Hotel housekeeping staff offered $25 bounty per head on bed bugs

April 4, 2008

The Las Vegas Sun reports that the Tropicana has offered staff $25 for each live bed bug they find and capture. The owners of the embattled Tropicana hotel have placed a bounty on bedbugs, offering housekeepers $25 a pop for each one brought in alive. The offer was posted in the hotel’s housekeeping offices, raising […]

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Allegations of bed bugs affect tourism, according to travel agent

December 11, 2007

Tropicana struggles to rebuild public image (note: allegations of bed bugs = bad for business) Travel agent elucidates how bed bugs are bad for hotel business: “One of my customers requested Tropicana. Knowing what I knew, I felt I must tell them. God forbid if they got there and there were bedbugs,” (Sis Butler, sales […]

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Bed bugs in homeless shelters, casinos, hotels, apartments: Waynesboro, Atlantic City, Greenpoint, Toronto

November 23, 2007

Clip of the Day: | Public Health must declare bedbug war “The problem is spreading like flames all over town. Where are the people who will deal with this problem as if they were firefighters in front of a burning building?” Bedbuggers, Are you all reading Joe Fiorito’s articles in the Star? You really […]

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Bed bugs in casino and senior apartments in New Jersey, Binghamton University (again) and another dust mite photo in the news

November 22, 2007

Uninvited roommates move in … and they bite Wesleyan Arms, a 60-unit senior apartment complex in Red Bank, NJ, has bed bugs. Monmouth County Health Officer Sidney B. Johnson said “bedbugs are not a health issue because they do not transmit disease but that the insects do qualify as pests.” (tags: monmouthcounty newjersey NJ sidneyBJohnson […]

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