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Fairmont Welcomes Over 2 Million Well-Travelled Honeybees at its Properties Worldwide
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Fairmont Welcomes Over 2 Million Well-Travelled Honeybees at its Properties Worldwide

PARIS—To celebrate Pollinator Month, Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a pioneer of responsible tourism and sound environmental practices, has announced the next evolution of its Bee Sustainable programming with the launch of a new interactive digital hub, fairmontbeesustainable.com. The new platform was created to help educate guests and Fairmont colleagues about the importance of global bee health...

Classic Hotels Partners with 1% for the Planet
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Classic Hotels Partners with 1% for the Planet

PHOENIX—Classic Hotels & Resorts recently announced its partnership with 1% for the Planet, a globally-recognized alliance of businesses that understand the necessity of protecting the natural environment, as the network’s first ever hotel management company to join. Pledging 1% of its annual hotel management revenues to sustainability-focused nonprofit organizations, Classic also co-sponsored a portion of...

This Utah Hotel is Going to the Dogs (& Cats!)
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This Utah Hotel is Going to the Dogs (& Cats!)

KANAB, UTAH—Best Friends Roadhouse and Mercantile, a pet-centric, 40-room lodging option in Kanab, Utah, will open its doors to travelers—and their pets—on August 15, 2019. The new hotel, which is owned and operated by Best Friends Animal Society, will provide complimentary shuttle transportation to and from the organization’s nearby Sanctuary, as well as organized Best...

Panic Buttons Becoming a Must-Have in Hotels
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Panic Buttons Becoming a Must-Have in Hotels

NATIONAL REPORT—There’s a popular saying that reads, “prepare and prevent, don’t repair and repent.” This seemingly simple sentiment hints at a universally understood and applied concept—be pro-active, rather than reactive. Now, let’s put this theory to work. When students are faced with a major exam, is it best for them to study beforehand or ask...

Audubon International, Diamond Resorts Partner on Green Lodging Program
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Audubon International, Diamond Resorts Partner on Green Lodging Program

Sunrise Ridge Resort, Pigeon Forge, Tenn. LAS VEGAS—Diamond Resorts, a global leader in the hospitality, vacation ownership and entertainment industries, announced it has partnered with Audubon International to increase awareness of green initiatives within the industry. As such, Diamond has joined Audubon’s Green Lodging program to ensure all the company’s North American resorts have implemented...

Bed Lift Systems an Ergonomics Godsend for Hurting Housekeepers
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Bed Lift Systems an Ergonomics Godsend for Hurting Housekeepers

A bed atop an Ezi-Maid Bed Electric System NATIONAL REPORT—At last month’s HD Expo in Las Vegas, two companies were at the show with bed lifting systems that offer many benefits—not only for housekeepers but for owners, managers and maintenance personnel as well. The two companies, Ezi-Maid Bed Lifting Systems N.A. and Atkinson Ergonomic Solutions,...

Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Announces Programming in Celebration of Global Wellness Day
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Rosewood Hotels & Resorts Announces Programming in Celebration of Global Wellness Day

HONG KONG—Rosewood Hotels & Resorts today debuts the ultra-luxury hotel brand’s Global Wellness Day programming, which includes a variety of engaging, family-oriented health and wellness activities across the brand’s properties worldwide. In celebration of the annual event, taking place on Saturday, June 8, 2019, Rosewood properties across the Americas, Europe and Asia will offer specialized wellness-focused events...

Signal Mountain Lodge Launches Composting Partnership with Haderlie Farms
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Signal Mountain Lodge Launches Composting Partnership with Haderlie Farms

GRAND TETON NATIONAL PARK, WYO.—Signal Mountain Lodge—the only lodging on the shores of Jackson Lake in Grand Teton National Park—launched a composting partnership with Haderlie Farms of Thayne, Wyoming, in 2018. Over the course of the 2018 summer season, the lodge’s Peaks Restaurant, Trapper Grill, Leek’s Pizzeria, General Store, front desk and staff dining room...

Hilton Hotels Around the World Celebrate 100th Anniversary with ‘Random Acts of Hospitality’
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Hilton Hotels Around the World Celebrate 100th Anniversary with ‘Random Acts of Hospitality’

Hilton Sukhumvit Bangkok, Credit: Hilton Hotels & Resorts McLEAN, VA.—Hilton, the world’s first global hotel company, celebrated its milestone 100th anniversary in the midst of the most dynamic year in the company’s storied history. To mark the occasion, hundreds of hotels around the world are extending Hilton hospitality beyond their doors by taking “Random Acts...