The exterior of the Portland Marriott in Portland, Oregon, the US. The hotel giant plans to disinfect hotel guest rooms and sanitise keys as part of its cleanliness strategy to put guests’ minds at ease as travel restrictions begin to lift. Photo: AP The exterior of the Portland Marriott in Portland, Oregon, the US. The hotel giant plans to disinfect hotel guest rooms and sanitise keys as part of its cleanliness strategy to put guests’ minds at ease as travel restrictions begin to lift. Photo: AP
The exterior of the Portland Marriott in Portland, Oregon, the US. The hotel giant plans to disinfect hotel guest rooms and sanitise keys as part of its cleanliness strategy to put guests’ minds at ease as travel restrictions begin to lift. Photo: AP

Coronavirus: Marriott to ramp up cleaning, social distancing measures to reassure guests

  • Electrostatic sprayers using ‘hospital-grade disinfectant’ will sanitise surfaces both inside hotel rooms and public areas like lobbies and gyms
  • It is testing ultraviolet light technology to sanitise room keys, while guests will be able to check in, unlock room doors and order room service via mobile phones

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The exterior of the Portland Marriott in Portland, Oregon, the US. The hotel giant plans to disinfect hotel guest rooms and sanitise keys as part of its cleanliness strategy to put guests’ minds at ease as travel restrictions begin to lift. Photo: AP The exterior of the Portland Marriott in Portland, Oregon, the US. The hotel giant plans to disinfect hotel guest rooms and sanitise keys as part of its cleanliness strategy to put guests’ minds at ease as travel restrictions begin to lift. Photo: AP
The exterior of the Portland Marriott in Portland, Oregon, the US. The hotel giant plans to disinfect hotel guest rooms and sanitise keys as part of its cleanliness strategy to put guests’ minds at ease as travel restrictions begin to lift. Photo: AP
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