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Trend Whisperer By Sherri Scheck-Merrill
Sherri Scheck-Merrill, vice president, Amenity Services, Tustin, California

 

November 21, 2014 | Death of the business card

November 17, 2014 | The beat goes on at IHMRS 2014

November 07, 2014 | E-commerce on steroids

October 31, 2014 | The e-handshake

October 24, 2014 | Making HR sexy

October 17, 2014 | Give and you will receive

October 10, 2014 | Forget-me-nots

September 26, 2014 | The year of impatience

September 19, 2014 | Traveler gadget causes tantrums

September 12, 2014 | Converting waste into currency

September 05, 2014 | Santa gets relevant

August 29, 2014 | A shivering bucket challenge

August 15, 2014 | Bellhop goes robotic

August 08, 2014 | The top three trends in social media

August 01, 2014 | TREEmendous

July 25, 2014 | R.I.P., cupcake

July 18, 2014 | Fad vs. trend

July 11, 2014 | Automation fascination

June 27, 2014 | The buzz over caffeine and kids

June 20, 2014 | Glamping into summer

June 13, 2014 | A 20/20 glass amenity

June 06, 2014 | Hotel donations that give back

May 23, 2014 | Commencement speeches to move and inspire

May 16, 2014 | The night-market boom

May 09, 2014 | The ‘do something’ summer vacation

May 02, 2014 | The ‘new’ intern

April 25, 2014 | Foot-traffic tips

April 18, 2014 | The selfie chronicles

April 11, 2014 | Pedal power

April 04, 2014 | So long, cubicle jungle

March 28, 2014 | Tech check

March 21, 2014 | Healthy hotels relax and beautify

March 14, 2014 | To swag or not to swag?

March 07, 2014 | Something old is now something new

February 21, 2014 | Handwritten thank-you notes return

February 14, 2014 | Food perks

February 07, 2014 | One collaboration, many returns

January 31, 2014 | The name game

January 24, 2014 | Pain in the password

January 17, 2014 | Bathtastic!

January 10, 2014 | Jetsons beware!

January 03, 2014 | R.I.P. 2013. Hello, 2014!

December 20, 2013 | Deck the windows

December 13, 2013 | A gift for the boss

December 06, 2013 | A greener holiday tree

November 22, 2013 | Cheers to a real food year in 2014

November 18, 2013 | Trendspotting at IHMRS and BDNY

November 08, 2013 | How black will Black Friday be?

November 01, 2013 | Lifestyle branding

October 25, 2013 | Wi-Fi via light? Wi-Not!

October 18, 2013 | Hitching a new pink ride

October 11, 2013 | In-room transformation

October 04, 2013 | Coconut oil: Oh so sweet

September 27, 2013 | Srsly buzzworthy!

September 20, 2013 | Seeing the light

September 06, 2013 | Bedding got you covered?

August 30, 2013 | Back to logo basics

August 23, 2013 | The beat goes on

August 16, 2013 | Small room. Small meeting. Big business.

August 09, 2013 | Midsummer checkup

August 02, 2013 | Collaborations

July 26, 2013 | Smack in the middle

July 19, 2013 | No man’s land

July 12, 2013 | Goodbye, Botox. Hello, Rotox!

July 05, 2013 | Point and shoot

June 21, 2013 | Once upon a chef there were food costs

June 14, 2013 | The D-word is the wave of the future

June 07, 2013 | Father’s Day promo think tank

May 31, 2013 | June is for dads

May 24, 2013 | Mid-year culinary trends

May 17, 2013 | A new kind of pickle that isn’t for eating

May 10, 2013 | Virtual man cave alert

April 26, 2013 | Wearing technology

April 19, 2013 | Have you made the switch?

March 29, 2013 | Get in on the bottom floor

March 22, 2013 | Slippers need TLC too

March 15, 2013 | The next BIG thing

March 01, 2013 | Black matte shines

February 15, 2013 | Visual catering equals Kodak moments

February 08, 2013 | Guest-provided décor

February 01, 2013 | And the Oscar goes to …

January 25, 2013 | Benches to defy all norms

January 18, 2013 | Futuristic seating

January 11, 2013 | Plugged in or out?

January 04, 2013 | A safe and savvy crystal ball

December 28, 2012 | It’s a tablet type of holiday in America!

December 21, 2012 | I saw Mommy Googling Santa Claus

December 14, 2012 | Smaller celebration = greater return

December 07, 2012 | It’s crystal clear

November 30, 2012 | Window wonders to borrow

November 16, 2012 | IHMRS trend whispers

November 09, 2012 | Skip the gym!

November 02, 2012 | Perpetual snacking

October 26, 2012 | Generation ‘I’

October 19, 2012 | Pamper and please for perks

October 12, 2012 | One-touch wonders

October 05, 2012 | Smells like profit

September 28, 2012 | Tap is the new terrific

September 21, 2012 | Techie fashionistas

September 07, 2012 | The guest is our command

August 31, 2012 | Pop goes the …

August 24, 2012 | Suitcase-o-nomics

August 17, 2012 | ‘Mantastically’ modern

August 03, 2012 | Get down to earth and grow up

July 27, 2012 | The spirit of five rings

July 20, 2012 | A bigger supply of small

July 13, 2012 | It’s a new world, and it’s fast

July 06, 2012 | Sun-believable

June 29, 2012 | Jumping for joy

June 22, 2012 | Automation fascination

June 18, 2012 | A new waffle’s in town

June 08, 2012 | Chinese innovations trend high

June 04, 2012 | New and improved from China

May 25, 2012 | Green screen

May 18, 2012 | 57 million are doing it

May 14, 2012 | A sticky trend

May 04, 2012 | Defying the law of gravity

April 27, 2012 | Street art gains acceptance

April 20, 2012 | Logo warping

April 13, 2012 | Pool school

April 06, 2012 | Blinded by the light

March 30, 2012 | A slice of healthy heaven

March 16, 2012 | Headboard wake-up call

March 07, 2012 | Abstract renting: The new cool

March 02, 2012 | Pop stars

February 21, 2012 | Steppin’ on up

February 17, 2012 | Transformational trends

February 14, 2012 | Stimulating the senses geometrically

February 10, 2012 | One man’s trash

February 08, 2012 | Expect the unexpected — guests do

February 06, 2012 | Sticker shock allure

February 01, 2012 | See-through tech trends go touchy-feely

January 30, 2012 | Magnifying natural elements for huge impact

January 26, 2012 | Back to square one

January 12, 2012 | Where the competition isn’t