Eco Friendly Housekeeping

Only available on StudyMode
  • Topic: Environmentally friendly, Hotel, Rainwater harvesting
  • Pages : 12 (3819 words )
  • Download(s) : 864
  • Published : March 4, 2013
Open Document
Text Preview
1.Introduction………………………………………...5 2.Hotels……………………………………………….5 3.History Of Hotels…………………………………..6 4.Eco- Friendly……………………………………….7 5.The Origin…………………………………………..7 6.Ecotels……………………………………….............8 7.ECOTEL Certification Services…………………...10

8.Eco Friendly Concept………………………………11 9.First World Ecotel………………………….............12 10.First Ecotel In India………………………………..13 11.Housekeeping ………………………………………13 12.Housekeeping and Eco-Friendly…………..............15 13.Eco Friendly Amenities Products and Processes…15

14.Eco Friendly Housekeeping ……………………….17 15.Eco Friendly Products……………………………...18 16.Suggestions and Recommendations………………..19
17.Conclusion…………………………………………...20 18.Reference…………………………………………….21 19.Appendix…………………………………………….24

Introduction
In today’s world there is a need for conserving the environment. Global warming is on a high and due to this different climatic changes are taking place affecting many. Hence there is a need for a sustainable environment. Every Industry is finding new methods and technology to improve its production and profit not realizing how much they are affecting our environment. In today’s world the trend of being environmental friendly is increasing. Hotels are trying to play their part and as every person irrelevant whether they are travelling for leisure, business or any other purpose use a hotel. As a hotel has a wide network of influence on people the hotels are going environmental friendly by introducing the concept of Ecotels. The housekeeping is where there is the widest scope for being environmental friendly and preserving natural resources. As they are the ones who use the most amount of resources such as water and energy.

Hotels
A Hotel can be defined as a place where a bonofide guest stays for a particular period of time and avails the facilities and services given by the hotel and pays for the services and facilities available. The provision of basic accommodation, in times past, consisting only of a room with a bed, a cupboard, a small table and a washstand has largely been replaced by rooms with modern facilities, including en-suite bathrooms and air conditioning or climate control. Additional common features found in hotel rooms are a telephone, an alarm clock, a television, a safe, a mini-bar with snack foods and drinks, and facilities for making tea and coffee. Luxury features include bathrobes and slippers, a pillow menu, twin-sink vanities, and Jacuzzi bathtubs. Larger hotels may provide additional guest facilities such as a swimming pool, fitness center, business center, childcare, conference facilities and social function services.

The History
The history of a hotel dates back the time of Jesus and Mary and their stay in Bethlehem. The History of a hotel can be divided into 3 Era’s, namely: •Ancient Era
Grand Tour
Modern Era
The Ancient Era
The influential factors of the ancient era were:
The invention of the coins in the 5th century B.C.
The invention of the wheel was a major contributor.
Trade, Business, and Industrialization started taking place. Pilgrimage was a major factor influencing travelling.
Inns and Taverns in America and other parts of the world started developing. Planned travelling started this year.
The Grand Tour
Came into existence in the second half of the eighteenth century prior to the French Revolution(1789-99) It is also known as the “Golden Age of Travel”.
Provided a good business opportunity for the prominent cities of France, Italy etc. Modern Era
Inauguration of the City hotel in New York in 1794 with less than 100 rooms. Opening of the Tremont House in Boston regarded as a forerunner in luxury in 1829. First business hotel in 1908 by Ellsworth Milton with 450 rooms.

Eco –Friendly
Eco – Friendly or environmental friendly is a term used to send a message that the product or service claims not to inflict harm or minimize or prevent any harm to the environment...
tracking img