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More than 20,000 Hawaii hotel jobs could be lost despite travel demand

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Hotel rates on the rise as travel demand ticks up

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If you’re thinking of booking that hotel stay you’ve postponed since the pandemic began, you may want to reserve a room right away.

Nightly rates, while still somewhat lower than a year ago, are slowly rising to match or — in some popular destinations — surpass pre-pandemic prices, according to travel booking technology company Koddi.

Over the last 30 to 45 days, average hotel prices have risen appreciably and are now just 5% lower than one year ago, says Deep Kohli, senior director of client services at the Fort Worth, Texas-based firm. They were

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From Small Businesses to Farmers, Middle India Is Driving Demand | Investing News

By Aditi Shah and Rajendra Jadhav

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI (Reuters) – Manish Mehra, owner of Washex Hospitality, an industrial laundry service, recently flew from Delhi to Jodhpur, a city in north-western India, to win a contract to service a large, government-run hospital – a move essential to kickstarting his business.

“For a new relationship it is essential to know each other before you can establish the trust and confidence to work online and that need is higher in case of government departments,” said Mehra, who had to stay for a week in a Jodhpur hotel.

Increased demand for air travel

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