AHLA: 74 percent of hoteliers could cut more jobs without aid

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC has already cost thousands of jobs in the U.S. hospitality industry. Now a majority of American Hotel & Lodging Association members...

HVS points out critical components for a receivership

MANY HOTELS WILL go into receivership and/or foreclosure in the coming months as a result of COVID-19 pandemic. An article from consulting firm HVS...

IHG brings voco brand to U.S.

VOCO, AN UPSCALE brand launched in Australia two years ago by InterContinental Hotels Group, is coming to the U.S. market. The first three properties...

USTA continues demand Congress pass federal stimulus

THE U.S. TRAVEL industry lost more than half the 15.8 million jobs it supported before the COVID-19 pandemic and if the sector does not...

Tripadvisor survey shows travel will continue in fall

THE SUMMER IS over but the traveling is not, according to Tripadvisor. The online travel platform’s Seasonal Travel Index for Fall shows at least...

HotStats lists 5 ways to find opportunity in COVID-19 crisis

EVEN IN SUCH an unprecedented crisis as the current pandemic, opportunity can be found for hotels to make extra profits, according to a blog...

IHG enters partnerships for racial equality

RACIAL EQUALITY REMAINS a top issue for the U.S. and InterContinental Hotels Group is joining the national conversation with three new programs. IHG has...

Senate stimulus bill voted down

NO MATTER HOW badly it’s needed, the next phase of federal stimulus remains further away than ever. The Senate voted on its bill this...

GBTA calls for U.S. to collaborate with others on COVID-19 testing

IF AN ORGANIZED and coordinated effort is not made soon to ensure the safety of air travel through better COVID-19 testing the U.S. could...

Article: Hotels need long-term plan for debt management

MANY HOTELS WERE given a short-term solution to managing their debt when the COVID-19 pandemic crashed the economy in March: a three-month deferral. As...