Stimulus negotiations continue despite Trump tweet

REPORTS THAT NEGOTIATIONS over a new federal stimulus bill are dead until after the election were apparently premature. While Republican and Democrat leadership is...

Negotiations on federal stimulus stall

NEGOTIATIONS ON THE next round of federal stimulus have officially stalled out as President Trump has ordered Republican legislators to stand down until after...

Hersha reports achievements of its ‘Rest Assured’ cleaning program

HERSHA HOTELS AND Resorts has seen some success with its “Rest Assured” program implemented in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. The program includes stringent...

Groups demand more action from Congress on stimulus

A FAILURE TO act by Congress on more federal assistance for hotels suffering from the COVID-19 pandemic’s economic impact drew fire from the American...

Survey: Travelers might pay more for comprehensive COVID-19 protection

A NEW SURVEY found that 60 percent of travelers are willing to pay from $50 to $100 more for screening and testing services to...

Former La Quinta head helps launch ‘contactless’ check-in tech company

INVESTORS IN VIRDEE, a new software as a service company focused on producing “contactless” technology for hotels and other industries, have raised $2 million...

HVS: Average per diem rates rising across top U.S. markets

THERE HAS BEEN an increase in average per diem rates across top U.S. lodging markets in 2020 expected to continue into 2021, according to...

The Witness Group contracts with HE for management

THE WITNESS GROUP, an Asian American owned hospitality development and investment group, has contracted with Atlanta-based management and development firm Hotel Equities to manage...

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...