A few weeks ago we hosted our Inaugural Virtual Master Class for Hotel & Restaurant Corporate Counsel aimed at improving corporate counsel law departments. It consisted of an interview with Stuart Kreindler, VP, Assistant General Counsel – Litigation & Risk Management at Choice Hotels International, followed by a presentation on “What is Top of Mind for ...Read more
Hello, We are excited to inform you that Global Gurus will be tabulating their 2022 rankings for The Top 30 Hospitality Gurus in December 2021 and our founder, Stephen Barth, currently ranked #16, is in contention again. If you are unfamiliar, Global Gurus is a research organization which seeks to identify remarkable leaders who make ...Read more
Hosted by Stephen Barth, this recording presentation features a discussion with Greg Duff, Foster Garvey and Justin Bragiel, Texas Hotel & Lodging Association, about common issues faced by the extended stay lodging industry. You can view the recorded session via our YouTube channel below, and we hope you will join us live for our next ...Read more
Stephen Barth, founder of HospitalityLawyer.com®, provides an in-depth explanation of what hospitality law consists of, including what specific industries fall under the hospitality umbrella as well as what general and niche laws impact those in the hospitality communities. Individuals both new and old to hospitality will find the explanation useful, especially students who may be ...Read more
I was just watching Fareed Zakaria GPS, that airs on Sundays, and which I highly recommend. He closed this program with horrifying videos of young men running up to older men and violently pushing them to the ground. The rest of the story is that both men were of Asian descent. He went on to ...Read more
This ConvergeBlog post features several articles that provide valuable information about COVID-10, or the Coronavirus. It is our hope that these articles can assist the travel and hospitality industries to combat the virus and manage the risks that come with it. We will continue to add links with updated information and valuable tips For more ...
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The first “real” hoteliers I ever worked for owned and operated independent, familyrun inns and other related hospitality businesses. They had learned to be frugal, having lived through very hard times in World War II and the subsequent years as the economy grew and recovered in the decade that followed. When recently looking at a ...Read more
Almost 4.1 million employees missed work due to illnesses like the flu last January, which was the most since 2008. Even worse, the four-month peak season lasted through March, so the numbers continued to add up. Some years, absences during that four-month period ran at 3.8 million a month, for a whopping total of 15+ ...
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Employers tempted to outsource work to independent contractors in order to curb payroll costs should carefully consider the legal implications before doing so. Such arrangements are likely to violate the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA), as well as federal tax and state laws. Employers who violate the FLSA face liability for payment of back wages ...
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Click here to download the report. Deloitte’s Travel, Hospitality, and Leisure practice is pleased to announce our new report, Rising above the Clouds: Charting a course for renewed airline consumer loyalty. In this report, we explore the state of loyalty in the airline sector. Our findings suggest that an undifferentiated one-size-fits-all approach to loyalty improvement will ...
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