The Coronavirus pandemic has unleashed an unexpected gloom on the world. People, industries, businesses, economy — everything is suffering. One of the hardest-hit industries is travel and hospitality. And amid all of this, some hotels around the world are still lighting up hope. Here’s how they are doing it. By Kumar Shree

Let’s face it, the travel and hospitality industry has been hit hard because of the travel bans and lockdowns around the world. While many of them are closing shops, some others are holding their heads high in these testing times. Not only that, but they are also trying to send out a message of love and hope. These hotels are doing so by lighting up their windows in the shape of a heart. It might be a small gesture, but the message is transcending boundaries and telling their guests that their favourite hotels await their arrival and that of better times.

 

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The positivity displayed by these hotels is worth mentioning. Many hotels around the globe are also doubling up as quarantine centres, while many others are offering discounted stays for medical professionals and emergency service workers. Some others are even providing free food and shelter for those in need.

Let’s show you some hotels and their lit-up windows in the shape of hearts.

1. The Ritz-Carlton, Bangalore

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As part of the #Marriottstrong campaign, the hotel lit-up a heart of hope for conveying solidarity and appreciating the real-life warriors who are working tirelessly towards healing the world.

2. Taj City Centre Gurugram

 

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“We will open the doors of travel again, rediscover the treasures of the world, meet people, and cherish experiences. Till then let’s all be together in spirit, stay home and stay safe. We always have been and will always be there to welcome you with a promise of sincere care, warmth and the legendary Taj hospitality. @tajhotels @tatacompanies #TataCare #WeCare #SpreadingPositivity #StaySafe” wrote the hotel while sharing pictures.

3. Radisson Blu MBD Noida

 

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4. Radisson Blu Amritsar

Radisson Blu Amritsar lit up its windows in the shape of a face mask.

5. Intercontinental San Francisco

 

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