Something Smells Fishy Around Here


It’s been fun times at work lately. Co-workers are pushing each other’s buttons. Guests are getting pissed for any reason they can think of, and our reviews have gone to hell. I could point out the true cause of the problem as far as working with others is concerned, but that would likely create more…

Just Shut Up And Take Your Points!


Sometimes companies will hire a travel agency to make living arrangements for their employees. The nice thing about the person doing the traveling is, not only does their employer pay for everything, but the employee can sign up for our rewards program, and earn his or her own points to use for a free personal…

Cops And Boobs, And Drunks


It’s been a long weekend. College graduations are all the rage this time of year. Families were running all over the building all night. I picked up dozens of beer bottles from the dining room, lobby, hallways, and the elevator. Like usual, everyone waited until after midnight to start requesting extra towels, and blankets. We…

It’s Been One Of Those Nights


During my shift, I like to walk through the building. It keeps me off my ass, and it’s a good idea in general. I took the elevator up to the top floor, and walked through each hallway, taking the stairs as I went down. When I reached the 1st floor, I noticed the odor of…

Sometimes You Need To Spray Some Ghost Repellent


There was a note on the board, in the office, asking that we shred old audit packets during our downtime. There I was, sitting in the office, and shredding papers when the phone rang. A guest was calling from his room. “Front desk, how can I help you?” I started looking at his reservation. He…