As the pandemic stretches toward the one-year mark, the concept of testing as an in-room offering is starting to gain traction, with chains such as Spain-based chain Room Mate Hotels and Soneva, which operates in the Maldives and Thailand, already on board.

According to Dr. Teresa Bartlett, senior medical officer for the claims management firm Sedgwick, pretravel testing requirements are far from foolproof and only good up until the moment you take the test.

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