U.S. Travel Association | May 5, 2020
WASHINGTON (May 5, 2020)—U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Emerson Barnes issued the following statement on the Small Business Administration's decision to reopen the Economic Injury Disaster Relief application portal only to agriculture-related businesses: "Excluding major segments of the economy from emergency relief funding not only hurts small businesses and workers, but jeopardizes the strength of the broader economic recovery." "Non-profit entities—such as destination marketing organizations and arts and culture groups—are essential for driving consumer demand to their region...
Ashford Group | May 4, 2020
DALLAS -- May 4, 2020 -- The Ashford Group of Companies announced today that all of its companies, including Ashford Inc. (NYSE American: AINC), Ashford Hospitality Trust, Inc. (NYSE: AHT) ("Ashford Trust"), and Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc. (NYSE: BHR) ("Braemar"), will return all funds provided by the Small Business Administration's ("SBA") Paycheck Protection Program ("PPP") due to the agency's recently changed rules and inconsistent federal guidance that put the companies at compliance risk. Federal Government assistance is required to repair the most significant damage in history to U.S. hotels and hospitality businesses cause...
Marcus & Millichap | April 8, 2020
As we commence a new quarter in 2020, facing heavy headwinds in the face of the new decade, it is more important than ever to develop a plan to work through this pandemic. There is still so much uncertainty, yet it is our responsibility as business professionals to develop a plan to prepare ourselves for the worst-case scenario. The good news is however, that our economy is taking action to assist our business. The U.S Small Business Administration 504 program is providing loans with the same type of long-term, fixed-rate financing enjoyed by larger firms, denoted by interest rates equivalent to favorable bond market rates. Businesses are el...
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