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Considerations for Hotel Owners and Managers: How to Prevent Legionnaires’ Disease

Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Unoccupied Floors – Low occupancy decreases water flow, which can decrease disinfectant levels and increase the risk of Legionella growth. The problems that lead to Legionnaires’ disease are preventable through water management programs. A water management program is a multi-step, continuous process designed to Identify areas in a building where Legionella could grow and spread, reduce [...]

Tips to help hospitality overcome the difficulties that coronavirus brings

Hospitality Net By Bogdan Romashko, Chief Marketing Officer Use this time for hotel maintenance and renovation - Coronavirus outbreak doesn’t mean hoteliers are closing doors and are just waiting for this period to end. It’s a perfect time to catch up and improve. Whether it is a spontaneous renovation or completing your Property Improvement Plan, there’s no [...]

COVID-19: Addressing the Risks of Nontraditional Hotel Use

MARSH The COVID-19 pandemic has led to severe disruptions of the global economy and many industries, including hospitality. The pandemic has forced hotel owners and operators to take drastic response measures, including furloughing and terminating employees. In many cases, hotel properties have been closed while governments and health officials focus on social distancing to slow [...]

Return-to-work guide aims to assist employers

Hotel Management by Elaine Simon | Apr 27, 2020 As cities and states contemplate lifting portions of stay-at-home and shelter-in-place orders related to COVID-19, many employers are beginning to make preparations for restarting normal work operations. In response, Ogletree Deakins, labor and employment law firm, has launched the Return to Work Guide, which offers more than 100 [...]

Companies help laid-off employees in variety of ways

Hotel News Now By  Dana Miller Though much of the industry is suffering from layoffs, companies are trying to provide financial and emotional support as well as food to employees in need. Here’s what two management companies and one California hotel are doing…HR REPORT FROM THE U.S.—With furloughs and layoffs rippling through the industry [...]