Wellness, Food and Beverage Operations Shift to Navigate Pandemic.
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Hotel management executives shared their operating strategies for navigating a challenging year.
As technology continues to be an integral part of travel, some hoteliers and design experts are placing more importance on touchless technology and design in guestrooms and public spaces.
Resorts and destinations can be successful after the pandemic if they adjust to post-COVID-19 consumer preferences.
REPORT FROM THE U.S.—As hotel companies began to roll out more rigorous safety and sanitation measures, some hoteliers realized the need for upgrades in technology to help housekeeping crews maintain daily requirements and limit in-person contact with guests.
The COVID-19 pandemic sparked discussions around sanitation and cleanliness in hotels. Businesses are now navigating these shifts in their operations and accommodating all necessary changes. As discomfort lingers around travel safety and facility cleanliness, the implementation of data and technology has gone from nicety to necessity.
Guests have been increasingly using their own personal tech devices during their stays, a behavior the pandemic has only encouraged, creating both challenges and opportunities for hoteliers looking to meet their guests’ needs
Leisure-driven resort destinations are best poised to rebound from the ongoing pandemic downturn, sources said.
The lack of corporate and business transient demand this fall has prompted hoteliers to stretch the summer leisure season out a few more months by offering creative promotions and packages as well as building relationships between universities and health care providers.
Hilton has partnered with Lysol, Four Seasons with Johns Hopkins Medicine. But new research shows hotels can be easily contaminated by the coronavirus.