Hotel Leaders Issue New Call for Federal Aid as Leisure Travel Lifeline Winds Down

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The U.S. hotel industry continues to call on Congress to pass a bill providing another round of coronavirus economic relief. MarkThomas / Pixabay

Skift Take: Tweaks to existing federal programs could assist the U.S. hotel industry survive the worst of the economic fallout from coronavirus. But Washington gridlock continues to keep industry stimulus out of reach.

— Cameron Sperance

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Accor and SBE Begin Global Expansion of Delano Hotel Brand Despite the Pandemic

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SBE and Accor’s first European location for the Delano hotel brand is slated to be in Costa Smeralda on the Italian island of Sardinia (pictured). SBE

Skift Take: The worst time ever to launch a global expansion of an iconic luxury hotel brand? Maybe not, if you are players like Accor and SBE with enough capital and Delano brand awareness.

— Cameron Sperance

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