Battered by COVID-19, hotels pitch themselves as remote workspaces | #ESC_LLC #Hotels #COVID19 #Workplace | Lounsbury is among a growing group of workers who have looked to hotel rooms, resort villas and other spaces as an alternative to working at home during the coronavirus pandemic and the chaos it can bring (Curtis Tate) https://wp.me/p97JNV-1ko
The hotel industry is eager to open its empty rooms to those seeking a quiet place to work.
According to the American Hotel and Lodging Association, a trade group, hotel occupancy is projected to be 38% in 2020, which would make it the worst year on record. Occupancy was 66% in 2019. Eight in 10 hotel rooms are vacant, the group says, and 70% of hotel employees have been laid off or furloughed.
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