Housekeeping


Woman grateful for Guthrie hotel housekeeper who tucked in sentimental SpongeBob doll

GUTHRIE, Okla. — A Colorado woman has a message for a Guthrie hotel employee who helped brighten her day. Shay Black, an Oklahoma City native who now lives in Johnstown, Colorado, was staying at the Holiday Inn Express in Guthrie for a work project and brought along a SpongeBob Squarepants doll. She told KOCO 5 via Facebook that she brings […]


Woman grateful for Guthrie hotel housekeeper who tucked in sentimental SpongeBob doll

GUTHRIE, Okla. — A Colorado woman has a message for a Guthrie hotel employee who helped brighten her day. Shay Black, an Oklahoma City native who now lives in Johnstown, Colorado, was staying at the Holiday Inn Express in Guthrie for a work project and brought along a SpongeBob Squarepants doll. She told KOCO 5 via Facebook that she brings […]


Woman grateful for Guthrie hotel housekeeper who tucked in sentimental SpongeBob doll

GUTHRIE, Okla. — A Colorado woman has a message for a Guthrie hotel employee who helped brighten her day. Shay Black, an Oklahoma City native who now lives in Johnstown, Colorado, was staying at the Holiday Inn Express in Guthrie for a work project and brought along a SpongeBob Squarepants doll. She told KOCO 5 via Facebook that she brings […]


Why Hotel ‘Do Not Disturb’ Signs Are Disappearing

Travelers who crave privacy in their hotel room can’t count on doorhangers to keep staff out anymore. First Disney tweaked the words on its doorhangers, swapping out “Do Not Disturb” and replacing it with “Room Occupied.” This subtle adjustment was intended to remind guests of a new corporate policy, dictating that staffers must inspect rooms every 24 hours without exception. […]


Flight technician jailed 8 months for molesting hotel housekeeping …

SINGAPORE: The hotel guest asked the housekeeping supervisor to help him with various tasks, including replenishing the toiletries, before finally offering her a bottle of wine. Before she could respond, he kissed her on the cheek and told her that he “liked Chinese girls”. He then kissed her again and touched her body. On Wednesday (Dec 27), Ethiopian flight technician […]


What’s ahead for hotel guests in 2018?

Mandatory “resort fees” mushroomed last year, even as hotels added new charges for all kinds of things, including cancellations and late checkouts. With pressure to squeeze even more profit from customers, you don’t have to be an industry insider to see where this is going. “Rate growth has not kept pace by traditional standards,” explains Bob Habeeb, chief executive of […]


Maidbot, creator of Rosie the Robot, partners with Bissell | Hotel …

Maidbot, a robotics company that created Rosie, the first housekeeping robot and indoor mobile data platform for hotels and commercial buildings, received a strategic investment from Bissell. Bissell led the investment round with participation from existing and new investors including 1517 Fund, Comet Labs, and Rough Draft Ventures, along with strategic hospitality and industrial cleaning organizations. The investment will help […]


Hotel staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter more than 10 times before massacre – WSAZ

LAS VEGAS (CNN) — Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino staff interacted with Las Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock more than 10 times in the days leading up to the October 1 massacre that claimed 58 lives. During Paddock’s stay at the hotel, room service and housekeeping “had contact with Paddock or entered his suite more than 10 times,” according to a […]