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Xeros Blog

What Women Travelers Want When Choosing a Hotel

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The female business traveler represents one of the fastest growing segments in travel. Virtually ignored in travel advertising and branding, research has found that the females make 85% of all travel-related purchases in both business as well as at home.  Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry

Xeros’ 16kg Laundry Machine a ‘Hit’ at the Independent Hotel Show

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The Xeros team is back and feeling invigorated after the Independent Hotel Show at London Olympia, which was held from October 16-17, 2017.   Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry

Cancun Hotels Solve Hard Water Laundry Problems Using Xeros

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Julian Ramirez, owner of four hotels in Cancun, one in Florida, and one in Spain claims that the main problem with laundry in Cancun is that there is too much calcium in the water. It makes it difficult to do a good wash and it is expensive. Too Much Calcium =  Hard Water  Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry

Avalon Hotel Extends Linen Life by Six Months Using Xeros

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The Avalon is one of Santa Catalina Island’s premier hotels. With an environment of understated elegance, luxurious bedding, unique artwork and hand-crafted hardwoods and tile, the hotel has consistently earned rave reviews from its guests on forums such as TripAdvisor, Yelp, and Expedia.  Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry

Are Hotels Missing a Branding Opportunity?

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Changing consumer behaviors are transforming the travel industry at a rapid rate. Travelers want a more authentic experience, connecting with their surroundings and the people at their destination. As a result, travelers are looking to book alternative lodging. With the rise of Airbnb and VRBO, the rental and sharing sectors are colliding with the hotel sector and they are now competing for the same customers.  Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry

Idaho Hotels Reduce Water Consumption by 80% with Near-Waterless Laundry

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Although not as well publicized as the water crisis in Califoronia, Idaho has also been experiencing severe drought conditions.  Forward thinking businesses in Idaho are looking at water saving technologies to reduce water consumption and operating costs.   Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry

Talking Point: Hotels Can Take Bigger Strides to Cut Water Use

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This article originally ran in Green Hotelier.  According to the Guardian article by Richard Hammond, ‘Why sustainable tourism is the travel industry’s duty’, the sector as a whole is not particularly kind to the environment, to say the least. Airlines, hotels and their associated suppliers generate huge amounts of waste and pollution, accounting for 5% of global emissions.  Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry

Hotel Group Adopts Near-Waterless Laundry at 50 Properties

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Hoteliers continue to embrace Xeros award winning polymer technology for its ability to reduce their water and energy costs without sacrificing the quality of service to their hotel customers. This week Xeros announced it has signed a deal with Jamsan Hotel Management (JHM) Group, a national hospitality management company based in Lexington, Massachusetts.  The environmentally conscious company’s 50 hotels total over 3,500 rooms across New England.  Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry

How Greening the Hotel Towel Lifecycle Impacts Your Bottom Line

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Xeros recent study on the Critical Role Towels Play in Hotel Selection, Guest Satisfaction and Brand Loyalty has received a lot of attention. And rightly so, as the research uncovered fascinating results on how the quality of towels is critical in the increasingly competitive hospitality industry that has to operate within growing environmentally-conscious parameters. The study showed the importance of environmental practice at hotel and that importance to customers.   Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry, towels

AAHOA Members: Learn More About Near-Waterless Laundry at Regional Meetings

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Hotels around the world are beginning to adopt near-waterless laundry systems by Xeros. Names like Hilton, Fairfield Inn & Suites, and Quality Inn are reaping significant savings from using less water and energy, as well as contributing to their sustainability programs.  Read More

Topics: Hospitality Industry, Xeros Events