Hotel Confidential: The app is slow


3:09A-He’s tall thin, 6.4 or 6.5 wearing shorts and flip flops.   The doors are locked.  “Hi can I help you, the front desk agents asked?  I’m here to see someone, said flip flops.  What is the guest name?  I don’t know, says flip flops.  I’m not sure I can help you if your don’t know […]

Hotel Confidential: She Walked with Purpose


She walked with purpose, as she  entered the hotel lobby, wearing electric blue jeans. She made a hard left and disappeared into the hallway.  She reappeared asking if anyone asked for keys for room 131? The front desk agent told her no.   She then asked for a key to the room.  Realizing she didn’t have […]

Hotel Confidential: Fake, Fake, Fake, News!


Civility is getting difficult to find in these Trump times.  For some, Fox News is the only place where one can find the truth, and for them ANY OTHER  news channels is NOT acceptable.   Arguments and sometime fights are taking place in hospitals lounges, restaurants and hotels over the news channel. The disagreements aren’t not […]

Hotel Confidential: Civility in the Trump era


Photo: Google The temperature a sudden change in the air.  Anger and hostility at some the hotels with guest attacking staff and guest fighting with other guests. In some parts of the country, Latino’s notably Mexicans workers is the cornerstone of many hotels, running the front and back offices. In the last few years,workers with […]

No you didn’t say THAT! (Air Travel Edition)


Arriving at their hotel for the night . The Airport Pilot complained about the tight conditions on the hotels shuttle Van.   They were packed  so tight he and crew members could barely move and he promised to complain to his union.   Although he couldn’t say it.  The hotel employee wanted to say. “If […]

Hotel Confidential: Anger over his credit card leads to jail time


This is 62 year old James Parsley of Gonzalez, Texas.  He was recently arrested for driving his 2006 GMC Sierra into the lobby of the Comfort Inn and Suites in Alva Oklahoma From news reports. Mr Parsley checked into the hotel using his debit card.  When he checked out he paid cash.   When he checked […]

Hotel Confidential: Possible Worker Shortage This summer in Sacramento


CityFella Years of a flat economy has taken its toll on low income workers.  For years those earning at or just above minimum wage has not seen an wage increase in years. A few weeks ago, Wal Mart announced a wage hike for workers earning less than $10. an hour. While this is big news, […]

HOTEL CONFIDENTIAL: Crimes Preventable


Somewhere at a hotel in America, A car break in occurred as the guest slept.  A guest was attacked in her room.  Valuables where stolen and most of these crimes where preventable.  The Industry spends millions in security giving their workers tools to protect the guest.   Most hotel crimes are preventable, the following are […]

End-of-Life Care for an Aging LGBT Population


At the end of their life, many men and women go back in the closet for fear of being mistreated by health care and other professionals. BY EARL COLLOM/The Advocate When Danyal Lawson’s husband, gay activist Lou Rispoli, wasbrutally beaten and lay dying in a New York Hospital last year, there was one thing for which […]