Houston hotel chain making the best of a bad situation

AS THE FIRST month of life in the shadow of the COVID-19 pandemic nears completion, Raj Das in Houston has renewed faith in the...

Former AAHOA chairman suing insurance company for COVID-19 losses

A FORMER AAHOA chairman and California hotelier has filed suit against his insurance company, for denying coverage on his business interruption insurance policy in...

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...

Company launches new take on third-party management

THE ECONOMIC DOWNTURN caused by the COVID-19 pandemic has left an opening in third-party hotel management that Ashwin Patel and his partners plan to...

Choice Hotels announces new Comfort prototype

AFTER FOUR DECADES as Choice Hotels International’s flagship brand, Comfort Inn is getting a new start. The company has announced a new prototype, Comfort...

Louisiana hotelier says more federal stimulus is needed

THE RECOVERY FROM the COVID-19 pandemic is happening in the New Orleans area and nationwide. It’s just a little slow, said Vimal Patel, President...

HAMA survey predicts RevPAR declines of 50 to 75 percent

MOST HOTEL ASSET managers are expecting continuing declines in RevPAR for U.S. hotels until 2023, many between 50 to 75 percent, according to a...

Hotstats: Hotels must find a break-even point during pandemic

THERE’S A QUESTION hoteliers in the current economic climate have to ask themselves, according to a blog article from Hotstats: How low can you...

Hotelier’s murder spotlights national issues

THE MURDER OF a Cleveland, Mississippi, hotelier who was beaten to death by a guest he had just evicted, has had an industry wide...

Vision Hospitality provides care packages for 1,100 employees furloughed due to COVID-19 pandemic

VISION HOSPITALITY GROUP is one of the largest Asian American-owned hotel companies in the U.S., but it still has felt the pain caused by...