Preparing for an Aging Hospitality Workforce

The aging American workplace is emerging as a key issue for the hospitality industry.  Recent reports indicate that the population of people over 65 is expected to increase to 21.7% of the population by 2040.  As employee demographics in the hospitality … Continue reading

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Are Rising Wages a Liability?

The hospitality industry has been closely watching the impact of minimum wage hikes, specifically in Los Angeles. In 2015, the city of Los Angeles raised minimum wages for hotels with more than 300 employees, basing the decision on the presence … Continue reading

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The Zika Virus: 4 Steps the Hospitality Industry Must Take to Protect Guests and Employees

As the world converges in Rio de Janeiro for the Summer Olympics this August, the risk of the Zika virus, which made headlines for causing symptoms such as fever and severe birth defects, is a big part of the conversation … Continue reading

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The 2016 Olympics:
A Guidepost for Large-Scale Event Risk Assessment

As the world prepares for the kickoff of the 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro this August, the real estate and hospitality industry can learn a great deal from an event of this magnitude. While your events may not … Continue reading

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