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San Antonio's Hospitality Industry Struggles To Recover05:42
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Cities that rely on the hospitality industry have been hard hit economically since the beginning of the pandemic. San Antonio, Texas, is one of them.

Many hospitality workers, who are disproportionally Black and Brown women, have lost their jobs and are struggling to stay afloat. As the city tries to recover, it's investing millions of dollars to retrain its workforce.

Paul Flahive of Texas Public Radio reports.

This story originally appeared as part of Texas Public Radio's podcast “The Shakeout,” which explores the economic cost of COVID-19.

Casandra Matej, president and CEO of Visit San Antonio sits inside an empty foyer of the Henry B. González Convention Center on Aug. 4, 2020. (Paul Flahive, TPR)
Casandra Matej, president and CEO of Visit San Antonio sits inside an empty foyer of the Henry B. González Convention Center on Aug. 4, 2020. (Paul Flahive, TPR)

This segment aired on December 3, 2020.

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