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Do People Pee in Hotel Pools and Is This Dangerous for Your Guests?

  “I think everybody pees in the pool. It’s kind of a normal thing to do for swimmers. Chlorine kills it, so it’s not bad.” –Michael Phelps, 21-Time Olympic Gold Medalist, Swimmer   While the most decorated Olympian in US history seems to think that people urinating in public pools is “not so bad,” science disagrees. Unless you have the… Read More


3 Ways to Use Your Hotel Pool to Increase Guest Satisfaction Scores

It’s no secret that a hotel’s success largely depends on guest satisfaction scores. Potential guests often comb through web-based peer reviews before dropping hundreds or even thousands of dollars on their next vacation. These scores on popular sites such as Yelp, Google and TripAdvisor take many factors into account, but perhaps none are more important than amenities. Your most vital amenity… Read More


Keep Your Hotel Pool’s Sand Filter Regularly Maintained

Protect Your Facility Against Harmful Lawsuits A hotel pool is vital to the continued success of the facility. These aquatic centers of fun draw in guests and help to make their stay memorable enough for positive satisfaction scores on sites such as Yelp or TripAdvisor. But perhaps the most essential component to this amenity is the sand filter, which acts… Read More


Celebrate the Holidays at the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye

Four Reasons to Celebrate Holidays on the “I” At Falcon, we have the pleasure of working with some of Orlando’s finest attractions and resorts. One of our esteemed clients is the fountain at the Coca-Cola Orlando Eye, and we’re excited to celebrate the holidays with them this year for Holidays on the “I” from now until December 30th. Here are… Read More


3 Risks You Take When Entrusting Hotel Pool Repairs to In-House Staff

It’s often easy to trust in-house personnel with hotel repairs rather than seeking an outside contractor. They’re already there, they’re being paid for their time and they’re familiar with the site. This is all well and good when dealing with small issues, like a broken table or some faulty lighting. But when it comes to something as important as hotel… Read More


How Much Money Do You Lose When Your Hotel Pool Is Closed?

Closing a hotel pool, even for a day, can have a serious financial impact on your facility’s bottom line. When making the decision to stay at one of the fine hotels in the Orlando area, potential guests check out the amenities offered by each site. A hotel pool is always one of, if not THE most valued commodities. Pools are… Read More


3 Benefits of Preventative Pool Maintenance

Fix Potential Issues Before They Become a Big Problem Hindsight is always 20/20. When major issues arise, we often point to past mistakes and say, “Oh, I should have done this or that.” When those mistakes are particularly costly, that hindsight sharpens even more. If you are a hotel or spa that has suffered a major pool malfunction, you will… Read More


Is Your Pool Making Your Guests Sick?

Improper Pool Maintenance Can Lead to Serious Illness Your guests need to trust that when they dive into the crystal clear waters of your pool, they are safe as they splash down. While many view pools as simple commodities, the science behind a clean and balanced pool is complicated. The perfect cocktail of chemicals used to create that safe aquatic… Read More