Month: December 2020

Coronavirus Cases Climb At Rapid Pace In Redondo Beach

REDONDO BEACH, CA — Los Angeles County’s health care workers are facing immense pressure as the dramatic coronavirus surge — which on Wednesday saw Los Angeles County set daily records for new cases and deaths and overall hospitalizations — has health officials continuing their plea for residents to listen to warnings to avoid gatherings and continue social distancing and mask-wearing.

There were 1,222 reported coronavirus cases in Redondo Beach as of Thursday, and 13 people have died, according to Los Angeles County health officials. There are 68,697 residents in Redondo Beach.

“Based on the science of transmission of COVID-19, the

Read More

Disney World to reopen 4 resorts in 2021

Walt Disney World Resort is reopening four hotels in 2021.

The Orlando-based hospitality and theme park giant shared this update on its Disney Resort Hotels: Know Before You Go webpage, which is where Disney has provided detailed notes about which accommodations have been operational since July.

DISNEY WORLD TO BRING BACK PARK HOPPER PERK IN 2021

Disney’s value-level All-Star Movies Resort is expected to reopen on March 22.

Meanwhile, its deluxe-level Beach Club Resort is expected to reopen on May 30 and Wilderness Lodge

Read More

Monterey County’s second largest industry expects job loss with shutdown

Monterey County’s second-largest industry, the hospitality industry, is bracing for more job losses as the county heads into another shelter in place order Sunday night at 10 p.m.“We have 27,000 associates in hospitality in Monterey County about half of them are not working, you know, all the hotels so that number is going to rise,” said Jeroen Gerres, general manager of the Sanctuary Beach resort in Marina.A new lockdown order means hotels and motels are limited to essential travelers only.Businesses now on notice not to break the rules. “The phrase that is overused is we’re all in this together, but … Read More

COVID deals financial blow to Myrtle Beach SC tourism

After an initial COVID-19 gut-punch in the spring, Patrick Norton thought in May that the worst was in the past for the Myrtle Beach condo and hotels he manages — it was a great month and bookings were way up.

But then the COVID-19 spike of June and July hit. Local restrictions and a loss of tourists followed.

“Bookings literally dried up overnight,” Norton, who works as vice president of sales and marketing at Brittain Resorts & Hotels, said. “We’d have days where we have $1 million in cancellations. Almost overnight we went from seeing a normal summer to 50%

Read More