Hilton to honour housekeeping teams
Dubai, September 9, 2013
Hilton Worldwide is celebrating the contribution made by over 1,000 members of their Middle East housekeeping departments as part of an annual industry-wide recognition week, which started yesterday.
The International Housekeeping Week, running till September 14, seeks to put the housekeepers in the spotlight and provides an opportunity for hotel managers and team members to appreciate their year-round efforts to keep guests safe, clean and comfortable.
Hilton is preparing a special programme of event, competitions and celebrations for its Middle East housekeeping teams in its 22 hotels in five different countries across the GCC.
In Saudi Arabia, the 181-member housekeeping team at Madinah Hilton Hotel will be enjoying an exchange day where hotel management trade places and take on the daily housekeeping duties.
While Hilton Jeddah, Hilton Salalah in Oman and Hilton Sharjah are staging a ‘cleaning olympics’ to find the fastest room-cleaning teams and Hilton Dubai Jumeirah Resort will celebrate with a special housekeeping flash mob in their hotel lobby.
Koray Genckul, senior director, HR - Middle East and Africa, said: “The essential work carried out by our housekeeping teams is vital to the smooth running of our businesses and to ensure guests enjoy a comfortable and safe experience at all of our hotels.”
“While we show our appreciation for this important department all year round, each September we have a seven day celebration of their hard work and an opportunity to say ‘thank you’ for their continued diligence and dedication,” he added. - TradeArabia News Service