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Bulk Amenities to Replace Bathroom Miniature Packages Across All Brands of InterContinental Hotels Group

As part of its overall efforts to reduce plastic waste, InterContinental Hotels Group has announced that the miniature bottles and tubes provided in the bathrooms of almost 843,000 guest rooms across greater than 5,600 hotel and resort properties will be replaced with what it calls “bulk-size bathroom amenities”, with completion of this initiative expected sometime during the year 2021.

This “pledge makes IHG the first global hotel company to commit all brands to removing bathroom miniatures in favour of bulk-size amenities”, according to…

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Someone Was Shot in a Hotel. Do You Get Compensation For Its Lockdown?

“Last night at the Ann Arbor, Michigan Holiday Inn, there was a 3 a.m. shooting injuring a man. Metro SWAT surrounded and entered the hotel, then woke everyone up. Guests were forced to leave their rooms for a few hours to be locked-down in a hotel conference room. No one could leave the hotel. During the lock-down, Holiday Inn provided complimentary coffee and orange juice as it was too early for their scheduled hotel breakfast service. Since this hotel shooting was not the fault of Holiday Inn, should guests staying overnight be billed the full price for their room or should guests receive some extra IHG points for their inconvenience?”

The incident to which…

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