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Goa housekeepers get innovative

This year’s Goa Professional Housekeepers Challenge was divided into two categories – Flower Arrangement and Wealth out of Waste. Both the competitions saw active participation from housekeeping professionals followed by Goa Promising Housekeeper of the Year Awards

i-Professional Housekeepers Association (i-PHA) along with Food and Hospitality World hosted this year’s Goa Housekeepers Challenge to promote talent and innovation among the housekeepers’ community. This year a special theme, ‘Wealth out of Waste’ enabled the participants to show their creativity. While there was eye-catching showcase of creative displays during the flower display challenge, the ‘Wealth out of Waste’ category garnered everybody’s attention due to its innovative concept.

Speaking about the competition, Vaishali Sinha, executive housekeeper, Hotel Meluha the Fern, Mumbai and president, i-PHA, shared, “It is yet another year for the showcase of talent in Goa. We are happy to see such active participation from Goa housekeepers’ community. There are some extraordinary pieces which show the amount of thought put into the work.”

Commenting on the displays, Kiran Kumar, executive housekeeper, The Leela Goa, stated, “This year they were given a new theme and they have presented it exceptionally well. The ‘Wealth out of Waste’ challenge brought out the team work of the group.” Amitav Panda executive housekeeper, Grand Hyatt Goa, who was also part of the jury felt that the platform motivated the housekeepers to take keen interest in their work.

The competition was followed by the Goa Promising Housekeeper of the Year Awards. The winners were decided on different categories like innovation, environment conscious, aspiring, inspiring, Gen X and guest centric.

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