Ricci Pens Article on ‘Green’ Hotel Practices


TRSA President & CEO Joseph Ricci recently wrote an article titled “How Linen and Laundry Choices Influence Hotel Sustainability” for Hotel Executive, a business publication for hotel owners and operators, including senior executives, directors, managers, investors and developers.

Hotel Guidance and Benchmarking Report Unveiled


A research and guidance document for hotels and linen services now available in TRSA’s online Store advises on best practices to improve hotel laundry and linen efficiencies. Lodging Linen Loss Reduction Guide and Benchmarking Study provides key metrics for evaluating hotels’ performance and quality, ultimately to maximize guest satisfaction.

TRSA Weekly Update – Focus on Resources, Reopening


TRSA recently aired its second in a series of COVID-19 Weekly Industry Update webinars, with a broad-based focus on industry efforts to reopen plants and revive businesses with an emphasis on resources available to help ensure a smooth transition back to growth.

In Other News this Week


Additional recent headlines from consumer media of interest to linen, uniform and facility services operators, and especially readers of Textile Services Weekly.

Healthcare GM Charged with Grand Larceny


The former general manager of a healthcare laundry in the Northeast recently was charged with second-degree grand larceny in a case in which police allege that he diverted payments of more than $50,000 from customers to himself rather than the laundry.

Washable RFID Tags Track Hotel Linens


A new washable radio frequency identification (RFID) chip can help hotels keep track of their linen supplies. With the chips, linens are scanned and monitored at check-in and check-out stations, when they are sent to laundry services, put in storage, and sent to the pool or beach kiosks.