Industry Update
External Article 9 June 2020

What is a 'deep clean'? Many hotels are adding second-level super cleaning to their daily housekeeping to make people feel safe.

Can cleaning tech make people feel safe at hotels amid the coronavirus pandemic?

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Understandably, people are nervous about leaving their homes for groceries or for a stroll, let alone traveling and staying in a hotel. But as confinement restrictions ease, many are itching to have a getaway.

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And, after the unprecedented global spring shutdown due to the coronavirus pandemic left millions of hotel rooms empty, the hotel industry is making all efforts to gain public trust and rebuild business.

Certainly, hotel cleaning protocols top that list and will be highly visible. Hoteliers want guests to see their efforts and feel confident and are promising deep cleaning, enhanced cleaning, and retraining staff on proper cleaning techniques - even down to disinfecting key cards.

But some are adding second-level super cleaning to their daily housekeeping.

What is a 'deep clean'?

Many businesses promise to them before reopening

Troutbeck, a historic retreat set on 250 acres in New York's Hudson Valley, flew into action during its closure, upgrading all of the resort's HVAC systems with a new HEPA filtration system that includes UV light for extra germ-fighting.

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