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    Chicago hotel workers vote to strike

    September 18, 2018

    Hotel Management - Elliott Mest - Chicago hotel employees have voted to strike this month as negotiations for a new collective bargaining agreement fell through. More than 90 percent of Unite Here Local 1’s membership voted in favor of the strike, which will commence Aug. 31 should hotels fail to secure a new deal with workers. More [...]

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    Emergency Preparedness: A Plan For Failure

    Facility Management Journal (IFMA) John Rimer – While much of our focus is on catastrophic events that grab headlines, such as active shooters and major storms, not much attention is given to the incidents that affect facilities on a routine basis.   READ MORE

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    Hospitality Case Study: Hospitality, California Style

    August 29, 2018

    Facility Executive: In the heart of the UCLA campus, a LEED Platinum conference center inspires collaboration and innovation. By Anne Cosgrove From the August 2018 Issue The resources of a world-class university, technical connectivity, and a commitment to sustainability distinguish the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, located in the heart of the UCLA [...]

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    Short-Term Home Rentals Win Customers Based on Better Prices, More Space, Increased Comfort

    Hotel News Resource Travelers are choosing to book short-term rental accommodations with services such as HomeAway, VRBO and AirBnB for two primary reasons, according to a recent survey by The GO Group LLC, an international ground transportation provider. The survey of 343 travelers found that 31% have used short-term rentals at least once…READ MORE

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    Streamlining Maintenance Across an Entire Hotel Portfolio

    August 17, 2018

    Significantly growing a hotel portfolio comes with its own set of challenges. Oldham Goodwin Group found that out first hand after growing its hotel management portfolio to nearly a dozen branded, select-service properties. That’s when the team sought out a way to streamline its increasingly complicated maintenance processes across multiple properties…READ MORE

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