The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention recently issued an interim list of categories of essential industries which is intended to help state, local, tribal and territorial officials and organizations prepare for the allocation of initially limited COVID-19 vaccine supply. The hotel and lodging industry has been recognized as a critical industry to the continuity of critical functions of the United States and received a recommended vaccination phase of '1c', categorized under 'traveler accommodation'.

For more information on the CDC's Advisory Committee on Immunization Practices' Interim List of Categories of Essential Workers, please visit: https://www.cdc.gov/vaccines/covid-19/categories-essential-workers.html .