John Stachowiak | November 23, 2022
While verbal or physical assaults of a staff member may be rare, those on the receiving end say they are grateful that management and owners care and are prepared By John Stachowiak Few people start their workday expecting an emergency to happen, but according to American Aerospace Engineer Edward Murphy Jr. who worked on safety-critical systems: “Anything that can go wrong will go wrong.” If you’re not a believer in “Murphy’s Law,” just ask any of the 701 hotel workers who needed help last year while on duty and survived the ordeal because they were equipped with an Employee Safety Device (ESD) or panic button. Guest D...
React Mobile to Showcase Hospitality’s Most Responsive, Reliable, and Self-Managing Panic Button Solution at Washington State Hospitality Conference
React Mobile | November 8, 2022
Members of the Washington Hospitality Assn. and students at Washington State University will come together next week to learn, connect, and network with peers, identify trends, and see the latest technologies that ensure the best guest and staff experiences; Visit React Mobile at Table 13 SEATTLE, Nov. 8, 2022 — Next week members of the Washington Hospitality Assn. (WHA) will convene in Ruston, Wash., to attend the Washington State Hospitality Conference, the first co-produced event of the WHA and Washington State University. To be held November 17 at the Silver Cloud Hotel Tacoma Point Ruston Waterfront, attendees will learn from the e...
John Stachowiak | September 29, 2022
Adding panic buttons does more than check off a requirement on the property to-do list; It has a positive impact on job retention and cultivates staff loyalty By John Stachowiak Hoteliers are knee deep preparing 2023 budgets, but until the hospitality industry is back in full swing, many will be looking for ways to short-cut spending. Employee safety, however, is one area of operations that hotel owners cannot afford to ignore. While local and state municipalities continue to impose legislative requirements for hotel employers to “provide panic buttons to all employees working in guestrooms or bathrooms without other employees pres...
React Mobile Unveiling Hospitality’s Most Responsive, Reliable, and Self-Managing Panic Button Solution to CHLA, AAHOA Members in San Diego
React Mobile | September 21, 2022
For the first time attendees of the Southern California Hotel Conference and Trade Show will experience React Mobile 2.0, an employee safety solution with pinpoint location accuracy SEATTLE, Sept. 21, 2022 — As hoteliers assemble in San Diego Oct. 6 to discuss California’s tourism recovery, hotel staffing challenges, and the guest journey during the Southern California Hotel Conference and Trade Show, React Mobile will be there to showcase its latest version 2.0 employee safety solution that delivers the fastest response times, highest panic button reliability and beacon location accuracy to hotels. With more focus being placed today ...
Alan E. Young | September 20, 2022
By Alan Young Not everyone has an appetite for adrenaline, but let’s pretend you are about to jump out of a plane, ready to free-fall 10,000 feet into a sprawling field below. Just moments before you tuck and roll your way out of the plane, the skydiver beside you gives you a nudge and a wink before saying, “hopefully, we all make it down in one piece, eh?” a parting sentiment that sends a current of fear and uncertainty coursing through your body. Noticing your body language, the diver you’re paired with gives you a warm smile, “Don’t worry, he’s mostly kidding. It’s just that the parachutes we are using are old, and one m...
IHG Hotels & Resorts Selects TraknProtect as an Approved Provider of Staff Safety and Location-Based Technology
TraknProtect | September 20, 2021
New agreement results in TraknProtect serving as an official IHG provider for employee distress buttons, real-time asset and vendor tracking capabilities along with the latest in cleaning protocol monitoring functionality. Chicago, Illinois – September 20, 2021 – TraknProtect has today announced its approved vendor status with IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) for employee safety devices for IHG properties in hospitality markets around the world. IHG brands that now have access to TraknProtect’s staff safety and other advanced location-based solutions include InterContinental Hotels & Resorts, Hotel Indigo, Staybridge Suites,...
TraknProtect Launches Educational Series on Staff Safety (Panic Button) Alert Legislation, Compliance and Implementation
TraknProtect | October 28, 2019
Leading hotel technology provider to deliver industry education and informational resources for hoteliers looking to deploy staff safety button solutions Chicago – October 28, 2019 – TraknProtect, a leading provider of real-time location technology purpose-built for the hospitality industry, has announced the launch of a specially developed educational series on staff safety legislation, compliance and implementation. The series kicked off last week with the premiere of TrakCast, a new podcast dedicated to educating the industry on advances in hospitality technology. Hosted by TraknProtect’s Monica Newsome, TrakCast’s “Safety...
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