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LISTEN: The Existential Threat To Connecticut's Hospitality Industry

Jul 16, 2020

Coronavirus has been hard on many industries, perhaps none more so than hospitality. With both business and leisure travel at a historic low, hotels are struggling to survive. Two gems of the downtown Hartford hotel scene -- the Hilton Hartford and the Marriott Hartford Downtown -- announced to state officials this week that they are on the verge of mass layoffs and that their very survival is in question. 

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Connecticut Public Radio’s All Things Considered host, John Henry Smith, spoke with Metro Hartford Alliance President David Griggs about the news.