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Gigabit Wi-Fi

Gigabit Wi-Fi

The theoretic maximum data transfer speeds across new 802.11ac Wi-Fi networks is 1.3 gigabits per second (Gbps). Unfortunately, hotels aren’t likely to match these speeds in day-to-day operations, most likely topping out at 433 Mbps on a good day. Still, ...

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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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