As residents along the Eastern Seaboard struggle to overcome the glut of power outages and flooding left in Hurricane Sandy’s aftermath, many hotel managers are stepping up, providing hospitality to those in need, reports

Guests have cancelled, residents have booked and many are powering up their electronic devices and making use of hotel bathrooms as hoteliers go into crisis management mode. Cancellation fees are being waived, Sandy promotions are being offered and some hotels are kicking up their guest offerings to entertain overwhelmed guests. “For the last two days, we’ve offered cocktail-making classes and wine tastings for the adults, and then for the children, had movies going from 1 to 4 p.m. each day, as well as a storytime,” Tiffani Cailor, director of public relations for the Four Seasons Hotel, New York, is quoted as saying by

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