How the Hospitality Industry Can Use Technology to Elevate Hospitality

Kevin PossellFebruary 05, 2021

It’s a challenging time in the hospitality industry. Businesses that achieve the most success will actively seek multiple ways, no matter how small or detail-oriented, to elevate the hospitality their guests experience. However, achieving and maintaining elevated hospitality takes effort and focus by every member of the team. It would be helpful for hospitality businesses to optimize the time spent on operations...

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How Technology Is Elevating Hotel Hospitality During the Pandemic

Kevin PossellJanuary 12, 2021

2020 was the year everything changed for most service industries, including the hotel industry. Technology can help make guests feel safer and more comfortable as well as helping to manage operational risk. On the other hand, it’s important not to lose the human touch that adds meaning to hotel stays....

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How Small Hotels Are Adapting During the Pandemic

Kevin PossellJanuary 06, 2021

The hotel industry was the first impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic and will likely be one of the last to recover. According to the American Hotel & Lodging Association’s November survey, 63% of hotels have less than half of their pre-crisis staff working full time, and 77% expect to lay off more workers by June 2021.  Throughout 2020, the hotel...

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St. Mary's Works to End Hunger in Arizona

Kevin PossellDecember 11, 2020

Last fall we checked in with Weiner's customer St. Mary’s Food Bank in Arizona to learn about their mission to end hunger in their service area. St. Mary’s was the first food bank in the world; for 52 years, they’ve collected and distributed meals through the efforts of a robust network of volunteers, farmers and businesses. Every year, they...

Battling Hunger with Hospitality: Interview with Lisa Notaro of St. Mary’s Food Bank

Kevin PossellDecember 09, 2019

Weiner’s customer St. Mary’s Food Bank is dedicated to erasing hunger. For 52 years, they’ve collected and distributed meals to families in Arizona. Today, with a robust network of volunteers, farmers and businesses, they provide food to over 700 nonprofit partners across nine counties. We asked Lisa Notaro, Chief Development Officer at...

Elevating Hospitality to Support People Experiencing Homelessness: An Interview with LA Family Housing

Kevin PossellNovember 21, 2019

Weiner’s customer LA Family Housing understands how important basic necessities are for people grappling with homelessness. Since 1983, the organization has been offering shelter, supplies and services to homeless populations. We asked Melody Jaramillo, Director of Community Engagement at LA Family Housing, to tell us more about the organization’s mission and how...

How Socially Conscious Hotels Can Contribute to the Community

Kevin PossellNovember 05, 2019

In today’s age of digitalization, charitable actions don’t require sacrificing time or effort to make an impact. Simply making the right choices can make all the difference in the world. In the case of travel, especially with millennial travelers who are becoming more conscious than ever about giving back to...

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