Lodging businesses in Washington state can remain open while requirements regarding public spaces like pools and sport courts remain in place. Employees should be trained to maintain social distancing, wear masks and properly sanitize all areas of the establishment. Below, we have provided lodging-specific resources and tools to help you keep up with the changes to guidance at the state and federal levels. If you need more specific guidance, or if you have additional questions, please call your Territory Manager or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Lodging Coronavirus Operations
- Lodging establishments with 33% of revenue from onsite F&B may be eligible for Restaurant Revitalization grants. Restaurants with separate EIN are able to apple independently.
- DOH updated guidance for transient accommodation is a quick way to link to guidelines for various activities and facilities at a lodging property.
- Counties are no longer all in the same phase of the Healthy Washington—Roadmap to Recovery plan. If your business relies on weddings, funerals and other business events, here’s what you need to know.
- Counties in Washington are not all in the same phase of the Healthy Washington—Roadmap to Recovery plan. For hotel operators with pools, here are the requirements for operating pools and water recreation facilities for each phase.
- Counties are no longer all in the same phase of the Healthy Washington—Roadmap to Recovery plan. If your business includes a fitness center, here is what you need to know, whether you are in Phase 2 or Phase 3.
- All Washington state restaurant employees, foodservice workers, and some lodging employees will be eligible to receive the coronavirus vaccine, effective March 31.
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS AND UPDATES FAQ on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (National Restaurant Association - PDF Updated April 9) FAQ on the Restaurant Revitalization Fund (National Restaurant Association -Online) Restaurant Revitalization Fund: What you need...
Help is on the way! The American Rescue Plan Act of 2021 established the $28.6 billion Restaurant Revitalization Fund (RRF) to provide grants for restaurants that have sustained financial losses due to the coronavirus pandemic. This vital source of emergency funding...
On April 16, Gov. Jay Inslee signed House Bill 1332, which provides property tax relief to businesses ahead of the April 30 deadline. The bill requires counties to offer payment plans to businesses for 2020 tax obligations. Counties will be prohibited from charging...
It’s official – Washington state restaurants will be able to sell beer, wine and cocktails to go until July 1, 2023. The extension of the temporary rule change comes from the passage of House Bill 1480, the Washington State Liquor and Cannabis Board (LCB) agency-request legislation, which Governor Inslee signed into law on April 14.
Lodging COVID-19 Operations Resources
AHLA: Safe Stay Guidelines for lodging (Updated 10.28.20)