The Small Business Administration’s (SBA) Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) application portal officially reopens Jan. 11, when the SBA will accept “first-draw” loans from small businesses yet to receive a PPP loan and only from lenders SBA has identified as “community financial institutions.” SBA has defined those as community financial institutions as: · community development financial […]
The City of Seattle has opened applications for direct cash assistance for hospitality workers living and working in Seattle who’ve lost jobs or income due top the COVID-19 pandemic. Mayor Jenny Durkan’s office says $2.17 million in direct cash assistance is available. This funding is part of the Mayor and City Council’s announcement last month […]
In a unanimous vote, the King County Council has approved $8 million in CARES funding to support a county-wide tourism recovery campaign. The goal is to drive more business, foot traffic and overnight visitors to the region. The fall campaign will launch in the early October in partnership with the Seattle Southside Regional Tourism Authority. […]
The Seattle Office of Labor Standards (OLS) has released adjusted rates for 2021 healthcare expenditures required by the Improving Access to Medical Care Hotel Employees Ordinance, Seattle Municipal Code (SMC) 14.28. This applies to Seattle hotels or motels with 100 or more guest rooms or an “ancillary hotel business” of 50 or more employees worldwide. […]
A new national Morning Consult survey commissioned by the American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) lists face coverings, request-only guest room cleanings and use of technology as the top three priorities of frequent travelers.
The American Hotel and Lodging Association (AHLA) has released an updated version of the AHLA Safe Stay Guidelines, an industry-wide, enhanced set of health and safety protocols designed to provide a safe and clean environment for all hotel employees and guests. The health and safety of all employees and guests remains the top priority for […]
Saturday, February 1, 2020 — Benefiting StolenYouth To make your reservation for the Gala, visit here. For more information about the Gala, visit the Evening of Hope page.
MEDIA CONTACT: Allan Aquila, Allan Aquila & Associates, 206-948-1997, email@example.com SEATTLE, Washington (Feb. 5, 2019) — More than 300 community leaders came together for The Seattle Hotel Association’s 22nd Annual Evening of Hope gala, raising over $579,000 for StolenYouth, a local nonprofit committed to ending child sex trafficking in Washington state. The Seattle Hotel Association […]
The Seattle Hotel Association endorsed the Families, Education, Preschool and Promises Levy (Prop. 1), which appeared on the Nov. 6 ballot in Seattle. Thanks to Seattle voters, this levy will bridge the opportunity gap for Seattle students, from preschool through college. We believe that investing in the young people in our community today prepares the […]
The Seattle Hotel Association endorses the Families, Education, Preschool and Promises Levy (Prop. 1), which will appear on the Nov. 6 ballot for Seattle voters. This levy seeks to bridge the opportunity gap for Seattle students, from preschool through college. The new levy will: Replace the expiring Preschool Levy, which subsidizes high-quality preschool Replace the […]