Articles by tag: Hotel Industry

Hotels & the Hospitality Industry Need Innovative Tech Strategies to Grow in 2024

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The hospitality industry is on the brink of transformation as it faces 2024 and technology is going to be a major factor in that change. Last year’s challenges, including the muted growth in the U.S. hotel market, have paved the way for innovative strategies to enhance hotel performance. Where did 2023 leave the hospitality…

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Hotel Panic Buttons for Employee Safety? Harassment is a Concern for Hotel Employees.

Employee harassment is all too familiar to workers in the hotel industry; an oft referenced 2016 survey from labor union UNITE HERE revealed nearly 60 percent of hotel housekeepers report they have experienced sexual harassment. Hotels are taking things into their own hands as well, tackling concerns over employee safety with strategies including employee…

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The Most Important Challenges Faced by the Hotel Industry

One of the most affected industries drastically changed by the COVID-19 pandemic is the hotel industry. While the lifting of restrictions has helped the industry bounce back in some ways, there are still some issues to overcome. But technology just might be the answer to ensuring a quicker solution. In the first episode of Be…

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Adaptive Reuse is Gaining Momentum to Tackle the Housing Crisis

With the housing market booming and driving up home prices in the US, “adaptive reuse,” or the buying up of large commercial spaces to convert into affordable housing, is gaining momentum. For instance, California’s Project Homekey purchased and converted entire hotels and office buildings into thousands of affordable units — more than 6,000 new…

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How One Hospitality Startup Ran with On-Demand Lessons Learned from AirBnB

Driven by consumer desires for new experiences, innovative technologies and environmental impacts – travel is changing. Host Sarah Dandashy explores the technologies and logistics that power travel and the brands that build unforgettable experiences.   While travel slowed during the COVID-19 Pandemic, it is poised to break some records in 2021. But, while passengers stayed at home,…

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Concierges Around the World: Los Angeles Concierge Association

Typically, summer months bring lots of travelers to the sunny shores of California. 2020’s guest list looks slightly different, as the coronavirus continues to be a global health crisis. Concierge Timothy DeRodeff, who is also vice president of the Los Angeles Concierge Association, shares his story about the shutdown and getting back to work….

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With Walmart Health Shuttering Its Doors, Retail Healthcare Has to Rethink Its Role & Strategy in Primary Care
May 28, 2024

Retail healthcare is an uncertain slice of the U.S. healthcare industry, being defined by both recent strategic retreats and bold expansions which have sparked crucial discussions about the future of primary care services within the retail sector. The most recent news that shocked the industry was the shuttering of Walmart Health, Walmart’s 51 health…

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Edge Computing is the Foundation for Scaled Smart Cities. How Can the Industry Accelerate Adoption?
May 28, 2024

As cities globally accelerate their transformation into “smart cities,” the integration of a capable computing ecosystem to complement smart city initiatives has become an important part of smart city success. How critical will edge computing be in that ecosystem, and in the facilitation of today’s and tomorrow’s smart city projects, especially with where smart…

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The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration
May 28, 2024

The Global Privacy Revolution: Navigating the New Landscape of Data Collection and Integration In today’s rapidly evolving digital landscape, the global emphasis on privacy is emerging as a powerful disruptor, fundamentally transforming how businesses collect and integrate customer data. This shift is not merely a regulatory hurdle but a profound evolution in societal values, recognizing…

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Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment
Continuous Improvement in Threat Assessment Practices
May 28, 2024

In this episode of School Safety Today by Raptor Technologies, Michelle Dawn Mooney sat down with Dr. Marisa Randazzo to discuss the importance of continuous improvement in threat assessment practices.  Dr. Randazzo shares her extensive experience in threat assessment, emphasizing the importance of quality training and to regularly evaluate and enhance their threat assessment…

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