Know Your Hotel's Operation like the Back of Your Hand, and Become a Great Leader

April 26, 2019

Know Your Hotel's Operation like the Back of Your Hand, and Become a Great Leader

Knowledge is power. Yes, we’ve all heard that one before but in the world of hospitality it will always remain to be true.

Why Emotional Intelligence is the First Step to Becoming A Great Hospitality Leader

April 12, 2019

Why Emotional Intelligence is the First Step to Becoming A Great Hospitality Leader

To be a good leader you need to earn admiration and respect from those around you, it has nothing to do with your job title. The thing is that you[…]

Empower Your Housekeeping Staff to Deliver a Better Guest Experience: Here’s How

April 03, 2019

Empower Your Housekeeping Staff to Deliver a Better Guest Experience: Here’s How

3 Ways Housekeeping Can Improve Your Hotel’s Tripadvisor Rating

March 18, 2019

3 Ways Housekeeping Can Improve Your Hotel’s Tripadvisor Rating

The arrival of TripAdvisor has meant that your hotel’s reputation can be scrutinized at the click of a button. Your very guests are now also your[…]

The Hidden Costs of Inefficient Hotel Housekeeping Ops, Part 3

March 07, 2019

The Hidden Costs of Inefficient Hotel Housekeeping Ops, Part 3

In part two of this three-part blog series, we revealed the hidden costs behind dissatisfied housekeeping staff and the costs of high turnover rates.[…]

The Hidden Costs of Inefficient Hotel Housekeeping Ops, Part 2

February 15, 2019

The Hidden Costs of Inefficient Hotel Housekeeping Ops, Part 2

In part one of this three-part blog series, we revealed how outdated, inefficient housekeeping operations can cost your hotel big in wasted time and[…]

The Hidden Costs of Inefficient Hotel Housekeeping Ops, Part 1

January 26, 2019

The Hidden Costs of Inefficient Hotel Housekeeping Ops, Part 1

Did you know that housekeeping can represent up to 50% of your hotel’s labor costs? Hotel managers and owners looking to cut costs and increase[…]

The 4 Keys to Controlling Hotel Housekeeping Costs in 2019

January 11, 2019

The 4 Keys to Controlling Hotel Housekeeping Costs in 2019

New year, new budget! You spent a lot of time and effort forecasting and preparing your budget for 2019. In a perfect world, both would play out[…]

Is Outsourcing Housekeeping the Right Solution for Your Hotel?

December 21, 2018

Is Outsourcing Housekeeping the Right Solution for Your Hotel?

Many of today’s top-performing hotels are opting to outsource their housekeeping staff, and for good reason! Outsourcing your hotel’s housekeeping[…]

Learn How Optii Can Transform Your Hotel’s Housekeeping Operations

December 07, 2018

Learn How Optii Can Transform Your Hotel’s Housekeeping Operations

For housekeeping managers that still rely on manual, paper-based processes, the start of the day often means scrambling to create boards for the[…]

What is Hotel Housekeeping Optimization?

November 16, 2018

What is Hotel Housekeeping Optimization?

By definition, optimization means to make something as fully functional or effective as possible under its given constraints. But what does it mean[…]

3 Ways to Promote Hotel Housekeeping-Reception Teamwork

November 09, 2018

3 Ways to Promote Hotel Housekeeping-Reception Teamwork

Two of the most key functions in any hotel are the housekeeping department and the reception team. These two teams are responsible for most of the[…]

Top 4 Ways Optii Helps Hotels Save on Housekeeping Labor Costs

November 02, 2018

Top 4 Ways Optii Helps Hotels Save on Housekeeping Labor Costs

Optii has been proven to help hotels across the globe dramatically increase housekeeping productivity and reduce labor costs, providing up to 500%[…]

4 Reasons Housekeeping Supervisors are Key to Moving Your Team Forward

October 19, 2018

4 Reasons Housekeeping Supervisors are Key to Moving Your Team Forward

The hotel landscape is more competitive and complex than ever – which means hotels looking to stay ahead of the curve need to ensure their operations[…]

How to Balance Housekeeping Efficiency with Quality at Your Hotel

September 27, 2018

How to Balance Housekeeping Efficiency with Quality at Your Hotel

It’s easy to assume that making housekeeping operations more efficient means cutting corners, paying less attention to cleaning details, ultimately[…]

What Guests Want from Their Hotel Experiences in 2018

September 20, 2018

What Guests Want from Their Hotel Experiences in 2018

It’s a common question amongst hotel owners these days: How can hotels create an experience that will attract the travelers of both today and[…]

How much is one minute of your room attendants’ time really worth?

September 06, 2018

How much is one minute of your room attendants’ time really worth?

One minute. 60 seconds.

Everything You Thought You Knew About Housekeeping Management…But Didn’t

August 23, 2018

Everything You Thought You Knew About Housekeeping Management…But Didn’t

With guest-room cleanliness directly tied to a hotel’s financial success, housekeeping operations are one of the most important functions in a hotel.[…]

Minimum Wage is on the Rise – Here’s How to Keep Housekeeping Labor in Check

August 09, 2018

Minimum Wage is on the Rise – Here’s How to Keep Housekeeping Labor in Check

While the federal minimum wage rate for hourly employees hasn’t been raised in more than a decade, many states and even localities have begun to take[…]

5 Reasons to Switch to Intelligent Housekeeping Technology

August 01, 2018

5 Reasons to Switch to Intelligent Housekeeping Technology

While the hospitality industry has always been a people business, the cost-saving benefits of implementing more technology in hotel operations are[…]

A Skeptical Housekeeping Veteran Embraces the Power of OPTii

September 03, 2016

A Skeptical Housekeeping Veteran Embraces the Power of OPTii

When Tracey Reed was an executive housekeeper at the Sofitel Brisbane in Australia, the hotel’s general manager asked her opinion about whether to[…]

Housekeeping: Does Efficiency have to come at the cost of Quality and Service?

June 21, 2016

Housekeeping: Does Efficiency have to come at the cost of Quality and Service?

At first blush, one might assume that driving major new labor efficiencies into the hotel housekeeping operation will mean cut corners, less[…]