Hotels should keep in touch with guests during pandemic, marketing experts say

TRAVEL HAS SHUT down due to the COVID-19 pandemic, causing occupancy to dry up at hotels across the U.S., leading to closures and layoffs....

Article: If a recession comes, the past provides instruction

THE U.S. HOTEL industry was bracing for a possible economic downturn long before the COVID-19 black swan landed. Now the economy is teetering on...

AAHOA webinar offers tips on CMBS loans

THE RECENTLY PASSED $2.2 trillion Coronavirus Aid, Relief, & Economic Security Act may provide some financial assistance to hotels suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic’s...

Hotel companies doing good deeds in response to pandemic

HILTON AND WYNDHAM Hotels & Resorts, like other large hotel companies, are responding to the COVID-19 pandemic with new charitable programs. Hilton is partnering...

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....

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