How to Check Into a Hotel Faster During the Pandemic

Available for Interviews:  Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott is an author, advocate, and journalist. He writes six weekly columns about customer service, with a special emphasis on travel and technology. His work reaches more than 10 million readers a week. You
have likely read his work in USA Today or Forbes.

What Travel Expert and Consumer Advocate, Christopher Elliot, could say in an Interview on How to Check Into a Hotel Faster:

As the world continues to fight the COVID-19 pandemic, there are also obvious health reasons for checking in faster. Expedited and touchless check-ins can help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

In my latest Washington Post column, I’ll help travelers check into their hotel rooms faster and avoid waiting on long lines.

Learn some great tips to explore at check-in:
  • Technology and the use of Apps for speed and efficiency
  • How Mobile Keys are “green” and convenient
  • Maximizing your Loyalty Program
  • How using Digital Keys can enable you to skip the line altogether
  • A hotel’s use of Mobile Property Management Systems
  • Some hotels eliminate the check-in desk and instead offer unique welcomes for guests
  • How to avoid peak check-in times based on destination

Read Christopher Elliott’s full story here:

How to Check Into a Hotel Faster



Interview: Christopher Elliott

Christopher Elliott, author of two books which are practical guides that help people make smarter purchases: How To Be The World’s Smartest Traveler (And Save Time, Money and Hassle) (National Geographic) and Scammed: How to Save Your Money and Find Better Service in a World of Schemes, Swindles, and Shady Deals (Wiley). He founded two nonprofit organizations for consumers. Elliott Advocacy is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization that empowers people to solve their problems and helps those who can’t. helps readers through direct advocacy, journalism on an ad-free website and maintaining the largest database of executive contact information on the Internet. He also co-founded Travelers United, a nonprofit organization that works in Washington to help travelers. Elliott also writes six weekly columns that have a combined reach of 10 million readers, including The Washington Post, USA Today, and Forbes, and his articles can be seen in newspapers and magazines across the country.

In addition to being a nationally-recognized expert on customer service, Elliott is an inveterate traveler. In his spare time, he enjoys hiking, photography, and scuba diving. His weekly family travel column for USA Today chronicles his never-ending journey around the world with his three children. Elliott is based in Prescott, Arizona.


Jo Allison
Managing Editor
Director of Public Relations
Success In Media, Inc.

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