Tag: hospitality

The Need for Strong Wi-Fi Networks at Convention Centers

Convention center Wi-Fi networks must support tens of thousands of wireless devices and a multitude of technologies. The hundreds of venues in the United States typically accommodate several thousand attendees, whether they are there for a business conference, cheer competition, fishing expo, or other major event. Why It Matters Modern convention centers and other large-scale […]

Hilton Adding 20,000 Tesla EV Chargers at North American Hotels

Beginning in early 2024, up to 20,000 Tesla Universal Wall Connectors are slated to be installed at 2,000 Hilton hotels in the U.S., Canada, and Mexico, making Hilton’s planned electric vehicle (EV) charging network the largest of any hospitality company. This announcement follows the recent launch of Tesla’s Universal Wall Connector, a product designed to […]

Safeguarding Your Facility: The Power of Proper Humidity Control

Maintaining ideal relative humidity levels in the built environment results in substantial benefits. By prioritizing humidity control, facilities managers can create an environment that optimizes productivity, preserves assets, and ensures the well-being of all occupants. Proper humidity regulation is a crucial component of comprehensive building management, and its positive impact extends across industries and facility […]

Hotel Hygiene Tips to Protect Guests and Staff This Summer

With summer fast approaching, Americans are starting to think about their much-needed vacations, and hotels are gearing up for what could be a very busy travel season. But more guests means greater interaction between people and surfaces, which can elevate the risk of germs spreading throughout a hotel. Research conducted by Reckitt’s Lysol Pro Solutions shows that […]

Faces of Facilities: Carla Gonzalez from ESFM

With two years of experience in facilities management, Carla Gonzalez is relatively new to the industry. But she is already a strong leader, loves her job, and plays a major role in sustainability. Gonzalez is an operations manager at ESFM, the corporate integrated facilities management division of Compass Group USA. The company provides FM services […]

Under Construction: Top Facility Projects of March 2023

Facilities Management Advisor’s “Under Construction” series highlights some of the latest, most interesting facility project announcements every month. U.S. Solar Manufacturing Boom In order for companies to achieve their ESG goals and states and utilities to meet clean energy mandates, it’s going to require a lot of solar panels, among other solutions. However, with relatively […]

Hotel Giant Pilots Contactless Room Keys in Apple Wallet

Whenever you travel and stay in a hotel, odds are you’ve found yourself digging in your pockets, purse, or what have you for your room key. Well, one major hotel brand is testing out a new digital alternative to that elusive plastic card. Hyatt Hotels Corp., a global hospitality company whose portfolio includes more than […]