Housekeeping – Managing Inventory – Linens, Guest Toiletries

HOUSEKEEPING – MANAGING INVENTORYManaStock Controlging

THE Executive Housekeeper is responsible for two major types of inventories.

Recycled inventories are those items that have relatively limited useful lives but that are used over and over again in housekeeping operations.

Recycled Inventories include linen, blankets, pillows, duvets, uniforms, guest loan items, and some machines and equipment.

Non-recycled inventories are those items that are consumed or used up during the course of routine housekeeping operations.

Non-recycled inventories include cleaning supplies, small equipment items, and guest supplies and amenities. Continue reading “Housekeeping – Managing Inventory – Linens, Guest Toiletries”

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How to Plan and Organize the Housekeeping Department

Housekeeping StaffHOW TO PLAN AND ORGANIZE THE HOUSEKEEPING DEPARTMENT

The tasks and objectives of the Housekeeping Department are set by the Owner/Manager and must be used as a guide by
the housekeeping staff to achieve the goals required, type of cleaning and how frequently the tasks will be performed.

The resources to attain the objectives may not all be available, and may be in limited supply, however, it is the responsibility
of the housekeeping staff to complete the tasks set by management. Continue reading “How to Plan and Organize the Housekeeping Department”

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Topics of Articles to be published soon

TOPICS OF ARTICLES WE WILL BE PUBLISHING IN THE NEXT FEW WEEKS

HOW TO PLAN AND ORGANIZE THE HOUSEKEEPING DEPARTMENT

HOUSEKEEPING – MANAGING INVENTORY

BEST PRACTICE METHODS TO CLEAN GUESTROOMS AND PUBLIC AREAS

BEDS, LINENS AND UNIFORMS

MANAGING THE LAUNDRY

MANAGING EXPENSES

SAFETY AND SECURITY

 

 

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Housekeeping Divisions and Management

Housekeeping Divisions and Management

GUESTHOUSE MANAGEMENT and DIVISIONS

Housekeeping DivisionsManagement staff at a hotel, guesthouse, lodge, or bed and breakfast has an important function in reporting the operating results to the owner or board of directors. They will be responsible for managing the staff of various divisions or departments and require a formal structure or organizational chart, to enable all staff employed at the property to perform their duties and tasks and understand the chain of reporting and instructions. Continue reading “Housekeeping Divisions and Management”

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Housekeeping Staff – how to determine amount required

The Size of the Property will not determine the Type of service that is offered, it will indicate how much Housekeeping Staff is required.

DETERMINING the AMOUNT of HOUSEKEEPING STAFF REQUIREDHousekeeping Staff

Housekeeping staff ensure the cleanliness, maintenance and room readiness at any property in the Hospitality Industry. The Housekeeping Department’s responsibility is also to clean and maintain everything on the property, like drive ways, entrances, reception areas, public areas, swimming pool areas etc. Continue reading “Housekeeping Staff – how to determine amount required”

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Informative and Valuable advice for Opening a Guesthouse

Informative and Valuable Advice and Tips for Housekeeping

OPENING or MANAGING A VENUE IN THE HOSPITALITY INDUSTRYPlanning and Vision

We are sharing with you information that we have gathered over the years, and are aiming at answering most of the difficult and important decisions or questions you may need to make to run and manage your new guesthouse so that you can own and run a successful business. Our informative and valuable advice will help you to be successful with your new business in the hospitality industry with your guesthouse.

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