Lodging: Hotels, Motels Bed & Breakfast and Vacation Rentals

For recommendations from the World Health Organization (WHO) and to check your products used with the list of compliant products check here. The WHOs operational considerations can be found here.  

Ramp up, Reopening information, and updates from Avendra, a supply chain expert and their Handbook.  

Industry wide safety initiative from American Hotel & Lodging Association. Stay Safe is “focused on enhanced hotel cleaning practices, social interactions, and workplace protocols to meet the new health and safety challenges and expectations presented by COVID-19”.  

Guidelines from the Vacation Rental Management Association (VRMA) and the Vacation Rental Housekeeping Professional (VRHP) group. These guidelines cover; disinfection, sanitization, proper PPE usage, products, cleaning agents, equipment, inspections, owner and guest policies, and points for telling your story.  

NextGuest Hotel Recovery Strategy - 3 phase guidebook: Strategy While Travel is on Pause, Initial Rise in Travel Demand and Travel Demand Strengthens.  

Small and boutique hotels will emerge stronger with their independent spirits and creativity. - StreetSense 

Example Plans and Quick Reference for NYS guidelines: 

Finger Lakes Premier Properties Cleaning Standards  

New York State Business Reopening Safety Template

NYS Business Affirmation – used to affirm compliance with New York Forward reopening guidance.  

NY Forward – Full NY Forward Guide