The Hong Kong hotel has hired an unusual employee because of COVID

In the hotels of Hong Kong and to minimize contact of guests at hotels appeared robots that satisfy the whim of the guests. It is reported "Radio Sputnik".

The pandemic COVID-19 owners of the world’s hotels to cut staff, but Hong Kong hotel operator, by contrast, hired a new employee.

His name is Genie: this is the first of the three robots with artificial intelligence, engaged in the service of the 432 rooms. He can deliver food to guests, even quarantined. A day in an unusual employee – from 130 to 150 orders.

Many guests specially treated to room service for delivery of meals to take a picture of a robot hotelier.

Each mission prepares Genie man – loads the order into a container inside the robot and enters the room number of the guest. Then the machine operates independently: calls the Elevator, finds the right room, inform the guest on arrival and waiting to take your order. After each visit, "employee" waiting for disinfection.

As the recovery of the tourism industry in Hong Kong, the Genie will appear colleagues. The cost of each is over 100 thousand dollars.

Hoteliers believe that robots will become their "practical" advantage for fear of catching coronavirus infection, travelers are asked to minimize contact with other guests and staff.

It is projected that the need for "contactless" guests will be "megatrend" in the next five years.