Sonder Seeks Room in Post-Covid-19 Lodging – The Wall Street Journal

What exactly is an upscale hotel experience without a front desk, room service and a friendly bellhop to hail you a taxi? Some would call it disappointing; Sonder sees opportunity.

In April, the San Francisco-based lodging startup said it would merge with special-purpose acquisition company Gores Metropoulos II to go public. The deal, which is expected to close by the end of the year, will give the combined company a pro forma enterprise value of about $2.2 billion.