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Do Employees Feel Safe in a Workplace?
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Do Employees Feel Safe in a Workplace?

NEW YORK—A new survey shows that workers are not willing to take the risk that the spaces they work in will prevent them from getting coronavirus. The COVID-19 pandemic forced many workers to leave offices and employer facilities and instead work from home. Around the world many employees have returned to the workplace, which will...

MGM Resorts International Sponsors Las Vegas Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Virtual Parade
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MGM Resorts International Sponsors Las Vegas Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Annual Virtual Parade

LAS VEGAS—Today, Monday, January 18, the Las Vegas community will come together, virtually, to participate in the 39th annual Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Parade. MGM Resorts International will be the presenting sponsor of the parade for the 11th consecutive year. The Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Committee, the nonprofit organization that plans and hosts...

April Opening Planned for Illinois’ Forester Hotel
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April Opening Planned for Illinois’ Forester Hotel

LAKE FOREST, ILL.—Janko Hospitality announced that The Forester Hotel, a contemporary, chic new hotel located in Lake Forest, Ill., is set to open in April. The first hotel to open in the community since 1929, The Forester Hotel concept is inspired by the city of Lake Forest’s motto “Naturae et Scientiae Amor” which translates to “Love of Science and...

1,200 New Orleans Hospitality Workers Receive Cash Grants, Financial Coaching
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1,200 New Orleans Hospitality Workers Receive Cash Grants, Financial Coaching

NEW ORLEANS—PerkUp Financial Health, a New Orleans based workplace financial health platform providing financial education and other online tools to help employees make healthy financial decisions, and Neighborhood Trust Financial Partners, a national nonprofit and leader in worker financial health, joined forces to provide nearly 1,200 hospitality workers hard hit by the COVID-19 pandemic with...

WTTC Releases Major New Guidelines for Inclusion & Diversity to Aid Global Travel & Tourism Businesses
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WTTC Releases Major New Guidelines for Inclusion & Diversity to Aid Global Travel & Tourism Businesses

LONDON—The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has launched its new high-level guidelines for inclusion and diversity in the Travel & Tourism sector, which have been compiled to support businesses of all sizes and provide an inclusive work environment for all employees. Research has shown that by supporting a diverse and inclusive workplace companies experience...

Bed & Breakfast Helps Revive Historic Miami Overtown & Promote Cultural Tourism
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Bed & Breakfast Helps Revive Historic Miami Overtown & Promote Cultural Tourism

Jamila Ross and Akino West MIAMI—The Copper Door B&B is an intimate 22-room bed and breakfast located in the historic Black community of Overtown in Miami. The charming bed and breakfast is the passion project of hospitality industry veterans Jamila Ross and Akino West who aim to resurrect southern hospitality while honoring the neighborhood’s powerful...

Pechanga Donated Toys, Gifts, Dollars to Those in Need
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Pechanga Donated Toys, Gifts, Dollars to Those in Need

TEMECULA, CALIF.—In early December, Pechanga Development Corp. donated toys, gifts and monetary funds for children and families in need through three Southern California charities—ABC7’s Spark of Love, the Marines’ Toys for Tots and the Debbie Chisholm Memorial Foundation. The funds and gifts totaled nearly $15,000, and Pechanga leaders said they intend to help more deserving...

Eco-Conscious Element Brand Expands in Middle East with Opening of Element Al Jaddaf
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Eco-Conscious Element Brand Expands in Middle East with Opening of Element Al Jaddaf

DUBAI, U.A.E.—Element Hotels, part of Marriott International, announced the opening of Element Al Jaddaf in one of Dubai’s emerging districts. Element Al Jaddaf presents an eco-friendly concept for guests seeking to maintain a balanced lifestyle while travelling. Inspired by nature and with a bright aesthetic, Element Al Jaddaf features streamlined furnishings in light natural tones with...

Sands Named to CDP Climate and Water A Lists
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Sands Named to CDP Climate and Water A Lists

LAS VEGAS—Las Vegas Sands has again been recognized by global environmental nonprofit CDP, on its Climate and Water A Lists. This marks the sixth consecutive year the company has appeared on the Climate A List, and the third straight appearance on the Water A List. Being named to the Climate A List highlights the company’s...

Two Companies Join Together to Provide Luxury Treehouse-Style Experience in Tulum
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Two Companies Join Together to Provide Luxury Treehouse-Style Experience in Tulum

BOULDER, COLO.—KAN Tulum, a vacation development, and SkyRun Vacation Rentals Riviera Maya, a premium full-service property management company, have come together to provide a sustainable luxury vacation experience in Tulum, Mexico. KAN Tulum, composed of 42 treehouse-style units based on an organic design, utilizes renewable energy sources to create a luxury experience while living at...