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Hygiene in hotel industry

Innovative hygiene solutions to help hotels ensure high hygiene standards to protect staff, guests, equipment and brand reputation.

We work with the world’s largest hospitality companies, so we understand the need to maintain high standards and give guests the best possible experience is vital in a competitive economic climate. 

Guests want to be reassured that good hygiene services are in place and that they’ll be protected during their stay. We also understand the need for good value, solutions that set your hotel apart and services that improve efficiency. 

Most of all, you need a trusted partner who is reliable, can respond quickly and one who can reduce the management burden.

Supporting hotels during the coronavirus pandemic

With innovative hygiene services, Initial can help health services deal with the effects of COVID-19 and keep employees and customers protected from the spread of harmful bacteria and viruses.

Delivering hygiene with complete confidence

Reassure employees and customers that your premises are not just clean, but hygienically safe too.

Helping you prepare for the new world

Read our return to work ebook for help getting your office ready for the new normal.

Specialist disinfection services

We offer disinfection services, via our sister company–Rentokil, tailored to your office’s needs.

Ensuring high levels of hygiene in hotels

As the leader in hygiene services, Initial has developed a range of integrated services and solutions designed to enhance guest experiences, raise hygiene standards and protect your business reputation.

With operations in 65 countries, we offer high-quality, discreet and consistent solutions across all of your hotel sites.

Integrated hygiene services

We provide a tailored approach to providing better hand, surface and air hygiene solutions to protect and prevent illness. Our experts will assess your hotel and advise how and where hygiene solutions should be provided to maximise usage and protection.

Supporting greater guest experience

Our range of quality hygiene solutions enhances washrooms, lobbies, restaurants and communal areas. The Signature washroom product range combines style with functionality, helping to redefine hygiene standards for all washroom environments.

Helping improve food safety

Maintaining good personal hygiene standards for all staff who handle food is vital to ensure food safety. Initial have developed a range of solutions to support better hand hygiene practice, aid food safety compliance and to protect the health of staff.

Supporting cost control

Our services and solutions have been designed to provide ongoing value while lowering running costs and enable predictable expenditure. Our solutions are designed to reduce consumable waste and are easy to service and clean. Flexible service scheduling ensures solutions are stocked correctly and available when you need them.

Air purification

Reducing the risk of airborne transmission of COVID-19 and other diseases is critical. Our VIRUSKILLER™ and InspireAir 72 air purifiers are designed to improve air quality and stop the transmission of infectious illnesses, making indoor spaces – guest rooms, lobbies, communal areas – safer.

Scenting communal areas

As the global leader in the design, development and deployment of full-service scent solutions, Premium Scenting creates enhanced spaces for superior customer experiences. Our consultative approach ensures your hotels have a bespoke solution specific to your brand and each of your locations.

Delivering integrated hygiene for hotels

Our industry-leading washroom solutions are award-winning and proven to be highly effective. We provide innovations such as intelligent no-touch dispensers, highly effective consumables and cutting-edge air hygiene solutions that can help protect the health and safety of your customers and staff.

Hand hygiene

An award-winning range of hand hygiene products, including hand soaps and sanitisers, formulated to be highly effective against bacteria and viruses.

Surface hygiene

Our surface hygiene services disinfect and sanitise surfaces, equipment and floors with effective solutions that can kill 99.99% of bacteria and viruses.

Air hygiene

Clean, safe air is more important than ever. Our air purification solutions can remove up to 99.85% of airborne particles including respiratory droplets.

myInitial: your online hygiene portal

Discover our easy-to-use online customer portal that supports hygiene management of single or multiple sites.

Hotel insights

When hygiene is managed well, it usually goes unnoticed, but it quickly becomes a focal point when managed poorly. Good hygiene is vital to create environments where guests feel rested and reassured. It also influences how your brand is perceived long after checkout. 

Clean and hygienic facilities, communal areas and washrooms can play a key role in turning an average stay into a great one and are some of the most important factors when recommending a hotel to friends and colleagues.

3 things a hotel should consider to safeguard its future

Has your hotel been deep-cleaned and how will you keep it clean? Are there hygiene items in place to ensure good hand hygiene for guests and employees? Is air purification in place for more hygienic air?

How to maintain a good hand hygiene culture

Maintaining a positive hand hygiene culture is vital for the hotel industry to ensure food safety and comply with other legislative requirements.

How do you reassure your employees that they are hygienically safe?

The pandemic has made hygiene something people have to do because it’s critical for their safety. We found that 65% of respondents expect the company to provide regular disinfection services.

Are you embracing the power of air across your business?

Fragrant, odour-free washrooms deliver a hygienic experience that improves customers’ perceptions and positively impacts behaviour and loyalty.

Pest control services

Innovative pest management solutions from our sister company, Rentokil to support your business needs.

Comprehensive, tailored hygiene solutions to protect your people and enhance lives.