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AHLA Declares July 29 a National Day of Action to Save Hotel Jobs

WASHINGTON, D.C. — As Congress debates a new round of COVID-19 recovery legislation, the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) highlighted results of a...
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Is the Employment Outlook Really Better?

Although the latest employment numbers reported by the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) were seen as encouraging by many, Doug Tutt, CEO of...

Overall Leisure and Hospitality Employment Rose in May, Accommodations Jobs Declined

The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics today reported that 21 million were unemployed in May—down 2.1 million from the previous month. The national unemployment...
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Travel-Related Unemployment Rises to 51 Percent

WASHINGTON, D.C. — More than half of the 15.8 million travel-related jobs in the United States have disappeared since the outbreak of the COVID-19...
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Survey: Most AHLA Members Expect Hotel Staffing Levels to Remain Low Through 2020

More than eight out of 10 hotels (84 percent) have laid off or furloughed staff as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic and its...