The future of hotel housekeeping technology lies in mobile apps

Housekeeping is, arguably, the most inefficient operation in any hotel. Amidst a labyrinth of rooms with enigmatic guests slipping in and out, clipboards and printed reports are too often the only compass housekeepers have to navigate through their daily chores. According to a workflow calculation by productivity management experts d20, the daily work of a…

How to help your housekeepers work more efficiently

Providing effective housekeeping services is a challenging prospect. Unless told otherwise, your team has to cover every guest room in the hotel. Once they have access to a room, your team has to create a spotless environment. And with an entire property to get through, they don’t have much time to spend turning down each…

Cleaning Robots

To increase the safety of people working or living in enclosed environments, Milagrow, India’s service robots brand, has launched two advanced industry-grade duct cleaning robots. Milagrow Hydra and Milagrow Viper. Both the robots help with cleaning accumulated dirt, dust smut, etc in rectangular or round air ducts with a diameter between 100-350mm. The products have especially been designed for…

Should You Sanitize Your Hotel Room?

Hotels are reopening again after months of coronavirus-fueled closures and promising strict cleaning procedures. This summer, hundreds of hotels around the world began reopening their doors, ready to welcome guests again after months of coronavirus-fueled closures. Nearly all of them are following strict guidelines and protocols to ensure guests’ safety, whether it’s by reducing capacity,…

Benefits of good Housekeeping Practices

Effective housekeeping results in: reduced handling to ease the flow of materials fewer tripping and slipping incidents in clutter-free and spill-free work areas decreased fire hazards lower worker exposures to hazardous products (e.g. dusts) better control of tools and materials, including inventory and supplies more efficient equipment cleanup and maintenance better hygienic conditions leading to…

Housekeeping in the hotel industry: Trends & opportunities

The housekeeping department is vital for the overall success of a hotel as it not only enhances each and every element of the hotels ‘face’ but is also the highest revenue generator. With advancements in technology and modernisation, the face of housekeeping has changed and is no more considered to be a back-of-the-house department of…

TYPES OF FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

ROUND The fundamental concept about this arrangement is that this design looks the same no matter from which direction it is viewed. Namely regardless of the angle (from front, side or back side), it looks same in its appearance. The view from the top should be round. And it is basically symmetrical arrangement.  HORIZONTAL The…

COVID-19 CLEANING OPERATIONAL POLICY AT STAR HOTELS.

PART-01 HOTEL ENTRANCES AND PUBLIC AREAS• Social distancing applies everywhere including public areas and outside entrances.• To support the Government’s essential emergency measures we are required to monitor the number of people entering our premises and using our lobby to ensure social distancing rules are observed.• Please help us by respecting social distancing and keep…