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OpenTable already certifies in the restaurant's online reservation that the customer is vaccinated

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00With the full approval of vaccines against COVID-19 in EE. THE. by the FDA, the last qualms that companies had to implement the COVID certificate or mandatory vaccination have dissipated.

OpenTable, one of the most important online booking portals in the world, and that since the pandemic began it has been offering its users technological solutions adapted to current times (such as a capacity control or reservations on waiting lists), has entered into a collaboration with CLEAR to digitally certify that the restaurant customer is duly vaccinated.

CLEAR is a company that uses a business model based on subscription to the service to provide all kinds of accreditations. One of his best known contributions is airport security in the United States.. The applications they use biometrics to identify the eyes or face of travelers are often powered by software created by the company.

This time, CLEAR has got down to work to offer an ideal solution for these last blows of the coronavirus crisis. After a first vaccination campaign more than successful, the new normal is just around the corner. For many vaccinated, the social and economic reactivation is already palpable. Nevertheless, the unvaccinated pose a risk to all. They can not only infect immunosuppressed people, rather, there is the disturbing possibility that while the SARS-2 keep this mute in circulation. A more contagious mutation that renders vaccines ineffective could get us back to where we started again.

Hence a COVID passport for non-essential activities is of utmost importance. The citizens who contribute to protecting society will be those who can indulge in enjoying all kinds of activities., from recitals to macro concerts, passing through the street food of the gastronetas to the most exclusive evenings in the restaurants awarded with Michelin stars.

CLEAR has made it possible to create a digital vaccination record that certifies that the user has received the complete schedule of any of the administered vaccines. Information is obtained through pharmacies and medical authorities, so there is no possibility of error. This card generates a QR code that can be scanned by other terminals to check that everything is in order.. In this way, the technology company fights against one of the emerging criminal behaviors in the US. UU.: the falsification of COVID certificates.

This system is fully compatible with the app OpenTable mobile. A) Yes, those who wish to reserve a table online Through the application, they will have to take an extra step and, confirm they have their COVID certificate through CLEAR. They will have to register momentarily in the identification application and link information from there. Once I have the go-ahead, the consumer will be able to close their reservation and proceed as they used to do before the pandemic started.

The concept has been acclaimed by members of the New York restaurant sector, who see measurement as a form of restore security to establishments and trust to diners. By ensuring that health is not compromised when visiting restaurant lounges, it is foreseeable that more clients will be encouraged to reserve a table. The restaurants that have already opted for this digital COVID certificate are satisfied with their first impressions. Table reservations online They have risen since it was implemented in late August.

If everything continues as it is for the next few weeks, restaurateurs plan to recover from the loss of business they have received between July and August, interval that corresponds to the accelerated rise in the number of cases of COVID-19 associated with the delta variant of the coronavirus. The business contracted a 11 % in those two months, so the professionals of the sector are now putting their hopes in the technology.

In general terms, the forecast is not particularly favorable for US restaurants. UU., Well, with the start of the school year and unvaccinated minors, a steady increase in cases is anticipated. In the world of hospitality, fingers crossed that schools, institutes and universities do not become a source of contagion. The pressure to which they would then be subjected would be completely unfeasible.

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Article by the editorial team of DiegoCoquillat.com. It has professionals both in the field of hospitality, gastronomy and tourism, and new technologies and innovation.

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