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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

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IHG Owners Association ERC Holds In-Person Meeting at InterContinental London Park Lane

The in-person gathering demonstrates a commitment to working with owners and operators to execute cleanliness and safety brand standards. 

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IHG Owners Association Board of Directors Holds In-Person Q3 Meeting at InterContinental Buckhead

The meeting is seen as a significant step towards returning to normal businesses practices and restoring consumer confidence in business travel. 

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Creativity tapped to stretch leisure season past summer

Hoteliers in the U.S. would typically see business travel pick up in the fall, but now they are left strategizing ways to stretch the summer leisure season to offset the loss of corporate demand because of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Article by Dana Miller for Hotel News Now

Travelers Cite Increasing Sense of Safety in Spite of COVID-19 Trends
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Travelers Cite Increasing Sense of Safety in Spite of COVID-19 Trends

Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt a return to workplaces, schools and sports arenas across the country, travelers report an increasing sense of safety with most types of travel activities in the most recent MMGY Travel Safety Barometer report.

Article from HospitalityNet

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Relief groups turn to hotels to shelter West Coast fire evacuees amid coronavirus pandemic

Fearing one disaster will feed another, relief groups are putting some people who fled their homes during the West Coast wildfires into hotels to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, stringing up shower curtains to separate people in group shelters and delivering box lunches instead of setting up buffets.

Article by Rebecca Boone and Sara Cline for USA Today

Industry Events

43rd Annual NYU Hospitality Conference
November 07 - 09

Returning in person this year, the Conference features general sessions, and networking events that provide data, analysis, perspectives, insights and opportunities.