SF travel industry reacts to Newsom's reopening announcement

SF travel industry reacts to Newsom’s reopening announcement

Those in the travel industry were quick to respond, saying they are already in the midst of booking fall conventions. That’s in addition to one in San Francisco that has already been finalized.

Video Transcript

RAKESH PATEL: Great news. So now people finally can come out.

JR STONE: San Francisco motel owner Rakesh Patel is reacting to news from California Governor Gavin Newsom over his announcement Tuesday of fully reopening the state by June 15. Patel says he’s already seen business on the uptick here at the Alpha Inn & Suites.

RAKESH PATEL: This last couple of weeks, like, we’re getting busy a lot, like, almost 100% occupancy.

JR STONE: Conventions in California will technically be allowed come April 15, but news of a full state reopening…

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