Articles tagged “housekeepers”

Housekeeper Sues Marriott Subsidiaries Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Housekeeper Sues Marriott Subsidiaries Over Sexual Misconduct Allegations

Rebecca Greenfield, Bloomberg

Marriott has been trying to deflect the concerns of female housekeepers for years now, but things are starting to heat up for the hotel brand.

3 weeks ago

Luxury Hotels in China Pledge to Clean Up Their Acts After Social Media Outcry

Luxury Hotels in China Pledge to Clean Up Their Acts After Social Media Outcry

Eric Lam and Huang Zhe, Bloomberg

Hidden-camera videos of housekeepers acting badly at Chinese luxury hotels pop up from time to time. But a new video that's gone viral on social media shows workers using the same sponges to clean cups and sinks. Brands need to take more active precautions.

3 months ago

Hotels Give Panic Buttons to Their Housekeepers

Hotels Give Panic Buttons to Their Housekeepers

Josh Eidelson, Bloomberg

Housekeepers are especially vulnerable to sexual misconduct by guests. Whether or not hotels are technically required to provide panic buttons, it's the right thing to do.

1 year ago