David Bertola
Buffalo Business First Reporter
Business First Article

Shanell Kiersz, corporate sales and marketing manager for Ellicott Hospitality, has been marketing to out-of-towners who drill natural gas across the border in Pennsylvania. At the end of the day, when they hit the sheets, she’d prefer those sheets are on beds at the company’s Wingate by Wyndham hotel in Ellicottville.

Meanwhile, Christine Sweitzer, general manager of Country Inn and Suites by Carlson in Olean, said there have been fewer vacancies after the New Year because more and more, guests with similar backgrounds are renting out rooms.