U.S. hotel industry responds to coronavirus outbreak

THE COVID-19 CORONAVIRUS continues to spread and cause mass disruptions for the travel and hospitality industries. Some authorities say the outbreak is reaching pandemic...

Hotel owners across the country are struggling with cancellations due to COVID-19 epidemic

MIRAJ PATEL, PRESIDENT of Wayside Investment Group in Houston, was planning for success when he bought a Galveston, Texas, Travelodge by Wyndham to convert...

Hersha Hospitality is taking serious steps to deal with economic impact of COVID-19 pandemic

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC has forced Hersha Hospitality Trust to take serious measures to ensure its liquidity, including cost cuts and closings of some hotels....

Group says large hotel companies should waive fixed fees for hotel owners during COVID-19...

IN TIMES OF trouble, everybody needs a helping hand. In the throes of the COVID-19 pandemic, hard-hit hotel owners are turning to their franchisers...

Congress reaches deal on COVID-19 relief funding

ANOTHER DAY PASSED without Congress approving relief funding to help hotels and other small businesses weather the economic storm from the COVID-19 pandemic. Then,...

Hoteliers ask for more federal relief from COVID-19 pandemic

THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT has passed its first economic stimulus in response to the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Now hotel industry leaders are calling for the...

The latest round of federal economic stimulus against the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact stalled in...

A THIRD PHASE of federal economic aid for the economy to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic has stalled in the House of...

Radisson Hotel Group upbeat at conference

THE LEADERSHIP OF Radisson Hotel Group were upbeat during its 2020 Americas Business Conference in Las Vegas this week. The company is entering 2020...

Government agencies are using hotels, including one in Georgia, to house COVID-19 patients

THE OLD RADISSON Hotel in the Franklin Gateway corridor of Marietta, Georgia, is easy to overlook, sitting as it does somewhat off the major...

STR: U.S. hotel occupancy down 1.7 percent in the final week of February

U.S. HOTELS EXPERIENCED mixed results during the last week of February, according to STR, with drops in occupancy and RevPAR. The spreading coronavirus was...