Remember those energy surcharges that swept the hospitality community last summer? As promised, they quietly disappeared last fall as energy prices dropped back to morenormal levels. Now that summer’s coming around again, will the energy surcharges make a reappearance?
That’s one item you can cross off your worry list, say some major hotel chains. "Hilton has no plans to reinstate energy surcharges at any of its hotels going forward," says Kathy Shepard, vice president of corporate co