Pandemic puts new emphasis on cleaning for hotels

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC has placed a new emphasis on cleaning for hotels. Some say that focus should remain long after the current emergency has...

OYO Hotels forms COVID-19 fund, founder waives his salary

OYO HOTEL OWNERS have created the OYO Welfare Fund to help employees at OYO properties and partner companies affected by the COVID-19 pandemic or...

Father and son hoteliers face the COVID-19 crisis in Houston

A CRISIS CAN be an opportunity for families to come together. For Houston hoteliers Hasu and Sawan Patel, the COVID-19 pandemic has presented a...

New York hotel association donates medical masks to Mt. Sinai Hospital

HOTELIERS OFTEN STEP up to help in times of crisis, and the COVID-19 pandemic is no exception. On April 1 the Hotel Association of...

Associations expand online services during epidemic

THE COVID-19 PANDEMIC has accentuated the importance of online services. Now two hotel industry associations, AAHOA and American Hotel & Lodging Association, are offering...

California hoteliers keeping positive in fight against COVID-19 outbreak

A POSITIVE ATTITUDE has helped California hotelier Jyoti Sarolia find strength as occupancy plummeted at her hotels as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic....

Marriott reports breach of property system affecting 5.2 million guests

MARRIOTT INTERNATIONAL HAS reported a breach of an internal property system that may have compromised some personal information belonging to approximately 5.2 million guests....

Hotelivate partner lays out plan for post-COVID-19 hospitality

IN THE NEW world created, for better or for worse, by the COVID-19 pandemic, hotels will have to change their approach to the business....

Hotel companies act to curb losses

ALL MAJOR PUBLICLY traded hotel companies listed in the earnings charts listed below pulled their RevPAR and financial guidance for 2020 in March as...

Survey: Half of webinar attendees plan to keep hotels open despite pandemic

DESPITE THE SUDDEN hardships foisted upon them, some hoteliers remain optimistic that they will survive the COVID-19 pandemic with their businesses intact, according to...