Topic: Safety and Security
The efforts include sending out resources to its members and participating in a policy briefing to congressional staff on sexual assault.
The new device can be used indoors and outdoors to help hotel employees call for help in case of emergency.
Initiative 124 was determined by the court to have violated Seattle's "single subject" requirement, which restricts the passage of multiple rules in one measure.
The criteria for the certification consists of more than 220 elements and processes, equipment, training and crisis management.
The hotel industry has pledged to roll out safety devices for its employees, but some solutions will match every hotel.
The American Hotel & Lodging Association and hotel industry CEOs pledged to follow the "5-Star Promise," five pillars the industry can implement to protect workers.
The Foreign and Commonwealth Office in the UK has further lifted restrictions on travel to Tunisia.
Employees are taking to the streets with a list of demands including living wages and improved protections against sexual assault.
A breakdown in a hotel's emergency plan could lead to mistakes that might endanger the lives of employees or guests.
Hotel employees aren't mind readers, but often issues are sufficiently foreseeable to create a legal duty requiring the hotel to protect guests from harm.