“Although it is uncommon in most mid-level and up hotels, bed bugs are still being found in the hospitality sector across the country and as the seasons change and travel increases, being proactive is essential,” said Jeffrey White of BedBug Central.
Lawrenceville, NJ (PRWEB) March 22, 2012
As the spring season quickly approaches domestic and international travel are on the increase. During this peak travel period, it is essential for travelers to be aware that their trip could involve pesky hitchhikers: bed bugs.
BedBug Central, a free educational resource about bed bugs, is offering tips to help the public stay bed bug free as they travel for business or pleasure during this spring season. To view BedBug Central's video about traveling bed bug free, click here.
According to noted research entomologist and national bed bug expert, Jeffrey White of BedBug Central, the risk of exposure to bed bugs will rise during the travel season.
“Some groups are reporting that the bed bug resurgence is slowing. This idea is providing many with a false sense of security that they can let their guard down and don’t have to be aware of bed bugs signs and symptoms,” said Jeffrey White Technical Director and Research Entomologist at BedBug Central. “Although it is uncommon in most mid-level and up hotels, bed bugs are still being found in the hospitality sector across the country and as the seasons change and travel increases, being proactive is essential.”
To help travels avoid the pricey cost and frustration associated with bed bug infestations, White advises that there are a variety of proactive tips people can use to help prevent or treat exposure to bed bugs.
“Bed bugs have proven to be a persistent and complicated pest to treat once they have infested a home,” said White. “Fortunately there are very simple and affordable precautions people can take that will greatly reduce their risk of exposure during travel.”
To view Jeffrey White's video about traveling bed bug free, click here. For more information, see the attachment for seven easy traveling tips to avoid bed bugs when traveling.
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BedBug Central serves as an authoritative information resource and website available to the public for information concerning bed bugs and bed bug related issues concerning health, prevention, and treatment methods. More information can be obtained at http://www.bedbugcentral.com.