Hoteliers step up measures against virus

Lyna Mohamad

The safety and security of hotel guests and staff members is a top priority of the local hoteliers as the situation with regard to the outbreak of COVID-19 worsens, Brunei Association of Hotels (BAH) President Mohd Iswandi bin Maaruf said yesterday.

According to a press release, he said hotel members take pride in maintaining the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene.

Mohd Iswandi noted that most hotel members have further increased rigorous cleaning and hygiene protocols and the frequency of cleaning of public areas (including lobbies, elevators, door handles, public bathrooms and so forth), continued the use of standard-grade disinfectants and also increased deployment of antibacterial hand sanitisers.

Hotel members are also stepping up precautionary measures while daily checks of the body temperature of staff, guests and suppliers are in place at strategic areas.

A hotel staff checks the temperature of a member of the public. PHOTO: LYNA MOHAMAD