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Airbnb Under Fire From New 'Share Better' Campaign

The Huffington Post | Kevin Short | Posted 09.17.2014 | Technology

The battle over the so-called sharing economy is heating up as New Yorkers question the impact of home-sharing sites like Airbnb. A campaign called...

Goodbye, And Good Riddance, To The Hotel Minibar

The Huffington Post | Alexander C. Kaufman | Posted 05.02.2014 | Business

Say good-bye to the $10 hotel-room Diet Coke. Hotel minibars are falling out of favor with travelers and hotels. Mini-bar sales dropped a stunning ...

The Shift in Luxury Travel 'White Gloves & Silver Service' are OUT & 'Style' Is IN

Hope Gainer | Posted 08.25.2013 | Miami
Hope Gainer

White gloves and silver service are out. Pink sunglasses are in. That is according to co-founders, Serge Dive and Sarah Bell of LE Miami, a unique n...

2012's Great Moments In Hotel Customer Service

HotelsCombined.com | Posted 02.23.2013 | Travel
HotelsCombined.com

While many like to bemoan the lack of customer service in the hospitality industry these days, there are still a handful of properties around the globe who know how to do things right.

Dave Jamieson

Low-Wage Hotel Workers Win Settlement

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 12.12.2012 | Business

A group of low-wage Indianapolis hotel workers who sued their employer for allegedly shorting them on pay have settled a lawsuit they claim has helped...

Dave Jamieson

City Tries To Curb Hotels' Reliance On Temp Workers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 07.17.2012 | Business

In a move that could stem the use of temp agencies in Indianapolis' hotel industry, city lawmakers have passed an ordinance that backers say would mak...

Why Do Hotels Ask How Many People Will Stay in a Room?

Quora | Posted 05.07.2012 | Travel
Quora

This question originally appeared on Quora. Answer by Michael Forrest Jones, Beechmont Hotels Corporation. So that no one ends up sleeping on the ...

Dave Jamieson

Key Dem Lawmaker Fights Raise For Crab Pickers

HuffingtonPost.com | Dave Jamieson | Posted 11.15.2011 | Business

WASHINGTON -- At the end of this month, many of the foreign guest workers employed in low-wage American jobs will be getting a raise, courtesy of a ne...

Many U.S. Hotels Lack Fire Sprinklers Under Legal Patchwork

AP | BOB JOHNSON | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — A fast-moving fire that killed four college students in a suburban Birmingham motel illustrates a deadly problem facing travelers...