With the spread of the new coronavirus, a state of emergency will be declared for 1 metropolitan area and 3 prefectures, and at hotels in Saitama city, reservations and inquiries for plans that can use guest rooms by telework have begun to increase. I am.
Saitama City has implemented a project to provide a cooperation fund of 200,000 yen to hotels that have plans to telework in guest rooms to promote telework, and 11 hotels have applied.
Of these, "Lef Omiya by Vessel Hotels" in Omiya-ku, Saitama City opened from September last year from 6:00 am to 6:00 pm, check-in according to work hours, and use the guest rooms. We have plans that you can do and plans that you can use the open space on the first floor.
Until last month, the number of reservations on weekdays was less than 10 per day, but the number of reservations increased from the beginning of the year when the issuance of the state of emergency was considered, and the number of reservations for use on the 6th increased to 16 and the number of inquiries increased. It means that it is.
At this hotel, the cooperation money from Saitama City is used to purchase temperature measuring devices and alcohol disinfectants, and the floor is disinfected on a regular basis to prevent infection.
Yusuke Habara, the manager, said, "As a hotel, the reservation situation for accommodation is severe, and it is very helpful to increase the use of telework. We would like to do our best to overcome Corona together." I was talking.