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The coronavirus epidemic caused extensive measures to be taken in accommodation facilities. So, what are these measures taken to protect from the corona?

Nowadays, when the world is going through a difficult process, we are gradually overcoming the effects of the pandemic. We spent half of the year with some travel restrictions from governments, and these restrictions are now slowly disappearing. With the arrival of summer months, people have already started searching for safe destinations and hotels. Before people decide where to travel, they are most curious about which countries have opened their borders and what precautions have been taken in the hotels where they will be staying.

The tourism sector has also taken some measures to make this process safer for the customer. Accommodation facilities have started to share their holiday experience, cleanliness/hygiene rules, and precautions regarding guest safety.

They generally focus on 4 headings under the name of safe social distance, open-closed area disinfection, ozone, and ULV disinfection, isolated rooms, and meals.

For those who want to stay safely in isolated rooms where Coronavirus measures are taken, the main measures taken by the facilities are as follows:

  • Food and drink that supports the immune system
  • Supervision of warehouse and food safety
  • Rooms left empty for at least 24 hours
  • Social distance regulations in common areas
  • Disinfection with Ozone and ULV Machines
  • Periodic open space disinfection
  • Periodic indoor disinfection
  • Textile products are washed at 90 degrees

Besides, hygiene rules set by the Ministry of Health of each country can also be applied.

Many countries have now seen the peak point in the outbreak and are now in the process of normalization. This process was challenging for all country economies and human psychology. But now, it’s time to normalize. While some countries advise against international travel, many popular destinations are beginning to reduce Covid-19 locking measures and limitations by June.

In June, the European Union created an action plan to reopen its internal borders in the summer months, while some countries such as Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania created travel bubbles and lifted restrictions for each other’s citizens.

We have compiled the articles of CNN and The Guardian, which have been informed about the restrictions to be relaxed as of June.

Albania
Albania has opened its land borders to international tourists from 1 June. But some hotels and beaches will open on June 15th. Some shops and restaurants are currently open.

Aruba
According to the planning of the Caribbean island of Aruba, the borders will be opened to passengers between 15 June and 1 July.
However, if an increase in the number of cases occurs, this data will be delayed to a later day.

Austria
At first, the trip will be allowed for tourists from neighboring countries. The Austrian border will open to Germany, Switzerland, Liechtenstein, Czech Republic, Slovakia, and Hungary on June 15. However, train services to Italy, Slovenia, Slovakia, Switzerland, and the Czech Republic have been suspended.

Bali
Bali successfully survived the coronavirus outbreak with fewer than 350 cases and 4 deaths. The island administration plans to retake the tourists again until October, but if the infection rates increase, this situation will be discussed again.

Belgium
Belgium plans to open its borders to tourists by June 15.

Bulgaria
Bulgaria will welcome tourists from Greece and Serbia from June, and will likely welcome Austrian and German tourists.

Cyprus While hotels in the country reopened on June 1, international air travel will restart on June 9.
Once the borders are reopened, tourists from selected countries will be allowed to enter.

First, it will be allowed for flights from Greece, Malta, Bulgaria, Norway, Austria, Finland, Slovenia, Hungary, Israel, Denmark, Germany, Slovakia, and Lithuania.
As of June 20, flights from Switzerland, Poland, Romania, Croatia, Estonia, and the Czech Republic will also be allowed.
However, the list can be expanded to cover other countries in the coming months, based on the rate of the outbreak.

Czech Republic
As of June 15, borders will be opened for tourists coming from Austria and Germany.

Denmark
Borders due to open to tourists from Norway, Germany, and Iceland from 15 June. Travel between other Nordic countries is being reviewed, with a further announcement expected by 15 June.

Estonia, Latvia, and Lithuania
These 3 countries created a “travel bubble” among themselves. They will only open their borders to each other.

France
The borders will be opened initially for tourists from Switzerland and Germany starting June 15. Currently, all arrivals, except England, the EU, Andorra, Iceland, Lichtenstein, Monaco, Norway, Switzerland, and the Vatican, must be self-isolated for 14 days.

Germany
The borders are now open to tourists from Luxembourg and will open to Switzerland, France, and Austria starting June 15.

Georgia
The government of the country plans to reopen its borders to foreign tourism on July 1 in order to revive tourism.

Greece
Greece, which started the restrictions early, will start accepting tourists again from June 15th.

Italy
Italy will reopen its borders to international tourists from 3 June and mandatory isolation measures will also be lifted.
Iceland
The government aims to ease its restrictions on international entries on June 15.

Luxembourg
The borders are currently open only to tourists from Germany.

Maldives
Since the quarantine process began, about 30 resorts have remained open here. The reason for this was that tourists preferred to stay here rather than return home.
According to the statements of Tourism Minister Ali Waheed, the country will be in a position to accept tourists until the end of 2020.
From June, private jets and superyachts will be allowed to enter and a gradual acceptance will begin.

Netherlands
Borders of the Netherlands are now open for those traveling within the Schengen Area.

Norway
The borders are planned to be open only to tourists from Denmark starting June 15. No explanation has been made yet for other Northern countries.

Poland
The borders are planned to open to international travel starting from 13 June.

Portugal
Portugal is planning to reopen its borders for countries outside the EU region starting June 15th.

Spain
Spain was the country with one of the strictest restrictions in Europe, but this is slowly changing. Beaches in some parts of the country will reopen in June.
Travels within the country will be permitted on 22 June. As of July 1, borders will be gradually opened to international tourists.

Sweden
The borders are now open to tourists from EU countries, Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein, and Switzerland. For other countries, it is stated that it can be opened on June 15 at the earliest.

Swiss
From June 15, Switzerland will open its borders to Germany, France, and Austria. For other Schengen region countries, borders will be opened from 6 July.

Thailand
Although there are fewer cases than other destinations around the country, Thai officials plan to open the country borders to tourism in the last quarter of the year.

Turkey
Turkey aims to take international tourists since mid-June.
The country has set new guidelines for hotels and facilities such as temperature controls at the entrances and at least 12 hours of room ventilation after payment.
In the meantime, restrictions on long-distance travel would be lifted.

United Kingdom
Currently, hotels are preparing to open in early July. However, as the restrictions with the EU continue, domestic tourism is more important for the UK.

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Across Europe, curfews are being eased. In some countries, businesses and schools are opened, leagues are restarting, and tourism is planned to be revived.
We have compiled the decisions made by some countries below.

Germany: Shops open, football league begins again

Germany began to ease curfews. The 16 federal governments in Germany will decide which measures to mitigate for the regions under their control. However, German Chancellor Angela Merkel has announced that if new cases increase, the measures will be implemented again.

  • All shops were reopened with additional hygiene and social distance rules.
  • Car dealers, cyclists and bookshops, and shops smaller than 800 m2 were allowed to open on April 20.
  • Schools are reopened for young children and those who will take the exam. Other students will gradually return to schools during the summer months.
  • Bundesliga football matches will restart behind closed doors on May 16. Thus, it will be the first major league to return to matches in Europe.
  • Two separate households will be allowed to meet each other.

Greece: Plans are made to open the country to tourism

The first Covid-19 incident in Greece was detected on February 26, and the government quickly introduced curfews. On April 28, Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that the measures would be eased.

  • Churches were opened on May 4 for individual prayers, and religious rites will be allowed from May 17.
  • Schools opened this week for senior students. Additional measures were introduced, such as students going to schools on different days.
  • The shops were reopened this week and shopping malls will open their doors on June 1st.
  • Cafes and restaurants will be allowed to open on June 1, but will only be allowed to sit outside and serve by placing a distance between the chairs.
  • Greek scientists are also working on measures to open the country for tourism. The beaches were reopened on May 4.

France: Document obligation mostly disappeared for the travel

In France, tight curfews were imposed on March 17, and the French had to have a travel permit in order to go out. Starting this week, these constraints have been eased, and the situation will be reviewed three weeks later.

The French will no longer need to have a permit to travel up to 100 km from their homes. For further journeys, a certificate will be required and an employer’s letter of assignment or a valid reason to travel will still be sought during peak hours in Paris.

  • France will be divided into two, 4 settlements have been called the “red zone”, parks, gardens, and schools will continue to be closed for young people aged 11-18.
  • Daycare centers and primary schools opened this week. Schools will be opened on May 18 in “green zones” for ages 11-15. A maximum of 15 students will be able to study in classrooms and a mask will be mandatory for older children. High school students between the ages of 15-18 will not be able to return to education before June.
  • All shops will reopen. Social facilities and cemeteries. However, cafes and restaurants will remain closed.
  • Meetings of less than 10 people will be allowed. The elderly will be allowed to go out, but they will be asked to follow the rules.

Ireland: a 5-step plan

Curfews in Ireland are more stringent than in England. Residents of the country are allowed to exercise within 2 km of their homes. However, the country is starting to normalize as of May 18 with a 5-step road map. The constraints will be reviewed every three weeks.

  • The workers who work outside, like construction workers or gardeners, will be able to start working again from May 18th.
  • Kindergartens and kindergartens will be opened for children of persons designated as ‘key employees’ on 29 June, while children of other employees will start school on 20 July. Babysitters will be able to go to 5 thousand ‘key employees’ homes from 18 May.
  • Starting from 8 June, visits between the houses will be allowed. From 29 June, people will be able to travel, provided that they do not get too far from their homes at 20 km.
  • Weddings, baptism ceremonies, and gatherings attended by a small number of people will be allowed from 20 July. only families and close friends will be able to join.
  • Small shops that sell goods that are not in urgent need will open on June 8, larger businesses will be able to return to work starting on June 29.

Belgium: Cafes and restaurants will open

The constraints are slowly being lifted in the country where a large number of deaths occur in nursing homes. “We will have to gradually return to our social life,” Prime Minister Sophie Wilmès explained the road map of Belgium.

  • As of May 10, people living in the same household started to accept outside visitors, up to 4 people. However, these 4 people will not be allowed to visit other homes.
  • Fabric shops reopened on May 4, because the new regulations require that all Belgians aged 12 and over wear masks in public transport.
    Other shops were opened from May 11, provided that they adhere to strict social distance rules.
  • Schools will restart education on May 18, but there will be no more than 10 students in classrooms.
    Cafes and restaurants will open on June 8.

Spain: Cinema, theater, and exhibitions will open

On May 4, Spain implemented a four-stage plan to alleviate one of the tightest curfews in Europe. Children under the age of 14 could not leave the house for six weeks.

The restrictions were alleviated, starting in some parts of the country, in blocks of two weeks until June 10, but this decision will be revised if there is an increase in the number of cases.

  • Schools will be partially reopened on May 26. This will allow exams to be held, but schools are not expected to be fully opened until September.
  • From 11 May, customers will be able to go to terrace bars, paying attention to the social distance rule, and these businesses will work with 50 percent capacity. Bars and restaurants will not be fully opened until June 10.
  • Cinemas, theaters, and exhibitions will be allowed to open from May 26 but will operate at 30 percent capacity. More than 400 people will not be allowed to attend concerts outside, and they will be allowed, provided they stay away from each other.
  • Churches and mosques reopened this week but will serve at partial capacity.

Italy: Bars and restaurants expected to start serving again

Italy had a long period of strict quarantine. It was forbidden to walk or exercise 200 meters from the house. At the beginning of May, some constraints were relieved, and people can now go to longer distances. They can visit their relatives provided that there are only a few. Travel inside the country is still forbidden.

  • Bars and restaurants are able to provide takeaway service, and they are expected to start serving again completely from 1 June.
  • Hairdressers and beauty salons will reopen on June 1.
  • More shops will open on May 18, along with museums and libraries.
  • From 18 May, sports teams will also be able to train collectively.
  • The Catholic Church will be allowed to hold rituals from 18 May.

The Founder&CEO of Metglobal, Metin Altun, answered questions about the sector and Metglobal on live at Uzakrota Youtube Channel. You can see the full video in Turkish and the speech text in English below.

What are the effects of coronavirus on the tourism industry?

As you know, the COVID-19 outbreak started in China in early January and was reflected in the media. Then it spread to the Far East, all of Europe and America. The World Health Organization announced in early March that this epidemic was, in fact, a pandemic. After that, the tourism industry started to get a deep wound and was driven into chaos.

When we consider the tourism sector with all its branches, we are talking about a sector of 5.3 trillion. It covers more than 15% of the transaction volume in the world. Looking at the forecast, it is estimated that half of this trading volume will not happen this year. Currently, 70 million of 350 million employees have lost their jobs. And in March, only 25% of the world’s accommodation was completed. When we examine tourism in Turkey, we see that 70% of tourism revenue which is 35 billion dollars would disappear.

When we look at Booking.com, Expedia, the biggest players in the sector, we see that their market values have fallen sharply with the crisis. These companies are borrowing more now, and they also say that layoffs will continue.

Considering that the flights stop between April and July, unfortunately, the international tourism sector has stopped. Looking at these datas in March, we are facing the greatest depression since World War II.

What measures have you taken against the crisis as Metglobal?

As Metglobal, we were established in 1998 and started to provide online services in 2002. Our first focus was abroad. In the domestic market, we have been serving with the tatil.com brand since 2005. We have nearly 650 employees in 40 different countries. We obtain 85% of our income from abroad. Metglobal also has a payment systems company called Paytrek that is licensed in the UK and Turkey.

The first effect of the crisis was the inability to receive collections. Afterward, reservations stopped in March, and then cancellation requests started. As of March 16, the first decision we made was to start working from home. Secondly, we temporarily stopped the overseas offices, which had high costs. For different reasons, we have just closed our Cairo office.

In Turkey, we did not lay off anyone who worked with us for more than 6 months. We offered free-leave to some of our employees and some of these employees did not accept this leave for rightful reasons. We separated our ways with a total of 15 employees.

We applied for the allowance offered by our state for all of our employees. Our expectation is that our President will extend this period for at least another 3 months for the tourism sector.

Apart from that, we have paid almost all the 60 million TL payments to the hotels under the Tatil.com brand. But unfortunately, we could not get our collections and our return from private banks and hotels in Turkey. When we look at our financial values as a group, we are a debt-free company for now.

What do you think about the future of tourism technology brands?

I think tourism technology brands are more fortunate. Because we are on the engineering side of this business. We are making investments to be available and to increase transaction volume. I think that the capital side will be easier to enter the technology side of the tourism sector and the technology side will come out of this crisis faster.

What are your predictions about the start time of the 2020 tourism season?

This crisis has different dimensions which are health, security, psychological, socioeconomic and political. So since the situation is a bit complicated, it will take time to return. We estimate that domestic travels will start at first. As time goes on, nearby area travels and business trips will begin. Even if the vaccine is found, it may take 2022 to overcome this crisis completely.

Our hope is, at best, to have the vaccine until 2021 and spend 2021 a little more comfortably.

Our strategy and plan for this year; Fulfilling all our commitments to our customers, suppliers, and employees, bypassing 2020, and putting everything back on track in 2021.

What changes will there be in customer habits in tourism?

Of course, we foresee that some habits of consumers will change. Nowadays there is a shift to online in all sectors. While tourism is shrinking by 80%, we see that global retail companies continue to grow by 10-15%.

Secondly, in terms of consumer confidence, there may be a shift to buying directly from the hotel. According to researchers, there may be interest in boutique hotels with fewer employees, but it is also predicted that there may be a trend towards 5-star hotels in terms of quality and hygiene certificates.

Those who change fast enough in this period, those working for the future, those who invest in technology may encounter new opportunities after the process. Are you working on this?

As Metglobal, we have been making very serious investments in technology in the last 5 years. Our vision is to produce and use tourism technologies and at the same time to bring them to our business partners. We have an R&D team with over 300 employees at Yıldız Technical University Technopark. We develop many products that will contribute to the industry. 

When we look back, we were changing parts when the plane was in the air, but with this crisis, the plane is now on the ground. In other words, the crisis provides us with the opportunity to make bolder decisions and restructure the company. Even if we work from home, we are currently developing new products with our team and we plan to make them available to players in the industry.

As Metglobal, what are your exit plans after the crisis?

The first question we asked as a company was how can we structure the company until 2021 without further debt. The decisions we make and the improvements we make are also in this direction. From July onwards, if we achieve a 25-30% turnover, we want to deliver the financial budget of 2019 in 2021 again. As I mentioned, we are a technology company. We have the agility to make faster decisions and turn our decisions into income models. We hope to turn this crisis into an opportunity in the near future with these decisions.

Finally, do you have a message for the industry?

All human beings are going through a tough test right now. We are in the sector that is most affected by this crisis. In order to construct the 22-year-old Metglobal, we are pulling down some of its bricks with our own hands. Despite everything, we have to look to the future with hope. We have to motivate ourselves and focus on our business. Even if we are in the dark now, we will see the light.

I wish everyone good health and thank you to Uzakrota for this opportunity.

In these tough times for the tourism economy, people want to know what travel will be like after coronavirus, and will anyone be traveling at all? The author of Forbes, Christopher Elliott, tried to answer these questions in his article.

A survey by LuggageHero shows that the travel industry is still good and alive. More than half of the Americans (58%) consider traveling between May and September 2020, as long as their destinations aren’t in quarantine. A quarter of respondents will try to avoid major cities and public transport, and 21% of them will travel in the country where they live.

“Demand will come back stronger than ever once the situation is over,” says Jannik Lawaetz, LuggageHero’s CEO.

How will people travel after the coronavirus?

Christopher explains how people will travel after the coronavirus in 3 ways;

  1. Travelers will stay in the country where they live. International travel might not be preferred at the beginning, due to the thoughts of staying closer to the safety of home.
  2. Staycations and road trips might be preferred over the flights or cruise.
  3. The duration of vacations could become shorter until the economy recovers. It means that people could choose a long weekend over long summer vacation.

Will the travel industry come back from coronavirus?

According to experts, travel will come back faster than anyone expects.

The President of Leisure Travel and Supplier Relations of Travel Leaders Group, John Lovell, says ‘”Despite the challenges, it won’t be this way forever. Travel and tourism is a highly resilient industry that has come back again and again from diseases and natural disasters.” 

Many industry observers like Lovell are expecting a rapid return for tourism, despite current desperate news. They emphasize that the travel industry has recovered rapidly after other pandemic and disasters in the past.

What will travel be like after coronavirus?

According to Wayne Smith, Head of Hospitality and Tourism Management at Charleston College, an aggressive coronavirus rescue program is immediately launched when all-clear signals are given. For most destinations, the first step to recovery will be discounted. However, travelers should not expect a sharp discount. Smith argues that the best strategy may be to provide services that add more value than cheap prices.

Smith says: “Examples I have seen in the past would be a hotel offering free meals with room purchase and maybe even packaging in attraction tickets,” he says. “Instead of looking for the cheapest price, I would be looking for the best value. There are going to be plenty of high-value travel packages available.”

Here are a few tips for traveling after the coronavirus outbreak

There is no doubt that people will travel after coronavirus. But how? We can answer this question with a short summary of the article.

Travelers will now investigate good prices but will focus more on values. The good news is that if people find a good price for spring or summer, they don’t hesitate to make a reservation.

One point that travelers will pay attention to is that they will stay away from unknown operators and their unrealistic cheap offer. It may be thought that these prices are likely to be companies that could not overcome the crisis.

As we know, many accommodation and flight tickets were canceled due to coronavirus and many people were victims of this situation. Research shows that travelers will pay more attention to travel insurance to avoid the same situations again.

As a summary, the recovery of the tourism economy will be faster than expected for the most part of the industry. However, from now on the value-added services will be more important than the price of deals for travelers. And also the insurance industry will be more popular than before.

As travel around the world becomes more and more restricted, it is difficult to imagine what it will look like when this process is over.

Even though the Coronavirus pandemic is globally disruptive, the experts still believe that the travel industry will recover from this crisis just like the past ones.

According to Adam Blake, professor of economics and research at the Department of Tourism and Hospitality at the University of Bournemouth in the UK, people have not changed, they still want to travel, but they will surely be more careful about how they do it. They will look for the key factors making their trips safer and healthier.

For now, we do not know when or how the outbreak will pass. Analysts say that there should be price drops to re-activate the travelers after the crisis.

Here are some forecasts towards the recovery:

Cruises will be cheaper. But this may not be important for newcomers.

Christopher Anderson, a professor at Cornell University Hotel School in New York Ithaca, said that passengers who are comfortable with the cruise tours will find very low prices when the cruise lines start their services again.

The challenge will be to attract new customers to cruise travel as the outbreak ends, which is the key factor for their survival.

Anderson suggested that reconfiguring some of the new ships currently under construction with larger rooms and less passenger density may be a way to attract new customers. He said that reducing buffet foodservice and tendency to à la carte meals could be other ways to reassure passengers who are now afraid of cruise travel.

Cleaning will become more important

Christopher Anderson said whether it’s a cruise, lodging or hotels, everyone will have to change the way they clean up the interactive environments and notify guests to increase their comfort levels.

Jan Freitag, senior vice president of Lodging Insights for hospitality analysis firm STR, underlined sanitation as well, referencing “new, visible measures”. New measures should be taken and they should be clearly communicated to the passengers.

Whether that means hand sanitizers everywhere or regularly disinfecting hard surfaces, “there will be a clearly communicated regimen to let the customers know, ‘here’s what we’re doing to keep you safe,'” Freitag said.

Travelers may feel safer in hotels than vacation rentals

Anderson says: ‘’one “saving grace” for hotels may be traveler discomfort with alternative lodging options such as vacation rental sites because those properties may struggle to communicate and standardize rigorous cleaning standards.’’

Business travel can help the airline industry recover

While many businesses are currently meeting virtually and are comfortable with it, experts think that the desire to have face-to-face interviews is not lost. And when this process is over, business travel is expected to help airlines recover.

“I believe people need interaction, and it is possible a prolonged pause in regular business dealings may jump-start air travel as people look to get back to business and create opportunities,” Anderson said.

A silver lining for travel?

Before the spread of the coronavirus, the most discussed issues of the tourism sector were: Overtourism, sustainable travel, and the environment. This can be the opportunity to address these issues and try to create solutions for them.

Peter Greenberg said; “We can get back to this in a much more responsible and ethical way when this crisis ends.’’

The first Covid19 case was reported in China on 31 December 2019. Since then, the coronavirus outbreak has spread rapidly all over the world. Most countries are still fighting against the epidemic. However, the first good news started to come from China.

Due to the decrease in the number of cases(no domestic cases), the measures against coronavirus began to be relaxed. After the restrictions were relaxed, the travel trends started to draw a positive graph.

The whole world, especially the tourism industry, is asking the same question; how long will it take until we can travel safely and freely again? And, how long will it take for hotel reservations to recover? In a study conducted in China, the country that survived the COVID-19 shock, application download trends in the past few weeks were analyzed. In this study, Chinese app-download trends in the main categories which are air travel, online search and reservation, accommodation (hotels and apartments), urban mobility (bike, car, and ride-sharing) tours and activities, have been studied. The top five mobile apps based on app download volumes in the past 12 weeks were selected for this study. According to Travel & Mobility Tech’s study, the results are very promising and provide much-needed optimism.

At the graph, we can see the week-over-week change in-app downloads of the five major airlines in China. There is a sharp decline after the lockdown in Wuhan and it reached -%50 in two weeks. After it reached the bottom point on February 9 in two weeks, it took 1 month to rise to positive values again (values before the lockdown in Wuhan). As a total, it took 42 days (from Feb 9th to March 8th) to reach the positive growth rates in app downloads in airlines. It is still far away from the level in pre-crisis, however, we can see that the first shock is overcome very quickly as people download more airline apps than the previous week.

Also, we can see a 73% increase from the bottom of the graph to the early days of March. These findings of the Travel & Mobility Tech’s study shows us that Chinese citizens are preparing themselves for holidays in the near future.

Recovery times of the other travel categories

When we examine the other categories’ graphs, we can see the recovery time changes due to the category. The fastest recoveries are Bike-Sharing, Car-Sharing, and Tours&Activities with 21 days. And when we look at the booking platforms, the graphics show us the average recovery time is 42 days.

According to Travel & Mobility Tech, ‘the difference between the categories shows us that the faster recovery time for urban mobility is driven by the frequent and prevalent usage of those modes to enable movement in urban environments. People rely on them to get to work or move around town.’

Positivity in the air?

The China data shows us that the consumer interest in travel is coming back quicker than we all would think. As travel bans/restrictions are lifted we can see that the consumers are showing interest to travel again. The most important question, on the other hand, would be to what extend the pre-crisis demand can be replaced in the near future. Let’s wait and see.

But despite the difficulties we all are facing right now, we remain very positive about the future of the travel industry, possibly starting to recover within four-to-eight weeks and then continue recovering from this crisis period gradually.

Think Positive, Stay Strong!

The good news is coming from various sources. Here at HotelsPro, we continue working hard to provide you the best service possible in these extraordinary days and we are sure that our partnership will be even stronger when this struggle ends. Let’s think positive and stay strong!