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The Evolution of Hotel Employee Safety Technology
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The Evolution of Hotel Employee Safety Technology

Great leaders operate in the present but focus on planning for the future. As technology evolves, things that were once deemed impossible are now part of everyday life and are changing the business world at lightning speed. The latest and most innovative tools from the beginning of this decade are now becoming outdated, making it...

Can Wearable Technology Keep Hotel Staff Safe?
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Can Wearable Technology Keep Hotel Staff Safe?

The concept of wearable technology, a few decades ago, might have seemed rather farfetched — at least, in the way that we now know it to exist. With studies predicting that 28.7 million Americans 18 and older will use a smartwatch next year, more than 8 million Americans aged 55 and older expected to use...

How to Choose the Best Employee Safety Technology for Your Hotel
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How to Choose the Best Employee Safety Technology for Your Hotel

While much of hotel technology often focuses on the guest experience, the industry now finds itself amidst a wide-spread push to invest in enhanced safety and protection for their employees. As the call for improved safety measures gains traction, hoteliers around the globe are implored to establish a higher standard of care for their employees,...

The Miami Beach Ordinance: Some Miami Hotels are Shortcutting the New Safety Mandate, But at What Cost?
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The Miami Beach Ordinance: Some Miami Hotels are Shortcutting the New Safety Mandate, But at What Cost?

“The statistics are beyond concerning, and it’s why I pushed for this necessary action to be undertaken by the City,” Miami Beach commissioner Kristen Rosen Gonzalez said in a news release. Safety doesn’t happen by accident. This ideology has seemingly assumed center stage across the hospitality industry over the last few months as hotel properties...

For this Tech Entrepreneur, Safety is Personal
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For this Tech Entrepreneur, Safety is Personal

“For me, safety is personal.” This was the statement which lingered in my mind, as Robb Monkman, Founder, and CEO of React Mobile, told me his story. In University, he and his roommates were the victims of an armed robbery. One night while they were sitting in the living room of their off-campus home, two...

Panic Buttons Becoming a Must-Have Safety Trend in Hospitality
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Panic Buttons Becoming a Must-Have Safety Trend in Hospitality

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...

Enhance Your Employees’ Safety in 3 Simple Steps
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Enhance Your Employees’ Safety in 3 Simple Steps

Richard Branson once said, “Clients do not come first. Employees come first. If you take care of your employees, they will take care of the clients.” This shift in management mindset is becoming a significant trend across industries, as brand leaders aptly realize the importance of cultivating a happy, healthy and supportive workplace for their...

What’s Wrong with the Traditional Hotel Panic Button?
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What’s Wrong with the Traditional Hotel Panic Button?

They’re often alone on a floor, cleaning a vacant room, back to the door, the vacuum’s loud drone silencing all sound. A perfect setup for a horror movie. Housekeepers perform the most physically demanding work necessary to operate a luxury hotel. Assigned 10 to 14 rooms a day on average, they strip beds, dump sheets...