Preventing Odors And Their Negative Effects On Hotel Profits

Malodors can ruin a hotel guest’s experience, damage perception and ultimately affect bottom line profits, which underscores that fact that every hotelier should look towards a holistic and highly effective approach to products that control and eliminate bad odors within any interior space.

With well over seven decades in the air freshening and molecular odor control industries, our master perfumers, scientists and ambient scenting experts have manufactured and assembled a targeted collection of HVAC, fan-air and passive air freshener diffusers, organic waste degraders, soluble air freshener liquid concentrates, trash room sprays systems and more to prevent any malodorous situation within any hospitality environment.

Read on for eight key air freshening an odor control products no hotel should ever be without, or contact our team today are start improving your brand and bottom line – +1 (412) 252-2000.

Hospitality, Odor Control And Ambient Scent

While the travel and tourism industries have taken a few hundred years to evolve, beginning roughly around the 1700s when inns became a way of life, the concept of traveling is is as old as mankind. Ancient travel via land or water was focused on the search for food sources and shelter, but over time, its purpose changed, and with it the seeds of tourism and hospitality were born.

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The concept of hospitality lies at the heart of the tourism industry. In fact, the word derives from the French, hospice, which means taking care of the travelers. Innovations in transportation, communication and technology have melded to transform the modern hotel into a complex structure offering sensational fodder for the senses, especially pleasant fragrances and odor-control.

Smell is the second most influential sense in humans after vision, and we make superb use of its potential, particularly in businesses related to the hospitality industry. Hotels are becoming more and more focused on creating complete experiences for their guests, which translates into paying attention to every possible detail that might affect a visitor’s satisfaction. 

Whether malodors emanate from hotel rooms, event spaces, kitchens, lobbies or other common areas, they present a glaring problem that can affect both indoor air quality and the collective guest experience. Any odor-control solution must be both safe for all guests and staff and effective at managing odor.

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A hotel guest’s experience is usually two fold; that is, it is based on their feelings during their stay and what they remember about their visit afterwards. There is only one instant that captures a first impression, and scent grants hoteliers the power to manipulate the experiences of their guests from the moment they enter the lobby. 

This is accomplished by utilizing specific fragrances that help to convey the desired mood and ambiance. Luxury, boutique and lifestyle-branded hotels are fast becoming more and more attracted to the idea of using customized scent branding to induce a one-of-a-kind reflection of themselves.

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Here are the most used fragrances within luxury boutique hotels.

A Few Relevant Hotel Industry Statistics

The global hotel industry gleaned more than 600.billion U.S. dollars in 2018. Mandarin Oriental’s branding specialists state that hotel guests remember what they smell two times longer and more vividly than what they see or hear.

According to a recent Hampton Hotels survey, two-thirds of travelers have complained, asked for a different room, requested a discount or refund, or even canceled their reservations due to problems associated with odor. To compound the issue, many dissatisfied travelers share their negative feelings on websites like TripAdvisor, Expedia, Yelp and others , which can severely impact a hotel’s reputation. 

The Ultimate Odor Control Arsenal For Hotel Environments

Family-owned and in continuous operation since the 1940s, our diverse selection of premium aroma diffuser systems are the most effective found anywhere in the world, and they can permanently tackle any environmental odor or air freshening issue within the hotel and hospitality sector. 

Regardless of size, every hotel demands an even balance of consistent fragrance, which requires the sophisticated air diffusing technologies, products and systems provided by ambient-air care specialists.

Our odor-control products work better than any other simply because they are better than any found anywhere in the world. The laboratories in our 85,000 cubic feet research facility located in suburban Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, are equipped with the best tools that money can buy including the latest in: gas chromatography, mass spectrometry, headspace analysis, distillation, extraction and quality control technology.

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Our many diverse formulations speak volumes as to their versatility, skill and innovation, which are the byproducts of their superior research, knowledge and application of the principles of industrial science.

Our ambient air care specialists understand that there are likely to be many sources of odor in any hotel, and that all of them will require a proactive solution. Finding the source of the bad smell and what is causing it is always the first step in formulating a plan for treatment, both in the moment and for the future.

The most prevalent sources of malodor within the hospitality industry include: common areas and hallways; carpet and upholstery; conference and event rooms; kitchen; smoke; gyms and exercise rooms; laundry facility fabric odors; restrooms and trash rooms.

Regardless of the source of the smell, it must be treated as a force to eliminate rather than just cover up. Both the mobile and stationary equipment listed below can be ideal for hotels malodors, as they can effectively treat large and small spaces and highly concentrated trouble spots. Diverse dispersion systems and products are available to address specific odor locations and challenges —

What Are The Most Effective Hotel Odor Control Products?

1) The Scentilator Air Freshener Diffuser

2) The Aroma Beam Diffuser

3) The Aroma Styler HVAC Air Freshener Diffuser

4) The Aroma One Restroom Fan Air Freshener System

5) Megafresh Passive Indoor Odor Neutralizing System

6) Enzo-Matic Organic Waste Degrader And Odor-Neutralizer

7) Fresh Straps Air Fresheners

8) Watersol Air Freshener Liquid Concentrate

The Scentilator Air Freshener Diffuser

This air-dispersion system works well for every ambient scent application in high traffic areas of up to 10,000 cubic feet. It packs a punch and offers the power of cold mist scent diffusion coupled with sub-micron nano-particles, which combine to offer consistent performance for up to 90 days. The Scentilator releases an ultra-light, dry vapor that floats in the air for far reaching and longer lasting results than other diffusers.

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The Aroma Beam Air Freshener Diffuser

Providing consistent coverage for areas up to 50,000 cubic feet, the Aroma Beam is perfect for hotel spaces. It utilizes unique cartridges that are specifically designed for linear diffusion over a period of 30 days. Hoteliers can mx and match from a variety of aromas or select their very own custom scent.

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The Aroma Styler HVAC Diffusers

Perfect for ambient scenting, controlling malodors and improving indoor air quality for both large and small commercial environments including: hotel lobbies, banquet halls, social areas, entrances and hallways, the Aroma Styler (aka the Scent Styler) is one of the most powerful, easy-to-use HVAC atomizing diffuser systems available. Its innovative technology creates an invisible vapor that floats evenly across any large open space.

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The Aroma One Restroom Fan Air Freshener System

Geared to precise scent enrichment for smaller areas such as commercial industrial or municipal restrooms, this powerful fan air-freshening system can accommodate many Air-Scent refill types, and can convert in an instant from battery operated to electric although an adapter is sold separately. Three smart switch settings provide superior and continuous 60-day linear output.

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Trash Room Odor Control Products

Masking the foul odors of a trash room can actually make things worse, as most remedies blend with those smells that are already present and collectively form an even more unpleasant and smelly front. 

When it comes to products that effectively eliminate stubborn trash room malodors, there is nothing in the world more effective than the neutralizing agent known as Metazene. The following products contain this amazing additive that attacks malodors on a molecular level, killing them as dead as can be forever.

The Auto DOC Automatic Dumpster Odor-Control System

The Auto DOC odor-control system is highly effective for waste containers and dumpsters, garbage collection trucks, trash can containers and compactors. This  system is extremely efficient in controlling malodors arising from decomposing fish, seafood, poultry, and meat and grease by-products. It contains a timed, automatic spray system which applies Garbo Fresh concentrate into trash compactors, trash chutes and open garbage bins.

Auto D.O.C. Trashroom Odor Control System

Megafresh Passive Indoor Odor Neutralizing System

This diffuser system works in an entirely new way to control odors and freshen air in hotel trash rooms. Its 100% active odor-fighting formula has no moving parts and provides consistent performance for 30-60 days. 

It just hangs in the trash room to control odors, and its unique “chimney effect” even freshens the air in the trash chutes on the floors above. Use one or link several of them together to provide additional coverage. Each Megafresh cartridge is guaranteed not to drip, leak or spill, no matter how it is positioned.

Enz-O-Matic Organic Waste Degrader And Odor-Neutralizer

This incredibly potent concentrate contains over 200 billion live bacterial cultures per gallon. The enormous density of non-pathogenic, live cultures produces enzymes that quickly break down all types of organic wastes. 

It provides instant odor control and pleasant fragrance that freshens surrounding air. Emulsifiers begin to work almost immediately after manual application via a pump sprayer or automated spray system.

Enz-O-Matic Organic Waste Degrader

Fresh Straps Air Fresheners aka Smell Belts

Infused with the highest quality essential oils and the colorless, odor neutralizing additive, Metazene, these “Smell Belts” are considered the gold standard for passive odor control and air care within the hotel and other industries. 

Safe, odorless and containing no formaldehyde, these straps neutralize foul odors anywhere they work wherever they are placed continuously for up to 60 days. Their self-locking design easily secures to pipes, under sinks and partitions.

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Watersol Air Freshener Liquid Concentrate

Highly effective against most indoor odors, this extremely soluble air freshener concentrate can be applied in a variety of ways to combat hotel malodors. It can be used as a surface spray, mop water or carpet cleaning additive. The formula for usage is 2-4 ounces per gallon of water and/or cleaning solution, and there are many fragrances options.

Watersol Air-Scent Odor Counteract-ant

In Conclusion

Our odor control and scent branding experts not only know to tap into the almost mystical hold that fragrance can have on the moods and loyalty of hotel visitors, but also how to keep malodors from ruining a hotel guest’s experience. 

As a manager or owner of a working hotel, you owe to to yourself and your visitors to contact our team today and find out how we help in eliminating recurring malodors once and for all!

Final though about hotel smells: The smell of the carpet in a hotel room is the same everywhere. ~ Linda Ronstadt


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