Can Hotels Afford Not to Hire After a Minimum Wage Hike?

April 2017 - By Mark Heymann - Hotel Business Review - As a growing number of cities and states legislate minimum wage hikes, hotel operators might be tempted to respond with a hiring freeze to avoid higher labor costs. This article explores the potential negative impacts hotels risk with a halt-on-hiring approach as well as more effective ways to offset higher wages.

UniFocus Promotes Celia Karseno to VP of Technology Utilization

March 13, 2017 – Published in Hotel Online - Celia Karseno has been promoted to vice president of technology utilization for UniFocus, the Dallas-based provider of the service industry’s most comprehensive workforce management systems and tools.

Raising Operating Standards Through Training

Published in Lodging Magazine - February 28, 2017 - UniFocus—a system that assists service industry businesses to increase asset value and reduce labor costs—has advanced their training procedures for users to expand their knowledge in business-improving processes.

Arlo Hotels Adds UniFocus’ MEETINGScope to Its New York Properties

DALLAS – January 20, 2017 – Arlo Hotels said it added UniFocus’ survey system MEETINGScope to both of its New York City boutique properties - the Arlo Hudson Square and Arlo NoMad. Specifically designed for event feedback, MEETINGScope gathers historical information for proactive marketing.

Monarch Beach Resort Implements MEETINGScope to Gauge Planner Feedback

DALLAS – Jan. 13, 2017 – The AAA Five-Diamond Monarch Beach Resort has chosen to implement UniFocus’ Web-based MEETINGScope, the most advanced system available for gathering critical meeting planner feedback.