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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...

Building a Green Supply Chain for Hotels

Hotel sustainability depends not just on the property-based management’s conservation practices, but also the practices of its many suppliers who provide products and services needed to serve guests. Navigating the maze of factors isn’t easy....
Hotel 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...

Outsourced Hotel Laundries: The Value of Certification

A hotel operator’s interest in increasing sustainability and environmental friendliness should include moving from on-premises laundries to an outsourced model. This is not only greener, it makes better economic sense. Hotel owners are rightfully...