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LaBanque Hotel in Homewood to close temporarily because of COVID-19 pandemic

As the worldwide ripple effects of the coronavirus outbreak continue, the tourism and hospitality industries have been hit particularly hard, and on Friday, March 27, Homewood’s boutique hotel, La Banque,  closed its doors for “a week or two” according to Manager Meg Sakka.

The hotel joins a growing number of businesses hit by government-forced closures of schools, restaurants, bars and non-essential businesses.

“As with most businesses, we have had a huge decrease in sales. We had a huge group that had a four-day stay with all 18 rooms booked for April and they have . . .

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