Clean India Journal is hosting the International Housekeepers’ Summit 2016 at Sahara Star-Mumbai on August 27 and 28. The first of its kind in India, executive housekeepers from more than four countries will participate in the Summit. The sessions based on “Redefining Housekeeping in Corporate Strategy”, the theme of the Summit, aims at elevating housekeeping from its present administrative role to a Corporate boardroom function.
Supported by leading hotel executive housekeepers’ association & – Indian Professional Housekeepers’ Association, Professional Housekeepers’ GroupDubai, Doha Housekeepers’ Group, Maldives Housekeepers’ Forum – the two-day summit has international and national subject matter experts addressing four sessions, including discussions and training.
“The Indian Professional Housekeepers’ Association takes upmost pride in being associated with Clean India Journal for the International Housekeepers’ Summit 2016 along with the other Housekeepers’ Associations of the world.
IPHA is a young, professional and educational organization for individuals involved in or directly affiliated with Housekeeping in hotels, hospitals, facilities management and allied professions. Launched in January 2015 IPHA is an upcoming and dynamic organization of housekeepers for learning, upgrading standards of cleanliness, personal growth, professional development at the corporate level and connection to the hospitality industry worldwide.” – Vaishali Sinha, General Secretary-IPHA and Director Housekeeper, Meluha-The Fern, Mumbai.
“IHS 2016 underlines the strategy towards Housekeepers empowerment and its efforts to drive and facilitate global dialogue. We are looking forward to the IHS 2016 as it will not only showcase the latest trends in the cleaning industry but also deliver a powerful platform for new perspectives to key issues in our continuous strive to aspire Housekeeping Managers to take on a corporate role.
The UAE Professional Housekeepers Group, formed in 2002 provides a platform for information, communication and exchange of best practices. Knowledge and continuous education in the field of cleaning technology is of utmost importance as the cleaning industry is changing rapidly. As the UAE’s hospitality Industry continues to grow, it is of utmost importance to develop a regional association of Housekeeping Professionals, which will promote the interest of the housekeeping profession and gain respect both locally and internationally.” – Tatjana Ahmed, General SecretaryProfessional Housekeepers’ Group-Dubai and Housekeeping Manager, Grand Hyatt-Dubai.
“Maldives Housekeepers’ Forum is pleased to associate with Clean India Journal for the International Housekeepers’ Summit. The theme of IHS 2016 aims at different kinds of strategies in the housekeeping department of hospitality industry, with a new thrust on the latest trends in the cleaning aspects of housekeeping. It also lays emphasis on fresh new avenues of improvement in the housekeeping such as, uniforms and their design as a style statement, empowerment of housekeeping staff and their role in providing sustainable development in the industry. It will provide access to enterprising housekeeping managers to have a face-to-face contacts and exchange ideas with manufacturers and supply chain managers of different utilities in the housekeeping department. We look forward to be in this high level knowledge sharing platform.” – Hari Krishnan, General Secretary, Maldives Housekeepers Forum
“The Doha Housekeepers’ Group is excited to be associated with Clean India Journal for the International Housekeepers’ Summit 2016. Strategies in the housekeeping department play a key role in developing a strong wellmanaged and experienced team, as this increases the efficiency of the operation and has a significant impact on the hotel’s profits. To develop such fantastic team, we have to come out of our peripheries to keep self-updated with new trends and better way of working like this forum which IHS has provided us to “Work Better Together” where everybody from different genres, different areas, share their expertise and insights to develop the fraternity in the right direction and aspire budding housekeepers to develop themselves in future roles.” – Prabhat Shukla, General Secretary, Doha Housekeepers’ Group.