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How to defend your hotel guests and staff from Covid19

How to defend your hotel guests and staff from Covid19


The experts are yet to confirm how exactly the corona virus passes on, or how easily the contagion happen. Many of the cases of Covid19 detected at first were tied straight to Wuhan. But some of the following infections were evidently the examples of person-to-person spread. In order to defend your hotel guests and staff from Covid19 the hoteliers must not allow an inch of space to the virus to find an access to the hotel.

In the earlier outbreaks of corona virus (Middle-East Respiratory Syndrome (MERS) and the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS), the transmission occurred human-to-human through contact, droplets, and fomites, that is any inanimate objects like a towel, currency, dishes, books toys, clothing, etc that can transmit infectious from one person to another replicates transmission mode of the COVID-19

The symptoms of this viral infection

As declared by World Health Organization (WHO) there is broader range of symptoms. Taken as a whole, the health authorities indicate the symptoms that include

  • High temperature,
  • Cough,
  • Runny nose,
  • Shortness of breath.

A number of patients have been treated at hospitals and released within a few days.

Following this big challenges, the hotel operators should react fast and start bringing in preventive measures. This can be accomplished through a combination of different health measures.  These include,

  • Infection prevention for travelers
  • Awareness-raising
  • Risk communication

Covid19 is very similar to the Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome (SARS) epidemic, which started seventeen years ago.

In practice, you as one of the hoteliers can take the following arrangement to prevent the infection…..

  • Always remain in touch with your staff and repeat them of the consequence of frequent hand washing.


  • Make sanitizer available to your hotel guests and staff;


  • Inform your hotel guests that sanitizers are available and the hotel management has introduced risk easing measures;


  • Till the situation prevailed, never greet your guests or other people with handshakes.


  • Disinfect frequently touched objects by the traveler. There is limit to it. Right from call buttons of the door or in the lifts to switches, door handles, telephones toilets, and the reception counter. Be alert, there is a risk of becoming used up of the hand sanitizer soon.

There are currently no vaccines available to defend anyone against human coronavirus infection. You may be able to minimize the risk of infection by being more and more conscious about how to defend your hotel guests and staff from Covid19.

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