Hospitality Blog

March 2020

CARES Act: A Summary of Key Provisions Affecting the Hospitality Industry

On March 27, 2020, President Donald Trump signed into law the “Coronavirus Aid, Relief, and Economic Security Act” also known... Read More »

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New Massachusetts Business Interruption Insurance Bill Could Provide Lifeline to Hotels and Restaurants During the Coronavirus Pandemic

03/27/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Joshua M. Bowman, partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate departments and chair of its Hospitality Practice Group, was... Read More »

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Could This Be the Bill That Saves Massachusetts Restaurants?

03/27/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Joshua M. Bowman, partner in the firm’s Real Estate and Corporate departments and chair of its Hospitality Practice Group, was... Read More »

New Business Interruption Insurance Bill Filed in Massachusetts

03/26/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

On March 24, 2020, in response to the severe financial impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on hotel, restaurant, and retail... Read More »

Hotel and Restaurant Owners: How to Reduce Your Insurance Costs during the COVID-19 Crisis

03/23/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

Hotel and restaurant owners who, as a result of the COVID-19 crisis, have closed down or are operating only with... Read More »

Force majeure: What owners, operators need to know

03/21/2020   |   BY Sherin and Lodgen

Joshua M. Bowman, chair of the firm's Hospitality Practice Group, was published in HOTELS Magazine on March 19, 2020. His... Read More »

An Introduction to the Doctrines of Impossibility and Frustration of Purpose

03/18/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

Even in its early stages, there is no doubt that the COVID-19 pandemic and its accompanying social distancing, quarantines, mass-closings... Read More »

Force Majeure Clauses and COVID-19: What Hotel Owners and Operators Need to Know

03/13/2020   |   BY Joshua M. Bowman

It is now clear that the outbreak of COVID-19 will disrupt the travel industry on a scale possibly without precedent... Read More »