HOTELS, SHORT-TERM RENTALS FOR ESSENTIAL WORKERS ONLY On April 2nd, the Connecticut Governor issued an amended Order placing new restrictions on hotels. Under the new Order, hotels may only provide lodging for the following limited purposes: (i) housing for health care workers, first responders and other workers who work for an Essential Business, (ii) housing for out of state workers engaged in providing materials, logistics, construction such as development of COVID-19 alternative care sites, testing facilities, (iii) housing for vulnerable populations, including homeless, (iv) housing for CT residents who are self-isolating, and families of those who are self-isolating, (v) housing for individuals receiving long-term medical care, (vi) housing/shelter for extenuating circumstances such as fire/casualty or due to constraints on travel, or (vii) housing for workers engaged in providing such lodging. Guests currently staying at hotels on April 2nd may stay through the end of their scheduled stay, but they may not extend. The Order is in effect immediately through the duration of the public health emergency, unless earlier modified. A copy of the Order may be found here.
AHLA is Offering FREE Education to Hospitality Employees Coronavirus is on everyone’s mind as its effects are being felt around the world. We are all concerned for the health and safety of our families, friends, and colleagues. In partnership with the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLA Foundation), we are offering you complimentary access to online training for a limited period of time. Learn more.
Coronavirus (COVID-19) Information & Resources
CT.GOV - Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19)
Connecticut Small Business Development Center COVID19 Business Resource Center
CT Office of Tourism - Health Information for Travelers
AHLA - The Facts About Coronavirus