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Biden Signs 1.9 Trillion American Rescue Package

The President signed the historic relief package containing several important provisions that may affect hoteliers across the country. The package includes additional PPP funding and more. 

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IHG Hotels & Resorts Debuts New Masterbrand

IHG Hotels & Resorts has headed into 2021 by refreshing its brand to further reflect the hotel group's purpose of True Hospitality for Good, its evolving story, portfolio and the needs of hotel owners, consumers, and communities around the world. 

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UK Insolvency Extensions a Temporary Lifeline to Hotels

United Kingdom laws on insolvency have been changed, including extensions on moratoriums, to help businesses struggling due to lost trading during the pandemic.

Article by Terence Baker for HNN

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SBA Re-Opening PPP to Small Lenders on January 15 and All Lenders on January 19

Lenders with $1 Billion or less in assets along with community financial institutions are accepting applications for PPP loans. These loans will become available to all other lenders on Tuesday, January 19, 2021. 

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John Muehlbauer Appointed CEO of the IHG Owners Association

The IHG Owners Association announced that John Muehlbauer has been appointed to the role of chief executive officer. Muehlbauer will continue to uphold the Association’s mission of maximizing owners’ investments in their IHG-branded hotels. 

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Hotels to Receive Long-Awaited Relief as Part of New $900 Billion Aid Package

The $900 billion coronavirus relief deal delivers some of the hotel industry's top requests, including additional funding for the Paycheck Protection Program, extensions on several tax relief measures and more. 

Article by Cameron Spearance for Skift

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IHG Thanks Essential Workers with Surprise Trips and Exclusive Experiences

As part of it's True Hospitality program, IHG has spent the past few months thanking essential workers with much-needed vacations trips at a number of locations. 

Article by Guest Contributor for PR Newswire

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Americans Still Planning to Travel This Winter

Many Americans are pressing ahead with their winter travel plans, with more than half saying their trips are to locations within the United States. 

Article by Laurie Baratti for Travel Pulse

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Kalibri Labs Launches Predictive Tool For Recovery Planning

Kalibri Labs continues to upgrade its robust database to provide RevPAR, occupancy and ADR for future dates and create greater visibility at the market/submarket level. 

Article by Guest Contributor for HotelBusiness.com

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Valor's McGlashan ready to rip off bandage

Euan McGlashan, an IHG Owners Association Global Board member and co-founder & CEO of Valor Hospitality Partners, explores the various challenges owners currently face as they begin transitioning from survival to recovery.

Article by Jeff Weinstein for HOTELS magazine

Industry Events

Hunter Hotel Investment Conference
May 10 - 12

The Hunter Hotel Investment Conference brings together the nation’s most influential leaders and investors in the hotel industry. Industry professionals gather together to analyze trends, network and turn prospective opportunities into business transactions.