Key Considerations for Marriott GPNS Compliance

Guest Wi-Fi is the number one ranked property amenity among travelers, and with the proliferation of devices and streaming demands, network expectations continue to rise. Robust and dependable connectivity has become a top priority for most hotel brands.

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Crucial to the User Experience: Comprehensive Technical Support

In the event your system has an outage or simply isn’t working properly, do you have the resources on hand to rectify the problem internally? Or would you need to call in a hired hand?

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The Future of Technology in Student Housing

In a recent interview with Forbes, Pierce Education Properties founder Fred Pierce stated that “the future of student housing is going to be driven by technology, the way we interact with our world, and an increase in college bound students.” 

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Webinar: Staff Safety Regulation

On August 27th, 2019, Allbridge presented a webinar in conjunction with TraknProtect to review new staff safety regulations going into effect across the United States. The regulations themselves vary across different jurisdictional areas and hotel brands, but the core requirement is that hotels must provide safety buttons to their in-room service employees. The buttons are to be utilized when the employee is presented with a situation where they feel unsafe.

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Do You Have the Right Internet Setup for Your Senior Living Community?

When we talk about residents of senior living in 2019, we’re referring to members of the baby boomer and Gen X generations. Baby boomers are much more technologically adept than their counterparts from a few decades ago. In fact, a recent Pew study found that 40 percent of seniors now own smartphones. More specifically, 59 percent of 65- to 69-year-olds and 49 percent of 70- to 74-year-olds are smartphone owners.  

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New Jersey Staff Safety Law: What Hoteliers Need to Know

Hotels in New Jersey with 100+ rooms are now required by law to provide staff alert devices to their employees before the end of 2019. This is according to New Jersey Senate Bill 2986, which Governor Phil Murphy signed into law on June 11th, 2019. The bill itself goes into detail regarding the reasoning behind it:

“Due to the unique nature of hotel work, hotel employees are particularly vulnerable to unsafe working conditions because they often work alone in hotel guest rooms, which sometimes may be occupied. This solitary work places them at risk of assault, including sexual assault, and sexual harassment. However, some hotel employers have not adequately addressed the safety concerns of hotel employees.”

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Is Cable TV Still Needed at Your Student Housing Community?

"Cable TV is dead."

We have all heard this statement, and we’ve seen articles building up the ‘cord-cutting revolution.’ Consumers are absolutely cutting the cord from traditional television in large numbers, and students maybe even more so. However, while we may not be watching TV in the traditional methods as much, statistics show that we are consuming as much video as before, if not more.

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Millennials vs. Gen Z: How Their Differences May Impact Your Business

Over the past 5-10 years, Millennials (individuals born between 1980 and 1995) have been the primary target for hotels and student housing communities alike. Many hotel chains have launched minimalist brands to appeal to this population, and student housing developers have tailored their design concepts to be Millennial-focused with minimalist, modern features, co-working spaces, and open-concept lounges.

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HITEC Hot Product: Employee Safety Devices (ESDs)

HITEC Minneapolis, the world's oldest and largest Hospitality technology show, wrapped up last week after several days of essential education from industry experts and access to new, innovative products from top vendors. With everything from voice-enabled devices to robots, there was a variety of new solutions available for the market; however, one of the most popular products was a simple device developed to support employee safety from TraknProtect, a provider of real-time location technology.

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[Infographic] What to Expect During Allbridge Implementation

We've put together this comprehensive infographic on what to expect during an Allbridge implementation. Whether you choose a data, video, and/or voice solution, our team is equipped to design and implement the solution for your property needs.

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