"One currently hot topic is the ongoing load shedding and the direct impact on the cost to run businesses and the economy as a whole.
Hotels and hospitality businesses are also affected by this. Due to their size and the amenities they offer to guests, lodging establishments are even more affected by load shedding than consumers or private households.
Hotels try to keep their consumption as low as possible, but of course, guests won’t stay without amenities, which is why costs can’t be reduced to a minimum.
For this reason, some lodging and accommodation establishments have decided to charge guests an additional load shedding surcharge in order to assist in keeping the backup power solutions running whilst the guests enjoy a seamless stay." (excerpt from TrevPAR World article)
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