Hostels

YHA New Zealand closes 11 hostels due to Covid-19

YHA Lake Tekapo is one of 11 hostels that will close on December 15, 2021. Kaeli Conforti After a solid 89-year career as one of the nation’s most trusted hostel brands, YHA New Zealand recently announced plans permanently close 11 of its properties as of December 15, 2021, due to the ongoing Covid-19 pandemic and […]

Hostels

YHA New Zealand closes all hostels after 90 years

YHA NZ will close its 11 hostels as of December 15, after 89 years of existence in the tourist landscape. The New Zealand branch of Hostelling International said it had “no choice but to close the doors for good.” With a significant shift towards low-budget domestic travelers and family groups, the company was able to […]

Hotels

The suspect is accused of defrauding hotels | criminality

A 43-year-old man in Maydan, North Carolina faces a charge of hotel / motel fraud, South Boston Police Department records show. Timothy Barnette was charged with the alleged offense and Constable J. Butler served the warrant on November 17th. • Wayne Anderson Wilkerson, 60, of South Boston faces an impaired driving charge. Officer J. Throckmorton […]

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Salvation Army puts 60 families in hotels after Muscatine fire

MUSCATINE, Iowa (KWQC) – Some Muscatine residents have been left out of their homes due to a fire just days before the Thanksgiving vacation. “Who expected to wake up on a Sunday morning to a fire in your apartment complex?” Asked Greg Bock, member of the Salvation Army in Muscatine. He says members of the […]

Motels

LA seeks $ 30 million in public funds to buy motels for the homeless

Super 8 Canoga Park (Google Maps) The Los Angeles Department of Housing is seeking a portion of the state’s $ 2.75 billion Homekey Project funds. The city’s agency recently issued a notice of intent to ask for around $ 30 million from this pool, according to Urbanize. The city would use this money for the […]

Hotels

Oregon launches program to turn hotels into temporary shelters

Since 2020, with the COVID-19 outbreak and a deadly wildfire season that claimed more than 4,000 homes in Oregon alone, the homeless crisis on the west coast has worsened. According to the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development’s annual homelessness report, Oregon ranked third in the country among states with the highest percentage of […]

Hotels

The hotels regain full occupancy

As large vaccination campaigns in South and Southeast Asia are in full swing, sources said bookings for hotel rooms and conference rooms are increasing every month. Business in the hospitality industry has finally picked up, as foreign delegates and corporate clients visit the country after a year and a half of the Covid-19 pandemic. As […]

Hotels

Hotels will cease to live as quarantine facilities

Some will be redeployed to other hotels. As of November 1, vaccinated Australians, permanent residents and their families returning from overseas to Victoria no longer needed to self-quarantine for two weeks at a designated hotel. Earlier this year, Age revealed that the hotel quarantine was costing Victorian taxpayers around $ 1.6 million a day, but […]

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Company transforming Grand Strand hotels and motels into affordable housing

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – Hotels and motels are now helping to create more affordable housing options in the Grand Strand area. A boutique investment firm specializing in income-producing residential and commercial real estate is leading the project’s efforts. NDH Capital transforms several hotel and motel properties into apartment complexes. Company president Roy Assaf told […]

Guest house

Isle of Skye Guest House set to reopen in Spring – Daily Business

Pools in the shade of the Black Cuillins near Glenbrittle A £ 250,000 renovation is underway at the Isle of Skye Guest House – formerly MacKinnon Country House Hotel – following its acquisition by the Fusion Group of Companies. The 15-bedroom house has already secured several hundred pounds of forward bookings for 2022 through Fusion’s […]