Pent-up leisure demand keeps hotels afloat

By , Daily Memphian Updated: July 15, 2020 3:16 PM CT | Published: July 15, 2020 3:16 PM CT
<strong>Peabody Hotel Spa Manager Katie Williams performs double duty as she sanitizes the common areas inside Peabody Hotel in Downtown Memphis on April 3, 2020.</strong>(Ziggy Mack)

Peabody Hotel Spa Manager Katie Williams performs double duty as she sanitizes the common areas inside Peabody Hotel in Downtown Memphis on April 3, 2020.

(Ziggy Mack)

Hotel occupancy rates nationally nearly doubled between early April and July 4, but industry is still hunkered down because of business travel shutdown and recent spikes in COVID-19 cases.

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Wayne Risher

Wayne Risher

Business news reporter, 43-year veteran of print journalism, 35-year resident of Memphis, University of Georgia alumnus and proud father and spouse of University of Memphis graduates.


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