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US hotel employment drops by 365,000 over four weeks

December 8, 2020

REPORT FROM THE U.S. – Despite TSA-reported air traffic numbers that reached pandemic records, hotel worker unemployment took a big hit after the Thanksgiving holiday, labor management data form Hotel Effectiveness shows.

Hotel employment at a sample of more than 4,000 hotels in the U.S. has declined by approximately 365,000 over the past four weeks, the data shows.

Travel restrictions and ongoing anti-travel advisories are expected to lead to further job cuts before the Christmas-New Year holiday period.

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