COVID-19 & Hotel OPLs – Outsourcing Opportunity?


As hotels see increased occupancy from summer vacationers, particularly in markets like Florida and Southern California, one question facing hotel managers is whether or not to continue operating their on-premise laundries (OPLs). A decision to shutter OPLs – even if temporarily – due to cost or health concerns stemming from the pandemic, creates the potential for outsourcing to hospitality launderers, according to several operators contacted by Textile Services Weekly.