|Posted by moodhacker on May 27, 2020 at 1:25 PM|
This month, major brands, associations and destinations announced Hotel Cleaning Standards focused on
- enhanced hotel cleaning practices,
- social interactions, and
- workplace protocols
to meet the new health and safety challenges and expectations presented by COVID-19. These initiatibes seek to change hotel industry norms, behaviors and standards to ensure both hotel guests and employees are confident in the cleanliness and safety of hotels once travel resumes.
Hilton Grand Vacations Introduces Its Enhanced Care Guidelines, Creating an Even Cleaner and Safer Stay for Travelers
Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE: HGV) introduces its Enhanced Care Guidelines, designed to provide owners, guests and team members with the highest level of cleaning protocols and safety standards in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Columbia Hospitality Launches Columbia Clean Elevated health and safety standards for the COVID-19 world
Columbia Hospitality, Inc., a hospitality management and consulting company, today announced the launch of Columbia Clean, a new standard of excellence in health, hygiene, safety and sanitation in the hospitality industry.
Hotel Industry Across U.S. & Canada Unite Around Enhanced Safety, Cleaning Standards
As states across the country navigate reopening and hotels begin to safely welcome back guests, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today announced that hospitality leaders across North America have endorsed Safe Stay, AHLA's enhanced industry-wide cleaning guidelines.
White Lodging’s StayConfident Program Outlines Enhanced Cleanliness Priorities
White Lodging's StayConfident program leverages the company's broad hospitality experience, and guidance from Centers for Disease Control and hotel brands to define an enhanced cleaning program.
Dusit International introduces new ‘Dusit Care – Stay with Confidence’ programme
Dusit International, one of Thailand's leading hotel and property development companies, has dynamically responded to the challenges brought by the COVID-19 pandemic by introducing 'Dusit Care - Stay with Confidence'- a new programme of services designed to go beyond enhanced hygiene protocols to deliver additional convenience, experience and value while ensuring guests always feel safe and reassured.
Four Seasons Hotels Collaborates with Johns Hopkins on Enhanced Health and Safety Program
Four Seasons Hotels and Resorts, the world's leading luxury hospitality company, has entered into a collaboration with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the global division of health care and research leader Johns Hopkins Medicine, to validate its new global health and safety program, Lead With Care, and provide ongoing, real-time guidance on the evolving COVID-19 situation.
Avani Hotels Rolls Out AvaniSHIELD Programme For Safe Travel
As travellers are embracing the new normal of travel and hotels are preparing to welcome guests back, Avani Hotels & Resorts is rolling out new health and safety measures across its portfolio. Named AvaniSHIELD, the programme will see all 32 properties in 18 countries gradually adopt a range of heightened hygiene and sanitising standards to ensure the health and safety of guests and team members.
My Place Hotels ensures hotel safety, security through newly released “ALWAYS CLEAN” Initiative
In continuation of the brand's ongoing initiative to provide its guests with the safest and cleanest lodging experience possible, My Place Hotels of America is pleased to announce it will take its hotel cleanliness efforts a step further by instituting an enhanced range of hotel cleanliness processes and procedures alongside its operators, franchising partners, Ecolab, and the American Hotel & Lodging Association.
IHG® Hotels & Resorts offers a fresh take on clean
As the world adjusts to new travel norms and expectations, IHG® Hotels & Resorts is enhancing the experience for its hotel guests around the world, by redefining cleanliness and supporting guests' personal wellbeing throughout their stay.
Accor launches the Cleanliness & Prevention ALLSAFE label
Welcoming, safeguarding and taking care of others is at the very heart of what we do and who we are. The health, safety and well-being of our staff, guests, owners and partners remains our top priority as the world goes through this unprecedented crisis.
Posadas Elevates Safety & Sanitation Protocols
Following weeks of halted operations that permitted time for extensive planning, Posadas, Mexico's largest and most internationally known hotelier, is pleased to announce elevated safety and sanitization protocols, Travel with Confidence, currently being applied to all its 180 hotels and
Extended Stay America Introduces STAY Confident
Extended Stay America, the leading mid-priced extended stay hotel company, today announces the debut of a new initiative, STAY Confident, to focus on the health, safety, and comfort of its guests. STAY Confident will build upon Extended Stay America's experience as the only major hotel brand to remain 100% open since the beginning of the pandemic and the already high standards of housekeeping and hygiene at its 634 locations.
ITC Hotels Launch ‘WeAssure’: A first-of-its kind initiative on health, hygiene & safety
Reinforcing its globally acknowledged Responsible Luxury ethos that seeks to create a better and secure world, ITC Hotels today announced the launch of its path breaking 'WeAssure' initiative. In a first for the hospitality industry, the discerning guests of ITC Hotels will be reassured by an accreditation by National Accreditation Board for Hospitals & Healthcare Providers (NABH)- the leading standards organisation for sanitation, hygiene, safety and infection control practices.
G6 Hospitality Announces Clean@6 Program
G6 Hospitality, the parent company for the iconic Motel 6 and Studio 6 brands, has launched "Clean@6," a comprehensive initiative designed to ensure that guests feel confident when staying at any of the brands' nearly 1,400 locations across the U.
Red Roof RediClean™ Gives Travelers Confidence with Enhanced Cleaning Protocols as America Begins to Road Trip Again
As the country gradually re-opens for travel as restrictions ease, Red Roof®, the leader in upscale economy lodging, has launched Red Roof RediClean™, as it welcomes guests back. Red Roof RediClean includes rigorous enhanced cleaning protocols that address the new normal and give consumers the confidence they need to hit the road again.
Domio Develops Apart-Hotel Industry’s Most Comprehensive Cleaning Program
Domio, the apart-hotel hospitality company, unveiled its new Domio Difference program today outlining industry leading guest experience enhancements to provide guests with peace of mind while they relax in the comfort of home and confidence of a hotel during their Domio stay.
An Update from Marriott’s CEO on Commitment to Cleanliness
Since our founding 92 years ago, Marriott International has always placed an emphasis on health and safety for our guests and associates. Our founder, J.W. Marriott, used to personally inspect kitchens and guest rooms for cleanliness during his hotel visits.
Choice Hotels Announces Commitment To Clean Initiative
Building on the existing dedication to cleanliness at its nearly 6,000 franchised hotels in the United States, Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) today announced a new initiative: Commitment to Clean.
AHLA Releases Industry-wide Hotel Cleaning Standards Through “Safe Stay” Initiative
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today introduced Safe Stay, an industry-wide, enhanced standard of health and safety protocols designed to prepare America's hotels to safely welcome back guests and employees as the economy reopens.
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts Introduces Industry-Leading Cleaning Program: We Care Clean
Best Western Hotels & Resorts (BWHR) was the first hotel brand to set a high level of cleanliness with the roll out the I Care Clean program in 2012. The program was developed through a partnership with innovation and design firm, IDEO, and required its hotels to focus on guest high
NH Hotel Group And SGS Announce Collaboration On A Global Disinfection Assessment Seal
NH Hotel Group, a consolidated multinational operator and one of the leading urban hotel companies in Europe and America, and SGS, the world's leading inspection, verification, testing and certificat.
Hyatt Announces Global Care & Cleanliness Commitment
Focusing on the safety and wellbeing of colleagues and guests during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond, Hyatt's commitment includes Global Biorisk Advisory Council accreditation, hotel-level sanitizat.
AHLA Launches “Safe Stay” For Enhanced Industry-Wide Hotel Cleaning Standards
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today launched "Safe Stay," an initiative focused on enhanced hotel cleaning practices, social interactions, and workplace protocols to meet the new health and safety challenges and expectations presented by COVID-19.
Airbnb’s Enhanced Cleaning Initiative for the Future of Travel
As governments handle the health crisis and begin to review restrictions in advance of reopening their communities for travel, at Airbnb we are working hard to support our community and prepare for the future of travel, focused on health and prevention.
Hilton Defining a New Standard of Hotel Cleanliness, Working with RB/Lysol and Mayo Clinic to Elevate Hygiene Practices From Check-In to Check-Out
Hilton (NYSE:HLT) announced today a new program to deliver an industry-defining standard of cleanliness and disinfection in Hilton properties around the world. In a first for the hospitality business, Hilton will collaborate with RB, maker of Lysol and Dettol, and consult with Mayo Clinic to develop elevated processes and Team Member training to help Hilton guests enjoy an even cleaner and safer stay from check-in to check-out.
RedDoorz Establishes its Commitment for Hygiene and Cleanliness Standards to Tackle the Realities of COVID-19 via Regional Initiatives
Ask hotels to name their competitive edge, the tricolon "location, location, location" is the hackneyed response. It no longer applies. Cleanliness has become one of the three most important factors in the road to recovery and in the future.
Marriott International Launches Global Cleanliness Council to Promote Even Higher Standards of Cleanliness in the Age of COVID-19
Marriott International (NASDAQ: MAR), which for 92 years has been recognized as a hospitality leader for its commitment to quality, exacting standards, and rigorous training, announced today that it will be rolling out a multi-pronged platform to elevate its cleanliness standards and hospitality norms and behaviors to meet the new health and safety challenges presented by the current pandemic environment.
Accor and Bureau Veritas launch a label based on sanitary measures to support the return to business in the hospitality and restaurant industry
Accor, a global leader in augmented hospitality, and Bureau Veritas, a world-leading provider in testing, inspection and certification, have joined forces to develop a label designed to certify that the appropriate safety standards and cleaning protocols have been achieved to allow businesses to reopen.