Housekeeping Practices and Challenges

1Sudhansu Patnaik

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Abstract:

Hotel housekeeping in the present era is not limited to washing and repairing the different surfaces in the hotels but much more beyond that. This article discusses the current challenges, best practices, and evolving developments in hotel housekeeping that could lead to higher growth and a costeffective tool for the hotel industry if well performed. This paper analyzed the developments in academics and popular hotel housekeeping. Hotel housekeeping has to face leading issues, developments and best practices such as environmentally friendly methods, outsourcing, IT-savvy housekeeping, recruitment, employee retention, payroll efficiency and ergonomics strategies. If the hotels organized adopt these patterns, this contributes to incentives for hotel development and long-term sustainability. They paper enhances the motivation to develop new developments common for multiple benefits in the context of hotel housekeeping.

Keywords:

Executive housekeepers, housekeepers, housekeeping and service delivery, quality service in housekeeping.

Paper Details
Month12
Year2019
Volume23
IssueIssue 5
Pages417-422