Sofitel Heathrow Terminal 5 hotel to offer ‘Test & Rest’ package for COVID
The Sofitel Heathrow Terminal 5, a member of the Arora Group, has launched a Test & Rest package. This means it is possible for you to to take a self-administered COVID check throughout your keep there included within the value.
The Covid-19 screening system behind Arora’s ‘Test and Rest’ programme is HALO, a UK-based biotech agency. The check is a completely licensed Covid-19 PCR saliva-based self-test equipment is out there for every grownup reserving.
The drill is that you simply submit spit right into a check tube by 8pm at reception after which the pattern is despatched to HALO’s facility at Imperial College in London for testing. As quickly because the outcomes are by means of they seem on the HALO app together with a certificates and, offering the check is unfavourable, you might be prepared to journey on as quickly as you wake.
The group is contemplating rolling this out to different lodges of their chain.
Surinder Arora, Founder and CEO of Arora Group, commented:
“Our beloved hospitality, airline and the broader tourism trade has been devasted by the pandemic and we felt the necessity to do one thing to give each enterprise and leisure travellers the arrogance to journey.
“The ability to stay in a hotel the night before a flight and get a recognised PCR saliva based Covid-19 test and subsequent result before the flight the following day – just made sense”.
Dr Nigel Kellow, chief medical officer at Halo, added:
“We believe that in Halo we have created a system that offers hotel guests and many others a safe, secure and simple way to travel and enjoy life again in confidence. “We hope more organisations in the travel industry will follow Surinder Arora’s example.”
Test and Rest packages costs at Sofitel London Heathrow will begin from £179.00 inclusive of VAT and consists of lodging and testing.
Additional check kits can be found at £69.00 per particular person.