots and Allocate Essential Responsibilities to Hotel Staff
 To offset today’s ongoing labor challenges, independent hoteliers running on the Maestro property-management system can now leverage Robotic Process Automation and virtual robots Read more
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Cashless Tourism: A New Trend or Here to Stay?
 Societies around the world are increasingly going cashless spurned by the Covid pandemic of 2020 which necessitated a swift and drastic change in how businesses handled monetary Read more
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U.S. and E.U. Hospitality Will Reap Rewards from Dollar-Euro Parity
As U.S. inflation is raising prices for producers and consumers, other currency instability is actually giving the dollar back some of its strength on a global playing field. The Read more

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Why Hotels Are Charging for Chairs by the Hotel Pool
August 17, 2022
News of the $200/day poolside chair reservation fee at the Bellagio Las Vegas resort rippled quickly through the travel industry. Industry expert Sarah Dandashy, author of #1 Amazon bestseller Hospitality from Within, weighs in on whether or not this trend is here to stay. Being charged for amenities is not new to the travel industry and most Read more
Carnival Cruise Bookings Nearly Double After Covid Curbs Eased
August 17, 2022
(Bloomberg) -- Carnival Corp. shares rose as much as 4.1% after the cruise company’s flagship division reported a surge in bookings following the lifting of some Covid-19 restrictions. Carnival Cruise Line said bookings on Monday were “nearly double” the level for the same day in 2019 after management eliminated pre-cruise testing requirements for Read more
UMF Corporation Introduces Sticky Particle Roller for Hospitality
August 15, 2022
Northbrook, Ill. – Aug. 10, 2022 – UMF Corporation today introduced the PerfectCLEAN Sticky Particle Roller, which helps ensure every surface in the hotel guest room is spotless. The Sticky Particle Roller was developed as the last step for guest room attendants (GRAs) to use throughout the guest room, and is perfect for picking up hard-to-see Read more
Maestro PMS Integrates with RobosizeME to Assign Mundane Tasks to Microbots and Allocate Essential Responsibilities to Hotel Staff
August 11, 2022
 To offset today’s ongoing labor challenges, independent hoteliers running on the Maestro property-management system can now leverage Robotic Process Automation and virtual robots to make hotel jobs more rewarding for employees and experiences more personalized for guests   MARKHAM, ONTARIO, JULY 26, 2022 — Maestro PMS has teamed Read more
Cashless Tourism: A New Trend or Here to Stay?
August 3, 2022
 Societies around the world are increasingly going cashless spurned by the Covid pandemic of 2020 which necessitated a swift and drastic change in how businesses handled monetary transactions. From digital wallets to credit cards, people became increasingly comfortable using and trusting technology to meet daily needs. Renowned travel expert Read more
U.S. and E.U. Hospitality Will Reap Rewards from Dollar-Euro Parity
August 3, 2022
As U.S. inflation is raising prices for producers and consumers, other currency instability is actually giving the dollar back some of its strength on a global playing field. The value of the euro has been weakening all year, reaching its “lowest level since 2002, its value relative to the dollar down 15% over the last year” in mid-July, according to Read more
The Best Strategies for Restaurants to Combat Inflation
July 28, 2022
How Inflation is Hitting Restaurants Inflation is everywhere. But you already knew that. In the dining market, the price crunch is forcing restaurants to get creative. According to Bid on Equipment, “50% of people take out and eat out less because of inflation.” Seated surveyed their top partners in New York, Dallas, and Atlanta, and they found Read more
Employment Report Shows Spikes in Hospitality, Healthcare Jobs
July 18, 2022
In this week's economic minute, the June 2022 employment situation report showed positive job gains across the economy. Plus, indications that a recession may be staved off in the short term, but the economy isn't out of the mud quite yet. The BLS reported 372,000 non-farm payrolls, or jobs, added in June 2022. That's a slight dip from 384,000 Read more
Virtual Hospitality: Creating Connections with Invisible Guests
July 6, 2022
Connecting with customers is vital to the success of restaurants. These connections bring customers back time and time again – not only for their favorite meals but to interact with favorite front and back-of-house staff members. Regular customers are the lifeblood of food establishments. Not only do they bring in consistent income, but they help Read more