Hotel

2 Must-Dos When Booking Hotel Rooms

POSTED February 11th 2016 BY corptravel
Security then comfort should be your priorities after location when selecting a hotel room. Communicate your wishes at the time when making a reservation. Be sure to follow up with the front desk, not the reservations group, 24 hours before you arrive.
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7 Scary Things to Watch Out for in Your Hotel Room

POSTED October 27th 2015 BY corptravel
Hotels are great, and your room is often a home away from home…but you may not be the only guest living there. These hotel terrors came just in time for Halloween, beware and be aware of the living spaces for unwelcome guests.                             1) Remote Controls One of the dirtiest things you can find...
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Beach Theft – 10 Beach Theft Prevention Tips

POSTED June 20th 2015 BY corptravel
Visiting the beach is something that you’ll want to do especially in a tropical or sunny destination however, it’s a tricky situation if you take valuables like a phone, cash, car keys or credit cards with you to the sand. What’s the best way to protect your valuables? Hide them in your beach bag? Do you carry them when you stroll along the shore? What...
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How Much to Tip the Housekeeping Staff

POSTED September 22nd 2014 BY corptravel
You tip your hair stylist, you tip the waiter, do you tip the housekeeping staff when you stay in a hotel? The quick answer that etiquette experts recommend is $2-5 per day.  They also recommend that you leave a tip daily. Housekeeping staff can change daily, and you want  to make sure the person who takes care of your room gets the tip. A lot...
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Easy and Non Toxic Way to Detect & Kill Bed Bugs in Hotels

POSTED September 19th 2014 BY traveladmin
Does your hotel bed have bed bugs?  Will you be bitten? You don’t want to wake up with red bites on your body whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure and you certainly don’t want to bring them home as a souvenir either! You also don’t want to sleep in a cloud of pesticides, so what’s the healthy solution? All natural steam and/or BuggyBeds Detectors. Steam...
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Hotel Maids Stealing from Guest Rooms – Videos

POSTED March 29th 2014 BY traveladmin
While most hotel employees are honest, every occupation has a few number of employees who may steal.  The following are a few videos taken by hotel guests who have caught dishonest hotel maids stealing items from their room, or going into their personal belongings in search of items to steal. You should always check  that your valuables are secured out of view prior to leaving...
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Hotel WiFi Hacking – Traveler Beware!

POSTED January 26th 2014 BY traveladmin
Unsecured wireless networks at hotels have proven to be ideal places for hackers to commit a wide variety of crimes. In 2008, at the luxury Thompson Hotel chain, a hacker captured personal and sensitive emails sent by guests and staff members over its wireless network and threatened to make them public. Hackers staying at hotels or parked nearby have exploited the anonymity of hotel wireless...
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How to Prevent Beach Thefts and Pool Thefts

POSTED December 3rd 2013 BY traveladmin
Thefts at beaches and pools increase during the busy vacation season. Tourists leave their wallets, cell phones, cameras or other valuables on the beach while they go for a swim.  Most think they don’t have an alternative but to leave their property. Some are clever enough to “hide”  their valuables under a towel but in a blink of an eye, their property can be picked...
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How Safe Are Hotel Room Safes?

POSTED February 7th 2013 BY traveladmin
Every “how to” article about keeping your valuables secure in a hotel recommends placing them in the in-room safe.  Your hotel safe is a good place to keep valuables out of view and it is a much better solution than trying to hide them in your room.  However, no room safe is 100% secure, here’s why. All hotels have a backdoor or “special way” so...
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