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...

USTA supports airlines’ call for COVID-19 testing

THE CORONAVIRUS HAD a long journey to come to the U.S., so naturally it arrived by airplane. Now the airline industry is calling on...

Partners launch new membership-based brand

A PAIR OF long-time hoteliers are forming a new brand, the Urban Park Hotel Collection, aimed at providing a more affordable option for owners....

STR: Texas, Louisiana see ‘storm surge’ in hotel occupancy after Hurricane Laura

HURRICANE LAURA LED to a demand surge for hotels in Texas and Louisiana hotels during the week ending Aug. 29, according to STR. However,...

STR: Occupancy continued to drop going into Labor Day

THE WEEK BEFORE Labor Day weekend saw U.S. hotel occupancy falling again compared to the week before, leading experts at STR to have some...

Hurricane Laura evacuees still filling Louisiana, Texas, hotels

JUST ONE WEEK after Category 4 Hurricane Laura roared ashore at Lake Charles, Louisiana, Vimal Patel was at ground zero inspecting the damage at...

HotStats predicts changes in hotels after post-COVID-19

THE HOTEL INDUSTRY will be changed forever post-COVID-19 pandemic. HotStats predicts how the hotels will look like post-COVID in its blog, from the use...

Correction of link in fundraising story

In an article published Sept. 2 on Asian Hospitality’s website regarding fundraising to help the widow of a murdered Mississippi hotelier, we included a...

WTTC: U.S. to lose $155 billion in international visits

INTERNATIONAL TRAVEL ESSENTIALLY crashed when the COVID-19 pandemic flew around the world, closing economies in its wake. Now the U.S. economy stands to lose...

USTA toolkit emphasizes continued use of masks in the fall

AS SUMMER SLIPS into fall and COVID-19 cases drop in several states, it may be tempting for some travelers to want to set aside...

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