HFTP continues to monitor the news surrounding COVID-19 and its impact on the hospitality industry. The health and safety of our members and stakeholders remains a top priority. Therefore, HFTP has compiled a list of outside resources designed to inform the hospitality industry. Continue to check this resource center; more hospitality-specific resources spotlighting COVID-19 will be added as they become available. News Filter

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HFTP Allied Partner Resources

Hotel Resources

American Hotel & Lodging Association

COVID-19 Resource Center

The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) has created a central source for the most up-to-date facts and resources relating to the hotel industry.

AHLA also offers a COVID-19 webinar series for hotels. They link to past webinar recordings in their Webinar Archive, so you can revisit any sessions you may have missed.

Visit the AHLA Resouce Center >

Club Resources

National Club Association

COVID-19 Resource Center

The National Club Association (NCA) has also created a resource center dedicated to COVID-19 and its impact on clubs. This is a wide-raning website for club leaders, staff and members to address the coronavirus crisis at their own clubs.

You can also sign up for the NCA Coronavirus Update newsletter, designed to keep clubs up-to-date on the latest news and resources.

Visit the NCA Resource Center >

Additional Resources

Hospitality Net

COVID-19 Special Coverage & Survival Guide

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COVID-19 Resources, Hospitality Sales and Marketing

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COVID-19 Resources, Hospitality Marketing & Crisis Management

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Legislative Resources

United States

Labor and Employment

The U.S. Department of Labor Wage and Hour Division posted a document called "COVID-19 and the Fair Labor Standards Act Questions and Answers." Visit this page to find answers to questions pertaining to the Fair Labor Standards Act, employment, wages and more.

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Small Business

The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) provides information on low-interest disaster loans to help businesses and homeowners recover from declared disaster. Visit the SBA website for more information on their process to apply for assistance and get help after declared disasters like the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Learn more about international government responses. See what actions are being taken in other countries and regions to help their citizens and businesses during the pandemic.

HFTP Resources

Information Sources

HFTP continues to monitor the news surrounding COVID-19 and its impact on the hositality industry. The health and safety of our members and stakeholders is a top priority. HFTP also remains committed to the professional development of those working in hospitality finance and technology. Read more on how to take advantage of HFTP's informational resources during this time.

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Blog Series

HFTP Connect

Covering Every HFTP Hangout Session

Throughout April 2020, HFTP has hosted live, interactive networking sessions virtually on Zoom called "HFTP Hangouts." Each Hangout is moderated by an industry expert who begins with a brief informational presentation before turning the meeting over to discussion amongst the participants.

Did you miss a Hangout? Read summaries from each Hangout on the HFTP Connect blog.

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Uniform System of Accounts for the Lodging Industry (USALI)

Guidance for Puzzling Covid-19 Related Scenarios

2020 FAQ Document

To help guide USALI users during the current economic situation and global pandemic, the USALI Global Finance Committee came together to collaborate and issue their recommendations on various scenarios that have arisen. These recommendations were then compiled into an FAQ document.

Access FAQs >

HFTP Connect

Three-part Blog Series

The guidance was also published in a three-part blog series on HFTP Connect: "USALI Guidance: How to Record these Puzzling Covid-19 Scenarios."

Part One: Recording Third Party Use Hotel Revenues/Expenses >

Part Two: Recording Government-sponsored Wage Subsidies and Grants >

Part Three: Recording Government Assistance Loan Programs >

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