Tag: housekeepers

Giving hotel workers security: New Jersey governor signs ‘panic button’ bill

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- June 12, 2019 19:54

New Jersey Democratic Governor Phil Murphy signed a bill, the nation’s first, requiring most hotels to provide their employees with wearable 'panic button' devices they can press to request help ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers to vote on possible strike tomorrow

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 26, 2019 00:20

UNITE HERE Local 5 hotel workers will vote Friday on whether to authorize a strike at Hilton Hawaiian Village — world’s largest Hilton, and the largest hotel in Hawaii — ... Read More

Marriott International opens its 7,000th property

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 10, 2019 15:30

Marriott International, Inc. today celebrated the opening of its 7,000th property – The St. Regis Hong Kong. The stunning, 27-story luxury hotel, which features butler service, and multiple restaurants, is ... Read More

Tourism teacher holds Spirit of Hospitality workshop in Cambodian Jungle

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- March 18, 2019 17:13

A leading Bangkok university delivered a series of hospitality skill building workshops to local tourism service providers in the ecotourism front line at Botum Sakor national park, western Cambodia, 2-5 ... Read More

Waikiki Beach Marriott workers overwhelmingly vote to ratify new contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- December 22, 2018 16:24

UNITE HERE Local 5 members who work at Waikiki Beach Marriott voted overwhelmingly today to ratify a union contract that covers nearly 500 workers. The contract is modeled after the ... Read More

Korean family surprised in Guam as millionth visitor

editor editor- October 18, 2012 02:27

TUMON, Guam - Early this morning at 1:50 am, the Guam International Airport Arrivals area was lively with travel and tourism industry partners ready and eager to greet the millionth ... Read More

At long last, cleaner hotel rooms

editor editor- July 11, 2012 02:40

Best Western International has recognized that hotel guest rooms need far better attention paid to cleanliness. Read More

Hotel workers demand “Bring Back the Hyatt 100”

editor editor- November 10, 2009 05:56

Thousands of workers in a dozen cities across North America will hold a coordinated series of public demonstrations this week to demand that Hyatt Hotels "Bring Back the Hyatt 100." ... Read More