The US hotel industry is offering its services to the incoming Biden-Harris administration in an effort to speed the process of distributing COVID-19 vaccines.

The American Hotel & Lodging Association has sent a letter to the transition team detailing why hotels are well-positioned to assist the effort, offering 50,000 properties across the country, private rooms, meeting spaces, ballrooms, outdoor venues and more to administer shots without mingling with guests.

Last year, AHLA organised its “Hospitality for Hope” campaign, offering a combined 2.3 million rooms near healthcare facilities for frontline workers to use.

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