Report shows US saw worst year for hotels; SWFL industry faring better

The beach is a big selling point for people who are visiting Southwest Florida, but hotels have taken a hit during the pandemic. According to an STR data report, 2020 was the worst year on record for U.S. hotels. End-of-year reports show hotel occupancy was down 33% nationwide. The average daily rate dropped more than […]

Are hotels getting booked in SWFL ahead of July 4?

We spoke to a hotel owner in Naples Tuesday to see if they are getting all booked up ahead of the Independence Day weekend. And some beachgoers have mixed opinions on restrictions at Naples beaches and others in Collier County for the holiday weekend that could keep people from coming over from the other coast. […]

Naples businesses see increase in customers, work to get employees to return

As we start to see a bit of normalcy in our lives return, businesses are having problems finding workers. Businesses say workers are afraid to come back to work due to fear of contracting the coronavirus. We learned about what some businesses are doing to try and get employees back to work Thursday. “It seems […]