A Best Western hotel in London is now taking in Covid-19 patients as hospitals run out of beds

But today the lobby is clear of all guests and furniture except for a single table with a bottle of hand sanitizer, a box of face masks and a notice that reads, “Coughs and sneezes spread disease.”

A four-foot machine emblazoned with the phrase “Viruskiller” whirs behind the empty check-in counter.

The hotel’s manager Alex Palaghiu said the transition from 4-star hotel to makeshift medical facility was driven by the need to help the country’s ailing National Health Service (NHS).

“We are very proud to be part of this, so it’s a very good feeling to be a part of

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River Walk hotel partially evacuated during ‘hostage situation’

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SAN ANTONIO – A hotel on the River Walk in downtown San Antonio had to be partially evacuated overnight after SWAT teams were called out for a ‘hostage situation.’

Police received a call for a disturbance just before 11:00 p.m. Saturday night at the Drury Plaza Hotel on South St. Mary’s in downtown.

When officers arrived, they found a woman who said that she had come to town with her husband and children for a getaway trip and the couple had gotten into a fight. The woman told police that her husband had threatened

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Hotel manager from Dot says he’s running for Mayor

Dana Depelteau is looking for work and one of the jobs he plans to apply for is Mayor of Boston.

The 36-year-old New Hampshire native hopes to take his 15 years of hotel management experience to City Hall. He lost his most recent job managing a Boston hotel, he says, due to the pandemic.

“Mayor is the general manager of the city,” Depelteau said last week. “I feel strongly convicted to run for mayor. This is one job I’m applying for.”

Depelteau recently filed paperwork with the Office of Campaign and Political Finance that allows him to raise funds and

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A Former Hotel Inspector Shares Hotel Secrets

I worked as a hotel inspector and photographer for seven years at Forbes Travel Guide and (a TripAdvisor company). Though it sounds like a made-up job for a protagonist in a rom-com, I can assure you that inspecting and photographing hotels was very much my real life. I really did get paid to order room service, sit by infinity pools, and ensure the cocktails were made with high-quality booze. I also had to count closet hangers, photograph bathtub grime, and memorize hotel staff names and uniforms.

For Forbes Travel Guide, I anonymously booked two to three nights in luxury

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This Year’s Most Highly Anticipated Hotel Openings

Despite challenges never faced before by the hospitality industry, new hotels will be opening throughout the world this year in anticipation of a pent-up desire to travel. Here are some of the world’s most exciting hotel openings.

Club Med Seychelles, Republic of Seychelles 

The private island of Sainte Anne in the Republic of Seychelles will see their very first resort in February. Nestled along the preserved Marine National Park, Club Med Seychelles 

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35-yr-old executive of five-star hotel robbed in car on pretext of lift

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A 35-year-old executive of a five-star hotel was assaulted and robbed of his belongings at knifepoint by robbers in a car who offered him a lift last Wednesday night. He was later thrown out on an isolated stretch in Rewari, the police said.

Robberies of passengers on the pretext of offering lifts have been a cause of concern for the police, especially at Iffco Chowk, Shankar Chowk and Rajiv Chowk, located along the Delhi-Gurgaon Expressway, with more than a dozen people being arrested last year. However, the gangs seem to have resurfaced, the police said.

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