MIAMI (CBSMiami) – As COVID continues, some are turning to hotels to work remotely.

“When COVID hit our business was down 82%,” said Yanni Moati, CEO of

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Moati thought it was the end of his business.

“But then it recovered much faster because we saw customers booking hotel rooms to work from a hotel instead of working from home,” he recalls.

In early 2020, Moati’s company saw a 182% increase in daily use. On the website in South Florida we saw a hotel, the Regency was $ 50, then we looked at Miami Beach, a hotel, the Good Times, was $ 139 a day. Moati estimated the average at $ 110 with tax per stay.

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“The idea of ​​escaping to a hotel room for the day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., strong WiFi, strong coffee, is a perfect solution,” he said.

Working in the same room that some call home can make some workers feel more stressed because they can no longer escape from the office.

“In Miami in particular, we’ve seen a 73% increase in this service,” he said.

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He’s not sure how long COVID will increase demand, but he says it’s another option in the Omicron surge for now.