Seven tips for productive housekeepers

CINCINNATI — In recognition of International Housekeepers Week, which takes place September 11-17, Cintas has seven key steps hoteliers can take to improve housekeeping productivity while enhancing cleaning results, according to a press release.

As the front line, housekeepers not only play an integral role in creating a pleasant experience for guests through cleaner rooms, but they also represent a sizeable opportunity to increase productivity and improve bottom line results for hotels that follow these steps, the release stated.

"Stocking housekeeping carts with the right cleaning equipment and providing the appropriate training will leave rooms at a higher standard of clean while greatly enhancing housekeeper productivity," said Dave Mesko, senior director of marketing for Cintas.

"Housekeepers Week provides an ideal opportunity to review housekeeping practices, procedures and outcomes to identify areas for improvement," Mesko added.

According to the release, a few tips for improving a housekeeper''s productivity include offering job-specific training; providing housekeepers with the right tools and equipment; and equipping housekeepers with stocked and locked carts.

For the complete list of tips, click here.

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Posted On September 15, 2011

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