Why: making travel plans generates even more excitement than before
The fact is, when it comes to our annual dose of travel, absence makes the heart grow fonder, and this year has been a travel dry spell for many. Although there is still a certain degree of uncertainty when it comes to booking, there is a lot to be said for simply starting to make travel plans. Not only does it get us into an optimistic frame of mind, it might also inspire us to really do the research before choosing the perfect destination.
Whether you have managed to squeeze in a vacation this year, or you have been more cautious to click on confirm–brainstorming and comparing resorts is enough to get the endorphins flowing.
Not to mention the fact that this a good way to stave off the winter blues.
Where: resorts with the highest standards offer the best preventive measures
When it comes to making up for missed vacations, it is well worth diving into the details of all the preventive health measures in place, whether you choose an all-inclusive luxury resort, boutique hotel, or other. Bear in mind that resorts renowned for having high standards are most likely to have the most comprehensive and transparent measures in place, and which will generally be specified on their websites.
The Purely Palace program for example, consists of 264 detailed actions and constant audits to ensure their implementation. Highlights of such actions include: a Purely Palace seal placed over every door, to be broken by checking-in guests only, following a deep room sanitization process by an expert team; digital check-in via the Palace Resorts App; obligatory staff hand-wash pause every 30 mins and/or before handling food; luggage disinfection on arrival, and much more.
Delve deeper: Check out the preventive measures included on the website of the resort you have your eye on, and compare them with testimonials and experiences of guests who have recently stayed at such properties.