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Consumer Trends

Consumers remain wary of travel

The summer vacation season is here, but Americans are sticking close to home.


Study shows Americans overwhelmingly favor an economic jolt for restaurants, hotels

7 of 10 say they would like to see more stimulus spending aimed specifically at helping the hospitality industry.

To lure guests back to restaurants, bars, catered meetings and overnight stays, hotels are creating strict guidelines and innovative changes.

Many restaurants have suspended their programs, but the service has a history of bouncing back.

The 115,000 employees currently furloughed will remain out of work until the fall, according to the innkeeper. It’s now offering U.S. employees an exit deal.

COVID-19 is taking a huge toll on travel and hotel occupancy.

Marriott has already said it will furlough tens of thousands.

Marriott expects to furlough tens of thousands of property-level employees, and the tally of industrywide job eliminations could top 4 million near term, said the American Hotel & Lodging Association.

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