By Elaine Glusac, a freelance travel journalist who contributes to The New York Times and other publications. Her article is republished here with permission as part of our licensing program. We welcome your comments below.
Hotel occupancy is down 50 percent nationally in the pandemic-stifled world of travel. While hundreds of hotels nationwide remain closed because of the crisis, new hotels — from the sleek high-rise Joseph Hotel in Nashville, Tennessee, to the Kimpton Armory Hotel in a 1941 art deco . . .