• 76% of Americans support or strongly support locking down for another 2 weeks, with merely 11% opposing, according to a new Insider poll

    One year ago - By Business Insider

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    An Insider poll featuring 1,099 responders found that the majority of Americans want to continue social distancing to help prevent the spread of COVID-19.
    The responses suggest that protests in Michigan, Ohio, and Wisconsin calling for nonessential businesses in their states to be reopened represent just a small fraction of Americans.
    50.05% of responders said they strongly support the government enforcing social distancing measures for at least two more weeks, and another 25.48% of responders said they, too, would support the measures.
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  • The coronavirus pandemic has radically redefined what it means to be clean - and major hotel brands are launching enhanced cleanliness initiatives to ease travelers' fears

    The coronavirus pandemic has radically redefined what it means to be clean - and major hotel brands are launching enhanced cleanliness initiatives to ease travelers' fears

    One year ago - By Business Insider

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    Major hospitality brands such as Marriott and Airbnb are introducing cleanliness initiatives to ease traveler fears about the coronavirus as restrictions lift and travel resumes.
    New sanitation procedures range from sticker seals on doors to contactless check-in to heavy-duty disinfectant sprayers.
    Here are the hospitality companies that have announced cleaning initiatives so far.
    Do you work in the hotel industry? Do you have an opinion about how your company or the industry as a whole has handled the coronavirus? Email this reporter at mwiley businessinsider.com .
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  • Marriott International, Other Hotel Brands Roll Out New Cleanliness Standards Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    Marriott International, Other Hotel Brands Roll Out New Cleanliness Standards Due to COVID-19 Pandemic

    One year ago - By Global Traveler Usa

    Marriott International announced a multi-pronged platform of new cleanliness standards and behaviors to meet the new health and safety issues as a result of the current COVID-19 crisis. Marriott Global Cleanliness Council will help tackle the challenges presented by the situation and minimize risk for hotel guests and Marriott associates. Ray Bennett, chief global officer, global operations, will chair the council, along with other senior leaders from Marriott and advisory members from a number of different specialties.
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