‘Resort bubble’ program approved for Kauai hotels

Kauai is a step closer to being able to offer what are known as “resort bubbles,” which would allow visitors to leave their hotel rooms during the 14-day mandatory quarantine period — as long as they remain on property of their hotel or resort.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 15th, 2020

For many Houston hotels, PPP loans an all-too-short lifeline

Recent cuts to hotel staff and salaries came even as many local hotels and motels were approved for significant loans from the federal government under the Paycheck Protection Program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 17th, 2020

La Quinta Resort near Palm Springs offers stunning scenery, socially distant rooms, sprawling grounds, and 41 pools — here"s what it"s like to visit during the pandemic

My family loved our room at this Waldorf Astoria resort under Hilton Hotels, but many pools.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytSep 17th, 2020

Short North, Cameron Mitchell restaurants among first wave of outdoor seating approvals

A dozen Columbus restaurants and bars are the first through the city’s new expanded patio pilot program. Columbus in late August announced the program, which will allow approved operators to either establish seating in a right-of-way or park.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 13th, 2020

Hawaii to receive additional $53M in federal unemployment funds

The funds come after Hawaii was recently approved for an additional week of a $300 plus-up through the Lost Wages Assistance Program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 9th, 2020

Bitcoin Mining Equipment Maker Canaan Sets $10M Buyback Program

The board of directors of bitcoin mining manufacturer Canaan approved a buyback program Monday for its lagging shares......»»

Category: forexSource: coindeskSep 8th, 2020

Hawaii approved for additional week of unemployment benefits

Hawaii has been approved for an additional week of a $300 plus-up through the Lost Wages Assistance Program, Gov. David Ige and Department of Labor and Industrial Relations Acting Director Anne Eustaquio announced Thursday. The extra week is in ad.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 4th, 2020

New apartments and townhomes planned on Margaritaville resort site in Osceola County

If approved, another 352 apartments and 212 townhomes will rise within the 300-acre Margaritaville community......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 3rd, 2020

Travaasa Hana to rebrand under Hyatt"s Destination Hotels brand

The West Hollywood investors who paid $27.4 million to acquire the Travaasa Hana on Maui last year have signed on Hyatt Hotels Corp. to manage the property and rebrand the boutique hotel as the Hana-Maui Resort under Hyatt’s Destination Hotels b.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsSep 1st, 2020

Southern California Edison approved for expanded EV charging program

See the rest of the story here. provides the latest financial news as it breaks. Known as a leader in market intelligence, The Fl.....»»

Category: blogSource: theflyonthewallAug 27th, 2020

You can park your RV at wineries, breweries, farms, and museums across the US for free with an $80-a-year membership program called Harvest Hosts

Wary of crowded hotels or campsites? Harvest Hosts members can opt for a socially distanced evening at an alpaca ranch or.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 26th, 2020

Scottsdale resort uses drive-in movies to replace some events revenue

With fewer people staying at hotels, restrictions on capacities at resort pools and restaurants, and the events business pretty much put on hold, it is a tough time for Valley hotels and resorts. Some have learned to carry on with a lot less re.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 22nd, 2020

Kohala Coast Resort Association establishes food assistance program for furloughed employees

The association will distribute food packages twice a month from September through November to employees at its member properties......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 18th, 2020

2 of Universal Orlando"s 7 resorts are temporarily closing as COVID-19 shreds Florida"s tourism industry

Associated Press Both the Aventura and the Loews Sapphire Falls Resort will shut down this Friday, August 21. Five other hotels will conti.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 17th, 2020

US approves oil, gas leasing plan for Alaska Wildlife refuge

The Department of the Interior on Monday approved an oil and gas leasing program within Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge, the sprawling home to polar bears, caribou and other wildlife......»»

Category: topSource: foxnewsAug 17th, 2020

The bubble college has burst: The U Experience will no longer move forward with bringing 150 students to Arkansas and Hawaii hotels this fall

Peter Unger/Getty Images The U Experience, a startup that wanted to bring 150 students to create "bubble" campuses at hotels bought out in Arkansas and H.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 12th, 2020

A Four Seasons in Mexico is setting up "study cabanas" and hiring a poolside "screen doctor" in a bid to pull in families during the school year

Four Seasons Punta Mita The Four Seasons Resort Punta Mita near Puerto Vallarta, Mexico, is offering a remote learning program for students called "Knowledge fo.....»»

Category: dealsSource: nytAug 10th, 2020

Atlantic Beach developer Jeff Klotz approved for more PPP loans than any other First Coast real estate company

Despite an ongoing lawsuit with the city of Jacksonville, the developer also benefited from a city-backed loan program......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsAug 10th, 2020

2 Princeton grads just bought out hotels in Hawaii and Arkansas and are betting on college students paying them $15,000 to study in a "bubble"

The U Experience Two Princeton g.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderAug 7th, 2020

Milwaukee looks into using tax dollars for homeownership program

The City of Milwaukee is looking into using tax dollars to finance a homeownership assistance program. The Milwaukee Common Council on Tuesday approved legislation directing the commissioner of the Department of City Development to prepare a repor.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2020

Pittsburgh small business owners need money, would a second PPP loan help?

A new version of the forgivable loan program is being considered by Congress even as past recipients are returning money faster than new applications are being approved for the initiative expiring Aug. 8......»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsJul 29th, 2020