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Hotels to outsource FM services

Hotels to outsource FM services

Outsourcing facility services is the future in Hotel hospitality, say Executive Housekeepers of leading hotels across the country. In an exclusive group discussion on the “Changing Trends of Housekeeping in Hotels” organized by Clean India Journal at Hosur, hotel housekeepers expressed concern over availability of skilled labour to meet changing needs of hospitality in hotels.


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Celebrating International Housekeeping week

Celebrating International Housekeeping week

The International Housekeeping Week from September 8 to 14 was celebrated for the first time in some of the hotels in India too. The celebrations went on to recognize the contributions of housekeeping in maintaining standards of the hotel.     @ITC Grand Chola Celebrated with pomp and show , the five-day long festivities consisted


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Cleanliness improves CSI

Cleanliness improves CSI

Cleanliness and hygiene in hotels and restaurants are having a direct impact on the Customer Satisfaction Index (CSI). A research report by Food Standards Agency (FSA), UK shows the increasing customer awareness towards food hygiene schemes and their rating stickers while choosing where to eat out. The direct relation of hygiene to customer satisfaction has


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Anil Sethi bids adieu to Karcher India

Anil Sethi bids adieu to Karcher India

In a recent move, Anil Sethi, the man behind Karcher in India, has resigned as Managing Director and the Spokesman of the Management of Karcher Systems India Pvt Ltd for personal reasons. This will be effective from September 30, 2013. Anil Sethi, a well-known stalwart in mechanised cleaning business has been associated with the cleaning


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“Zero Garbage Ward Model” for PMC

“Zero Garbage Ward Model” for PMC

Residents of Karve Road, Pune would now be required to strictly segregate garbage into wet and dry waste, which will then be collected from their doorsteps before being disposed off at the nearest biogas plant. This change is part of the “Zero Garbage Ward Model” implemented in 11 wards across the city. The Pune Municipal


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Railways score low on sanitation and hygiene

Railways score low on sanitation and hygiene

The Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) has slammed railways for its failure to effectively implement Railway Board’s guidelines for mechanized cleaning of major stations and not taking effective pest control measures in coaches. “There was lack of synchronization between guidelines of railway ministry on maintenance of cleanliness and availability of infrastructure in the field for


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Nano based self-cleaning technology

Nano based self-cleaning technology

Safe Life FZC, a new breed of healthcare distributors based in the United Arab Emirates, is employing the latest technology to combat dangerous outbreaks like the deadly Coronavirus or MERS (Middle East Respiratory Syndrome). So it’s no surprise that it is attempting to break the cycle of transmission by adopting self-cleaning NanoSeptic surfaces for use


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Asia-Pacific antimicrobial coatings market increases: Report

Asia-Pacific antimicrobial coatings market increases: Report

Increasing demand for antimicrobials from end-user applications is boosting the antimicrobial coatings market in Asia-Pacific. The need to minimise infection and in turn, the cost of treatment has spurred the use of antimicrobial coatings on hospital window frames, door knobs and other areas where hygiene is mandatory, thereby sustaining investments in the market. New analysis


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CIJ Seminar on Industrial Cleaning, at Pune: A Report

CIJ Seminar on Industrial Cleaning, at Pune: A Report

After Managalore & Vadodara, the professional cleaning Seminar at Pune endrosed the need for such knowledge based programmes for spreading awareness among industries


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Goa government delegation to visit Clean India Pulire

Goa government delegation to visit Clean India Pulire

Urban Development Department-Government of Goa, which is looking for the latest innovations and technologies in cleaning and waste management, will be among the important delegates at the forthcoming Clean India Pulire 2013 show to be held in Mumbai from December 5 to 7. Speaking to CIJ at his office in Goa, Elvis P. Gomes, Director


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