Thursday, April 09, 2020
NEWSFLASH: KANSAS CITY CONVENTION HOTEL PICKED ONE OF THE WORST MOMENTS IN AMERICAN ECONOMIC HISTORY FOR GRAND OPENING!!!
This plan was doomed from the outset but taxpayers financing this monstrosity was always a slap in the face to voters given the clandestine and sleazy way it was pushed forward without a vote and betwixt council terms.
Here's a quick look at the future for the big convention hotel industry:
UST: About 80% of hotel rooms in the US are empty amid the coronavirus pandemic, new data says
CNBC: Empty hotels ‘keep the lights on’ by converting into coronavirus quarantines, emergency housing for first responders
Curbed: Hotels should be used to house the homeless: advocates
Here in KCMO we're keeping some hobos at a local flop house whilst the Convention Hotel sits EMPTY and might be put to better use during this crisis.
Developing . . .