stakeholder corner may 2020

 

WELCOME TO THE STAKEHOLDER CORNER


 

 
UPDATED HEALTH ORDER
Monterey County Health Officer, Dr. Edward Moreno has issued an updated Shelter-in-Place Order.  This Order went into effect on Monday, May 4, 2020 and will continue through May 31, 2020.  Residents are still required to stay at home, but can leave their homes to participate in an expanded list of essential activities, as explained in the Order. Read full order here
 
Additionally, face coverings are now required when out in public, with the exception of children under a certain age and while exercising.  Learn more here.

 

TOURISM STILL MATTERS
Dean Runyan Associates has released the Annual Travel Impacts Report for 2019.  In Monterey County traveler spending totaled a record $3.24 billion in 2019, an increase of 3.3 percent from 2018. Tourism is the number one industry on the Monterey Peninsula and the second largest industry in Monterey County. The new report showed visitor spending in the destination supported more than 27,000 jobs and generated $153 million in local tax revenue.
 
Global tourism is facing an unprecedented crisis due to COVID-19. Monterey County has been impacted with an estimated loss of $500 million in the first 90 days of the pandemic, as well as lay-offs of more than half the 27,000 hospitality jobs supported by tourism.  Yet this report demonstrates the power of the tourism economy to the County and each jurisdiction within.
 
 
ENJOYING THE OUTDOORS
To promote physical and mental health, residents are still encouraged to get outside and exercise as long as they practice social distancing and adhere to outdoor activity limitations included in Monterey County’s Health Orders. Monterey County Parks have softened hard closures on parks.  Congregate spaces such as parking lots, playground structures, picnic areas, restrooms and information centers remain closed, but trails remain open for public enjoyment as long as proper distancing is practiced.
 
Some of the modifications included in the amended health order have allowed golf courses to open with the proper safety precautionary measures in place.  Pebble Beach Golf Links, Spyglass Hill and Pacific Grove Golf Links have formally announced their reopening.  Please visit the individual sites of the courses for more information.

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A NOTE FROM CONGRESSMAN PANETTA'S OFFICE

 
Congressman Panetta, Beyer Release Proposal to Improve the Paycheck Protection Program
Today, Congressman Jimmy Panetta (CA-20) and Congressman Don Beyer (VA-08) unveiled a proposal to improve the newly created Paycheck Protection Program (PPP).
 

 

INDUSTRY GUIDANCE FOR REOPENING
Here are curated documents from across the industry to help as your business considers next steps toward reopening.

 

 

MCCVB PRESS RELEASES AND TALKING POINTS

 
 
Monterey County Tourism Remains Focused on Recovery
MCHA, MPCC & MCCVB focus on Business and Marketing Recovery
 
 
Monterey County Tourism Faces Devastating Impact
Short-term loss estimated to be $400 to $500 million in first 90 days of COVID-19 pandemic
 
 
Monterey County Hospitality and Tourism Organizations Stand United
The blow to a critical industry is being monitored, mitigated and will be overcome
 
 

 

Open MCCVB Member Businesses

 

Postponed Events & Closed Attractions

 

Closed Lodging Properties
 
 

 

MCCVB DEPARTMENT REPORTS

 

Marketing Communications

 

Group Business Development

 

Stakeholder Engagement

 
 

 

#MontereyCountyStrong

Let's beat this together.

 
Tourism is both lucrative and critical to Monterey County's economy. It creates jobs and paychecks, fills restaurants and shops, sells attraction tickets, fuels critically important tax revenues and improves the quality of life for residents. 
 

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