Hotels Try To Attract Remote Learners With “Schoolcations”


Already tired of trying to help your kid with distance learning at home? Some hotels are banking on that and they’re hoping families will come stay with them for a “schoolcation.” Resorts in the U.S. and Mexico are enticing parents with kids who are doing remote learning to come and relax while their staff assists youngsters with their e-learning activities.

  • At the Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita in Mexico, their schoolcations offer 24/7 tech support for all your distance learning electronic devices, a poolside “Screen Doctor” to clean your laptops and iPads, study buddy nannies to sit in on kids’ classes and supervise, and even poolside study cabanas with Wi-Fi, chargers, headphones and snacks for kiddos.
  • And here in the states, Great Wolf Lodge’s Howl ‘N Learn package lets kids attend Wiley’s Schoolhouse - a special spot for e-learning with staff on-hand to provide support, as well as “recess” breaks, like physically distanced yoga or craft projects.
  • The Poconos Shawnee Inn also offers “monitored learning” with nature hikes, arts & crafts, P.E. and “safe socialization” for kids.
  • At the Monarch Beach Resort in Dana Point, California, they’re luring families in with their “Edu-Cations” package that comes with an extra day use room for a study space and online homework help from Princeton Review tutors, along with outdoor activities when kids finish up distance learning for the day.
  • In Georgia, the Ritz-Carlton Reynolds, Lake Oconee has a Study Buddy program that gives kids dedicated tutors to help with their virtual schedule and offers creative educational experiences, like fishing, crafting, and “P.E.” class on nature trails.

Source:Good Morning America