As you begin your quest for Hospitality technology solutions, you’ll likely run into industry jargon—some of which might not be familiar. Read on for some of the most common terms you’re likely to encounter during the buying process.
If you've ever searched for a managed Wi-Fi, video, or voice provider for a senior living community, you're probably aware that there are many options available to provide these services to residents and staff. Considering that these systems are a significant investment for your property, it's in your best interest to do your due diligence and research the available solutions, as well as find a provider that can customize and support a solution to meet the unique needs of your community and residents, now and in the future.
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.
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.
Innovation is happening all around us. From artificial intelligence (AI) to 3-D printing, countless breakthroughs have changed the way we live — improving efficiency in our daily routines and also in the workplace. Many industries have embraced these technologies, but what does innovation look like for the senior living industry?
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.”