Mr McMillan said he believes that “testing will become part of the norm until a vaccine is more widely available in some markets, especially for international travel.”
Jonathan McManus owns Hotel Wailea Relais & Chateaux In Maui, the trial presents a way to safely reopen after months of carrying an empty property. He says that this will allow him to put employees in jobs.
“The data so far suggests that testing here in Hawaii is the key to safely reopening,” he said. “We now understand the importance of data and testing. The test provides a high level of protection for visitors, staff and residents. “
There used to be a process of welcoming a person to the hotel, with staff members attending the guests and checking in with cocktails in hand. Now, a key is waiting for guests to arrive, and capacity is capped at 60 percent. Each of the hotel’s 72 suites has its own heating, ventilation and air conditioning system.
Gary Moore, Managing Director Timber Kauai in Hokual, Said the reopening is “anything but clear”, but what is clear is: “We have to find a way to live with the disease.” Mr Moore said that despite various challenges, lessons were learned on his property about harassing people, mask enforcement, temperature checks and even isolating guests and putting them in “bubbles” at other resorts. Can be applied in
“The resort bubble will allow guests to leave their rooms and enjoy on-site amenities, while completing mandatory quarantine while wearing a GPS-monitored bracelet,” he said, noting that Hawaii would restore mandatory quarantine for all passengers Should, these bubbles will make it possible. Inter-island travel to the resort and for locals to remain operational.
Mr Moore said the Timbers’ staff is made up of locals and their safety is essential.
“Our employees go home, many have large families and they are accompanied by parents and grandparents and children, and keeping them safe is essential to everyone’s well-being,” he said.