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Model contract language:
Notwithstanding any express or implied language in the contract to the contrary, from [start date of event] to [end date of event], the Hotel will:
- sanitize all occupied guest rooms [in the room block] on a daily basis unless the guest places a “do not disturb” sign on the door;
- sanitize all public or gathering areas (including but not limited to lobbies, restaurants, meeting space, restrooms, and employee break rooms) and all high-touch surfaces (including but not limited to elevator buttons, railings, and doorknobs) multiple times per day;
This contract establishes minimum safety and cleaning standards. If either the Hotel, the State government or the local government requires more frequent cleaning or more rigorous safety measures than this contract, the most frequent cleaning and rigorous safety standards will be followed during [organization]’s event between [start date and end date].
The Hotel will provide a copy of each of its written safety and cleaning plans, including any written safety and cleaning plans distributed to Hotel employees, upon request from [organization] at any time between the execution of this agreement and [end date of event].