California will reopen to leisure travel on June 12,
allowing many of the state’s hotels to begin welcoming tourists again.
California counties are required to provide a mandatory
health report to the California Department of Public Health, ensuring they meet
the state’s Covid-19 health benchmarks. Hotels cannot reopen until their county
submits a report. As of June 8, all but eight of the state’s 58 counties have
According to the California Hotel and Lodging Association, more than 6,000 member hotels say they are ready
to reopen on June 12.
To support California hotels, the hotel association unveiled
its Clean + Safe guide and self-certification process, which offers hoteliers access to best practices, employee trainings, signage
and regulatory forms. Members that submit a Clean + Safe Checklist will receive
a window decal and digital images that can be used to promote a property as
Clean + Safe certified.