Periscope Hotel . Athens . Greece .

Periscope Hotel Athens features 22 rooms and suites and is a member of YES! Hotels and Design Hotels. It is located in Kolonaki, the oldest and most exclusive neighborhood in Athens, approximately 18 miles from ATH Airport and 7 miles from the Port of Piraeus. Periscope Hotel’s guest rooms and public spaces boast specially commissioned art on the theme of a periscope observing and recording the buzzing metropolis. A modern “home” for the long weekend or the short break, Periscope Hotel is a firm favorite among business and leisure travelers.

July 1, 2020

Health & Safety Program

General guidelines

Thermal controls. Regular thermal controls to all employees. In case of a temperature over 37c will be asked to go home.

Medical Kit, A complete medical kit will be available at Hotel’s Managers office which will contain

disinfectant/wipes for surface cleaning Tissues, Face/eye masks (separate or combined, face shield, goggles), gloves, Protective apron all disposable, Full-length long-sleeved gown, Biohazard disposable waste bag.

Physical Distancing, Guests will be advised for physical distancing at least 1.5m away from other groups of people not traveling with them while standing at reception, using elevators or circulating around the property. Restaurant and lounge tables will be arranged to ensure appropriate distancing.

Employees will be reminded not to touch their faces, keep physical distancing at least 1.5 m away from guests and other employees.

Touchless hand sanitizer dispensers, will be placed at all hotel entrances, room floors, reception, meeting spaces, pool, Spa & Gym room, public WC.

All lobby and restaurant areas will have to be open constantly for air circulation.

Meeting Spaces. Meeting and banquet set-up arrangements will allow for physical distancing between guests in all meetings and event rooms based on NPHO and state recommendations. Buffet style food service will be suspended and replaced by alternative service styles.

In room signage will be placed accordingly.

Back of the House. Frequency of cleaning and sanitizing will increase in main back of house areas with an emphasis on the employee dining rooms, employee entrances, uniform rooms, employee restrooms, kitchens, managers office.

A time schedule will be conducted for the usage of employee dining rooms with a maximum of 3 persons per time slot

Front of the House Signage, Health and hygiene reminders throughout the property including the proper way to wear and handle face masks, hand washing, distancing and usage of sanitizer dispenses.

Lobby TV screens will also be used for messaging and communication.

Floor signage for physical distancing.

Back of the House Signage, Signage will be posted throughout the property reminding employees of the proper way to wear and handle face masks, usage of gloves, wash hands and avoid touching their faces.

Our employees have been given clear instructions on how to respond promptly and report all cases of COVID-19 on property. Employees are instructed to stay home if they do not feel well. Yes! We Care!

Employee’s Responsibilities

Hand Washing. Personal hygiene and frequent handwashing with soap is vital. (every 60 minutes for 20 seconds)

All employees will receive training on COVID-19 safety and sanitation protocols. A more detailed training will be conducted to front line teams having frequent guest contact such as Housekeeping, Food & Beverage, Front Office, Maintenance and Security.

All employees, will be provided a mask. Front line teams are required to wear that mask while on duty. Gloves will be provided to Housekeeping, Front Office, Security and Food & Beverage teams.

Internal meetings such as line up meetings, department heads morning meetings etc will be conducted virtually till further notice.

Guest Experience

All guests will be recommended to download Hotel mobile application prior arrival.

Mobile application will allow facilities such as : Online check in, registration, in house facilities, online reservations for Dining, Spa & Fitness, in room dining, concierge facilities, transfers, payment method and check out procedures.

Credit card as a payment method instead of cash will be reinforced.

Check out time : 11h00 / Check in time : 15h00 in order to secure in-between timing for deep cleaning.

Visitors will be screened (optional) and asked to use hand sanitizer upon their arrival. Appropriate signage on screen will display main sanitation and health program such as physical distancing, elevator usage etc.

Doorman will not open the doors of cars or taxis.

Key card will be provided by front office. All key cards will be sanitized and placed within the key card folder.

Luggage will be temporary stored for special cleaning care prior in room placement. Luggage trolley will be sanitized after each usage by doorman.

Hotel Guest Elevator, doorman will be present to sanitize the button panels on a regular basis. Every 30 minutes. Signage will be posted to explain the current procedures, No more than one guest will be permitted per elevator. Yes! We Care!

Cleaning Products and Protocols

All our hotels use cleaning products and follow protocols which meet NPHO guidelines and are approved for use and effective against viruses, bacteria and other.

Housekeeping trolleys will be sanitized after each shift.

Public Spaces indoors & outdoors. Frequency of cleaning and sanitizing has been increased in all spaces with an emphasis on frequent contact surfaces including, front desk, doorman desk, elevators and elevator buttons, door handles, public bathrooms, room keys, stair handrails, dining surfaces and seating areas. It will be highly recommended to all guests the usage of their in room WC and not the public ones.

Touchless public garbage bins to be used for one usage sanitary equipment.

Pool Operation : According to Cleaning & Sanitizing Protocol. Lounge chairs to be sanitized after each use, Towel desk, at least once per hour. Each towel will be placed under a one usage sanitary bag. Lounge chairs set with appropriate physical distancing. 1.5m per set of two.

Spa and Gym room : usage by appointment with a maximum of two persons per time slot. Both areas will be sanitized after each usage in detail.

Guest Rooms. Cleaning and sanitizing protocols are used to clean guest rooms, particular attention to high-touch items including telephone, television remote controls, toilet seats, door and furniture handles, light switches, temperature control panels, luggage racks, garbage bins and floors. All in room stationary, pens and pencils will be suspended.

Television remote controls, temperature control panels and toilets seats should be wrapped with one usage cover.

Guest will be asked upon check in if daily housekeeping and turn down service will be needed.

Fully stocked Mini Bars will be suspended. Guest will have the option to request a fully stocked mini bar upon check in.

All guest directory information such as hotel facilities, in room dining, city experiences, concierge services will be listed under Hotel’s mobile application.

A special chat, voice or video call feature will be available via the usage of Hotel’s mobile application.

Linen/Laundry, All bed linen and towels will be changed upon guests requirements and washed at a high temperature in accordance with NPHO guidelines.

Shared Equipment, will be sanitized before, during and after each shift or usage. This includes phones, keyboards, computers and other communication devices, payment terminals, kitchen implements, Food & Beverage equipment such coffee machines etc engineering tools, cleaning equipment, security keys and any other direct contact items used throughout the Hotel.

Air Conditioning Cleaning, according to NPHO protocols Yes! We Care!

Food & Beverage

Buffet breakfast will be suspended. Breakfast will be served A la carte and by appointment.

Set up of table will be completed upon guest’s arrival.

Napkin service to be suspended and replaced by one usage napkin

Limited all day a la carte menu

Individual packaged serving nuts and snacks

Shared menus and bread platters will be suspended.

Hard copy menus will be suspended and will be available only upon request.

Digital menus will be available under Hotel’s Mobile App.

Offer individually packaged or Grab & Go food options for breakfast, snacks, lunch etc.

Physical distancing:

Hostesses and Restaurant Managers to manage physical distancing at entries. Tables and lounges to be utilized with appropriate physical distancing between each family or traveling party (2m as advised by local authorities).

Reduce bar stools as well, to provide appropriate physical distancing.

Room service, notify guest once room service is ready to deliver. All plates should be covered. Request that guests notify Room Service once they’ve completed their meal and place their trolley outside of their room for immediate pick up.

Room service extra charge will be suspended.

Cleaning & Sanitizing Protocol

Service and beverage stations to be sanitized at least once per hour

POS terminals to be sanitized after each usage.

Dining tables, bar tops and stools, chairs etc to be sanitized after each use

Storage containers to be sanitized before and after each use

Food, beverage and coffee preparation stations to be sanitized at least once per hour

Kitchens to be deep cleaned and sanitized at least once per day

Front Office

Install protective screens at the front desk between guests and team members

Ensure room keys are disinfected and presented safely upon check-in.

Have in stock travel size hand sanitizers, masks, gloves available to guests in case of demand.

Lounge chairs at 1.5m to ensure physical distancing

Suppliers of goods & services

Contractors and suppliers of goods and services should follow similar Health & safety measures.

No access is allowed within the hotel, All goods should be delivered at the entrance of hotel’s receiving area.

Items should be sanitized prior its inhouse dispatch.