Local, global travel firms join fight against coronavirus outbreak - Virus Updates
On January 25, ChinaTravelNews’ parent company TravelDaily joined the volunteer assistance group that calls for more hotels and even homestay operators to take part in the program, and took part in the verification of volunteer accommodation providers.
Hotels under major chains like Huazhu, Jinjiang, BTG Homeinns and Dossen International are participating in the program, and there are a high number of small- and mid-scale independent properties too. Short-term rental providers like Tujia and Airbnb have also provided some complimentary lodging properties.
According to TravelDaily’s statistics, 271 hotels in Wuhan and 47 hotels in nearby areas have participated in the volunteer work since January 23. The volunteer group had provided 6,056 medical workers with free accommodation of more than 40,000 room nights as of January 30 at