America’s Hoteliers Applaud Signing of American Rescue Plan

AAHOA, the nation’s largest hotel owners association, applauded President Biden signing the American Rescue Plan (ARP) into law. The $1.9 trillion stimulus package funds several key initiatives such as increased testing, vaccination, and vital economic assistance that will support an expedited recovery for the hospitality industry.

U.S. Travel Reacts to Latest Job Figures

The U.S. Leisure & Hospitality sector gained 355,000 jobs in February and the industry’s unemployment rate now stands at 13.5% – compared with 379,000 jobs gained and a 6.2% unemployment rate for the overall economy, according to the monthly employment report released Friday by the Department of Labor.