Baltimore Sun: Southwest CEO discusses furloughs, braces for dismal winter

Kelly, who is currently not collecting a salary, said the company remains 20% overstaffed even after offering voluntary separation packages and extended leave programs to about 16,000 workers.
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BBJ: Harborplace tenants threatened with eviction if they don’t pay back rent

GBC President and CEO Don Fry said that he became frustrated with Harborplace's struggles recently because "there seems to be very little public comment from city officials about the status of the receivership or plans for the near future."
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GBC Newsmaker Speaker Series: Gary Kelly, Southwest Airlines

Join the Greater Baltimore Committee for a conversation with Gary Kelly, Chairman of the Board and Chief Executive Officer at Southwest Airlines, on the state of the airline and travel industries amidst the coronavirus pandemic and the effects on the regional economy. The airline has been a major contributor and...
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BBJ: Racanelli, other industry leaders share insights during GBC panel

National Aquarium
The National Aquarium, along with attractions and businesses across Baltimore, shut down in March as cases of the novel coronavirus rose in Maryland. It reopened July 1 after Gov. Larry Hogan moved the state into the second phase of a three-part reopening plan.
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The Baltimore Sun: Baltimore business leaders detail ongoing fallout from coronavirus pandemic

National Aquarium
Business leaders took part in a virtual forum July 15 hosted by the Greater Baltimore Committee to discuss the state of the city’s restaurant, tourism and travel industries.
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What does the future hold for the hospitality and tourism industry?

National Aquarium and Hotel Pendry
Al Hutchinson, President & CEO of Visit Baltimore; Jim Kinney, Managing Partner of The Capital Grille; John Racanelli, President & CEO of the National Aquarium; and Juan Webster, General Manager of Sagamore Pendry Baltimore participated in the conversation.
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COVID-19 Resources: Planning for a Safe Reopening

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It is important to remember that although we are progressing into reopening, that we continue to fight this deadly virus. It is imperative to follow issued guidelines and adhere to strict safety protocols to protect our employees, our customers, and our communities.
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