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Should Hoteliers Rent Or Own Hotel Linens?

Should Hoteliers Rent Or Own Hotel Linens?

Outsourcing laundry may be a better choice for a hotel’s profitability and sustainability, but questions arise over whether it’s the right move for branding and maintaining sufficient linen inventory. Linen services can be at least as effective as on-premises laundries ...

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Outsourcing Linens Can Save Money, Water, and Energy

Outsourcing Linens Can Save Money, Water, and Energy

For hoteliers who are simultaneously concerned about the environmental impact of their laundry services, as well as the cost of doing laundry in-house, outsourcing their laundry may be the answer. According to Joe Ricci, president and CEO of TRSA—the association ...

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The Economics of Off-Premise Laundry

The Economics of Off-Premise Laundry

One factor that hotel operators may be considering as they manage expenses is whether to operate on-premise laundry facilities or to outsource laundry through an off-premise service. While operating an on-premise laundry facility has its benefits, off-site facilities give hotel ...

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Safeguarding Room Keys and Guest Privacy

Safeguarding Room Keys and Guest Privacy

Room attendants will service about 16 guestrooms per day. In between rooms, they’ll make trips to the housekeeping office, supply storeroom, linen closets, employee break room, locker room, and more. To ensure guest privacy isn’t compromised, housekeeping employees must follow ...

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Boosting the Bottom Line with Eco-Friendly Odor Management

Boosting the Bottom Line with Eco-Friendly Odor Management

In the hospitality sector, perception is reality—especially when it comes to cleanliness. Fortunately, many major hotel brands are well-versed in next-generation cleaning practices that are highly effective and ensure guests are in a healthy indoor environment. However, despite intensive cleaning ...

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Best Practices for Keeping Linen Clean

Best Practices for Keeping Linen Clean

Keeping hotel linen such as sheets, blankets, comforters, and towels free of stains is an ongoing challenge given the number of guests that even smaller hotels welcome each year. From spilled room service meals to makeup and even shoe polish, ...

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