SURVEY: 71% OF HOTELS WON’T SURVIVE ANOTHER SIX MONTHS WITHOUT FURTHER GOVERNMENT COVID RELIEF

With Drop in Travel, 77% Expect More Layoffs at Current Levels Download Survey One-Pager HERE FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Jennifer Myers, 202-289-3148; jmyers@ahla.com or Maura Morton, 202-289-3186; mmorton@ahla.com WASHINGTON (November 18, 2020) – With a resurgence of COVID-19 and renewed travel restrictions enacted in many states, a new survey of American Hotel & Lodging Association Read More

Statement on Hotel and Restaurant Safety During COVID-19

Contact: FRLA Communications Media@frla.org  Tallahassee – Today, Carol Dover, President and CEO of the Florida Restaurant and Lodging Association, released the following statement in response to state and national media reports questioning the safety of patronizing hotels and restaurants during the COVID-19 pandemic. “Across the nation and here in Florida, there has been an increase Read More

**PRESS RELEASE** SMALL BUSINESSES, WORKERS WORRY ABOUT MOUNTING JOB LOSSES WITH BALLOT AMENDMENT 2’S PASSAGE

**PRESS RELEASE** SMALL BUSINESSES, WORKERS WORRY ABOUT MOUNTING JOB LOSSES WITH BALLOT AMENDMENT 2’S PASSAGE TALLAHASSEE — Florida small business owners and workers expressed grave concern with the passage of Ballot Amendment 2 on Tuesday, which mandates a minimum wage hike of $15 for employees, putting jobs at risk and businesses in jeopardy of closing. The amendment, Read More

**PRESS RELEASE** GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS: “VOTE NO ON BALLOT AMENDMENT 2”

**PRESS RELEASE** GOVERNOR RON DESANTIS: “VOTE NO ON BALLOT AMENDMENT 2” TALLAHASSEE — Florida Governor Ron DeSantis today urged voters to defeat Ballot Amendment 2, the proposed constitutional amendment that would mandate a statewide $15 minimum wage. “Now is not the time,” said Governor DeSantis in a statement. “Ballot Amendment 2 would close small businesses, kill Read More