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Retaining Personal Property

Retaining Personal Property

If the person is obviously dead or pronounced deceased by emergency respondents, treat the location of discovery as a potential crime scene, contact law enforcement, and secure the area to preclude contamination of the scene, says Stephen Barth, professor of ...

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Historic Tax Incentive

Historic Tax Incentive

Taking a neglected building and making it into a respectable (and profitable) property can require a healthy amount of money. In select situations, Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives can help to ease the burden. The government issues two types of ...

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Terms of Use

Terms of Use

Agreements used for legal purposes by websites, e-commerce platforms, and social networking services that define, for instance, what an OTA or brand can do with personal data when a user books a room online. “Part of what I do is ...

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Carbon Monoxide

Carbon Monoxide

Carbon monoxide—a colorless, odorless gas—is produced from the partial oxidation of carbon-containing compounds. It forms when there is not enough oxygen to produce carbon dioxide. “Whenever you have any ordinary combustible materials burning, one of the byproducts of that combustion ...

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Actual Share

Actual Share

The percentage of room nights or revenue that a hotel captures from its competitive set is called the actual share. This metric is calculated by dividing the total room nights the hotel sold by the total room nights sold by ...

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