INSTITUTE OF HOTEL MANAGEMENT CATERING TECHNOLOGY
AND APPLIED NUTRITION, CHENNAI
(An ISO 9001:2015 Certified Institute)
(An Autonomous Body under Ministry of Tourism, Government of India)
(Affiliated to NCHMCT, Noida and IGNOU, New Delhi)
Housekeeping is the department that deals essentially with cleanliness and all ancillary service attached to that. The standard plays an important role in the reputation of the hotels. One feels comfortable only in the environment which is clean and well ordered, so cleanliness is important for health foremost also for wellbeing. The Housekeeping department is considered as the nerve-center of any hotel and, naturally, becomes the CNS at the Institute-level also.
Accommodation in hotels tend to be the largest part of the hotel, it is the most revenue generating department, the housekeeping department takes care of all rooms is often largest department in hotels. The rooms in hotels are offered as accommodation to travelers/ guest as individual units of bedroom. Hotel aims to make environment comfortable and offer specialized service to the guest. Housekeeping is the department determines to a large extent whether guests are happy during stay and in turn mankind they return to the hotel.
The complex management of guest’s laundry, uniform of all members of staff and the multitude of linen and guest-room supplies are integral part of the syllabus. The students are trained in the science and aesthetics of horticultural development and flower arrangements to create a scenically attractive environment all around. Interior Decoration, with both ancient and modern concepts, is another area where student’s skills are developed by classroom training and a series of field visits
The Institute boasts of an intricately designed Master Suite, Twin Room, Single Room and an ultramodern Conference Room. A laundry with all modern equipment matches the best standards in Hospitality industry. These facilities are utilized to impart knowledge and skill to become an effective housekeeper of any modern hotel.