Downtown Los Angeles is planning a 3-block-long waterslide event call Slide the City. The event has caused some controversy because of what is perceived as the frivolous use of water in a drought-stricken area. Eric Hansen, H&LA’s director of development services, was interviewed by Los Angeles radio station, KCRW, and he compared water usage at leisure establishments like restaurants and waterparks to the amount of water that will be used for Slide the City. To listen to the segment, click here.
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February 25, 2021
The once-in-a-century pandemic has caused hoteliers to endure a firestorm that decimated the hotel and leisure industries. The growing COVID-19 cases across the U.S., as well as government restrictions on travel that further stress demand, continue to leave the hotel industry significantly behind pre-pandemic levels in terms of revenues, profitability and valuations. Gateway cities suchREAD MORE