National Association of Hotel & Lodging Engineers

National Association of Hotel & Lodging Engineers

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    Current Industry News:

    Digital Key Safety vs. Ease of Use

    August 22, 2016

    Hotel Management – August 22, 2016 One of the industry’s favorite new innovations is keyless check-in, which allows guests bypass the front desk by checking in with their phone and then use their mobile device as a key. While this presents clear improvements to the guest experience by allowing them to potentially skip long lines [...]

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    Is your hotel paying too much property tax?

    July 26, 2016

    Commercial Property Executive – The value of a hotel for purposes of tax assessment is not the same number as its value as a going concern. Understanding the difference between the two will save the hotel owner from an excessive property tax bill. For assessors, the challenge is to correctly distinguish taxable assets from the [...]

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    1st Person Interview – Ryan Napier, Crestline Hotels and Resorts

    July 15, 2016
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    Lodging Engineer – Corporate Director of Facilities for Crestline Hotels & Resorts, Ryan Napier, is interviewed by Lodging Engineer. Ryan discusses his path of career development and the role of technology in his position and for the engineers he manages. Learn how the operation of the front desk and housekeeping departments can impact your decisions. According [...]

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    Marriott waits on China’s OK, stronger economic growth

    June 29, 2016

    Hotel News Now – The second quarter didn’t play out as Marriott International officials previously hoped, as slower U.S. economic growth hurt revenue, and executives are still waiting on full international regulatory approval to acquire Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide. READ MORE. 

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    Bed Bug War Webinar - May 11, 2016 - Dr. Harrison discusses the war against bed bugs by providing the latest on bed bug monitoring, detection and solutions. As hotels across the country continue to experience high occupancy rates, it’s important to ensure you and your staff are prepared so that you can protect your bottom line from bed bugs.

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