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Renowned MBA Professor Teams with Digital Workplace App Beekeeper Delivering Free Business School Insights to Front-Line Workers

Beekeeper | October 17, 2017

The 'Bee School' leadership series will begin streaming on beekeeper.io November 7; Led by Dr. Linda Herkenhoff of St. Mary's College of California, the course in open for registration SAN FRANCISCO, CA OCTOBER 17, 2017 - Digital workplace app Beekeeper today announced that registration is open for its inaugural webinar course, Bee School. Beekeeper's Bee School initiative brings knowledge on workplace dynamics and behavior out from behind the paywall of an MBA certificate, ensuring that managers in non-desk industries can lead their teams to unprecedented success. The weekly 45 minute sessions will commence November 7, led by Dr. Linda...

Beekeeper Introduces Custom Integrations, Bringing Chat and Operations Under One Hub for 2 Billion Non-Desk Workers

Beekeeper | October 12, 2017

New additions to the Beekeeper platform merge legacy systems with proprietary communications tech tailor-made for non-desk workers. "The ability to integrate our HRIS with Beekeeper has been instrumental in automating administrative processes that were time-sensitive." Claudia Scherrer Domingos, Head of HR, Domino's Pizza SAN FRANCISCO, CA OCTOBER 12, 2017 - While many workplace tools specialize in peer-to-peer, top-down, or bottom-up communication, it is rare to encounter a workplace app that tackles all three. Running on the belief that an intuitive user interface (UI) and open communication builds cross-organizational trust, Beek...

Beekeeper Poises for Global Growth with Prominent Staffing Changes

Beekeeper | October 12, 2017

McCarthy, Slotosch and Frioli tasked with expanding the global reach of the company's digital-communications platform for geographically-displaced workforces and non-desk workers SAN FRANCISCO, CA OCTOBER 12, 2017 - Beekeeper, a workplace communication company focused on connecting non-desk workers and their employers, is announcing internal promotions and adding new talent to further support it swift growth and corporate directional changes. Cristian Grossmann, CEO, has appointed Corey McCarthy, former VP of Marketing North America, to VP of Global Marketing, and Andreas Slotosch, former Vice President of Global Marketing, to Vice Pres...

Guestware Celebrates 20 Years of Exhibiting at HITEC

Guestware | June 21, 2017

Seattle, WA — Guestware, the hotel industry's most comprehensive and flexible Guest Experience Management software, is celebrating 20 years of participation at HITEC, the world's largest and most extensive hospitality technology event. This year's event will be held in Toronto, Canada, from June 26-29. Guestware will be demonstrating their latest functionality in booth #1017. Guestware is a CRM solution that empowers the hotel services staff to deliver on individual guest needs and requests. It provides a toolbox of functions that allows staff to log, dispatch, record, and report on all things guest and facility-related. This keep...

A Comprehensive Guide to Choosing the Right Fabric

Beekeeper | August 12, 2016

Choosing the right fabric for your home can be a daunting task. You are probably afraid of selecting a wrong color or a wrong pattern or maybe a wrong texture, which might appeal to you at the store but looks different under the lighting at your home. ...

McLaren Technologies Completes Multi-Hotel Project for Millennium Hotels and Resorts in Singapore

McLaren Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd | June 21, 2016

Singapore 21 June 2016 – McLaren Technologies has completed a multi-hotel project for Millennium Hotels and Resorts (MHR) in Singapore, the hospitality arm of Singapore-listed City Developments Limited (CDL), and one of the world's largest hotel groups. McLaren was commissioned to transform the guest experience and operational efficiency at several MHR hotels, including the Grand Copthorne Waterfront Hotel, Copthorne King's Hotel Singapore, M Hotel Singapore and Studio M Hotel Singapore, with the installation of two automation software systems – HotSOS and HotSOS Housekeeping by Newmarket, an Amadeus Company. Most recently, ...

Fact or Science Fiction? The Office of 2021 Tells All: Facility Managers Will Need to Think Like a Concierge

JLL Real Views | June 8, 2016

Picture yourself at the office in 2021, five short years from now. An app on your smartphone reserves your favorite cubbyhole—you don't have a fixed desk. You settle in, using a different app to set the lighting and temperature to your liking, and play your favorite background music. A colleague comes by with a question, so you wirelessly connect your laptop to a nearby whiteboard to share a presentation. Far-fetched? Not for some corporations. Offices are evolving faster than at any time in history, and becoming more accommodating of individual choice. Five years from now, the office could be nearly unrecognizable—particul...

Hawthorn Suites by Wyndham Leveraging Deep Cleaning Tool from HotelTap

HotelTap | February 9, 2016

Spring cleaning becomes routine for housekeepers in any season with this handy digital tool [Alameda, Calif. — February 9, 2016] — In less than 45 days, it will be Spring, and for many people, it marks a season of cleaning and refreshing. For the Hawthorn Suites By Wyndham in Alameda, Calif., "Spring cleaning" is now happening 52 weeks a year, thanks to the new Room Logs: Deep Cleaning tool recently added to HotelTap. Today this "digital log book in the cloud" is helping housekeepers stay on top of arduous tasks that are not part of their daily chores, such as dusting behind nightstands and headboards, flipping ma...

Top 15 Cities Where Bed Bugs Bite

Terminix | January 6, 2016

Detroit Lands Top Spot; Ohio Cities Claim Five Spots MEMPHIS, TN- January 06, 2016 - Terminix®, the leading provider of pest control services in the United States, released its sixth annual ranking of bed bug-infested cities today. For the first time in four years, Philadelphia was outranked by Detroit, which stole the top spot. Rounding out the top 15 bed bug cities in the United States are: Detroit, Mich. (4) Philadelphia, Pa. (1) Cleveland-Akron, Ohio (15) Los Angeles, Calif. (14) Dayton, Ohio (-) Chicago, Ill. (5) Columbus, Ohio (8) Cincinnati, Ohio (2) Dallas-Forth Worth, Texas (7) San Francisco-Oakland-San Jose, Ca...

Hotels Save Millions through Emerging HVAC Refurbishment and Re-commissioning Service

AirRevive | August 3, 2015

Transform fan coil units into sustainable, state of the art energy savers. Decades-old fan coil units may be saved rather than scrapped. Davie, FL - AirRevive, a Florida commercial air conditioning refurbishment and re-commissioning service provider, recently published case studies validating its cutting edge service that brings hotel air conditioners up to thirty-five years old to "better than new" condition and operating performance. Unique to both the HVAC and hospitality industry, AirRevive successfully developed a custom fan coil unit upgrade service that dramatically reduces the direct energy by up to 80%. This affordable service...

Survey Says: Hospitality Sector Failing to Calculate Full Cost of Laundry

TRSA | May 11, 2015

ALEXANDRIA, Va., May 11, 2015 – Two national surveys recently completed by opinion and research firm Fabrizio Ward found a large segment of the hospitality sector is failing to calculate the full, accurate cost of laundry on their businesses and that outsourcing laundry services is better for the environment. The surveys were commissioned by TRSA, the leading global textile services trade association headquartered in Alexandria, Va. By reaching out to both textile service decision makers and consumers nationally, key findings for the hospitality industry included: Less than half of all hotels account for key laundry cost such as...

Optii Solutions Launches Innovative Hotel Housekeeping Productivity Solution in North America

Optii Solutions | January 24, 2014

Optii Solutions (Optii) is delighted to announce the North American launch of its ground-breaking hotel and resort housekeeping solution, Optii Keeper. Prestigious properties throughout Asia, the Pacific and Europe are currently enjoying quality improvements and measurable return on investment with the service, including Grand Hyatt Macau, Kowloon Shangri-La, The Ritz-Carlton, Millenia Singapore, Four Seasons Hotel Sydney and Radisson Blu Edwardian's The May Fair Hotel, London. Utilizing its cloud-based Software as a Service (SaaS), Optii focuses on hotel housekeeping and brings this essential function into the 21st century, optimizing ...

McLaren Technologies and REX Makes for Highbrow Housekeeping at Novotel Melbourne On Collins

McLaren Technologies Asia Pacific Pte Ltd | January 22, 2014

22 January 2014 – If there is one word to describe the Novotel Melbourne On Collins, it would be "smart," with a prime city address and sharp new look following its comprehensive makeover in February 2013. Smart is also the perfect way to describe the four and a half star hotel's newest update behind the scenes, courtesy of Novotel's contracted housekeeping supply company and staffing agency, AHS. "AHS has made an investment in one of the industry's top-line housekeeping management tech tools, REX from Newmarket International, Inc. ("Newmarket") to enhance Novotel's guest experience," said AHS Managing Director Craig Coughlin. "In ...

Hygienic Solutions US Announces Commercial Availability of Stop Bugging Me!

HTS, LLC | September 30, 2013

Hygienic Solutions US announces commercial availability of non-toxic, GREEN solution guaranteed to eliminate bed bugs. 100% organic solution tested by independent laboratories to kill 100% of pests within 15 minutes Fern Park, Fl- October 1, 2013 - Hygienic Solutions US of Fern Park, Florida announced today the commercial availability of their 100% non-toxic, organic solution "Stop Bugging Me" that promises an end to hospitality bed bug issues. "The solution is unique in that it has been laboratory tested by ICR Labs, the EPA recommended independent laboratory, and has been proven to kill 100% of treated bugs within 15 minutes," said Fr...

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