Check It or Remove It: The Two Absolute Minimum Requirements for Room Attendants

Housekeeping standards for cleaning guestrooms often vary amongst brands and franchisors. Luxury brands require housekeepers to perform more meticulous cleaning due to more elegant...
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Four Sanitation Tips to Prepare for a Travel Surge

Hotels typically see a travel spike during the summer seasons, but the surge in vacationers during the 2021 summer season will be different; U.S....
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Key Investments for the Housekeeping Department: Where Not To Skimp

The housekeeping department is classified as a “support center”—it generates no direct revenues and can only contribute to a hotel’s bottom line by minimizing...
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Engineering Essentials: Electrical and Mechanical Systems Must Be Maintained

When it comes to cleaning guestrooms, the role of the engineering/maintenance department is often overlooked by housekeeping managers. However, proper maintenance of guestroom mechanical...
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Much More Than Changing Sheets: Hanne Dittler Helped Hotel Housekeeping Evolve

For much of the hotel industry’s history, the story of women employed in hotels was one of low pay, second-class status, and no real...
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