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Chemicals, cost & quality

What has been your experience with different cleaning chemicals and brands? As far as Meluha The Fern and Rodas, an Ecotel Hotel are concerned, we have always preferred ecofriendly chemicals. Previously, we were using chemicals that were not up to ... Read More »

Intelligent Sourcing,Intelligent purchase

How does one engage in intelligent procurement in keeping with budgetary limitations and quality, especially when it comes to purchasing housekeeping products, which tops the expense list? Limited budget has always been a challenger for procurement professionals but it has ... Read More »

NEXT GENERATION TECHNOLOGY

Changing lifestyle and expectations of guests are largely contributing to the pace of change in the facilities and services being offered in the hospitality industry. Mobiles, tabs, laptops, wi-fi, applications, social media… play an essential role in the next gen ... Read More »

CONTEXT & CONNOTATION OF CLEANING

Raising the bar in terms of service quality and customer loyalty, the global hotel chains with corporate practices and guest services are striving to become customer favourites. The department of housekeeping that forms the face and holds the pulse of ... Read More »

MAKING THE RIGHT CHOICE

The housekeepers’ have the most dynamic and multi-tasking role in the hospitality industry. Choices and decisions abound their everyday routines. Some of the executive housekeepers who are at the top of their game share with Vijayalakshmi Sridhar what they look ... Read More »

Cleanliness & Custom in Culinary Culture

Cleanliness and hygiene has been a part of the Indian culinary system from age-old times. However, with time, this natural habit has become a forgotten heritage requiring a refresher course today. P. Soundararajan, Corporate Executive Chef of Mahindra Holidays and ... Read More »

Outsourcing in Hospitality

Internationally, most hotels have opted for outsourcing housekeeping but many Indian brands still prefer to have in-house staff right from the janitor to room attendant. While we all agree absenteeism, frequently changing workers, drop outs… are some deterrent causes, what ... Read More »

Teaching beyond the curriculum

Over the years, hotel management institutes have increased by the score in keeping with the high demand for professional in the growing hospitality industry. Clean India Journal  speaks to B.P. Sahni, Principal, Sheila Raheja Institute of Hotel Management, Mumbai, on ... Read More »

Housekeeping Concern

Rising Concerns & Challenges From keeping all areas of the hotel fresh, clean and tidy to training janitors & supervisors to adopt latest technology & software, housekeeping is much more than just keeping the ‘house’ in order or keeping the ... Read More »

Pharma & Food Production Housekeeping & Hygiene Practices

The entire process of cleaning & hygiene practices begins with recognizing the areas susceptible to contamination and taking necessary steps to maintain them. The areas with high human intervention and exposure to outer environments are considered as high contamination areas. ... Read More »

Electronic Housekeeping

Mobile phone is perhaps the only device that one carries on the go. It pays bills, controls TVs, refrigerators, ACs… enables shopping and does almost everything… even housekeeping! Housekeeping mobile apps can change the way of cleaning. Nabeel Saeed, Product ... Read More »

Growing Demand for Professional Home Cleaners

 IN TODAY’S world of well-travelled and well-heeled consumers, home is a window to one’s life. People are conscious of the impression, clean or unclean homes have on their guests and visitors. Moreover, professional expertise is required to treat costly interiors ... Read More »

Monsoon Measures

Monsoon Measures

Housekeeping takes a beating mostly during rains, as even a flexible and dynamic cleaning schedule makes achieving 100% result a challenge. Managing flexible and demanding housekeeping schedules get tricky in high traffic and sensitive areas. Wet floors, damp indoors and ... Read More »

Adding Fragrance to Cleanliness

Today’s discerning traveller seeks homely comfort and a feeling of being associated during his or her stay in a hotel. The simplest way to add comfort to a guest’s stay is to present an ambience with pleasant and familiar aroma.  ... Read More »

What causes odour and How do you tackle it?

Odour generates from the bacteria in the un-cleaned uric acid, usually found on the floor or walls of the restrooms. To effectively get rid of this odour, all the surfaces of the restroom need to be cleaned and scrubbed. In ... Read More »

Reward & Recognition Making a difference

Housekeeping is a continuous process which requires an inspired team of people working with diligence and putting in efforts to tackle the most challenging cleaning chores. One can easily understand the challenges of housekeeping and maintenance of an industrial facility ... Read More »