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From left: City Council Member Amanda Farias and Hotel Association of New York City president & CEO Vijay Dandapani (Getty Images, New York City Council, iStock)

City Council considers fat tax cut on hotels

The hotel industry is still struggling to recover from the effects of the pandemic, and its lobbying group has...

City Council considers fat tax cut on hotels
Department of City Planning's Anita Laremont (iStock)

City Planning votes to restrict hotel development

Hotel developers in New York City may soon face a large obstacle to getting their projects approved. The City...

City Planning votes to restrict hotel development
From left: Marisa Lago, Anita Laremont and Mayor Bill de Blasio (LinkedIn, Getty, Wikimedia)
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Politics, City Planning on collision course

City Planning Commission votes are not known for drama. But Wednesday’s could be different. Two proposals backed by Mayor Bill de Blasio will come before the panel, whose chair and majority of members he...

Politics, City Planning on collision course
Council member Ben Kallos and Airbnb CEO Brian Chesky (Getty, iStock)

City Council bill would tighten screws on Airbnb

Putting a New York City apartment up for rent could get tougher. City Council member Ben Kallos introduced a...

City Council bill would tighten screws on Airbnb
Richard Maroko with Brooklyn Health Center & Pharmacy and Harlem Health Center & Pharmacy (New York Hotel Trades Council, Google Maps, Cornell)

Hotel union shuttering two employee health centers

UPDATED, Oct. 1, 5:39 p.m.: Thousands of New York City hotel workers have lost their jobs due to the...

Hotel union shuttering two employee health centers

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