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Why you shouldn’t bring your smartphone to bed

Jan 24, 2017

While we’re supposed to wake up energized and go to bed tired, ever notice it’s often the other way around? If you’re having trouble getting out of bed in the morning but wide awake in the evening, your late-night technology may be to blame. Oh sure, there could be other contributing factors – like anxiety,…

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Lack of Sleep in Children

Dec 27, 2016

Prioritize sleep and put it high on the agenda. There’s more packed into our children’s days than ever before, and sleep is simply not recognized with adequate importance. Researchers at King’s College London have just added more evidence to the pile showing that irregular bedtimes and insufficient sleep in childhood may result in increased calorie…

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How to Get By on Four to Five Hours of Sleep

Nov 18, 2016

We all know that it is optimal to get 8 hours of sleep per night. The benefits of sleep for our health, happiness, and productivity have been well-documented. There is simply no doubt that we need sleep to be at our best. But sometimes 8 hours just isn’t in the cards. Whether because of work…

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6 Forecasted Hotel Trends

Oct 21, 2016

When the American Hotel & Lodging Association asked its members what they see on the horizon for 2017, 8,000 hotels responded. The results of the 2016 Lodging Survey, conducted by industry data provider STR, were released today. Here’s what we see as the top six trends: 1. Ubiquitous in-room technology You just can’t do without…

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7 Ways to Improve Your Sleep

Sep 23, 2016

Feeling crabby lately? Or simply worn out? Perhaps the solution is better sleep. Think about all the factors that can interfere with a good night’s sleep — from pressure at work and family responsibilities to unexpected challenges, such as layoffs, relationship issues or illnesses. It’s no wonder that quality sleep is sometimes elusive. Although you…

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Top 10 Hospitality Management Tips

Aug 26, 2016

Hospitality is a dynamic, multi-billion dollar industry, full of opportunity. Whether you’re looking to cater towards more corporate guests, or the family on vacation, there are a few tips that can be universally applied throughout the industry. 1. Create a Positive Work Environment Hire motivated staff who are willing to go the extra mile. This…

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What to Know When Buying a Mattress

Jul 17, 2016

Ideally, mattress shopping isn’t something you’ll need to consider frequently. Taking time to read product reviews, test different mattresses, and make an informed decision about your mattress purchase will save you time and money in the long run. We’ve narrowed down the specifics of what you need to consider when investing in a new mattress.…

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3 Things You Need to Know When Shopping for a New Sofa

Jun 23, 2016

Looking for a new sofa? We’ve scoured design blogs, and surveyed experts to bring you what you need to know! 1. Don’t Skimp on the Sofa! This can be tough. Finding the perfect sofa for your home can be time consuming, and expensive. We’re here to tell you, it’s worth it, and experts agree. California…

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5 Ways to Prepare Your Space for Summer Guests

May 11, 2016
Water bungalo view over a lagoon in the Maldives

Did you know that mid-summer is the most popular time for Americans to travel? With the spike of travelers beginning as early as May, it’s time to start planning for your summer guests. 1 – Maximize Functionality According to Ali Morris of Interior Design, “Induction-charging stations are gradually being integrated into furniture and lighting as…

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Have it All, With Less!

May 2, 2016
Cozy sleeping around the world

Spring has sprung! With warmer weather, college graduations, and all that stored vacation time, many families find themselves traveling in April and early May. Prepare for the influx of guests by maximizing the efficiency of your rooms, and by making changes which invite positive energy. Feng Shui, the art and science of placement, puts an…

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