Tag Archives: Hotel

Studio 54’s Ian Schrager relaunches Public Hotel with a new twist

It was a pisco party last night at the Lower East Side’s Public Hotel. Following Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s announcement that nearly all COVID-19 restrictions were being lifted,  mask-less revelers strutted up to the Public Hotel’s bar for the first time since it closed its doors in March 2020. The opening party — attended by VIPs… Read More »

Bangladesh to pay migrant workers in Saudi Arabia Tk 25,000 for hotel quarantine

The expatriates’ welfare and overseas employment ministry made the announcement on Sunday, saying that the expatriates who have travelled to or are travelling to the Gulf kingdom between May 20 and Jun 30 will get the funds. As per Saudi rules to prevent the spread the coronavirus amid the pandemic, Bangladeshis must quarantine at hotels… Read More »

Hotel quarantine risk singled out

An independent review into Western Australia’s hotel quarantine system has found ventilation is a “key modifiable risk factor” for the transmission of COVID-19. The review was launched after a security guard, known as case 903, was infected with the highly contagious UK strain of the virus, sparking a five-day lockdown in the Perth, Peel and… Read More »

Family ‘hits the jackpot’ in quarantine hotel lottery, gets stuck in Ritz-Carlton

Quarantining in Singapore can be a dismal or luxury experience — but you won’t know until you reach your hotel. The majority of current arrivals to the sovereign island city-state are required to quarantine in a hotel room for 14 days, to ensure they do not spread the coronavirus. But the quality of hotels varies… Read More »

Sheraton Atlanta hotel cleared to reopen after outbreak of Legionnaires’ disease

The source of the outbreak at the Sheraton Atlanta Hotel has been traced to its cooling tower, the Georgia Department of Public Health now says. Public health officials also found Legionella bacteria in a decorative fountain in the atrium. There have been 13 lab-confirmed cases ”of Legionnaires’ disease, including one death, and 66 probable cases… Read More »