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During uncertain times, it’s good to remind ourselves of the good that is in the world. Housekeeping Today UK have complied the ‘good news’ stories from around the hospitality industry and beyond.

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TV series reveals post-Covid battle September 26, 2022 - The struggles and sheer hard work of hotel staff trying to bounce back after lockdowns and other Covid-19 restrictions are shared in a new eight-part series, The Hotel People, produced by BBC Northern Ireland and BBC2. The series takes viewers behind-the-scenes at The Hastings Hotel Group, Northern Ireland’s largest family-owned luxury hotel chain, which includes…
Housekeeper’s adventures win worldwide plaudits September 2, 2022 - Inspiration for best-selling murder mystery The Maid started in a London hotel room There can only be one ‘Book of the Year’ for all whose working lives revolve around hotel housekeeping. It’s The Maid, a worldwide best-selling whodunnit where by page 7 we are introduced in fine detail to everything on housekeeping assistant Molly Gray’s…
On course for a bright future August 31, 2022 - Quin Holtzhuizen, general manager at The Belfry Hotel & Resort, is full of positivity for the future – and that starts with a fantastic team Q Tell us about your ‘people work for people’ approach. I believe in treating people the way that you would like to be treated. If you treat people fairly and…
Tattoos join bonuses for new hotel staff August 17, 2022 - As staff recruitment incentives go, the latest offered by Ruby Hotels is an eyeopener. New employees who complete six months with the hotel brand can choose to have a tattoo, piercings, fancy and unusual hairstyle change or similar costing up to £500 as a reward. Munich-based Ruby Hotels, with properties across Europe, including Ruby Lucy…
Be a champion of the deskless May 18, 2022 - The frontline staff throughout the pandemic deserve and need support – and our businesses need them Whether working in small or large teams, most of our housekeeping staff are part of one of the world’s largest communities – the 2.7 billion deskless workers. Among their number are other hospitality staff, retail workers, healthcare employees and…
Sleepeezee to showcase quality sleep solutions at Hospitality Expo 2022 April 4, 2022 - Sleepeezee is delighted to be attending Hospitality Expo this year, showcasing the best in hospitality beds and mattresses. The event, which will be taking place on the 24th and 25th of April, will be held at Ascot Racecourse in Berkshire. The show will exhibit over 38 stands, speakers and competitions. Sleepeezee has been a long-term and trusted…
It’s not over yet! March 23, 2022 - ‘Just Saying’ with Delia Cannings As we look to restrictions being fully removed, we have already moved to a post lockdown scenario. However, we must remember that we are not yet post Covid-19. For those of us that were furloughed we have begun the process of returning to the workplace. Some find this exhilarating and…
Hilton and American Express supporting Ukrainian refugees March 23, 2022 - Hilton and American Express, in partnership with Hilton’s ownership community, are teaming up to donate up to one million hotel room nights in hotels across Europe to support Ukrainian refugees fleeing horrific violence in their country. Long-time strategic partners – Hilton and American Express – are making rooms available without charge to relief organisations such…
Cleaning stars reach tourism awards final March 9, 2022 - Blenheim Palace’s cleaners are in the finals of a competition to find the 2022 Tourism Superstars and celebrate workers who went the extra mile for holiday guests and day trippers during the pandemic. The cleaning team are one of 10 finalists for the coveted accolade launched 10 years ago by Visit England and Mirror Travel.…
People power impresses morning TV presenter February 23, 2022 - TV personality Alison Hammond became an ‘intern’ for a day at Sleepeezee in Rochester, Kent. She took part in the mattress making process and met the factory team as part of a NatWest and ITV campaign to promote their Backing Business initiative, a support network for smaller businesses. It wasn’t long before Hammond, impressed by…

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