Category: Featured

Home Featured
Four Seasons Maldives Places Conservation at Heart of Operations
Post

Four Seasons Maldives Places Conservation at Heart of Operations

It doesn’t get much more rarefied than the Four Seasons Resorts Maldives, a pair of luxury oases on the isolated island country in the Indian Ocean—a seeming refuge from many of the world’s problems. The brand has two locations in the islands—Four Seasons Resort at Kuda Huraa; and Four Seasons Resort at Landaa Giraavaru. Despite...

Shangri-La Partners with Diversey to Upcycle 12,500kg of Hotel Linen into Reusable Face Masks
Post

Shangri-La Partners with Diversey to Upcycle 12,500kg of Hotel Linen into Reusable Face Masks

SINGAPORE—Vulnerable members in communities across 11 cities in Southeast Asia and Sri Lanka will soon have greater access to reusable face masks with the regional Linens For Life Face Masks (L4LFM) partnership between Shangri-La Group and Diversey, a leading global hygiene solutions provider. As part of the L4LFM program, the 12,500kg of used linen donated...

Hotel Retailing: It’s Time For a Change
Post

Hotel Retailing: It’s Time For a Change

An Interview with Pierre Chapoutot, Founder of Direct BookingBy Alan Young, Co-Founder and President of Puzzle Partner After opening a hotel with his family in Marrakech in 2010, Pierre Chapoutot learned, first hand, the difficulties so often experienced by independent hotels when promoting their services and inspiring direct bookings. During a period of low tourism...

Financial Model Makes LED Upgrade ‘No Brainer’
Post

Financial Model Makes LED Upgrade ‘No Brainer’

NATIONAL REPORT—At a time of low occupancies caused by COVID-19, spending money on upgrades other than those related to cleaning and maintenance is likely not a priority. At least one company, however, is offering a “pay as you save” program that makes investing in LED lighting upgrades very enticing. “Through our ‘pay as you save’...

Wynn Resorts Issues 2019 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report
Post

Wynn Resorts Issues 2019 Environmental, Social, and Governance Report

LAS VEGAS—Wynn Resorts issued its 2019 Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Report, providing a comprehensive view of the company’s commitment to responsible business practices, environmental protection, and social impact. Also detailed is Wynn Resorts’ industry-leading response to the COVID-19 pandemic, outlining steps the company took to protect the health and well-being of employees, first responders,...

Tech Visionary and Entrepreneur Einar Rosenberg Talks About Critical Must-Have Hotel Solutions for a Post-Pandemic World
Post

Tech Visionary and Entrepreneur Einar Rosenberg Talks About Critical Must-Have Hotel Solutions for a Post-Pandemic World

Founder and CIO of Creating Revolutions shares insights on what Hotels can do right now to overcome guest fears, and save their businesses amid the COVID-19 crisis By Alan Young, Co-Founder and President of Puzzle Partner The term ‘visionary’ is hardly a novel concept, especially in an age so defined by digital expertise and thought leadership....

What Will Meetings and Events Look Like as We Recover?
Post

What Will Meetings and Events Look Like as We Recover?

By Ryan Hamilton, Co-Founder, SalesAndCatering.com and Bluebuzzard Technology Group 2020 has been anything but business as usual. As companies continue to adapt to the demands of isolation measures and social distancing mandates amid the coronavirus pandemic, those industries which are notoriously built upon a high-volume, in-person model are, understandably, expected to pivot.  But while the...

The Castell Project Releases ‘Black Representation in Hospitality Industry Leadership 2020’ Report
Post

The Castell Project Releases ‘Black Representation in Hospitality Industry Leadership 2020’ Report

ATLANTA—Officials of Castell Project, Inc., a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization dedicated to accelerating the careers of women professionals in the hospitality industry, released the “Black Representation in Hospitality Leadership 2020” report. The statistical document reflects the industry prior to the ongoing pandemic. Castell Project plans to release an updated report in January to show the impact...