All articles by Preeti Behuria

Preeti Behuria

Almost 250 Los Angeles hotels offer 20,000 rooms to support Covid-19 response

The Hotel Association of Los Angeles (HALA) has announced that nearly 250 hotels have joined forces in the region to offer 20,000 rooms as temporary shelter for the Covid-19 crisis.

Oyo to offer free hotel rooms to Covid-19 frontline staff

India-based hotel chain Oyo has pledged to offer free accommodation to frontline healthcare workers during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

Hilton, American Express to offer hotel rooms to Covid-19 medical staff

Hilton has joined forces with American Express to offer one million hotel rooms to US frontline medical staff during the ongoing Covid-19 crisis.

COVID-19: Vail Resorts announces paycuts, furloughs for employees in US

US-based mountain resort company Vail Resorts has announced widespread furloughs and salary reductions for its employees due to the impact of COVID-19 on its business.

Hilton Grand Vacations suspends US sales operations due to COVID-19 pandemic

Hilton Grand Vacations (HGV) has announced that it has chosen to suspend its US sales operations due to the growing number of travel restrictions being implemented across the country because of the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic.

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust completes sale of two hotels for $331m

Pebblebrook Hotel Trust has completed the sale of InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta and Sofitel Washington DC Lafayette Square for $331m.

Park Hotels & Resorts withdraws 2020 outlook amid coronavirus outbreak

US-based real estate investment trust Park Hotels & Resorts has withdrawn its earlier announced 2020 outlook due to increased uncertainty about the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak.

Coronavirus outbreak leads to mass cancellations of hotel bookings in Kerala, India

The Government of Kerala, a southern state of India, stated that the novel coronavirus (nCoV) has started affecting its tourism sector. The state has confirmed three coronavirus cases.

Qetaifan Projects signs MoU with ADMARES for solar-powered floating hotels in Qatar

Qetaifan Projects, a company owned by Katara Hospitality, has signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with ADMARES, a real estate firm, for the construction and operation of 16 solar-powered floating hotels on the shores of Qetaifan Island North, Lusail City in preparation for FIFA World Cup 2022.

Dimension Development expands portfolio with Doubletree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans

Dimension Development Company, a US-based hotel management and investment firm, has expanded its portfolio of full-service hotels with the addition of Doubletree by Hilton Hotel New Orleans.