It’s a whitewash

It’s a whitewash

While hotel guests have long expected to receive a good night’s sleep in a comfortable bed made up with crisp, white sheets, the operations providing the laundry services that ensure these demands are met have changed beyond recognition over the years. Here’s the lowdown on what’s happening on the ‘clean scene’

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InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut announces new ISO certification

InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut announces new ISO certification

InterContinental Phoenicia Beirut is proud to announce its recent ISO 22000:2005 certification, confirming that it meets the set of international standards issued by the International Organization for Standardization relating to food safety management. Phoenicia Hotel aims at producing safe food to its guests by providing a focus on existing food...

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Essential Niceties

Essential Niceties

As hoteliers continue to upgrade their offerings as a way of satisfying the demands of their visitors and meet guests’ preferences, the amenities segment is in the midst of a major evolution. Laurent Marchand, president of Groupe GM, a leading player in the guest amenity industry, shares his thoughts

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Boecker® celebrates 25 years

Boecker® celebrates 25 years

On the 5th of January, 2019 Boecker celebrated its 25th year in operation, which since saw the company becoming the Middle East’s largest provider of world class public health services and products. It all started back in 1994, when the company entered the pest management sector before growing into the first...

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Hygiene – Survival of the Cleanliest

Hygiene – Survival of the Cleanliest

Hygiene is an issue of concern to all of us, especially owners and operators of hospitality establishments. Ensuring the quality and cleanliness of both the environment and edibles being served is paramount to the success of daily operations and continued growth of a brand. With this in mind, HN talked to some of the country’s most active players on the hygiene scene to discover more about the initiatives, strategies and services they offer

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Hygiene – Ditching the Dirt

Hygiene – Ditching the Dirt

With below-par cleanliness and poor hygiene risking significant repercussions for an establishment, ongoing training, supervision, inspection systems and new innovations all have an essential part to play in today’s regimes

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Hygiene – A holistic approach

Hygiene – A holistic approach

The Preverisk Group, an international consultancy group specializing in health and safety solutions for the tourism sector, was appointed by Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism in October to assess hotels in Hurghada, in line with the Structural Reform Program aimed at enhancing the tourism sector’s competitiveness and following an incident at an establishment there. Dr. Ahmed Karam, Preverisk Egypt operations and business manager, discusses the scope of the task with HN and why the group prefers to support, rather than police clients

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7 tips from Ariston to reduce economic and social impact of food wastage

7 tips from Ariston to reduce economic and social impact of food wastage

Saudi Arabia alone accounts for an estimated economic impact of USD 13.3 billion per year from food waste.

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Eco-Soap Bank Lebanon launched in collaboration with 25 partner hotels

Eco-Soap Bank Lebanon launched in collaboration with 25 partner hotels

The Eco-Soap Bank collects used soap bars from hotels and guesthouses, sanitizes and processes them into new ones and donates them to those in need.

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