Travel to New York City has no doubt been dealt a blow as a result of the global COVID-19 pandemic. However, if you operate a corporate housing firm, you can take the necessary steps to make sure that your guests feel as comfortable as possible at your establishment.
Here is a look at what you can do to keep your corporate housing units COVID-19 friendly, according to business and travel expert Brian Ferdinand in a recently published article.
THE CURRENT SITUATION IN NEW YORK CITY AMID THE GLOBAL CORONAVIRUS PANDEMIC
In July 2020, New York City finally started to overcome coronavirus infections. As a result, New York City officials looked forward to restoring the city’s status as the best leisure and business destination in the world. Today, the city continues to strive to maintain this status, and reputable corporate housing firms are helping to make that happen, says Brian Ferdinand, the managing partner of CorpHousing Group.
For instance, corporate housing firms are adapting to their new realities by improving their cleaning protocols. They are also moving toward more secure and sustainable models for corporate housing.
HOW CORPORATE HOUSING FIRMS CAN PROTECT THEIR GUESTS—AND THEMSELVES
One of the best ways you can protect your guests and yourself as a corporate housing provider is to thoroughly clean your units after all guest checkouts and before all guest check-ins.
In addition, be sure to perform deep cleanings and disinfections on a weekly basis, and always have your staff wear masks while performing their cleaning duties.
Furthermore, be sure to encourage your guests to practice good hygiene according to the recommendations of the World Health Organization, as well as your local organizations responsible for public health. In fact, consider providing sanitizers for all of your guests.
Of course, the situation is constantly changing in New York City and elsewhere during the global pandemic. As a result, it is paramount that you maintain respect, flexibility, and innovation when working with your tenants. For instance, you might want to provide special offers to them.
All in all, if you ensure that your units are regularly cleaned and maintained, you will you’re your guests satisfied. Likewise, if you provide your tenants with what they need during their stays, as well as represent your units in a positive way in your marketing efforts, you can boost your chances of growing your customer base in the long run.