The Arizona Lodging and Tourism Association (AzLTA) is committed to providing you with resources and updates on the COVID-19 pandemic. Governor Doug Ducey just announced the closure of all schools until March 27, 2020 and recommends the latest Centers for Disease Control guidance for events. Over the next two months, organizers of gatherings with 50 people or more are encouraged to cancel or postpone the activity.
We recognize that we are in unprecedented times and our association is focused on providing timely information and recommendations that will help reduce the spread of COVID-19. We want to make you aware of some webinars available to you for more guidance:
- Tomorrow, Monday, March 16, Jan Freitag, STR’s Senior Vice President of Lodging Insights, will provide data insights into the impact of the outbreak on the U.S. hotel industry. There will be two 30-minute opportunities available and participation will be limited. Please click on one of the times below to register.
- On Wednesday, March 18 at 10:00 a.m. the Arizona Department of Health Services will hold an important update specific to the travel and tourism industry. The focus will be on Arizona’s response. No advance registration is required.
Meeting number: 805220720
To participate by phone
If you would like to send questions in advance of the call, please complete this online form by Tuesday.
Here are a few past webinars and recaps from Industry Partners available online now:
- On Friday, Travis Vance, a Partner at Fisher & Phillips, LLP- Charlotte, NC and Co-Chair of Workplace Safety and Catastrophe Management Group, outlined legal considerations for employers and workforces that travel, providing practical takeaways and guidance for employers. Listen to it here.
- On Thursday, the American Hotel & Lodging Association hosted a webinar featuring Dr. Jay Butler, the Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases and Senior Response Official for COVID-19 at the Centers for Disease Control. It is available now to all of our members.
Together we will navigate these challenges with the resilience and strength that embodies the travel and tourism industry.