Hundreds of recently arrived immigrants will begin checking in Wednesday to a cavernous new barracks on Randall’s Island, where they will sleep head-to-toe on thin cots as they consider their next move.
Americans are spending more at hotels than in 2019 across much of the country —especially in Florida — but New York City’s hospitality industry hasn’t fully recovered yet.
NEW YORK — With rents soaring and tourism rebounding, New York’s ambitious plan to convert tens of thousands of Covid-emptied hotel rooms into affordable housing is looking like a bust.
New Yorkers famously hate the United Nations General Assembly meeting for the barrage of traffic and heavy security that accompany the presidents, prime ministers and royalty in town.
Daily Mail: New York City officials line up to SHAKE HANDS with migrants after being bused in from Texas: Families are handed blankets and escorted to Manhattan hotels
Busses of migrants sent to New York City from Texas were welcomed with handshakes and an official escort from members of Mayor Eric Adams’ administration in Manhattan Sunday.
New York Post: Head of the NYC Hotel Association says operators ready to house thousands of migrants
New York Post: Head of the NYC Hotel Association says operators ready to house thousands of migrants By CARL CAMPANILE and BERNADETTE HOGAN August 18, 2022 7:08 PM There’s
Pent-up demand has pushed New York City’s hotels back close to pre-pandemic occupancy and revenue levels. But whether the bounce is enough to lift owners and operators beyond two years of losses and accumulating debt is another question.