UK architecture studio The Manser Practice has released a design concept for the post-pandemic hotel, creating a blueprint for what hospitality businesses might need to consider in the future when COVID-19 restrictions are lifted and people begin to travel again.
The Manser Practice emphasizes that post-pandemic hotels will embrace touchless access and will limit in-person services like receptionists, for example. A key concern for guests will be cleanliness and the studio goes as far as to suggest that consumers will demand "one-way systems and larger rooms with inbuilt gyms."
In the near future, however, the post-pandemic hotel needs to focus on limiting interaction between staff and guests, and it can do so by implementing "touchless check-in with temperature checks, [as well as] doors [that can be] opened using smartphones."
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