IKEBANA FLOWER ARRANGEMENT

Ikebana is the ancient Japanese art of flower arranging. The name comes from the Japanese ike, meaning ‘alive’ or ‘arrange’ and bana meaning ‘flower.’ The practice of using flowers as offerings in temples originated in the seventh century when Buddhism was first introduced to Japan from China and Korea. However, Ikebana is seen as more…

Golden Trumpet

They are native to the Americas, where they are distributed from Mexico to Argentina. Some species are familiar as ornamental plants cultivated for their large, colorful flowers. Most species produce yellow flowers. In the wild, allamandas grow along riverbanks and other open, sunny areas with adequate rainfall and perpetually moist substrate. The plants do not tolerate shade or salty or…

Disinfectant

Disinfectants are antimicrobial agents that are applied to the surface of non-living objects to destroy microorganisms that are living on the objects. Antiseptics are used on living being where as Disinfectants are used on floor, tiles and non living things. Examples are high concentration of oxidants such as bleach, chlorine, hydrogen peroxide; or biocides such…

Ixora

Ixora is a group of shrubs and trees that are evergreen and produce flowers, and are mostly native to tropical parts of Asia. Ixora is a popular flowering plant among gardeners because of its showy flower clusters.  The flower appears in clusters at the end of branches. Each cluster may contain up to 60 individual flowers….

LUGGAGE RACK

A furniture item provided in guestrooms for placing the guest’s luggage on. This quality hotel luggage rack, also sometimes called hotel suitcase stands, hotel suitcase racks or hotel suitcase holders, holds a guest’s bags and makes it easier for guests to unpack.

FLORIST ROOM

The hotel’s florist can create floral arrangements for all occasions. The florist provides flowers for weddings and other events. Basic facilities required to make flower arrangements will be available in this room.

Laundry operations

Hotel Laundry Operation and Laundry Flow chart The laundry department has a basic cycle of operation with the below steps:- 1. Collecting Soiled Linen Housekeeping attendant should strip linens from beds and areas and put them on to the linen chute. Staff should never use any guest linen for any cleaning purpose. The laundry attendant…

Anthurium

The Anthurium comes from tropical America and there are more than 600 species The Anthurium can re-bloom throughout the year. It needs minimal care and flowers for months at a time. Every newly formed leaf will have a new flower growing next to it. The Anthurium is also known as Painted Tongue, Flamingo Flower or…

How technology can improve housekeeping operations

How technology can improve housekeeping operations Housekeeping has always been and in the long run will remain a human –driven job, for personalized guest services can only be delivered by humans. Many hotels now have the GXP- Guest Experience Portal to which all associations have access to the various guest requests such as a hard…

BUFFING

To smooth the floor with a low speed floor polishing. Polishing and buffing are finishing processes for smoothing a work piece’s surface using an abrasive and a work wheel or a leather strop. Technically polishing refers to processes that use an abrasive that is glued to the work wheel, while buffing uses a loose abrasive…