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In Cleveland, hospitality venues have gone well beyond masks, sanitizer stations and social distancing to adopt two additional imperatives: “innovate and improve.” The results are new hygiene protocols that will remain in place long after the pandemic, ensuring a future in which conventions and conferences will be cleaner and safer than ever.
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For the Hilton Cleveland Downtown, some solutions are high-tech. Filters throughout the hotel
polarize and ionize air, eliminating pathogens. Want contactless check-in and check-out, and even a digital room key on your smartphone? They have an app for that, enabling guests to go straight from the door to their chosen suite (with no need to visit the front desk).
Other solutions look more human. The front-line keeping hotels clean has always been housekeeping staff. Prior to the pandemic, Hilton strove to keep sanitation practices as invisible as possible, but now, transparency is key. Housekeepers busily tidying public spaces are a common sight, reassuring guests that an army of germ fighters is at work around the clock. Those extra efforts extend to guest rooms, where Hilton partnered with Lysol and the Mayo Clinic to develop additional surface sanitation procedures, using hospital-grade products. Event spaces haven’t been neglected either, thanks to a customized “Event Ready” checklist for planners that covers socially distanced conference rooms, no-contact food service, enhanced cleaning and more.
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Similarly rigorous measures are in place next door at the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland thanks to VenueShield, a comprehensive new set of sanitation protocols. Convention attendees will notice changes in traffic flow (with dedicated sets of doors for entering and exiting the building) and in the physical layout of events (with reduced capacity in meeting rooms and higher dividers between booths). Throughout the facility, visitors will also find custodial and food service staff clad in personal protective equipment sanitizing surfaces on a more frequent timetable.
ASM Global, the event management company overseeing operations at the convention center, also invested in many structural upgrades. Two such upgrades include bipolar ionization in the Convention Center’s air filtration system and anti-microbial handrails on all escalators that also pass under UV lights for next-level disinfection. Additionally, guests will discover that the facility has become completely touchless from water fountains to faucets to bottle fillers; also, all doors are now motion-activated and can be operated with a wave of the hand.
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The visitors who are spending time out and about in the city are also front of mind. Destination Cleveland is helping guests feel safe visiting restaurants, shops and other businesses with its Clean Committed program. Nearly 1,000 local businesses have signed on to this voluntary set of science- and public health-based enhanced cleaning measures, developed in partnership with the city’s premier health care organizations: Cleveland Clinic, MetroHealth Medical Center and University Hospitals. A full — and growing — list of participating venues can be found on our website, so visitors can rest assured that they are exploring and enjoying the city’s attractions safely.
The hotel boasts spectacular views of Lake Erie. Seamlessly connected to the new Cleveland Convention Center, this 600 room upscale hotel has the amenities to compliment the iconic design elements...
Located in the heart of Downtown Cleveland, the Huntington Convention Center of Cleveland offers 225,000 sq. ft. of contiguous exhibit space, and more than 140,000 sq. ft. of meeting and event space...