Rael Phillips, the co-owner and director of local South African aparthotel operator Totalstay, says the aparthotel market is one of the first to rebound already in the USA and Europe.

He believes aparthotels have been able to respond quickly to the pandemic far more quickly than a conventional hotel room, as they offer more space and private facilities meet the social-distancing need, you’re able to cook for yourself, and you have greater control over what you can wash and clean.

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