Either closed are or operating with most of the rooms empty, hotels are finding creative ways to put cash in their pockets now for services provided later.
Hotel Escaya, a wonderful boutique hotel in Medellin, Colombia, opened their doors just before the coronavirus outbreak. You can buy a gift card on their website now for your future travel.
Hotel LondonHouse in Chicago is offering bonds that people can buy in 100 USD increments. Once those bonds mature after 60 days, they are worth 150 USD. Once it is safe to travel again, guest can use the bonds to pay for overnight stays, room service and drinks at the rooftop terrace.