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Work From Home No More! Take Off For A Staycation (Or Workation)

Staycation or workation is the buzzword as travellers are opting to work out of nearby destinations to beat mundane schedules

Get your much-needed break through staycations; Image credit: JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu

Being homebound for over 6 months can make anyone restless. With work from home being the new norm, our once peaceful abode has suddenly become a place we all want to get away from for a much needed holiday. With Unlock 4.0 bringing in further relaxations in travel restrictions across the country, it has become convenient to travel again. And among the popular trends being seen in travel currently, staycations is once again garnering interest among travellers, who are seeking out comfortable long stays that are equipped with Wifi and basic tech facilities for a perfect 'destination workstation'.


Luxury hotels are catering to these needs of travellers and are offering attractive staycation packages that are especially crafted for working professionals and families alike.

For Taj Hotels, a spokesperson from IHCL said, "Staycations have become a growing trend with people wanting to take mini vacations within the safety and comfort of their own cities. We recently launched Urban Getaways offer for travellers who needed a short and much-needed break within the city they live in. With hotels located within drivable distances from one's home, staycations are ideal for travellers of all generations."

Also read: Unlock 4.0: What Luxury Hotels Are Doing Differently To Ensure A Safe Stay


Staycations are ideal for travellers of all generations; Image credit: Taj Lake Palace

Sharad Puri, General Manager of JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu said, "We have introduced all-inclusive staycation packages with experiences curated for every member of the family. With the relaxations in lockdown norms, we anticipate that guests will seek a luxury experience either within their own city or within drivable distances."

For those seeking a beach holiday, a city getaway or merely a peaceful, rejuvenating break, JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu offers tailor-made experiences as part of the staycation package. Families can spend quality time together and indulge in an array of activities with their kids. Spacious, well-appointed rooms offering picturesque views of the beach help you unwind, while the functional work desks and premium internet services allow you to continue 'working from home'.

Also read: What's A Hotel Stay Like Amidst COVID Scare? How Safe Is It?


Enjoy some beach time at JW Marriott Mumbai Juhu

Sunjae Sharma, Vice President and Country Head of Hyatt India said, "While staying committed to upholding the highest standards of cleanliness and hygiene protocols, we have introduced new workspace concepts across several of our hotels and brands to help guests maintain their work routines while being ensconced in luxurious and safe surroundings."

"Our hotels such as Grand Hyatt Mumbai, Hyatt Centric MG Road Bangalore, Hyatt Place Hyderabad, etc. are offering sanitised and personalised working spaces for business travellers. Apart from essential IT amenities, the hotels are also offering F&B and laundry services at discounted prices. Our aim is to meet all possible needs of the working professional looking for the comfort and safety which a luxury hotel can provide," added Sunjae Sharma.


Hotels are following strict protocols of cleanliness and hygiene; Image Credit: Hyatt India

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With hotels taking all the necessary steps to ensure safety while providing all the essentials for a workstation, set off for a workation right away!