News To Make Your Skin Crawl: Vol 5


KnowBedBugs Newsletter Vol. 5     4/7/2017               

Hotel Certifications, Bed Bug Headlines, Updates, Blog Posts, Travel Tips, & More!

Hi Kurt,

As you may well know, KnowBedBugs offers training, testing and certifications for the lodging industry and it’s employees. Concerned travelers can book rooms with our certified locations directly from our website:

We are proud to announce our partnership with Chesapeake Hospitality


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Chesapeake Hospitality is one of the country’s leading hotel management companies, ranking among the top 30 largest independent operators in the industry. Founded 60 years ago, Chesapeake Hospitality currently manages 28 hotels for 13 equity, institution and individual owners and is an approved operator of Hilton, DoubleTree, Homewood Suites, Hampton Inn, Sheraton, Crowne Plaza, Hotel Indigo and Holiday Inn brands, as well as a number of independent and boutique properties. 2 of their properties, the Fenwick Inn and Beach Plaza Hotel, both located in Ocean City, MD, are already Platinum Certified. Look for our KnowBedBugs Certifications at their other properties in the coming weeks.


Word is spreading about our services almost as quickly as bed bugs themselves. We have several new certified locations, and are training and adding locations daily. Here are the newest Platinum Certified Locations:











Beach Plaza Hotel in Ocean City, MD  


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Fenwick Inn in Ocean City, MD









Hampton Inn & Suites Fruitland/Salisbury South in Fruitland, MD  

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Beach Bum Motel in Ocean City, MD

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InnTown Motel in Ocean City, MD

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Guests can book a room at these locations or look for other Certified Hotels on our site @  Please let us know if you have a hotel that needs certification. Email us @ to get started!



Science DOMINATED Bed Bug Headlines over the last few weeks. There have been important discoveries in the history and evolution of bed bugs as well as important progress in the treatment of bed bug infestations.

We apologize, in advance, if any of the information in our newsletters makes you start itching! Click the photos for the full story.

New Treatment Option for Bed Bugs? Fungal Biopesticide Shows Promise, Could Defeat Insecticide Resistance in Bedbugs

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Think Bed Bugs Can’t Climb? New Research Says Some Bed Bugs Are Better Climbers Than Others!


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Did Bedbugs Bite Early Humans? Pest’s Oldest Relatives Found in Oregon

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Bedbugs Accounted for 21 Percent of U.S. Business Liability Claims Involving Animals.


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We Deliver News ABOUT Bed Bugs. Scott County Residents Say Bed Bugs are Being Delivered in Local Newspaper!




In this week’s blog post, we go over some common myths associated with bed bugs. The internet is a great source for information, but also for misinformation. Hotel employees & consumers alike should know the facts!



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Do YOU know the signs of an infestation? Protect Yourself & Your Family!


Bed Bug Detection: What To Look For



Travel Tip

Do Not Place Your Luggage on the Luggage Stand in Your Hotel Room UNTIL AFTER You Conduct a Thorough Inspection! Bed Bugs LOVE to Hide There! 

We recommend you print out your own hotel room bed bug inspection checklist here:


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Have a Great Week!  Don’t Let the Bed Bugs Bite!


Here are some liks to our previous newsletters:

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Vol. 2:

Vol. 1:

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