Keeping House

Visa rorts are affecting housekeepers

Passport Visa AustraliaIt was a certainty that a few employers would rort the 457 visa rules the moment they were introduced.    

Air conditioner safety imperative

LegionellaThe seemingly inevitable summer outbreak of Legionnaires disease is a timely reminder to accommodation providers that air conditioning units must be serviced regularly.

Beware the superbugs

Clostridium difficileA survey carried out recently by CBC Marketplace in 54 Canadian hotels across six chains has revealed that potentially deadly antibiotic-resistant superbugs, including clostridium difficile and methicillin-resistant staphylococcus aureus were prevalent in guest rooms.    

Housekeeper's RSI - it's Your Problem

AN45-2-RSIAnyone who has suffered from repetitive strain injury will know of the constant niggling agony of the symptoms.

Raising the image of housekeeping as a career

Housekeeper copyThe Accom Management Guide, recently interviewed Marian Stratford who, in addition to a lengthy, successful career as an executive housekeeper, happens to be the president of the Professional Executive Housekeeper's Network.

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Airbnb makes hosts liable

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Airbnb has thrown the onus of local by-laws and restrictions onto its hosts. Airbnb…

Defamation – when is enough, enough?

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Priceline goes for Google, rejects others

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Priceline Group spends feverishly on Google advertisements to grab users searching for a…

Big brands killing boutique image

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Big-box brands risk watering down the boutique segment with cookie-cutter offerings that…

DestinationQ for Noosa

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The Sunshine Coast will take centre stage when Queensland's tourism industry comes…

Fantastic pool area dominates Adelaide's tallest

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Adelaide's tallest residential building will bring some eastern seaboard style to…

Technology may revolutionise energy use

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Australia's CIM Environmental Group has developed a world first software platform that…

Former airliner to serve guests in WA

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A 71-year old World War II Douglas DC3 aircraft will soon be added to the existing…