Austin hotel association hosts food drive for industry employees

AUSTIN (KXAN) — A food drive to help employees of hotels — who have been hit hard during the COVID-19 pandemic — was held Tuesday afternoon.

The Austin Hotel & Lodging Association and the Austin Concierge & Guest Services Association held a drive-thru food drive for hotel industry employees Tuesday (KXAN/Frank Martinez)

The drive was held at the Omni Southpark Hotel located at 4140 Governors Row as part of its

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Black Travel Summit hosts weekend webinar to talk travel

Traveling with kids, taking care of your mental health on the road, traveling while Black — these are some of the topics an upcoming webinar hosted by the Miami-based Black Travel Summit will highlight this weekend.

The two-day virtual event will bring together 26 speakers from around the globe, including content creators and a director for the Seychelles Tourism Board. The event runs from Oct. 17-18 and is sponsored in

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Argentina 1-0 Ecuador: Lionel Messi’s early penalty seals victory for hosts in World Cup qualifier

Argentina 1-0 Ecuador: Lionel Messi’s early penalty seals victory for hosts as Lionel Scaloni’s side enjoy perfect start to their World Cup qualifying campaign

  • Lionel Messi put Argentina ahead in the 12th minute from the penalty spot
  • The Barcelona star slotted home after Lucas Ocamps was fouled inside the area
  • It had been almost a year since either team had played a full international
  • The win extended Argentina’s unbeaten run
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Juventus vs Napoli in doubt with visitors banned from travelling over coronavirus but hosts adamant they’ll play

NAPOLI were BANNED from travelling to Turin to play Juventus but the Serie A champs insist the game is still ON.

The Athletic’s James Horncastle reports Napoli were prevented from travelling on Saturday by the local health authority as concerns around Covid-19 mount.

Cristiano Ronaldo's Juventus are set to still play Napoli despite Covid-19 fears

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Cristiano Ronaldo’s Juventus are set to still play Napoli despite Covid-19 fearsCredit: Getty Images – Getty
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Theatre Crude hosts local Fringe Festival throughout October, numerous productions available to watch online | Culture

Before COVID-19 shut down many parts of the fine arts industry, plans were in motion for a 2020 Fringe Festival but soon changed as businesses began to close. The fine arts, including Theatre Crude, have struggled during the pandemic and are fighting for a respite. 

In 2019, the Fringe Festival took place over the course of two weeks at the indoor Plenty Mercantile Venue in Oklahoma City, showcasing 10 acts

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How The Pandemic Has Catalyzed Short-Term Rental Hosts’ Moneymaking Creativity

Vered Schwarz is the President and COO of Guesty, an end-to-end property management software for short-term rentals.

Before the pandemic, those investing in short-term rentals as a side revenue stream knew that they typically demanded 30% more revenue than traditional long-term lets. For that reason alone, many homeowners sought out property management companies that specialized in operating vacation rentals in order to simply hand over their keys and

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Hotels and Airbnb hosts approve of short-term accommodation bylaw changes



Hosts and hotels seem happy with the proposed bylaw changes, even it means hosts will be paying $100 to $300 for a license to rent out their property.


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Hosts and hotels seem happy with the proposed bylaw changes, even it means hosts will be paying $100 to $300 for a license to rent out their property.

Airbnb hosts and the hotel industry are on the same page, saying Regina’s new regulations and licenses for short-term accommodations (STA) will be good for everyone.

It’s rare to have consensus between the two parties but new

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Airbnb, Hosts Oppose San Diego’s Short-Term Rental Deal

A sign lays on the ground with its message in opposition of short term vacati...

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Above: A sign lays on the ground with its message in opposition of short term vacation rentals, July 17, 2018.

San Diego has been trying to regulate short-term rentals for years, and a new proposal is going before the city planning commission next month.

Airbnb opposes the measure and said its hosts didn’t get a say on the deal.

The new proposal was negotiated in July

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