Experience Delightful Hospitality 2.0
Food & Health|February 2021
The hotel and hospitality sector has been truly bearing the brunt of the Coronavirus Pandemic.

With Hotel occupancy rates plummeting as the infections have spread and most hotels remaining shut and out of business - the financial blow of COVID-19 has been immediate and painful. With the sector laying off thousands of employees; a loss of roughly five crore jobs has been estimated with the sector bleeding billions of dollars. And yet, in the midst of a public health crisis and a global pandemic, hospitality brand Royal Orchid Central, Bangalore, has been extending support and relief to its clients since the beginning of the nationwide lockdown in March. “Despite the widespread shutdown and travel restrictions, we never stopped our operations.

We continued to serve our longterm guests and had a few rooms occupied. We stayed positive throughout as a group, and decided to turn the vacancy into an option to support our guests and do our bit to ease the burden by repurposing our rooms as safehouses,” says Mr. Vikas Kulshrestha - Area General Manager of Royal Orchid Central, Bangalore.

Feel Home at Royal Orchid

One of the most glaring issues that the Covid-19 pandemic has thrown up is the huge shortfall of comfortable places for people who are required to be kept in isolation and be quarantined. From people coming from other cities and states or from Bangalore city - Royal Orchid has been offering their rooms as a convenient and safe alternative to stay quarantined, and yet feel comfortable. “Supporting and acknowledging the extensive support provided by the local government, we have been providing our rooms as a safehouse. We wanted to offer the comfort of a home, with all facilities and convenience and help them recover quickly, stay comfortably with our sanitized stays and also conveniently work. We provided rooms with high-speed internet access, work desks, and in-room dining services; and we made our guests have the feeling of a Home away from Home,” the AGM said.

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