Will Bridges, co-founder of Lamberts Downtown Barbecue in Austin, Texas, sees on a daily basis the impact music has on diners. “The interplay between music and dining is crucial,” he observes. “You really can’t separate the two. Lamberts wouldn’t be what it is today without the music component.” Indeed, whether a restaurant is seeking to ...Read more
Background In June of 2002, 7-year old Virginia Graeme Baker drowned when she became stuck to the suction drain outlet of a hot tub. Baker, who had been swimming without assistance since age 3, was trapped underwater against the drain by the suction force of the water flowing into the drain. She was unable to ...Read more
Major online hospitality outlets like Hotel Industry Magazine and Travel Daily UK are announcing the results of a NETGEAR study in which two-thirds of business travelers reported they would not return to a hotel that offers inadequate wireless service. Now, we can’t find a direct link to that survey, and the findings do encourage the purchase of the technology ...Read more
Recently, the hotel industry has been wrestling with a growing trend. A guest whom the hotel suspects violated smoking policies by smoking in his room or inside the hotel itself has his credit card charged for the violation fee after leaving the hotel. The guest either promptly or eventually disputes this charge, denying the alleged ...Read more
Although the music played in hotel guest rooms does not require a music license, a license might be needed when music is played in the public areas of hotels, such as lobbies, bars, fitness centers, etc. This is because under U.S. copyright law, songwriters, composers and music publishers own the music they create and must ...Read more
In today’s world, a hotel or lodging establishment is more than just a place to sleep while on vacation. People select hotels based on amenities and value, and if searching the web for one, many people can just look at photos of a hotel and almost hear and feel what it would be like to ...
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