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Leading Hotels of the World Announces Healthy Stays Commitment
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Leading Hotels of the World Announces Healthy Stays Commitment

NEW YORK—The Leading Hotels of the World, Ltd announced its Healthy Stays commitment with enhanced cleanliness standards and protocols for its 430+ worldwide members. For more than nine decades, Leading Hotels has been at the forefront of creating the highest standards that have set the bar for worldwide luxury hospitality. The passionate hoteliers of its...

Customer Expectations for Hospitality in 2021
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Customer Expectations for Hospitality in 2021

NATIONAL REPORT—At the moment, there is a lot that seems uncertain for the hospitality industry. The coronavirus pandemic has drastically shifted the way resorts and airlines operate. Over the next year, we can anticipate further adjustments—especially when it comes to consumer behavior. The entire experience may change completely. Here’s what we should expect to see...

Hilton Begins Worldwide Roll-out of Hilton CleanStay
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Hilton Begins Worldwide Roll-out of Hilton CleanStay

MCLEAN, VA.—This week, Hilton will begin a worldwide roll-out of a new program to deliver an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection to Hilton properties. Hilton CleanStay, created in collaboration with Lysol and Dettol maker RB and Mayo Clinic, includes new procedures to help Hilton guests enjoy an even cleaner and safer stay starting this...

ASHRAE Publishes Updated Legionella Guideline
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ASHRAE Publishes Updated Legionella Guideline

ATLANTA—ASHRAE has published an updated guideline to assist in control of legionellosis associated with building water systems. ASHRAE Guideline 12-2020, Managing the Risk of Legionellosis Associated with Building Water Systems, provides guidance useful in the implementation of ANSI/ASHRAE Standard 188, Legionellosis: Risk Management for Building Water Systems. The guideline is intended for use by owners...

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

Green Seal Releases Safer Disinfecting Guidelines
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Green Seal Releases Safer Disinfecting Guidelines

WASHINGTON, D.C.—As businesses and schools consider COVID-19 disinfection regimens that expose building occupants to unnecessary health risks, Green Seal has released Guidelines for Safer COVID-19 Cleaning and Disinfection that spell out effective and responsible cleaning practices for occupant health and safety during the pandemic. These five best practices—intended for facility, property and housekeeping managers—are based...

Tripadvisor Launches ‘Travel Safe’ Tools, Making It Easy to Find Important Health & Safety Information
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Tripadvisor Launches ‘Travel Safe’ Tools, Making It Easy to Find Important Health & Safety Information

NEEDHAM, MASS.—Tripadvisor, the world’s largest travel platform, launched a new suite of “Travel Safe” tools to help consumers find, filter for, and validate health and safety information to feel more confident with their future travel choices across town and around the world. Travel Safe features are available in all 49 markets where Tripadvisor operates, and...

Lodging Facilities at Risk for Bed Bug Infestations
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Lodging Facilities at Risk for Bed Bug Infestations

FAIRFAX, VA.—With beaches and tourist attractions beginning to reopen as stay-at-home orders are lifted across the country, commercial lodging facilities must prepare for the influx of eager travelers ready to get the summer travel season underway. While resuming regular operations is an exciting prospect for any business owner, those in charge of lodging facilities must...

WTTC Launches World’s First Ever Global Safety Stamp
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WTTC Launches World’s First Ever Global Safety Stamp

LONDON—The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched the world’s first ever global safety and hygiene stamp. The specially designed stamp will allow travelers to recognize governments and businesses around the world which have adopted health and hygiene global standardized protocols—so consumers can experience “Safe Travels”. The landmark move by WTTC, which represents the...

Vioguard Introduces Technology That Safely Disinfects Keyboards, Keycards, TV Remotes, Etc.
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Vioguard Introduces Technology That Safely Disinfects Keyboards, Keycards, TV Remotes, Etc.

BOTHELL, WASH.—There has been an ‘ick’ factor associated with hotels for a long time. Think TV remotes, shared keyboards, key cards that have touched who knows how many hands, etc. “Ninety-six percent of keyboards have pathogens on them,” says Mark Beeston, VP of Sales and Marketing at Vioguard, a company now offering three solutions that use...