Beekeeper | June 21, 2022
With nearly 6,000 employees from 150 countries, Concord is easily and consistently sharing employment information in real time and keeping everyone happy and engaged; Visit Beekeeper at HITEC Orlando in Booth 2718 June 28 to 30 at the Orange County Convention Center OAKLAND, CALIF., June 21, 2022 — For hotel management and development company Concord Hospitality frontline hotel workers are the heartbeat of the organization. From the front desk and sales offices to housekeeping and maintenance, these associates make up an intricate guest service and support network that is making Concord Hospitality hotels great. The key to employee eng...
UniFocus Helps Prepare Future Hospitality Leaders With Donation of Labor-Management Technology to The Union Club Hotel at Purdue University, Autograph
UniFocus | June 20, 2022
Award-winning boutique hotel is the only student-run Autograph Collection hotel in the world. DALLAS, TX— June 20, 2022— UniFocus, the leading provider of Workforce Management Systems, is pleased to announce that it is donating its advanced labor management platform to The Union Club Hotel at Purdue University, Autograph Collection. The historic boutique property on Purdue University’s campus is managed by White Lodging and offers Purdue University students real-word hotel management experience. Like other common systems in place at the hotel that are used across the industry, this donation by UniFocus helps ensure that future ind...
Transcendent to Unveil Latest Platform Enhancements at HITEC Orlando, Including Unified Housekeeping, Maintenance and Engineering Operational Manageme
Transcendent | June 15, 2022
Robust new functionality to provide hoteliers with streamlined operations, improved staff productivity and enhanced guest satisfaction, as well as efficient asset management and capital planning capabilities. Tampa, FL — June 15, 2022 — Transcendent, the industry’s leading enterprise asset, maintenance, and capital planning management software, today announced that a new set of feature enhancements will make their debut at HITEC Orlando. Enhancements being featured will include a housekeeping, maintenance and engineering solution that drastically improves cross-departmental collaboration, communication and task management, as well as...
UMF Corporation Calls for Nominations for Third Annual National Guest Room Attendant Excellence Award
UMF Corporation | March 16, 2022
Northbrook, IL – March 16, 2022 – Nominations are open for the third annual 2021 Guest Room Attendant (GRA) Excellence Award, sponsored by UMF Corporation. The award recognizes the invaluable contributions of GRAs, who ensure a safe guest and employee environment in hotels and lodges across the country. During another trying year that included new variants and near-constant industry disruptions, GRAs bravely served as the first line of defense in cleaning and disinfecting guest rooms and common areas in hotels. Nominations are open through April 30, 2022. “Hospitality, already hyper-focused on cleanliness, has transform...
Maestro PMS Integration With PurpleCloud Helps Solve the “Labor Crunch” With Streamlined Housekeeping Services
PurpleCloud Technologies | September 28, 2021
MARKHAM, Ontario - September, 28 2021 - The pandemic has placed a brighter spotlight on the need for hotels to do more with less. Because the gap between the availability of human resources and increasing guest expectations has never been wider, the ability for hoteliers to meet this challenge has been severely impacted and the area of operations that has been hit hardest is housekeeping. A new full integration partnership between Maestro PMS and PurpleCloud helps to solve this problem by offering their mutual clients a Housekeeping Task Optimization Platform that focuses on efficient scheduling based on “true clean times” and dynamic,...
Cintas Corporation | September 22, 2021
CINCINNATI – September 22, 2021 – Housekeeping professionals are the key to guest satisfaction in hotels and other hospitality properties. To recognize the hardworking individuals who keep rooms, lobbies and other areas clean, Cintas Corporation (NASDAQ: CTAS) today announced the launch of the 2021 Cintas S.H.I.N.E. (Star Housekeepers In a New Era) Award. The grand prize winner will receive a $5,000 cash prize and additional prizes for their property. The award program is open to housekeeping professionals employed at hospitality properties in the United States. Submit nominations at cintas.com/SHINEAwards/ th...
HotStats | September 14, 2021
Hotels struggled to remain upright in 2o2o: just breaking even was considered a monumental feat. In order to do so, many hotels were forced with the unenviable—though necessary—task of slashing services where they could. One of the most remarkable was and continues to be the suspension of daily housekeeping at many hotels. The service, once taken for granted by guests, became an on-request deliverable and typically not offered until multiple days after a check-in. Hilton was one of the first to come out with a formal stance on housekeeping, but most brands followed, either stating so in the public domain or informing customers whe...
An Old Soul With a Fresh Twist, Crystalbrook Kingsley Embraces Technology and Sustainability With Solutions From McLaren Technologies
McLaren Technologies Asia Pacific | July 20, 2021
Sophisticated and with a nod to the area’s history, the new hotel is offering a fully contactless and paperless guest experience. Sydney, Australia (July 20, 2021) - A commitment to responsible luxury by Newcastle’s first five-star hotel, Crystalbrook Kingsley, has prompted a partnership with Asia Pacific’s leading hospitality solution specialist, McLaren Technologies. The new hotel was keen to embrace mobile-first guest experience technology and environmental change to enhance, not compromise, the quality of its guest experience. The new hotel, which opened its doors on June 9, worked with McLaren to tailor its approach to techno...
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