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Working without Glamour

The housekeeping job is not glamorous, nor is it high paying when compared to other departments. It is tedious at times and often regarded as a thankless job, but unquestionably housekeeping is the heart of any hotel. It is the ... Read More »

HK Trilogy

“Front Office, Housekeeping and Maintenance – The perfect harmony of this trio is every hotel manager’s dream. Dreams however, are a far cry from reality. It seems to me that working out a winning strategy is much like a game ... Read More »

Ergonomics in Housekeeping

Dr Aditi Kulkarni, Consultant Physiotherapist and Ergonomist, Be Active Physiotherapy & Ergonomics Clinic, talks to Clean India Journal about the growing importance of Ergonomics in the field of housekeeping. Day by day, the housekeeping industry is growing rapidly and is ... Read More »

Editor’s Page July 2018

This issue is dedicated to housekeeping, especially to all the hardworking housekeepers in the hospitality industry who strive to see that your stay at a hotel turns ‘awesome’. The housekeeping department is partially visible, partially hidden; and to appreciate the ... Read More »

The evolving SOPs

Have you ever wondered as to how some countries become richer, dynamic and futuristic, while some others seem to lag behind with lost opportunities. The cynic within us will tell that the prosperity is due to exploitation of the minority. ... Read More »

Creating Synergies in Housekeeping

Rising affluence, globalization and technology are some of the key factors influencing changes in the growing hospitality segment and more so in the housekeeping department. ‘Remember… No matter how good your feedback is, you always start over with the next ... Read More »

Second Annual I-PHA India, West Zone Meet

The I-Professional Housekeepers Association (I-PHA) organised a conference on April 28, 2018 at IBIS Hotel Nashik. It was the second annual I-PHA West Zone Housekeepers Meet with attendees from cities like Pune, Mumbai and Aurangabad. These was a blend of ... Read More »

Future in Housekeeping

Focus on human resources Meenu Tognatta Divisional Housekeeper, ITC Hotels Housekeeping has evolved over the years and the focus today is on manpower. “Right from the chemicals used to the uniform they wear, human-friendly solutions are adopted to ensure housekeepers ... Read More »

I-PHA launches Chandigarh chapter, expands West Zone

In less than three years, I-Professional Housekeepers’ Association has spread its wings across all the major cities of India and has strategically created regional chapters to systematically expand the Association and its work. Another addition to the Northern zone came ... Read More »

Redefining Housekeeping

Housekeeping is evolving at a rapid pace. The long-underestimated department of a hotel is now in the limelight. Housekeeping is and has always been multifaceted. It is time to take note of the all-pervasive nature of work at housekeeping, along ... Read More »

The Launch Asian Housekeepers Association

The Asian Housekeepers’ Association, which was conceptualized during the International Housekeepers’ Summit in 2016, with five countries coming together, was formally launched at IHS2017 with 11 country members. Leading from the front, Vaishali Sinha-Founder & General Secretary, IPHA-India; followed by ... Read More »

Why I chose housekeeping as my specialization

It is still understandable when people from outside the hospitality industry have this perspective but when your own classmates react this way, something was not alright. The students who specialized in housekeeping were made fun of and looked down upon. ... Read More »

Motivating the ‘Vigour’ of IFM Services

In today’s occupational hierarchy, it is a rarity to find organisations nurturing those in the unskilled cadre to acquire managerial proficiency to rise up the ladder. Vigours Hospitalities Services Pvt. Ltd, an eight-year-old facility management company, has chalked out the ... Read More »

Addressing Challenges in Hospitality

Challenge in meeting cleaning standards The first and foremost challenge is in getting the skilled manpower for housekeeping and we are facing a shortage. Secondly, there is a lack of awareness of the importance of hygiene. Application of right cleaning ... Read More »

Complicated Chemical Affair

      During an interaction with a facility service company, a hassled supervisor confided his frustration and outcome of trusting his boys with cleaning chemicals. In a five-star property, an area of wooden flooring was cleaned using a wrong ... Read More »

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 »

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 »

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