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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 […]

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Myrtle Beach sets aside more money for waterfront redevelopment after buying motels | Myrtle Beach Company

MYRTLE BEACH — Myrtle Beach leaders are poised to take on millions more debt, backed by future tax revenue, to begin redevelopment of its beachfront downtown. City Council quickly and unanimously approved increasing the maximum allowed to borrow to redevelop a 520-acre area from $20 million to $35 million. The decision comes after Myrtle Beach […]

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Letter: Say no to mini-motels | Letters

It all comes down to profits – their profits, our sacrifice. Neighbors close to STVRs sacrifice sleep, peace, security, time and energy. STVR owners and management companies say ‘we let poor people see visits who could never afford to do it without us’ You don’t let them stay for free. Before giving these national accommodation […]

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owner of Ocean Boulevard motels asked to clarify plans before redevelopment | News

The Myrtle Beach Planning Commission is asking the owner of two Ocean Boulevard motels to clarify his plans for mixed-use elements before granting his District Area Redevelopment (RDZ) request. Seraj Patel, owner of the Sea Hawk and Sea Horn, has offered to demolish the two motels to rebuild a single unit on the combined properties. […]

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Walla Walla motels slated to be converted into apartments may include affordable units | Business

According to plans presented to the city by an Oregon-based development group, two permanently closed motels in downtown Walla Walla may soon become apartments, with mostly units at market rates, but potentially a few low-cost units. income. The Budget Inn, 305 N. Second Ave., and Travelodge by Wyndham Walla Walla, 421 E. Main St., would […]

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Return from the Motor Lodge: Stay at these roadside motels

[From $199 per night; thedivemotel.com] Book now Courtesy Image 2. Hotel Vagabond MIAMI, Florida Originally designed by modernist architect Robert Swartburg, the Vagabond opened in 1953 as a motel and restaurant/lounge enough to be a Biscayne Boulevard hangout for Frank Sinatra and the Rat Pack. Abandoned for years and at one point slated for demolition, […]

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Rise and Fall of Doo Wop

Any hope of truly preserving the classic Doo Wop feel of the Wildwoods, which is much of what first drew artists and working families to the island decades ago, is likely long gone, experts fear. preservation experts. As recently as the turn of this century, listing the Wildwoods’ massive collection of 1950s and 1960s motels […]

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Escape the trap of extended stay motels

Boyd was like thousands of subway families in Atlanta, making a living staying in extended-stay motels, which are the last step to homelessness. Certainly, a motel room is better than a Mercury Mountaineer, in which Boyd and his family slept from time to time. But motels are becoming a difficult trap to escape. This week, […]

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Penticton, BC motels go into receivership despite developer wishes – Okanagan

The future of three motels near Skaha Lake in Penticton is uncertain as the Vancouver company that currently owns them no longer has time to repay a heavy outstanding debt. The Sunny Beach, Waterfront and Beachside motels are located in the 3000 block of Parkview Street and will be foreclosed on January 8, 2022 if […]

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Ontario’s whimsical hotels, motels and Airbnbs that will transport you to another world

Pack your bags! Whether you want to spend the night in your favorite Dr. Seuss book or have a slumber party in space, there are tons of whimsical hotels in Ontario that will transport you to another universe. So if it’s time for an out of the ordinary stay, this one’s for you. Narcity may […]

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Company pays $ 11 million to turn motels into apartments

A California company paid $ 11 million this week for 4903 Market St. in Wilmington, a property that includes nearly 8 acres and two motels. The buyer, Vivo Investment Group, plans to transform all motel rooms into more than 230 energy-efficient apartments. Currently, the Budgetel Inn and Motel 6 at 4903 Market St. are used […]

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Company pays $11 million for motels to become apartments

A California-based company paid $11 million this week for 4903 Market St. in Wilmington, a property that includes nearly 8 acres and two motels. The buyer, Vivo Investment Group, plans to transform all rooms in the motel into more than 230 efficient apartments. Currently, the Budgetel Inn and Motel 6 at 4903 Market St. are […]

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3 hotel and motel stocks to watch in a tough industry

TZacks hotels and motels are gradually coming out of the woods, due to the reopening of the economy and the rise in vaccinations. Although the occupancy rate is improving, it is still below the level before the pandemic. Meanwhile, the spread of the highly contagious Omicron variant has sounded alarm bells for the industry. However, […]

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Georgia man sentenced to jail for smuggling methamphetamine at local motels

A Macon man convicted of distributing methamphetamine at motels in Macon was sentenced to jail this week as part of a larger investigation into drug trafficking along the Eisenhower Parkway. Carlos Brown aka Lo, 33, of Macon, was sentenced to 150 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge […]

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Older motels offer a smart solution to homeless people – Orange County Register

Two decades ago, some Orange County officials saw the cheap motels that lined Beach Boulevard and other old shopping streets as a growing problem as the poor moved into these cheap mansions. Anaheim officials have targeted motel owners for code enforcement – and cities have passed laws requiring residents to vacate their rooms every 30 […]

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Change for the better: AmericanOtels.com acquired a local travel website, Motels-In-Houston.com

Renamed Motels-in-Houston.com logo AmericanOtels.com logo AmericanOtels.com today announced the purchase and rebranding of a local website, Motels-in-Houston.com, to expand its service offering. AmericanOtels.com is proud to announce its acquisition of Motels-In-Houston.com, a local website that promotes a wide variety of hotels and motels throughout the Houston area. – S Batool DALLAS, TEXAS, USA, December 8, […]

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Riverside gives homeless people $ 6 million to stay in hotels, motels and avoid COVID-19 – NBC Los Angeles

Riverside County supervisors on Tuesday authorized $ 5.99 million to pay nearly two dozen hotels and motels across the county that participated in the Project Roomkey program launched in 2020 to put transients at risk. exposure to COVID-19. In a 5-0 vote without comment, the supervisory board asked the director of the emergency management department, […]

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Macon man sentenced to jail for methamphetamine trafficking in local motels | USAO-MDGA

MACON, Georgia – A Macon man convicted of distributing methamphetamine at motels in Macon was sentenced to jail this week as part of a larger investigation into drug trafficking along the corridor Eisenhower Parkway. Carlos Brown aka Lo, 33, of Macon, was sentenced to 150 months in prison, followed by three years of supervised release […]

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The loss of the Doo Wop motels in Wildwood is a deeper mystery than previously thought

A vintage postcard from the Tahiti Motel in the Wild Woods. Kitsch neon signs and Polynesian-themed decor are two of the hallmarks of Doo Wop architecture. Two decades ago, there was a sudden rediscovery of the “Doo Wop” motels in the Wildwoods. These futuristic, island-themed accommodations were frozen in time at a time when singers […]

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Two other motels will be replaced by houses in Seaside Heights – Lavallette-Seaside Shorebeat

With demolition complete and construction of single-family homes beginning at the former Quality Inn motel on Central Avenue in Seaside Heights, Shorebeat has learned that two additional motels on the same street are scheduled to be demolished and replaced with residential homes – the latest chapter of the so-called “Beachside Renaissance”. The Aquarius Motel on […]

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Costa Mesa ready to pay $ 3.5 million to turn 2 motels into homeless housing – Orange County Register

Two motels in Costa Mesa could be turned into permanent housing for people in need, if funding comes from the state’s second cycle Project Homekey program. Costa Mesa is willing to shell out around $ 3.5 million for the two projects, which would convert the 43-unit Mesa Inn on Harbor Boulevard and the 94-unit Motel […]

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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 […]

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Costa Mesa Turns To Underutilized Motels To Help Meet Housing Goals Through Homekey Project

Two Costa Mesa motels may soon provide permanent supportive housing for homeless people and those at risk, after city council members on Tuesday agreed to apply through the state’s Project Homekey program to help acquire them, rehabilitate and convert them into residential units. What started in March 2020 as Project Roomkey – a statewide effort […]

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Vermont Expands Homeless Access to Motels During Winter

through: Wilson Ring, The Associated Press Posted: November 12, 2021 / 1:26 PM EST / Update: November 12, 2021 / 1:30 p.m. EST MONTPELIER, Vermont (AP) – Advocates for the Vermont homeless population won on Thursday after the state expanded the eligibility of people eligible for emergency accommodation in hotels and motels this winter. Family […]

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Vermont expands homeless access to winter motels

Wilson Ring | Associated Press MONTPELIER (AP) — Advocates for Vermont’s homeless population claimed victory Thursday after the state expanded eligibility for who will qualify for emergency housing at hotels and motels this winter. . Following the state’s decision, announced Wednesday, a handful of lawyers ended their 27-night protest during which they slept on the […]

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Event Hospitality aims to redefine motels with the new HotelMotel

The first images were released by Event Hospitality showcasing the second of three new properties joining the company’s independent collection in Adelaide as part of its management agreement with 208 South Terrace Pty Ltd. Following a major overhaul and renovation by Studio Nine Architects, Event Hospitality unveiled ‘HotelMotel, where it says it aims to redefine […]

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Osceola County changes rules for hotels and motels used as low-income housing – WFTV

OSCEOLA COUNTY, Fla. — New rules are coming for hotel and motel owners in Osceola County. On Monday, leaders approved a new order creating stricter guidelines for motels and hotels converted to low-income housing. >>> STREAM CHANNEL 9 LIVE EYEWITNESS NEWS

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The best hotels, motels and more

With a sizable cow-to-person ratio and a population of 90, the pastoral town of Round Top, Texas might seem sleepy to the uninitiated. But for the thousands of furniture dealers and design enthusiasts who make the pilgrimage here twice a year for the city’s famous antique fair, it’s a huge treasure chest. Stretching over 27 […]

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Canberra sleepers in the streets among 180 people staying in motels during the lockdown | Canberra weather

news, act-politics, homelessness, covid, covid-19, act of lockdown, canberra lockdown, homeless act, canberra homelessness People sleeping rough have been accommodated in hotels and motels during the COVID-19 outbreak in Canberra, with officials confirming more than 180 households have been placed in housing since the ACT lockdown began . As restrictions eased, people started to move […]

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Extended-stay motels offer options despite rising rents, but create another set of problems – FOX13 News Memphis

MEMPHIS, Tenn. – Rising rental prices have left a number of people with very few options. Local economists say this forces many people to stay in motels for extended stays. A mom from Memphis told FOX13 she struggles to pay the $ 2,000 a month, but her options are limited. She said the motel bill […]

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Could a bunch of dilapidated SoCal motels become a bastion of new housing for the homeless?

Through the initiative, called Homekey, the state distributes funds to local governments and nonprofit developers to buy aging motels and other commercial properties and turn them into housing units for the homeless. Since July 2020, the project has spurred the creation of about 6,000 affordable housing units statewide, according to Gov. Gavin Newsom’s office. In […]