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Principles for the Empathic Leader

Our guest blogger this week is NHLA member Karen Betz, Chief Customer Officer with Dale Carnegie of Nevada.

Empathy may very well be the workplace word of the year in 2021. Issues related to work from home, Diversity, Equity & Inclusion, AI, and digital transformation, as well as other challenges that are either a direct result of the pandemic or have been accelerated by it, aren’t easy to resolve quickly or to everyone’s satisfaction.  Leaders are beginning to realize that handling them with empathy is not only beneficial but necessary. [Read more…]

Learn about the trending design concepts for the hospitality industry

Join us on May 12, as professionals from the hospitality industry discuss the latest and greatest innovations for the hotel industry and the impact on each department.  Ensuring guest comfort and safety are at the forefront.  Register. [Read more…]

Spring is here and so are great NHLA activities

We have a full month of May for NHLA activities.  Be sure to check out each one on the event calendar and join us. [Read more…]

Legalized marijuana wreaks havoc in no-smoking hotels

Today’s guest blogger is NHLA member FreshAir Smoking Sensors. FreshAir’s smoking sensors help hotels monitor for marijuana and tobacco. Thank you for sharing your views and solutions with our readers. [Read more…]

A revolutionary new contact tracing tool for meeting planners

Our guest blogger this week is NHLA member Volan Technology.  Volan has innovative tools to help keep guests and visitors safe.  Learn more about our impressive member company. [Read more…]

April events hosted by NHLA

We have several interesting events for the month of April.  We started the month with a session on April 7 regarding Security Situational Awareness in a Global Pandemic presented by MGMRI leaders followed by a late afternoon fun Women in Lodging event, Vodka…it’s only water, presented by TJ McNally, Boyd Gaming.  Take a look at the other April events hosted by NHLA. [Read more…]

Xpodigital’s virtual solution – helping hotels connect their customers, where they are

Our guest presenter today is Jo Truett Fostock with  Xpodigital, an NHLA member.  Read about their innovative technology and solutions available.

As planners across the world continue the journey to feel fully confident in the adventure of
flawlessly executing virtual and hybrid events, there is still so much to learn. While many have
become savvy in Zoom or efficient in Teams, one thing for certain is that there is always a
dreaded fear of losing conversations due to a sudden spotty home network or poor production
studio connectivity. [Read more…]

Vodka – it’s just water!

Nevada Hotel and Lodging Association is presenting a fun Women in Lodging virtual activity on April 7.  Vodka-it’s just water will be presented by TJ McNally, Corporate Director of Beverage Operations Boyd Gaming. [Read more…]

Security situational awareness in a global pandemic

The pandemic has brought many changes and challenges to our industry particularly for security personnel.  Join us on April 7 as we meet virtually and talk to professionals in our industry as they share best practices, scenarios and other considerations regarding security situational awareness. [Read more…]

NHLA mentor programs to conclude soon

NHLA has been hosting two mentor sessions through Q1.  We have the Emerging Leaders session in progress as well as our Women in Lodging.  Everyone has been busy and productive in the NHLA mentor programs! [Read more…]

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