Boston Developer Richard Friedman: Coronavirus Has Been 'Disastrous' To The Hotel Industry
As coronavirus leads to canceled business trips and vacations across the nation, the hotel industry is taking a hit, with an estimated loss of $3.5 billion per week in room revenue, according to the American Hotel and Lodging Association. Boston real estate developer and hotelier Richard Friedman joined Emily Rooney to discuss.
MSPCA Has Seen An Increase In Pet Adoptions Since Coronavirus Shutdown Began
The Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals has seen a surge in the number of animals being adopted since coronavirus led to the close of non-essential business across the state and large numbers of Bay State residents staying at home. Mike Keiley, the director of adoption centers and programs at the MSPCA, joined Emily Rooney to talk about the heightened demand for furry friends during uncertain times.
As Most Americans Find Themselves Stuck at Home, Puzzle Industry Sees Unprecedented Demand
While most Americans are stuck at home due to the pandemic, some have turned to an oldie-but-goodie pastime: puzzles. Jason Schneider, the senior vice president at Ceaco Puzzles joined Emily Rooney to discuss.
“I’ve been doing this for 20 years and we’ve never seen anything like it,” he said.