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Taiwan Hotels and Motels at Risk of License Revoked for Failure to Report Cluster Events | Taiwan News

(Getty Images) (Getty Images) TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Hosting companies in Taiwan urged to report cluster events or risk losing their license amid crackdown to prevent COVID-19 infections. A number of recent cases of COVID have been linked to parties or “special social events” at motels or private properties across the country. One event involved […]

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Market Street motels could get a second life as apartments

A California-based real estate investment company aims to turn two motels on Market Street in Wilmington into efficient apartments. Vivo Investment Group, a company specializing in such conversions, is proposing to transform the Budgetel Inn and Motel 6, both located at 4903 Market Street, into a 230-unit multi-family complex. Capitalizing on a real estate trend […]

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A Plan for Escondido’s Crime Motels

Interfaith Community Services purchased this best value American motel on North Center City Parkway. Some Escondido motels have become crime magnets, and the pandemic hasn’t helped. At a motel, police found there had been a 420% increase in calls for service over the past year. Hoping to breathe new life into some of these properties, […]

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Valley News – Cities negotiate caps for Vermont homeless people living in motels, limiting state options

As the state ended its hotel accommodation program, a hotel in Colchester offered to close its facility to public reservations so it could continue to accommodate homeless Vermonters. Melissa Driscoll, general manager of Colchester Days Inn, said the suggestion was not for profit. The hotel makes a significantly higher reservation rate for travelers than voucher […]

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Cities negotiate caps on Vermont homeless people living in motels, limiting state options

Melissa Driscoll, manager of the Colchester Days Inn, strives to help hotel voucher program guests access extensions or find alternative places to stay. DCF has several restrictions on hotel placements as the program ends. Photo by Riley Robinson / VTDigger Updated at 17:32 As the state ended its hotel accommodation program, a hotel in Colchester […]

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Classic images of motels and inns from the past and present – 24/7 Wall St.

As we move into summer after more than a year of lockdowns caused by COVID-19, people are eager to get around and get things done. International travel is still problematic because we are not done with the pandemic yet, but domestic travel is picking up and what could be more American than a road trip? […]

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As July approaches, homeless people in Vermont prepare to leave hotels and motels

Sarah Trombly and her daughter Attalyn Philbrick are two of the homeless staying at the Courtyard by Marriott in Middlebury on Tuesday, June 22, 2021. Photo by Glenn Russell / VTDigger MIDDLEBURY— Josh Lisenby is worried about July 1st. He’s trying to figure out where he’ll sleep and store his belongings when he leaves the […]

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Motel-hotels will open under conditions at Cox’s Bazar from Thursday

UNB | Posted: June 24, 2021, 10:43 p.m. | Update: June 25, 2021, 9:09 a.m. Cox’s Bazar hotels, motels and guesthouses should open within a limited range from Thursday in compliance with the conditions for maintaining the health protocol. However, tourist centers in Cox’s Bazar will remain completely closed, the district administration said. The administration […]

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Cox’s Bazar hotels and motels will partially reopen from tomorrow

Numerical Star Ratio Wed, June 23, 2021 7:21 PM Last update: Wed, June 23, 2021 7:22 PM Cox’s Bazar sea beach. Star File Photo “> Cox’s Bazar sea beach. Star File Photo After about three months of closure, the hotels, motels and cottages of Cox’s Bazar will partially reopen from tomorrow while maintaining the sanitary […]

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Cox’s Bazar hotels and motels allowed to reopen from Thursday

Tourist attractions will remain closed, district administration says Hotels and restaurants in the seaside town of Cox’s Bazar have been allowed to reopen, but tourist attractions will remain closed as the coronavirus situation in Bangladesh has worsened. The decision came on Monday at a meeting of the district Covid-19 prevention committee headed by local government […]

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Vancouver Housing Authority seeks hotels and motels to turn into affordable housing – ClarkCountyToday.com

Dated: Monday, June 21, 2021 Converting a hotel or motel into a shelter, transitional housing, or affordable housing is much faster than building new facilities from scratch The Vancouver Housing Authority is looking for hotels and motels to buy to convert them into affordable housing. The Housing Authority previously purchased the former Howard Johnson by […]

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Two Philly men charged in two separate fatal shootings at suburban motels

Two Philadelphia men have been charged with separate but similar murders in suburban hotel rooms that served as the setting for drug trafficking or prostitution, prosecutors said. U.S. Marshals arrested Jonathan Tunnell, 40, near Philadelphia International Airport early Wednesday, two days after a maintenance worker at the King of Prussia’s Fairfield Inn entered a room […]

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Cody hotels, motels short of workers | Wyoming News

CODY – For owner Brenda O’Shea, a great summer at A Western Rose Motel requires a certain factor, no matter how many guests it receives: employees. “Without them I have to either close some of my inventory or the few employees I have burn them to the point of having to leave,” she said. Although […]

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Winter season proves tough for South Florida hotels, motels without Canadian tourists – CBS Miami

MIAMI (CBSMiami) – Canadian tourists and snowbirds, who have traditionally flocked to South Florida to escape the harshness of winter, chose to stay home last winter due to the coronavirus pandemic. Their decision, driven primarily by COVID-related travel restrictions, has had an impact on South Florida motel and hotel operators, who year after year depend […]

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task force makes drug-related arrests in and around Martha Berry motels | Local News

Agents of the Rome-Floyd Metro Task Force, armed with search warrants, made 14 drug-related criminal arrests in and around several motels along the Martha Berry Boulevard corridor. According to Rome’s Deputy Police Chief Debbie Burnett, the task force had gathered intelligence on the raids in recent months. During the execution of the warrants, the officers […]

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Beach vacationers can save money on rooms

Looking for a beach vacation? Some Jersey Shore hotels say vacationers are coming back and gobbling up rooms. “There is definitely a fever in the cabins,” said Christina Ranuro, owner of White Sands Oceanfront Resort & Spa in Point Pleasant Beach. “People are finally looking to break free. I see guests I haven’t seen since […]

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Beaverton company buys several motels in Medford to convert them into housing

MEDFORD, Ore. – A Beaverton-based real estate company is finalizing the purchase of a fourth hotel in Medford, promising to convert the buildings into long-term housing. Some of these sites are currently occupied by people displaced by the September forest fires. Fortify Holdings purchased Inn at the Commons from the Neuman Hotel Group earlier this […]

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British Columbia Business Assistance Grant increased to $ 125 million, extended to hotels and motels

The province is adding $ 75 million in new money to its business assistance grant and expanding it to hotels, motels and short-term accommodation. The province is adding $ 75 million in new money to its business assistance grant and expanding it to hotels, motels and short-term accommodation. “We are adding $ 75 million to […]

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British Columbia business relief grant increased to $125 million, extended to hotels and motels

The province is adding $75 million in new funding to its Business Relief Grant and expanding it to hotels, motels and short-term accommodations. The province is adding $75 million in new funding to its Business Relief Grant and expanding it to hotels, motels and short-term accommodations. “We are adding $75 million to the initial $50 […]

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British Columbia extends circuit breaker funding to hotels, motels and other short-term accommodation

Hotels, motels and other short-term accommodations in British Columbia are now eligible for the province’s “circuit breaker” funding. The province expanded funding eligibility after new travel restrictions were announced last week. VRBO and Airbnb operators who have registered as a business are also eligible for certain funding. “For many businesses in British Columbia, the next […]

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Rise in hotel and motel homicides raises concerns for Albuquerque tourism industry

“And it’s something he wants to do, but unfortunately he doesn’t have the manpower to launch it immediately,” he added. As of Friday, the DPA has investigated at least three separate shootings in hotels or motels. One of these shootings was declared homicide. The other two left victims in critical condition. However, according to Gallegos, […]

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Spike in hotel and motel homicides raises concerns for Albuquerque’s tourism industry

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – There have been 12 homicides at local hotels or motels, according to a spokesperson for the Albuquerque Police Department. That’s four times the number of homicides at these businesses in 2020. “Chief (Harold) Medina (meeted) with hotel managers and discussed increased police presence,” said APD spokesman Gilbert Gallegos. Still, hospitality industry officials […]

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As Covid Restrictions Relax, Consumers Use Debit Cards for Hotels, Motels, and Car Rentals – Digital Transactions

Further evidence is emerging from the evolution of consumer spending over the past year. Consumers are using their debit cards more for transactions at hotels and motels in the travel industry, according to the PSCU Payments Index for April. Released Thursday, the index shows that debit card use accounted for 35% of transactions in hotels […]

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Motels in Sacramento County have sheltered hundreds of homeless residents during the pandemic. But they could close soon.

Updated April 16 Sacramento County plans to potentially close three motels this spring that housed hundreds of former homeless residents during the COVID-19 pandemic, citing concerns about costs, county officials confirmed on Friday. Plans to close the motels, which are part of the state’s relatively successful Roomkey project, raise concerns that many of those who […]

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Tired of unfinished motels, Fruitport Twp. tell the developer to demolish them

FRUITPORT TOWNSHIP, Mich. (WOOD) – Fruitport Township is taking action against a developer in the Detroit area who left two buildings unfinished. Near the corner of Sternberg and Quarterline roads there are two gray structures. The buildings, which belong to Stellar Hospitality LLC, were supposed to be motels, but construction was halted after a judicial […]

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A stop along the way: The Historical Society’s exhibit celebrates Hancock County hotels and motels – The Daily Reporter

Pictured: An advertising postcard from the Town and Country Motel, built in 1968, on US 40 West. submitted gREENFIELD – Before there was a Hilton Inn or Embassy Suites, hundreds if not thousands of motels dot the roads of America’s highways. US Highway 40, also known as Old National Road, had its fair share of […]

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Pamplin Media Group – Bill makes it easier to convert Oregon motels to low cost housing

House vote sends bill to Senate to avoid possible legal challenges Converting hotels and motels into emergency shelters and low-cost housing would be relaxed under a bill that is halfway through the Oregon legislature. The House voted 41-12 on Wednesday, March 31 to send the bill to the Senate. House Bill 3261 would exclude converting […]

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Manchester officials call on state to freeze emergency housing program at local motels

A sign indicates the offices of the city of Manchester. Courtesy photo Manchester city officials have called on the state to no longer place people enrolled in the state’s emergency housing program in motels across the city, citing a lack of resources available to run the program. On social media, officials’ remarks drew criticism from […]

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Lodging tax imposed on hotels, motels, tourist residences Dewey

After some disagreement over when the ordinance came into effect, Dewey Beach commissioners voted 3-2 on March 2 to impose a 1.5% lodging tax on hotels, motels and tourist residences from July 1. Commissioner David Jasinski said passing the tax was the right thing to do, but making it effective on April 1 would be […]

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Wingate students join to help families staying in motels – WSOC TV

In Charlotte, invisible homeless people are hiding in hotels and motels. In many cases, couples and families crowd in these places after a recent eviction or financial problems that make it difficult to rent elsewhere. Even though they are working, they are often unable to save for the first and last month’s rent plus a […]

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Tornado safety information could be mandatory for hotels and motels

Oklahoma hotels and motels would be required to post information to help keep guests safe in the event of a tornado under legislation being considered at the Capitol. (Photo by Nikolas Noonan on Unsplash) OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma House of Representatives has passed a bill that would require hotels and motels to post tornado […]

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Shabby Fresno motels along Highway 99 have turned into housing units for homeless families

FRESNO, Calif. (KFSN) – Some families in Fresno facing homelessness due to the pandemic have been able to move into newly renovated homes. People can no longer rent rooms along Motel Drive by the hour. The City of Fresno purchased four run-down motels along Highway 99 to help families and those facing a housing crisis. […]

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Families seek refuge in hotels and motels, which struggle to keep up with demand

This story has been updated. It was a heartbreaking choice that Krystal Vital had to make. The mother-of-five could have her family shivering under blankets inside their home, waiting hour by hour for the lights to come back on – or she could overdraw her bank account for a night at a motel. She looked […]

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4 West Atlantic City Motels Set To Be Demolished By May 1 | Local news

The Budget Motel is one of four along the Black Horse Pike in West Atlantic City slated for demolition this spring. Edward Lea / Staff Photographer pic.twitter.com/eFeHmhnDrN – Avalon Zoppo (@AvalonZoppo) May 9, 2019 TOWNSHIP OF EGG HARBOR – Four run-down motels in the western Atlantic City section of the township should no longer be […]

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Authorities concerned about crime rate at Vermont motels used to house homeless

Note: This story is over a week old. Given how quickly the Covid-19 pandemic is evolving, we recommend reading our latest coverage here. The Hilltop Hotel is one of seven hotels in central Vermont where homeless people live. Photo courtesy of Underground Workshop Police told lawmakers Wednesday that there was an “unacceptable” amount of criminal […]