Marriott to Furlough Thousands Until Coronavirus Is Contained

Hospitality brands will meet today with President Trump

Marriott is laying off tens of thousands. Photo Illustration: Trent Joaquin; Sources: Getty Images, Marriott

As the federal government closes U.S. borders to Europe, and President Donald Trump urges Americans to avoid traveling due to the spread of the coronavirus, the travel industry is facing unprecedented hardships.

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