Hospitality

germ-repelling seat coverings

Airlines demand germ-repelling seat coverings

Demand for coverings that deter the spread of viruses and bacteria has soared as airlines look to mitigate time and financial losses.
carpet cleanliness

How carpet cleanliness creates confidence

83 per cent of respondents to a new Whittaker/Harris Poll survey say well-maintained carpet improves their confidence in a facility.
Hilton hotels

Hilton Hotels to eschew daily room cleanings

The chain's U.S. properties will only clean guest rooms upon request until the fifth day of a stay.
Yorkdale

Yorkdale becomes first Canadian retail centre to achieve GBAC STAR accreditation

Yorkdale is the latest Canadian facility to achieve the certification, which indicates that best infection prevention practices are in place.
hand sanitizer

Facility managers vastly increase hand sanitizer stations

The trend has been most notable in office, industrial, and foodservice facilities, finds a GP PRO survey.
building technology

How to optimize building technology management

Leveraging appropriate service technology and integrated service tools can ensure buildings are safe and properly maintained. 
hotel housekeepers

Hotel housekeepers now being paid to get COVID-19 vaccine

Some employers are starting to offer paid time off as a motivation for workers to get the COVID-19 shot.
CloroxPro

CloroxPro partners with ISSA to support small businesses

CloroxPro has collaborated with ISSA and GBAC to help foodservice and hospitality businesses maintain a cleaner environment.
IEHA

IEHA renews focus on healthcare and hospitality

IEHA has announced an updated brand identity, including a new name and logo, to reflect its role in the healthcare and hospitality industries.
hotel sanitation

Improving hotel sanitation with innovative new steps

Pueblo Bonito Pacifica Golf and Spa Resort in Mexico is not only cleaning and disinfecting its rooms but also its guests, thanks to sanitation booths.
GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation

GBAC STAR Facility Accreditation continues to saturate Canada

The program is gathering pace north of the border, as everything from hotels to arenas to convention centres secure accreditation.
TCU Place

Saskatoon’s TCU Place achieves GBAC STAR facility accreditation

The convention centre had previously committed to the accreditation in the second half of 2020.
outdoor dining

Enhancing hospitality cleaning and safety solutions

The instruments are out there to enhance hygiene, and foodservice and hospitality cleaning is a perfect microcosm.
GBAC STAR Winnipeg Hyatt

Dozens more facilities achieve GBAC STAR™ accreditation

The Hyatt House WPG South in Winnipeg is among dozens of locations worldwide that have recently achieved GBAC STAR accreditation.
GBAC STAR accreditation

ISSA’s GBAC STAR accreditation success is a sign of a cleaner world

The GBAC STAR accreditation was only launched in spring but has already seen huge uptake from facilities around the world.
hotel restrooms

The power of paper products

Travellers around the world check into hotels every day, hoping for a pleasant experience that meets or exceeds their expectations and makes them feel at
BC Place

Vancouver’s BC Place first Canadian stadium to achieve GBAC STAR accreditation

Vancouver's BC Place Stadium has become the first stadium in Canada to achieve global GBAC STAR accreditation.