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Growing Trends in Asian Housekeeping

In recent times, perhaps no hotel department has evolved, or has had to evolve as rapidly as housekeeping. From international financial conditions to burgeoning digitisation, an emphasis on Key Performance Indicators to becoming a source of revenue, and of course, ... Read More »

Fashion Show on Hospitality Uniforms

​ What goes into designing a collection for a hotel? We look at these factors: the standard of the hotel, the vision of the hotel, and the way they want to be perceived – some are very classical and traditional, ... Read More »

Asian Housekeeping Awards

The winners of the AHA awards 2019 are: • Best Housekeeper in Asia: Kavita Shah Executive Housekeeper, Vivanta by Taj President, Mumbai • First Runner-up: Ebenezer Ahimaz Executive Housekeeper, Hormuz Grand and Radisson Hotel, Muscat • Second Runner-up: Rahul Raj ... Read More »

A Report International Housekeepers’ Summit 2019

Over 250 delegates flew in from Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Maldives, Oman, Kuwait, Qatar, UAE, Indonesia and Vietnam, apart from across the Indian sub-continent, to be part of the 4th International Housekeepers Summit 2019 at the Jaypee Hotel & Convention ... Read More »

Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Green to Silver to Gold

The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA), Shamshabad, Hyderabad, a Greenfield project that turned operational in March 2008, is celebrating 10 years of “sustainability, energy efficiency, carbon neutrality, water conservation and environment friendly waste management”. Sprawling across an area of 5,495 ... Read More »

Futuristic Airport with Tech-enabled Solutions

To enhance the user experience, the Hyderabad airport is all geared up to utilize the power of technology to continuously monitor and elevate the cleanliness quotient of the airport, says SGK Kishore, CEO-GHIAL, in an exclusive interview with Clean India ... Read More »

Stepping into Hi-Tech Washroom Maintenance

From yesterday’s paper checklist outside public washrooms in an airport or an office complex that gave the cleaning schedule, the FM services have moved on to digital recording by wireless sensors. Internet of Things enables one to digitally record the ... Read More »

Ergonomics and Efficiency Handling Mops & Machines

At an era where we speak about robotic cleaning, much of the work even today is accomplished with tools and equipment operated by the cleaner or housekeeper or ‘a professional skilled worker’ or even the popular safai karamchari (municipal worker). ... Read More »

CHANGING TRENDS

• Cleaning • Waste • Linen care • Vehicle care The prominent shift in consumer preferences made by visitors is evident in the intelligent purchases made during the recently concluded Clean India Technology Week in February. Special Corespondent Mrigank Warrier, ... Read More »

An Enduring Growth Story

If you can do business in India, you can do it anywhere. This is a statement that often surfaces especially at international cleaning industry forums. There are a few who have made an instant hit on entering India, some have ... Read More »

Waste Management in Smart Cities

One of the challenges in Smart City projects is the planning and executing a comprehensive waste management programme into connecting the various sectors like residential buildings, commercial & industrial establishments, hotels, healthcare institutes, transport sector, public places, tourism spots and ... Read More »

Dollar – Rupee Imbalance Impact on Cleaning Industry

One of the crucial and trying moments that a purchase department encounters – in a manufacturing facility or corporate office, mall, hotel or hospital – is when product prices fluctuate. Especially when it comes to procuring products internationally, based on ... Read More »

Facility Management:
Product Preferences

Customer Preferences   Products and services, in general, are directly aligned to customers’ preferences which are influenced by factors that are inversely proportionate to their company standards, policies and requirements. As T.K. Chandrashekar-VP Operations, Faber Sindoori Management Services puts it, ... Read More »

The 4th R – REFRAIN from using PLASTIC

Throwing a plastic bottle out of a moving car or bus has been an age-old habit which still exists even among the elite and the educated. Such indiscreet acts of disposing off plastic have led to a life-threatening pollution, forcing ... Read More »

Fashion Show of Uniforms

Following the excitement of the awards, students of the International Hotel School of Mount Lavinia Hotel walked the ramp displaying hospitality uniforms designed by Natasha Varma Kapoor, NVK Designs Trading LLC, Dubai. Unlike the previous fashion shows held during the ... Read More »

2nd ASIAN HOUSEKEEPING AWARDS July 4, 2018

The 2nd Asian Housekeeping Awards were given away at a spectacular evening at the Shangri-La Hotel, Colombo, on July 4, to the most able housekeepers who went through stringent tests and quizzing before being selected. The Award night came alive ... Read More »