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Wyndham, the world"s largest hotel brand, has temporarily closed 70% of its hotels in China in response to the coronavirus outbreak

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts has temporarily closed approximately 70% of its 1,500 hotels in China in response to the coronavirus outbreak. Wyndham joins other major hotel b.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 14th, 2020

Hilton has temporarily closed 150 hotels in China due to the coronavirus outbreak. That"s more than 60% of the hotels the brand has in the country.

Hilton announced yesterday that it has temporarily closed 150 hotels in China as a result of the novel coronavirus. Hilton now joins a growing list of hotels and short-term rental companies, including Airbnb, that are e.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderFeb 12th, 2020

Walmart temporarily limits "non-business critical travel" to China

Walmart Inc , the world's largest retailer, said it is temporarily limiting "non-business critical travel" to China amid the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersJan 31st, 2020

China"s enormous response to a localized coronavirus outbreak at a market shows it"s taking COVID-19 far more seriously than the rest of the world

STR/AFP via Getty Images Beijing entered "wartime emergency mode" this weekend to contain a new coronavirus outbreak at a market after going weeks without new cases. Schools a.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderJun 15th, 2020

Trump Threatens To Cut WHO Funding, Blames It For Getting Coronavirus Pandemic Wrong, Being "China-Centric"

President Donald Trump said on Tuesday he is considering putting a hold on the United States funding to the United Nations World Health Organization due to discontentment with its response to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaApr 8th, 2020

Empty exhibits, eating outside, and cars staged 6 feet apart: What it"s like to take delivery of the historic mid-engine Chevy Corvette during a pandemic

Chevrolet As the US now claims the world's largest coronavirus outbreak, passing China and Italy on March 26, novelty "museum deliveries" of the new mid-engine Chevy Corvette continue. The $995 optional delivery is done at the Corvette Museum in Kentucky.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderApr 1st, 2020

Austin leases 292-room hotel for city"s coronavirus response

The city of Austin is leasing a North Austin hotel for vulnerable people to isolate and self-quarantine if they've been exposed to the coronavirus — and it may lease or buy more hotels in the future. At a time when some of the area's largest hote.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 30th, 2020

Coronavirus live updates: More than 27,000 people are dead, over half a million have been infected, and the US has the world"s largest outbreak

Getty The coronavirus has killed more than 27,000 people and infected over 593,000 around the world. It has hit at least 176 countries and territories. The US surpassed China as the world's largest outbre.....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 27th, 2020

More hotel closures and worker layoffs as S.F. reels from COVID-19 fallout

Nearly two dozen San Francisco hotels have temporarily closed as the coronavirus devastates the city’s tourism sector. Thousands of industry staff have been laid off or had hours slashed as hotel rooms sit empty across the city.   “What we'r.....»»

Category: topSource: bizjournalsMar 20th, 2020

IKEA closes all U.S. stores, China back up except for Wuhan store

IKEA, the world's biggest furniture brand, is temporarily closing more stores as the coronavirus spreads, including all 50 in its second-biggest market the United States......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 18th, 2020

More than a dozen hotels and casinos on the Las Vegas Strip will shutter temporarily to control spread of coronavirus

Isaac Brekken / AP All Wynn Resorts and MGM Resorts International hotels and casinos in Las Vegas will be closed starting Tuesday.  MGM's world-famous properties include Aria, Bellagio, Excalibur, .....»»

Category: topSource: businessinsiderMar 16th, 2020

Fiat Chrysler temporarily halts some Italian plants to battle virus

Fiat Chrysler is temporarily halting operations at some plants in Italy and will reduce production rates in response to the coronavirus outbreak in the country, the largest in Europe, a spokesman for the automaker said on Wednesday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2020

Fiat Chrysler might temporarily close Italy plants in response to virus

Fiat Chrysler said on Wednesday it might temporarily close some plants in Italy, where necessary, in response to a coronavirus outbreak in the country, the largest in Europe......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 11th, 2020

Coronavirus impact is overwhelming, Spain"s hotels association says

Hotel bookings have fallen by as much as 40% in some areas of Spain, the country's hotel federation said and flagged an overwhelming impact for the eurozone's fourth largest economy as anxiety about the coronavirus outbreak takes hold......»»

Category: topSource: reutersMar 6th, 2020

China Warns Of Looming "Locust Invasion" As Coronavirus Outbreak Fades

China Warns Of Looming "Locust Invasion" As Coronavirus Outbreak Fades Is the world's largest constitutionally atheist state facing a revival of the 10 biblical plagues o.....»»

Category: blogSource: zerohedgeMar 2nd, 2020

AB InBev fourth quarter profit below expectations, sees muted 2020 growth

Anheuser-Busch InBev ABI.BR, the world's largest beer maker, suffered a greater than expected fall in core profit in the fourth quarter last year and forecast muted growth in 2020 due in part to the coronavirus outbreak in China......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 27th, 2020

G20 sees need to coordinate coronavirus response as IMF trims growth forecasts

The world's top economies called on Saturday for a coordinated response to the coronavirus outbreak, which the IMF predicted would lower China's growth this year to 5.6% and shave 0.1 percentage points from global growth......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 22nd, 2020

Outbreak will not change China"s commitments to buy U.S. goods: senior U.S. official

The U.S. government expects China to honor its commitments to buy more U.S. goods under a trade deal signed by the world's two largest economies in January despite the fast-spreading coronavirus outbreak, a senior U.S. official said on Thursday......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 20th, 2020

Oil rises for third day as coronavirus impact may spur output cuts

Oil prices rose for a third day on expectations that major producers are likely to enact deeper output cuts to offset the slump in demand caused by the coronavirus outbreak in China, the world's second-largest crude consumer......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2020

PVH Says Majority Of Chinese Stores Closed Due To Coronavirus Outbreak

The majority of Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger stores in China are temporarily closed, PVH Corp (NYSE: PVH) announced Wednesday, adding that it is working with authorities in China to closely monitor the COVID-19 outbreak. read more.....»»

Category: blogSource: benzingaFeb 12th, 2020

PVH closes most Calvin Klein, Tommy Hilfiger China stores on virus outbreak

PVH Corp said on Wednesday it had temporarily closed majority of its Calvin Klein and Tommy Hilfiger stores in China due to the coronavirus outbreak......»»

Category: topSource: reutersFeb 12th, 2020