Daily Archives: June 11, 2015

Lodging Industry Survey on Reasonable Accomodations

Dear Hospitality Professional: HELLO!  The Mid-Atlantic ADA Center at TransCen, Inc., and researchers at the University of Maryland at College Park, are conducting a survey of your experiences with providing reasonable accommodations to employees with disabilities in the hotel and lodging industry. We hope our study’s findings will guide development of training and technical assistance activities for ...
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Tattoos, Haircuts, and Head Coverings

There is no legal requirement that an employer adopt a dress or appearance policy, but many restaurant and hospitality employers are looking to create (or maintain) a certain image. For good business reasons, hospitality employers adopt policies regulating dress and appearance in their workplaces. Employers may not only dictate uniform requirements, but they may expect a certain style and ...
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Inquiring About Bed Bugs: Essential Questions for Travel Managers

As more reports of bed bug incidents surface, travel managers may want to ask the following questions of a destination: Has the hotel identified bed bugs on the premises in the last twenty-four months?If so, what steps did the hotel take to eliminate the infestation?What types of preventative training occur at the hotel?How frequently does ...
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Protecting Executives Abroad with Kidnap & Ransom Insurance

For most Americans, the notion of being kidnapped and held for ransom is nothing more than the plot to a good action movie. For international business travelers, wealthy, or high-profile individuals living and traveling abroad (or individuals perceived as such), however, kidnapping can be a very real threat. Kidnapping for ransom has historically been a ...
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