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.
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.
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.
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.
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