Manila, Philippines — Home-grown Megaworld properties Belmont Hotel Manila and Savoy Hotel Manila, is gearing with up for the “new normal” regime in the hospitality industry as it embarks on a world-class health and safety campaign for its guests.
Dubbed “#SafeStay… We Care”, the program is a collaboration with its long-time partner Diversey Philippines in sanitation to assure guests of a safe stay with its stringent health measures.
“Despite the challenges of the Covid-19 health crisis in these uncertain times, the team, through careful planning and coordination, have commenced a series of initiatives to ensure that we shall be ready for the ‘new norm’ and other government-mandated protocols once we have resumed normal operations,” says Savoy and Belmont area general manager Avinash Menon.
The safety campaign has five components—Safe Welcome, Safe Space, Safe Team, Safe Eats, and Safe Sleep—to ensure guests’ welfare from arrival to departure.
On top of the common thermal scanning, physical distancing and wearing of face mask, key protocols include luggage sanitation check, regular disinfection of guest rooms and high-frequency touchpoints, public areas, and facilities, and 24-hour in-house clinic, and thorough disinfection of bed linens and towels during laundry, among others.
In addition, the hotel team members will be wearing personal protective equipment, masks, and hand gloves to observe strict hygiene, and Grab ‘n Go concepts and limited in-room dining
Both located at the Newport City across the NAIA Terminal 3 in Pasay City, Savoy is an 11-story, 684-room airport hotel and recipient of the ‘Best New Hotel’ TripZilla Excellence Awards in 2018.
The 10-storey, 470-room Belmont is recipient of The World Luxury Hotel Awards in 2019 and the Airport Hotel of the Year by the London-based Travel and Hospitality Awards in 2017.
“We assure all our patrons and stakeholders that both hotels have been thoroughly sanitized and disinfected during the Enhanced Community Quarantine period, and shall continue well into the foreseeable future,” Menon concluded.