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3 Hospitality & Motel Stocks to Fuel Your Portfolio

The Zacks hotel and motel industry is gradually coming out of the woodwork thanks to improving demand. Although the occupancy rate is improving, it remains below the pre-pandemic level. However, people are feeling more optimistic and confident about the prospect of traveling again. To capitalize on this sentiment, hoteliers are increasingly focusing on a number […]

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Hungry and on the verge of homelessness, families living in motels seek help

Sandra Witherspoon heads into South Richmond one afternoon in early October with a trunk full of food and her phone buzzing with messages from families in need. Witherspoon is the founder of RVA Humble Beginnings, a faith-based charity that serves “the homeless and the desperate,” she said. Every week, she provides anyone who asks for […]

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Treatment of asylum seekers in UK must be in line with international law, says UN

The UK should ensure its ‘treatment of asylum seekers complies with international law’, members of the UN Human Rights Council have said. They made the recommendation while highlighting plans to send migrants to Rwanda as they reviewed the UK’s human rights record on Thursday. During the periodic review, a process that takes place every four […]

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Rotorua emergency accommodation motel ads targeted foreigners

Documents indicate that some hotels in Rotorua that offer emergency accommodation are targeting potential out-of-town customers via social media (file photo) Photo: RNZ / Cole Eastham Farrelly Some motels offering emergency accommodation in Rotorua have directly targeted potential out-of-town customers via social media. A document shared by RotoruaNZ with the Rotorua Lakes Council – aimed […]

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Everett mayor denounces plan to house homeless people in local motels

EVERETT — The mayor on Friday criticized a state program to bring what she called “a large portion of the unsheltered population” into Everett motels without the knowledge of the city. In a signed letter posted on Twitter and FacebookMayor Cassie Franklin wrote that she learned Thursday that the state Department of Transportation was placing […]

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Motels agree to end discrimination against Karuk tribesmen – Times-Standard

Here is a press release from the California Attorney General’s Office: California Attorney General Rob Bonta today announced the signing of two separate agreements to require Super 8 by Wyndham Yreka (Super 8) and Baymont by Wyndham Yreka (Baymont) to review their rental policies and comply with laws of non-discrimination. The agreements are the result […]

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Secaucus police charge 7 with prostitution at city motels

SECAUCUS, NJ – Secaucus police continue their crackdown on the prostitution business that frequently operates in city motels, as police arrested seven people last Tuesday, charging them with prostitution, money laundering and felonies drug related. Secaucus police declined to say at which motels the arrests were made, saying only that they were “various” hotels throughout […]

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Rotorua emergency accommodation motels: Tour operators make submissions to the hearing

Emergency housing is being set up on Rotorua’s main road – Fenton Street. Video / RNZ People are throwing up in the streets, “shooting themselves” in public restrooms, trash, police cars, discarded needles and drug paraphernalia in parking lots. These are among the latest descriptions of life around the emergency accommodation motels of Rotorua residents […]

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The 10 Best Retro Motels in the United States

Luxury resorts, dreamy bungalows and modern home rentals can make for the perfect vacation, but if you want something a little off the beaten path, a retro motel can satiate your quirky travel appetite. Think authentic neon signage, vintage pools that evoke all the nostalgia, and expertly decorated rooms that practically beg for a photo […]

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Weekday Wrap: A Tale of Two Pendleton Motels; homeless services in Gresham and a university’s organic apple orchard in Idaho

The story of two motels during the Round-Up: MotoLodge and the former Marigold Hotel Two downtown Pendleton hotels had very different experiences during the recent Round-Up. MotoLodge was almost fully booked all the time. “We had 100% occupancy,” said Elizabeth Hodson, MotoLodge manager. “Except one day at 95%.” The Marigold, under new ownership and management […]

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Investors buy beach motels

At Cassandra Tollens-owned motels in Carolina Beach, furry and feathered family members are welcome. Few lodging establishments in the county beach town of New Hanover allow pets, but Tollens, a real estate investor who dips her toes into the hospitality industry, said it’s one of the amenities that would differentiate its motels from many others. […]

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Bill to combat human trafficking in hotels and motels signed into law

Bill will allow attorneys to penalize hotel and motel owners if supervisors knew or willfully ignored victims were trafficked – Today, Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) announced that his bill to combat human trafficking in hotels and motels has been signed into law. Specifically, AB 1788 will allow city attorneys and district attorneys to […]

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Autocamp turns motels into luxury hotels with van-living locations

Autocamp Hospitality Group will soon launch Field Station, a collection of hotels targeting travelers who want an outdoor vacation. Field Station And its first location in Moab, Utah will be ready in early spring 2023 starting at nearly $160 per room. Field Station Changing from Airstream caravan-based accommodation to a traditional hotel concept may come […]

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Fontana Amber Alert father and daughter lived in motels and a truck for weeks – NBC Los Angeles

A Southern California man accused of killing his ex-wife and abducting their 15-year-old daughter had been living with the teenager out of his van and hotels for weeks before the violence, reports said. authorities on Wednesday. Anthony John Graziano and his daughter, Savannah Graziano, were killed Tuesday in a shootout with law enforcement on a […]

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Ocean City Motels, adjacent apartments approved for $16 million redevelopment listing – NBC10 Philadelphia

The Pavilion Motor Lodge, Fountain View Motel and an adjacent apartment building in Ocean City, New Jersey have all gone on the market, with the three lots combined for $16 million, reports the Philadelphia Business Journal. The property spans approximately one acre on the 800 block of Atlantic Avenue, located one block from the beach […]

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Mayor of El Cajon accuses county of ‘dumping’ homeless people into city motels – NBC 7 San Diego

El Cajon’s elected leaders on Wednesday called out the county government for “throwing” homeless people in their community’s motels, a claim that county officials are misinformed and harmful. El Cajon Mayor Bill Wells and City Manager Graham Mitchell held a news conference outside a motel in the East County town on Wednesday morning to outline […]

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The 10 Best Catskill Hotels (And 3 Bonus Motels)

Located about 2-3 hours north of New York, nestled west of the Hudson River and east of the PA/NY state line, the Catskill Mountains have long been a “north of state” for the tri-state area. This is where the Field Mag team prefers to escape, along with countless others from our respective boroughs. Apart from […]

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MP wants funding freeze for Rotorua homeless motels and investigation into ‘absolute train crash’

It is “an absolute train wreck” in the eyes of Maori party co-leader and MP for Waiariki, Rawiri Waititi. National Housing spokesman Chris Bishop MP called it “a social and economic disaster”. Normally opposing political forces condemn the continued use of Rotorua motels as emergency accommodation for homeless people. In a social media post on […]

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Airbnb’s competition with Wyoming motels could ‘eviscerate’ hunting season lodging business

***For all things Wyoming, sign up for our daily newsletter*** By Mark Heinz, public lands and wildlife [email protected] Airbnb and other similar online short-term rental sites have “dumped” hunting season activity at two lodges in Pinedale, one of the owners said. “The short-term online rental business, Airbnb and the like, has totally gutted our hunting […]

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Hosmer St. motels convert to low-income housing in Tacoma

In a commercial corridor in South Tacoma, in an economically struggling area where crime has baffled businesses and neighbors, a $30 million market has recently sprung up. The product is real estate. Specifically, motels. Five former South Hosmer Street motels have been sold since June 2021, each now on the verge of transitioning to low-income […]

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Timmins News: Police report increase in vehicle thefts from hotels and motels

The Timmins Police Department said Monday that thieves will go to “extreme” means to steal items from vehicles parked at local hotels and motels. “Over the past three weeks, several vehicles in local hotel and motel parking lots have been broken into and numerous expensive items have been stolen,” police said in a news release. […]

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Chhattisgarh to lease 24 state motels and resorts for 30 years to private investors

The Chhattisgarh government launched a tender on Thursday for 24 state-owned motels and resorts to be leased for 30 years to private investors. The Chhattisgarh Tourism Board has invited online proposals from “experienced private investors” from Chhattisgarh and other states to bid for 14 non-functioning and 10 functioning board-owned resorts and motels, until September 5. […]

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Some TSU students move into motels, not dorms, as freshmen move in

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (WTVF) – Tennessee State University is posting record enrollment numbers. Many of these students were lucky enough to move into their dorms today for freshmen moving in during the day. But others are still waiting for accommodation. Tennessee State University expects more than 2,500 new freshmen and transfer students for the 2022-2023 academic […]

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Motels reduce emergency accommodation places before tourists return

With summer approaching and borders reopening, many motel operators in Marlborough are gearing up for a busy tourist season. And, while the prospect of visitors returning to Marlborough in droves would be seen by many as a welcome step forward, it could mean a monumental step backwards for those in emergency accommodation. Since the country’s […]

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Are “Schitt’s Creek” and “Motel Makeover” hot motels now?

Motel 6 began charging $6 per night in 1962 in Santa Barbara, California. Today, that same motel charges over $300 per night. Dawn Gilbertson, reporting to The Wall Street Journal, said she recently paid $426 for a one-night stay, before taxes. Is this a really fancy take on the iconic budget motel? Although it has […]

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Owner of Cape Breton motels near Canso Causeway preparing to reopen in 2023

PORT HASTINGS, NS — Two major motels near the Cape Breton side of the Canso Causeway that have been closed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic plan to reopen in 2023, according to the owner of the motels. James Cha, owner of the Skye Lodge on Highway 4 in Port Hastings and what was […]

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Restored motels have proven their resilience

Towards the end of the last century, a trend emerged. Old motels and forgotten motels were being transformed into small, hip, well-run hotels. At first, it was a bit surprising to see the revival of these dilapidated structures occur alongside the high-end glamor of the big cities of the boutique hotel boom. Their usefulness quickly […]

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The Metro Council is working on a proposal to limit motel crime amid recent violence

BATON ROUGE, La. (WAFB) – After yet another tragedy at the beleaguered OYO Hotel, city and parish leaders are pledging to bring forward a proposal to regulate high-crime businesses. But finding a solution is much easier said than done, especially since this isn’t the first time the city has attempted to craft a law like […]

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With the end of a COVID program, some 6,000 people living in motels must move: NPR

California’s program to house people in motels to get them off the streets during COVID is ending. But where the more than 6,000 people living in these settlements are headed is unclear. JUANA SUMMERS, HOST: Since the start of the pandemic, California has moved people off the streets and housed them in hotels and motels […]

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Royel Otis releases new single “Motels”

As one of Australia’s brightest artists to be added to the independent ensemble, Royel Otis is ready to share his short follow-up piece. Lyrical explorations of life and love across six tracks ponder the ups, downs and all but the tiny moments in between that feature a rich record of witty observations and experiences in […]

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In Wildwood Crest, their families ran two motels side by side. Then they fell in love.

WILDWOOD CREST, NJ – Paul and Alethea Pawloski are not kidding when they describe the side-by-side motels their respective families have run for decades in Crest as family resorts. From two motels – the Stefanide/Roy clan which manages the VIP (Visitors in Paradise), the Pawlowskis in charge of the Compass – they have created a […]

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Here’s a job to die for: Getting paid to visit beach motels

By Emmy Abbassi, CNN Here is your chance to win sand dollars. Hotels.com is looking to hire a Retro Beach Motelier, who will visit several retro beach motels across the United States and enjoy 1950s-style ocean views. The itinerary features Hotels.com’s 10 best retro beach motels across America, including the Pearl Hotel in San Diego, […]

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Get paid to travel back in time to retro beach motels, including 2 stops east

Hotels.com is looking for someone who wants to spend the late summer traveling to retro beach motels across the country, including two accommodations right here in the East End. The job description for “the Retro Beach Motelier” is someone Hotels.com describes as “chasing nostalgia for a time when surf culture was at its height”. “The […]

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Plan underway to turn a strip of Jacksonville motels with criminal histories into lodgings – 104.5 WOKV

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. — A plan is officially on the table to redevelop Dix Ellis Trail on the south side of Jacksonville near Baymeadows. It was presented at the city council on Tuesday evening. District 11 Councilman Danny Becton has supported this redevelopment plan for some time. Currently, several budget motels can be found on Dix […]

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Six stylish motels on Australia’s east coast channeling retro-chic vibes

Motels, traditionally the least beloved member of the lodging family, are having a time. Design-conscious, nostalgia-loving operators have taken over old East Coast surf motels and given them retro refreshes. Some are reminiscent of the 60s, with bold patterns, textures and pops of color. Some are inspired by the earthy tones of the ’70s. Others […]

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Council passes tax incentives to redevelop motels and hotels

Hotels and motels that are redeveloped as housing or mixed-use will now be eligible for tax incentives Hotels and motels that are redeveloped as housing or mixed-use will now be eligible for tax incentives. At its regular meeting on Tuesday, council passed a by-law providing for a revitalization tax exemption that will see the assessed […]

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Dream Job: Get paid $15,000 to go to retro motels

Hotels.com knows that some of us wish for a simpler, less chaotic and calmer time. That’s why Hotels.com is now recruiting a Retro Beach Motelier who will be tasked with spending the rest of summer 2022 lounging on beaches and lounging in nostalgic motels. The company is looking to give one lucky person and a […]

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Hotels.com will pay someone $10,000 to visit 10 retro beach motels this summer

Do you remember going to that motel on the beach, then biking barefoot to shore to watch surfers catch a wave, the radio playing Dick Dale songs? Nope? Well, whether you did it or not, here’s your chance to do it now! Indeed, Hotels.com is looking to hire its very first motel to spend the […]

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10 Best Roadside Motels Across the Country, According to Readers

Photo courtesy of Nancy C. Ross/Getty Images During the early years of the 20th century, Americans rode the nation’s newly-minted highways, and roadside motels (a portmanteau of “motor hotel”) sprung up to accommodate these travelers. Many of these historic properties have been refurbished in retro-chic ways, combining their vintage charm with modern amenities. To find […]

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Classic images of motels with a vintage vibe – 24/7 Wall St.

As we move into spring and summer after that, people are going to be looking to go places and do things. International travel is still problematic as we’re not done with the pandemic yet, but domestic travel is picking up and what’s more American than a road trip? It’s a great way to see the […]

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Arlington Heights sets rules to issue fines or close motels if they’re deemed a criminal ‘nuisance’

Arlington Heights administrators put new rules in place on Tuesday to fine or even close hotels or motels deemed a “nuisance” for crime. The so-called Nuisance Hotels Ordinance, approved by a 6-1 vote of the village council, comes in response to increased police calls to two south-town motels in recent years. According to the rules, […]

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Ouch! I think there are motels in our neighborhood! – Tillamook County Pioneer

By Dave Benneth, Neskowin Resident My wife tells me that I’m not very observant. Maybe she’s right because after living in Neskowin for years, I just realized there might be motels in our neighborhood disguised as short-term rentals. (I thought there was something different about them.)They are not illegal. They are known as “STR” and […]

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LETTER: Proposed motel tax could hurt residents

“Many of those who live in our community have had to resort to alternative housing options: couch surfing, sleeping in cars and, yes, living in motels” MidlandToday welcomes letters to the editor at [email protected] Please include your phone number and daytime address (for verification of authorship, not publication). The following letter concerns Midland’s proposal to […]

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Akeredolu replaces Owena motels with 8-storey Manuex hotels

In his drive to create employment opportunities and improve infrastructure in Ondo State, Governor Oluwarotimi Akeredolu has replaced the demolished Owena Chalet motels with an 8-story high-tech hotel. The groundbreaking ceremony for the 5-star hotel, held at the four-hectare construction site in Alagbaka, Akure, the state capital, on Friday saw different personalities from all walks […]

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Tax incentives for Kamloops hotels/motels converted into housing

The council has already recently broadened the scope of its revitalization tax exemptions by including new child care centers and expanding downtown boundaries. Hotels and motels that are redeveloped into housing or mixed-use will be eligible for tax incentives, following a decision by Kamloops City Council that aims to encourage older motels and hotels to […]

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Rotorua Motels for 1000+ Homeless: Submissions Open for Resource Consent Requests

Motels seeking resources agree to be government-contracted operators for emergency housing. Pictures/Andrew Warner The government is seeking approval for five-year consents allowing up to 1,008 people at a time to stay in 12 motels in Rotorua under contract for emergency accommodation. The five-year period involved residents and a lobby group wants people to “speak up […]

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I lived in motels and “forgot to live”: I’m 48, I have close to $900,000 and I want to retire next year. What can I do?

I am 48 years old, single and have lived in various states and held various jobs. Genetically, I predict my lifespan will be about 20 more years, as I lost my parents at a very young age. During these 15 years of career, I have never owned a car or a house. I lived in […]

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Northwoods Motels resurrected as accommodations

Employers and local investors in northern Wisconsin are converting motels into long-term housing in an effort to improve affordable housing options for local workers and residents. As Erin Gottsacker reports for WXPR, “This conversion from motel to apartment complex is likely to become more and more common, says Eric Schoessow, who has worked in real […]

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Meet Kenny Osehan, the queen of Ojai’s hip motels

What’s the difference between a tired old motel and a boutique hotel with a loyal clientele and full of modern charm? Apparently it’s Kenny Osehan. She is a hotel “curator” who manages two of Ojai’s most Instagrammed lodgings, Hotel Capri and Ojai Rancho Inn, through her company Shelter Social Club. Both properties are mid-century motels […]

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2,600 Tarrant County children lived in motels last year, report reveals

May 23, 2022 The number of children in Tarrant County living in motels and hotels is on the rise due to rising rents, high apartment occupancy rates and reduced access to child care . The Center for Transforming Lives recently released a report to raise awareness about families living in motels and their lack of […]

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Rotorua Lakes Council takes emergency accommodation motels to court after ‘trying every other option’

Rotorua Economic Development chief executive Andrew Wilson has been harshly critical of the emergency housing arrangements in Rotorua. “We have 13 properties that have been contracted by the Ministry of Housing and Urban Development, which have full services and management in the operation of these facilities,” he said. “Then we have a greater number of […]

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Rotorua council takes emergency accommodation motels to court after ‘trying every other option’

Accommodation in one of New Zealand’s main tourist towns is starting to get ugly. Photo: 123rf The Rotorua Lakes Council has gone to the Environmental Court seeking enforcement orders against nine emergency accommodation providers. A spokeswoman for the council said the move followed attempts to engage with operators to ensure they complied if they wanted […]

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Archival Exhibit Reveals the Magic of Motels, Kidney-Shaped Pools and Continental Breakfasts

Fancy a dip? Post-war motels epitomized fun and freedom. Photo: National Archives. Do you remember the scratchy brick walls? The paper-wrapped glasses and the tape across the toilet? How about brocaded polyester bedspreads or the hutch through which a “continental” breakfast magically appeared, more or less when you ordered it? In the optimistic post-war era, […]

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Colorado’s rundown motels are lucky to be cool

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado >> In the series premiere episode “Schitt’s Creek,” a suddenly broke family must leave their lavish mansion to reluctantly live in a run-down motel. In late April 2020, the remodeled motel became something the fictional family — and viewers of the hit show — loved. The motel’s takeover story reflected a trend […]

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Throwback to the highways, motels and divers around New Braunfels | Community alert

Have you ever thought about what travel was like before freeways and hotel chains? It was definitely a much simpler time. Early travel meant dirt roads, with ruts and mud holes. It was only after the First World War that road improvements became a priority. The Federal Highway Act of 1921 funded a system of […]

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Revealed: Hawke’s Bay motels earn more than $1 million a year in emergency housing

The Bluewater Hotel in Ahuriri, Napier was the top earner. Photo / Paul Taylor The motels and hotels making the most money from emergency housing in Hawke’s Bay have been revealed. The Bluewater Hotel in Ahuriri was Hawke’s Bay’s biggest earner after raking in nearly $4 million in the 12 months to the end of […]

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These Newly Renovated Hudson Valley Motels Are So Retro-Chic

Courtesy of Sylvan Motor Lodge Planning a trip to the Hudson Valley? These newly renovated motels are modern, affordable and perfect for groups. Photo by @accidentallywesanderson The Starlite Motel Kerhonkson What’s new The light pink facade, redone rooms with hardwood floors and punchy walls and bedding, and a cafe/canteen for refreshments bring the 1960s Starlite […]

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Colorado’s once-forgotten run-down motels get another chance to be cool | Mail from Pikes Peak

In the first episode of “Schitt’s Creek”, a suddenly broke family must leave their lavish mansion to reluctantly live in a run-down motel. In late April 2020, the remodeled motel became something the fictional family — and viewers of the hit show — loved. The motel’s takeover story reflected a trend happening beyond the television […]

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Colorado’s once-forgotten ramshackle motels get another chance | Business

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — In the series premiere episode “Schitt’s Creek,” a suddenly broke family must leave their lavish mansion to reluctantly live in a run-down motel. In late April 2020, the remodeled motel became something the fictional family — and viewers of the hit show — loved. The motel’s takeover story reflected a trend […]

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TimesOC: Cities turn to crime-ridden motels to help solve homelessness problem

Hello and welcome to the TimesOC newsletter. Today is Friday, April 29. I’m Ben Brazil, bringing you the latest roundup of Orange County news and events. As the homelessness crisis continues to soar in Orange County and the rest of the state, authorities have turned to converting motels into affordable housing to address the problem. […]

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Seaside Heights approves county homeless shelter on mainland as motels dwindle – Lavallette-Seaside Shorebeat

A demolition crew dismantles the Quality Inn (former Cranbury Inn) in Seaside Heights, NJ on Nov. 3, 2021. (Photo: Daniel Nee) With the number of motels in Seaside Heights rapidly declining as redevelopment efforts increasingly lead to upscale residential and mixed-use construction, the borough council voted last week to approve a county effort of Ocean […]

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Colorado’s rundown and forgotten motels get another chance to be cool | National

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — In the series premiere episode “Schitt’s Creek,” a suddenly broke family must leave their lavish mansion to reluctantly live in a run-down motel. In late April 2020, the remodeled motel became something the fictional family — and viewers of the hit show — loved. The motel’s takeover story reflected a trend […]

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Colorado’s rundown and forgotten motels get another chance to be cool |

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — In the series premiere episode “Schitt’s Creek,” a suddenly broke family must leave their lavish mansion to reluctantly live in a run-down motel. In late April 2020, the remodeled motel became something the fictional family — and viewers of the hit show — loved. The motel’s takeover story reflected a trend […]

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Up to 50% of hotels, motels already booked for Eid holidays

Vacationers are set to visit Cox’s Bazar, the world’s longest unbroken sea beach, in droves during the Eid-ul-Fitr holiday as 50% of hotels and motels have been booked ten days before the biggest holiday religious. Cox’s Bazar is the most attractive tourist spot in Bangladesh and Eid holidays provide the opportunity to take a break […]

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3 hotel and motel stocks to watch despite industry woes – April 20, 2022

The Zacks hotel and motel industry is gradually coming out of the woodwork, thanks to improving demand. Although the occupancy rate is improving, it remains below the pre-pandemic level. However, people are feeling more optimistic and confident about the prospect of traveling again. To capitalize on this sentiment, hoteliers are increasingly focusing on a number […]

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Albany city commission wants to establish regulations for hotels and motels

April 19 – ALBANY – Renting rooms by the hour or as a permanent place of residence would no longer be allowed under an order being reviewed by the Albany City Commission. The commission could vote later this month on the transitional quality housing ordinance presented during a working session on Tuesday. The order would […]

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Camden motels kicked out of city council

CAMDEN, SC – Camden City Council voted Tuesday, April 12 to pass an ordinance to close the Deluxe Inn and Mona Lisa Motel in Camden. Resident Christy Coop shared her reaction to the news, “the best news I’ve heard in months.” Adding: ‘I’ve been here all my life and it’s horrible’. City planner Sean Putnam […]

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Coastal NJ motels are demolished, leaving homeless people with few options

SEASIDE HEIGHTS – The Aquarius Motel is gone, soon to be replaced by eight new homes. Just down the street, the Mark III Motel is up for sale, while a short distance away, the Belmont Motel is set to meet the wrecking ball, with 14 homes slated for its site. A booming real estate market […]

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Anaheim cracks down on motels accused of attracting drug trafficking and prostitution

As part of the city’s effort to revitalize a 1.5-mile stretch of Beach Boulevard, Anaheim officials have cracked down on motels they say attract drug use, prostitution and other crime to the city. region. Much of the iconic street shopping corridor that opened in 1934 as a thoroughfare to Orange County beaches has fallen into […]

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Colorado’s once-forgotten run-down motels get another chance to be cool | Content reserved for subscribers

In the first episode of “Schitt’s Creek”, a suddenly broke family must leave their lavish mansion to reluctantly live in a run-down motel. In late April 2020, the remodeled motel became something the fictional family — and viewers of the hit show — loved. The motel’s takeover story reflected a trend happening beyond the television […]

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‘Everyone deserves a nice place to live’: Spokane’s old motels turn into apartment complexes

April 14, 2022 7:20 p.m. Post : April 14, 2022 7:20 p.m. Update: April 15, 2022 06:27 SPOKANE, Wash. – Three motels in Spokane are being transformed into apartment complexes. Fortify Holdings LLC, owner of the Gogo West and Gogo Heights apartments, is now buying motels to renovate them into workforce-accessible apartments. “Over the past […]

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Draft order places liability for crime on motels

by Steven Felschundneff | [email protected] Last Thursday, the Claremont Police Commission sent a clear message that prostitution and other crimes centered around south city motels will no longer be left to rot. By unanimous vote, the commission passed a proposed nuisance ordinance that, if passed, would pressure the owners of Knights Inn, Claremont Lodge and […]

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LA County receives more than $18 million to convert hotels and motels into housing for the homeless

LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County has received more than $18 million from the state to buy a hotel and two motels and turn them into temporary housing for people experiencing homelessness, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday. The county received $5.5 million to purchase a 20-unit hotel, which is to be rehabilitated, and turn it […]

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LA County receives more than $18 million to convert hotels and motels into units for homeless people

LOS ANGELES – Los Angeles County has received more than $18 million from the state to buy a hotel and two motels and turn them into temporary housing for people experiencing homelessness, Gov. Gavin Newsom announced Wednesday. The county received $5.5 million to purchase a 20-unit hotel, which is to be rehabilitated, and turn it […]

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When motels get a makeover – how ramshackle roadside stays get chic reboots

If I say “motel”, what comes to mind? Flickering (No) Signs of vacancy? Rooms by the hour? An episode of Schitt’s Creek or Breaking Bad? It’s time to rethink. When the pandemic put flying on hold, road-trippers in the United States saw a new, albeit still niche, option emerge for overnight stays – roadside motel […]

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Morning Brief: Childcare Billing Errors, Reassigned Motels, and Night Owls

Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered on weekdays. gHello the It’s April 7. Child care providers have been particularly affected by COVID-19. Faced with intermittent closures, the loss of customers due to changing financial situations for families, and the fulfillment of sometimes costly security mandates, many child care centers […]

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Why underutilized hotels and motels could be the fastest route to reducing the affordable housing deficit in Los Angeles

Start your day with LAist Sign up for the Morning Brief, delivered on weekdays. A new report Examination of strategies to reverse the critical housing shortage in Los Angeles found that repurposing commercial buildings, such as hotels, motels and vacant offices, could significantly increase available units. Researchers from the RAND Corporation, which published the report, […]

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Before the skyscrapers, Sunny Isles was famous for its kitschy motels

SUNNY ISLES, Florida. When it opened on New Year’s Day in 1950, the Ocean Palm Motel marked a new era for Sunny Isles, then known primarily for hosting illegal casinos. Designed by the late and influential Miami Beach architect Norman Giller, the Ocean Palm was built to appeal to the nation’s burgeoning fleet of motoring […]

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Culver City Announces Imminent Purchase of Two Motels Under Project Homekey

Hotels 3868 and 3900 Sepulveda Boulevardam become accommodations By Dolores Quintana The Homekey Project enabled the City and County of Los Angeles to purchase temporary and permanent supportive housing for the homeless. The project grant money has been used to purchase thousands of units since the program began. Culver City, a small municipality, received one […]

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Before the skyscrapers, Sunny Isles was famous for its kitsch motels | Florida News

By CURTIS MORGAN, Miami Herald SUNNY ISLES, Fla. (AP) — When it opened on New Year’s Day in 1950, the Ocean Palm Motel marked a new era for Sunny Isles, then known primarily for being home to illegal casinos. Designed by the late and influential Miami Beach architect Norman Giller, the Ocean Palm was built […]

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The bill to combat human trafficking in hotels and motels is adopted

Bill would allow lawyers to penalize hotel/motel owners if supervisors knew or willfully ignored victims were being trafficked — This week, Assemblyman Jordan Cunningham (R-San Luis Obispo) announced that his bill to combat human trafficking in hotels and motels had passed the Assembly. state of California with bipartisan support. Specifically, AB 1788 would allow city […]

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Investors bullish on S. Okanagan motels | New

According to a new report from Colliers, seven motels changed hands in the South Okanagan last year as investment surged in Canada’s lodging industry. The seven transactions in this region totaled $35.9 million and covered 293 rooms in Summerland, Penticton and Osoyoos. Those deals accounted for about a fifth of the 39 deals in British […]

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A group of Ulster lawmakers are considering higher taxes for hotels, motels and short-term rentals – Daily Freeman

KINGSTON, NY – A six-member bipartisan group of Ulster County lawmakers has been tasked with exploring the possibility of raising the county tax levied on those who stay in hotels, motels and other accommodations. short-term accommodation in the county. Legislative Assembly Speaker Tracey Bartels appointed the committee, which is made up of four Democrats and […]

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Orange County gets more funding to convert motels to homeless housing

Months after Orange County recorded the highest number of homeless deaths in a single year, the county received $6 million in funding to convert another Stanton motel into permanent, supportive housing. support. The motel conversions are part of a statewide effort called Project Homekey, which involves the purchase and rehabilitation of hotels, motels, vacant apartments […]

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Florida to cut hourly rate motels as anti-human trafficking measure added to Miya’s law

A measure against human trafficking defended by the Republican representative of Tampa. Jackie Toledo who was believed dead could take effect shortly after being resurrected on the penultimate day of Florida’s legislative session. Toledo introduced the Human Trafficking Reduction Act (HB 1439) in January, in addition to the anti-trafficking measures, it was adopted Last year. […]

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[Lifehacks] The Ins and Outs of Korean Motels and Lodging

Motel Stage 79, located in Seoul’s southern Gangnam District, features a private outdoor bath. [YEOGI EOTTAE] Student life can be difficult. Balancing university studies with increasing responsibilities and a very important social life can be difficult at the best of times, but add another country with a new language and culture into the mix and […]

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Joplin council hears about laws that could tackle nuisance motels | Local News

Lodging orders that could help the Joplin city government address health and safety issues at motels where issues cited in inspections are never corrected will be presented Monday at a a meeting of the Joplin City Council. Joplin has 24 hotels and motels, according to the report. It says the majority of these properties periodically […]

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Joplin council hears about laws that could tackle nuisance motels

March 5 – Lodging orders that could help the Joplin city government address health and safety issues at motels where issues cited in inspections are never corrected will be presented on Monday at a Joplin City Council meeting. Joplin has 24 hotels and motels, according to the report. It says the majority of these properties […]

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APD: 17 of Albuquerque’s 60 homicides were in hotels, motels, extended stays

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Albuquerque Police Department launched 60 homicide investigations in 2021. Homicide detectives were called to three separate scenes late Sunday and early Monday. APD said motels were part of the problem. Imesh Vaidya, regional director of the Asian American Hotel Owners Association, said the rise in homicides was attracting attention. The APD […]

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Safe Greensboro Innkeepers Alliance Reduces Crime in Hotels and Motels, Says GPD

The Greensboro Police Department has found success, he said, with a new kind of crime prevention program. The Safe Greensboro Innkeepers Alliance is a voluntary partnership between the department and owners of hotels, motels and extended-stay properties in the southeast part of the city. The idea behind the alliance is to bring officers into facilities […]

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Greensboro Police Initiative to Combat Crime in Hotels and Motels

GREENSBORO, NC (WGHP) – A Greensboro police officer’s initiative is working to reduce crime at the city’s hotels, motels and extended-stay businesses. Stay up to date with the latest news and weather with the FOX8 mobile app. Corporal Norman Luper created the Safe Greensboro Innkeepers Alliance as a proactive way to reduce calls in high […]

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Vernon, BC families living in motels due to lack of housing

It’s another sign of the serious housing issues facing the Okanagan, a nonprofit in Vernon, B.C., which says it’s seeing more and more families with children who need help. to find accommodation. In fact, Turning Points Collaborative Society says it currently has 12 families with 26 children living in hotel rooms. “Two years ago we […]

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Valentine’s Day signals resumption of Filipino motels

“Yes, walk-in customers have been coming in continuously since February 13,” said Sallie Perez, manager of the Marle Hotel in Cavite. “Business is picking up,” she added. As part of the motel industry, Marle Hotel specializes in “private” walk-in guests and discreet reservations, especially in February or “the month of lovers”. Anyway, in the Philippines, […]

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Global Hotel and Motel Industry to 2025 – Market Summary, Competitive Analysis and Forecast

DUBLIN, February 11, 2022–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Hotels and Motels Global Industry Guide – Market Summary, Competitive Analysis and Forecast, 2016-2025” report has been added to from ResearchAndMarkets.com offer. The Global Hotel & Motel Industry Profile provides top-tier qualitative and quantitative summary information including: Industry Size (Value & Volume 2016-20, and Forecast to 2025). The profile also […]

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Sacramento County to close motels used as homeless shelters

Sacramento County plans to close three motels used to shelter homeless people this spring when federal funding for the service ends. The three motels have been housing homeless people since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, when Governor Gavin Newsom’s administration released funding for a program he called Project Roomkey. The sites currently house 333 […]

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Queens mom says short-stay motels allow teen trafficking

WOODSIDE, Queens (PIX11) – A Queens mother who said her troubled daughter was repeatedly lured out of the house has called police to better monitor short-term motels where teenagers are sexually exploited. “I’ve asked them a hundred times, ‘Why isn’t my daughter getting an Amber Alert?’” Sarah Sankarsingh said of her dealings with local cops. […]

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Growth in bookings excluding motels, hotels

Waitangi weekend bookings for holiday homes, cots and pre-serviced apartments in Queenstown and the Southern Lakes are up 65% on last year, according to one of the biggest companies New Zealand Holiday Home Management Company. However, hoteliers and moteliers in the region are not experiencing the same growth. Bachcare New Zealand spokeswoman Zaina Razzaq said […]

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Why turning motels into accommodations could survive the pandemic

In the spring of 2020, as the coronavirus pandemic exploded, Missoula, Montana made the decision to purchase the Sleepy Inn, an 80-year-old downtown motel. His aim was twofold. In the short term, the city would use the property to provide private living space for people experiencing homelessness, reducing overcrowding at existing shelters. The motel would […]

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Reno seeks to buy motels as affordable housing instead of having developers tear them down – ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom that investigates abuse of power. Sign up for Dispatches, a newsletter that shines a light on wrongdoing across the country, to get our stories delivered to your inbox each week. For more than five years, the mayor of Reno, Nevada, has supported the demolition of dozens of dilapidated motels that […]

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City seeks to buy motels as affordable housing instead of developers tearing them down

For more than five years, the mayor of Reno, Nevada, has supported the demolition of dozens of dilapidated motels that housed thousands of residents squeezed by the city’s housing crisis, rather than rehabilitating the buildings to provide affordable housing. Now she is changing course. Mayor Hillary Schieve is proposing to spend hundreds of millions of […]

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Houston Afghans temporarily housed in motels after months on military bases

At an unassuming extended-stay motel in Fort Bend County, dozens of Afghans — many of them children — are once again in limbo, some waiting for weeks before being moved to their new homes in Houston. Although they expressed gratitude for the help they have received since being evacuated from Afghanistan last year, they said […]

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Fresno City Council approves deal to buy motels for $5.73 million

The Villa Motel is one of two motels in Fresno purchased by the city. Image via loopnet.com. published on January 27, 2022 – 13:07Written by Edward Smith The Fresno City Council on Thursday approved the purchase of two motels in downtown Fresno for immediate use as transitional housing for the homeless — even before the […]

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PTDC Motels closed in Swat since 2019 Adnan Bacha

Four PTDC hotels in Swat have been closed in the past two years due to which the annual income of millions of rupees has stopped and more than 40 employees have been deprived of their salaries. The writ was also filed in the Supreme Court according to the Golden Handshake. The PTDC hotels in Swat, […]

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‘Delightfully awful’: wētā motels proliferate as New Zealand falls in love with giant insect | New Zealand

In a small motel deep in a garden in Wellington, a group of tenants with glistening cigar-shaped bodies and spiky legs move into his home. A male sleeps with his harem of females, their bodies huddled together, a threadlike mashup of legs and antennae. Once every fortnight, the motel’s owner, Holly Neill, briefly opens the […]

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Several motels | Local News | Fold | The Weekly Source

JBend City Council approved the purchase of the Rainbow Motel at its regular meeting on Jan. 19, saying the property has potential as a temporary shelter for homeless people as well as for longer-term purposes. It’s the second motel the city is converting to a shelter after receiving $2.97 million in state grants to convert […]

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The motels used to house the homeless remain a secret | News

Critics who have repeatedly called for homeless people to be removed from the streets of Waynesville are now complaining about a program that does just that. Waynesville leaders have set aside $70,000 in federal COVID stimulus funds over two years for an experimental program to temporarily house homeless people in motels. The program is run […]

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The great mid-century hotels and motels that followed

Jeff La Hurd | Special for the Herald-Tribune On January 12, Ruth Winter sent the Herald-Tribune a photo of the Gulf Beach Resort Motel sign being carried away on a trailer. Located on Lido Beach since 1950, the motel is representative of the type of family-run motels that flooded Sarasota during the post-World War II […]

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Huge damage bill expected from motels used to house homeless after recent tent camps

“Isn’t it a shame that we’re helping these people…and have to spend so much money on damage?” – Prince Mayor Ken Lamming, speaking on the six-figure damage bill Claims for damages to Bel-Air and Satelite motels after homeless people were moved there from tent camps last fall are expected to easily exceed six figures, according […]