In these times, we grieve for all of the loss that we suffer, and recommit to preserving the virtue of hospitality as a force for reweaving the fabric of community.
On 11/18, Governor Tim Walz issued an Executive Order calling for the closure of all indoor and outdoor dining and social events and gatherings through December 18. This is devastating news for our industry.
You have done what has been asked of you throughout this pandemic, requiring significant financial investments as the vast majority of you have watched revenues plummet. We know that receiving immediate financial relief is paramount to survival. In our response to the Governor and our conversations with state lawmakers and the media, we will be pushing for state aid for your businesses right now. Federal aid will not come soon enough to be of use for those facing the greatest hardships.
As we work to put together our specific request to the Governor and State Legislature, we urge you to share your ideas about the areas of relief that would be most useful to you by sending them to
Another step you can take immediately is to contact the Governor and your state legislators to tell them your story – to put the devastation of this action in personal terms. Let them know what impact this is having on your business, your employees, your family and your community. Your story and your voice matter.
Contact Governor Walz
Telephone: 651-201-3400
Toll Free: 800-657-3717
Minnesota Relay: 800-627-3529
Contact Your Legislators:
Please know that your Association feels the weight of this devastation and will do all we can to navigate this unimaginable challenge. Let us know how we can help.
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Detailed Updates and Resources on Coronavirus and Impact on the Hospitality Industry

On April 1, 2020. the Minnesota Lodging Association, Minnesota Resort and Campground Association and Minnesota Restaurant Association united to become one, under the name Hospitality Minnesota.


As the industry faces perhaps its greatest challenge, this joining of forces creates a unified voice to tell the story of how our industry fuels Minnesota’s economy and weaves the fabric of community. It helps us tell the whole tale of the immense impact this crisis is having on our businesses and the people who have put their hearts and souls in hospitality. It highlights our interdependence and lets us shine a light on the inspiring actions you are taking to continue to serve and fight for what you love.


Each of our three associations has been here since the 1930s, weathering all kinds of crises. Together, we’ll get through this one too. In the days, weeks and months ahead, we’ll bring you information and resources to help you successfully navigate your way. We’ll create opportunities to connect with others who are facing the same challenges. And, we’ll continue to look out for you and advocate for your interests. We hear you and we’re here for you.




We are grateful for the support provided by our Strategic Partners.

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