- Hourly rental room app usage increased in US amid Corona crisis
- People who have used the services of big brands for various tasks are now taking help from this app for privacy.
May 21, 2020, 06:08 AM IST
Washington. Americans trapped in lockdown or quarantine during the Corona crisis are now looking for solitude. For this, they are paying room rent up to Rs 7500 per hour. People who have used the services of big brands for various tasks are now taking help from this app for privacy.
Many people are using this service only to stay away from their family members for a few hours. Among them, the Globe app is the most famous, whose demand is constantly increasing. This app is being used the most in areas like New York, San Francisco, Miami.
Renting rooms to avoid overcrowding
People give these rooms during the video meeting of the wife's office, to give comfort to the room partner, to freshen up or relax during the office, to avoid congestion and even to stay away from the family for some time. Are renting. Under this, people are giving priority to the apartments located in their vicinity or walking distance.
No room is provided overnight
For this, you have to indicate your need on the app. Also, you have to tell that you do not have fever, cough or corona. Apart from this, photos of thermometers have to be uploaded by taking the current temperature of the body. After this, you are provided with a room, but no room is given overnight.
Brittany leased room for future planning
32-year-old Britney Gayan says, 'I'm going to marry my boyfriend in Brooklyn. In such a situation, we rented a room for 2 hours for future planning. It also relieved the quarantine problem. '
One such student from the University of Washington says, “I went to the room with my anti-bacterial wipes.” First the door knob, light switch and sanitized the apartment, followed by 45 minutes of important work and calls. Rested an hour fiercely. It is a really great experience. '
App was launched for employed people
The Globe app was launched in June 2019 by two friends, 30-year-old Emmanuel Bampho and 36-year-old Eric Zhu. It was started for working people, so that they can stay away from home or work in the city for some time while resting. But, in the Corona era people are using these rooms for solitude. People are paying up to Rs 7500 for an hour.