Hotel Housekeeping: Operations and Management / Edition 2

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The book explores the key elements of housekeeping as also its theoretical foundations and techniques of operations. It provides an exhaustive coverage of the core concepts of the subject.

Students of hotel management will find the book highly useful. With its practice-oriented approach, the text will also be helpful to housekeeping professionals, and students of home science.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780198061090
  • Publisher: Oxford University Press, USA
  • Publication date: 12/13/2009
  • Edition number: 2
  • Pages: 748
  • Sales rank: 1,343,672
  • Product dimensions: 7.10 (w) x 9.50 (h) x 1.40 (d)

Table of Contents

List of Colour Plates
1. The Hotel Industry - An Overview
2. The Housekeeping Department
3. Managing Housekeeping Personnel
4. Contracts and Outsourcing
5. Planning Housekeeping Operations
6. Daily Routines and Sytems
7. Housekeeping Inventories
8. Composition, Care, and Cleaning of Different Surfaces
9. Hotel Guestrooms
10. Standard Contents of a Guestroom
11. Cleaning Guestrooms
12. Cleaning Public Areas
13. Supervision in Housekeeping
14. Housekeeping Control Desk
15. Budgeting for Housekeeping Expenses
16. Textiles
17. Linen and Laundry Options
18. Uniforms
19. Sewing Room
20. Safety and Security
21. Ergonomics in Housekeeping
22. Pest Control and Waste Disposal
23. Internal Environment
24. Interior Designing
25. Interior Decoration
26. Hotel Renovation
27. Flower Arrangement
28. Horticulture
29. Ecotels
30. New Property Operations
31. Changing Trends in Housekeeping

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