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UK staycations could boom during the pandemic — but don’t expect a breakfast buffet or a turndown service. Here’s how hotels and holiday cottages are preparing for the rush.

Hotels, bed and breakfasts, and self-catering accommodation in the UK were allowed to reopen on July 4. Owners are hoping for a staycation boom as people rule out international travel because of the coronavirus pandemic. But accommodation providers have had to adapt to the new normal to remain COVID-safe for […]
UK staycations could boom during the pandemic — but don’t expect a breakfast buffet or a turndown service. Here’s how hotels and holiday cottages are preparing for the rush.
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A daughter built her 2 mums a 600-square-foot cottage in her backyard so they could all be closer to each other

Drew Zandonella-Stannard’s mothers, Meredith Stannard and Elyse Zandonella, live in a custom-built cottage in her backyard in Seattle. Zandonella-Stannard and her husband spent six months renovating their backyard so that her mums could move in. Their cottage is independent from their daughter’s house, with its own bathroom, bedroom, kitchen, and […]
A daughter built her 2 mums a 600-square-foot cottage in her backyard so they could all be closer to each other