We have a new PPP Loan authorization bill out of Washington, after months of political wrangling. Congress could have done more, but they did provide for up to $2,000,000 in additional forgivable loans per borrower, along with provisions which specifically cater to the hospitality industry. As Jay Thompson and other members of our Corporate team write below, Congress has made obtaining a PPP loan and getting forgiveness for that loan easier.
My partner Travis Gemoets regularly advises the hospitality industry on a wide range of labor and employment legal issues. He has decades of expertise negotiating with labor unions, guiding businesses on closings, reopenings, and dealing with regulatory issues, and defending class actions. Below is his latest update on the important issue of mandatory vaccination.
If you are reading this, you are almost certainly in the hospitality industry, and you are most likely in a financial and emotional distress. During trying times, hotel owners rely more than ever on their brands and managers the professionals that owners engage to protect the multi-million dollar investments that they have made in building, maintaining and upgrading properties.
As the Coronavirus Pandemic continues to impact California businesses, many employers are wondering how best to ensure the wellbeing of their staff. Marta Fernandez, hotel lawyer and partner in JMBMs Labor & Employment department, discusses some of the key issues raised by employers and provides recommendations for complying with new mandates.
Hotel owners, operators and lenders are under stress hotel defaults, layoffs, and shutdowns loom. Prompt action is critical.
Due to a continued drop in travel demand as a result of this outbreak and government mandates or restrictions in place prohibiting travel, the airline today announced a 60 percent schedule reduction in April – this includes a 42 percent reduction across the U.S. and Canada and an 85 percent decrease in international flights.
Azul customers will be able to connect to Avianca's vast network of routes comprising 76 destinations in 27 countries throughout the Americas and Europe; Avianca Holdings customers will have access to more than 100 destinations offered by Azul throughout Brazil
American Airlines will fly a second weekly non-stop flight from New Yorks John F. Kennedy International Airport (JFK) to St. Kitts on Wednesdays, complementing the carriers existing non-stop Saturday service from JFK.
To celebrate the new nonstop Huntsville Orlando service, for a limited time Silver is offering fares from only $99 available at silverairways.com.
New connection times will enable Icelandair to grow and improve overall operations at Keflavik International Airport