Tag: housekeeping

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

Sri Lanka Tourism in crisis: Managing and seeking out opportunities

Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka Srilal Miththapala - eTN Sri Lanka- June 11, 2019 23:55

The Rapid Response Team by Safertourism reached out to Sri Lanka tourism authorities including the minister of tourism and industry leaders within hours of the devastating terror attack on the ... Read More

Hotel Unions in Waikiki getting stronger: One job is enough !

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 26, 2019 06:51

80 workers at the Double Tree Hilton Alana Waikiki chose to join UNITE HERE Local 5. The union had reached an agreement with Keck Seng and Hilton—the owner and operator ... Read More

Opening in 2019: Alva Hotel by Royal in Hong Kong

Juergen T Steinmetz Juergen T Steinmetz- May 22, 2019 04:08

Alva Hotel by Royal opening in late 2019, is a new and exciting hospitality concept as part of the Royal portfolio under Sun Hung Kai Properties Hotels, located in the ... Read More

Hilton Hawaiian Village workers rally in Waikiki for a better contract

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 18, 2019 15:30

UNITE HERE Local 5 Members rallied in Honolulu to demand a better contract and better job protection for workers at the Hilton Hawaiian Village. Hundreds of Local 5 members and ... Read More

The Modern Honolulu hotel slapped with federal charges for worker lay off

editor editor- May 4, 2019 01:15

The Modern Honolulu recently notified 78 workers—nearly 30% of the workers at the hotel—that they will be laid off within the next 30 days. Federal charges assert that The Modern ... Read More

Diamond Resorts’ decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu hotel condemned by union

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- May 3, 2019 00:14

UNITE HERE Local 5 condemns Diamond Resorts, a timeshare company headquartered in Las Vegas, after its decision to lay off 78 workers at The Modern Honolulu — nearly 30% of ... Read More

Philadelphia hotel room supply increases 10.9% in 2019

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- April 29, 2019 21:20

The East Coast city of Philadelphia is experiencing a hotel expansion, with numerous new hotels opening in the city and several properties under construction. By the end of 2019, the ... Read More

Hotel owners warned: Groundbreaking sex trafficking lawsuits hold owners liable

editor editor- April 2, 2019 20:01

  Two women recently filed lawsuits against several owners and operators of hotels in Philadelphia, alleging that the hotels had failed to protect them against being victims of sex trafficking. ... Read More

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers call for respect from management

editor editor- March 5, 2019 01:34

DoubleTree by Hilton Alana Waikiki Beach hotel workers organized a public action in their hotel lobby this morning, demanding respect from management, safe workloads, and a fair process to decide ... Read More

Hyatt Regency Nice Palais De La Méditerranée has been Green Globe Certified for the second consecutive year

editor editor- January 31, 2019 21:29

With its strong commitment to the environment, the local community and the well-being of its employees, Hyatt Regency Nice Palais de la Méditerranée has been rewarded for the second consecutive ... Read More

Training for small tourism establishment owners and managers on La Digue

editor editor- January 29, 2019 21:27

The Department of Tourism in collaboration with the Seychelles Hospitality and Tourism Association (SHTA) has organised a third training for Small Tourism Establishment Owners and Managers on La Digue following ... Read More

Marriott trains 500,000 hotel workers to recognize the signs of human trafficking

Chief Assignment Editor Chief Assignment Editor- January 18, 2019 18:15

Marriott International today announced that, as of this month, it has successfully trained 500,000 hotel workers to spot the signs of human trafficking in its hotels and how to respond ... Read More

Historic Montana guest ranch welcomes new GM

editor editor- January 10, 2019 21:04

Montana guest ranch carries on Proud Traditions Of Western Hospitality, Pioneering Women with new GM. Read More

Marriott manager takes on Hawaii Tourism: What is his vision?

editor editor- December 28, 2018 01:05

The new President and CEO of the HTA, Chris Tatum, has his roots in Hawaii’s tourism. Read More

Going green is the only way at Ladera Resort

editor editor- December 19, 2018 21:26

Green Globe certified Ladera Resort which continues to plant its own fruit trees and herbs that provide fresh ingredients for its food and beverage outlets. Read More

Young Tourism Ambassadors: Opening doors to their futures

editor editor- December 18, 2018 21:11

A transformational program is introducing young men and women to the tourism sector. Read More

Live like a local in Nassau, Bahamas

Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN Dr. Elinor Garely - special to eTN- December 8, 2018 10:43

Travel destination - the Bahamas - is a Caribbean archipelago located off the coast of Florida with a long history of colonization. Read More

What to do with all those little free hotel soaps

editor editor- January 27, 2012 08:12

This is correspondence which actually occurred between a London hotel's staff and one of its guests. The London hotel involved submitted this to the Sunday Times. No name was mentioned. Read More