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Technology

The Return to Genuine Hospitality – By John Smallwood, President Travel Outlook

April 20, 2021

Via: Hotel News Resource

In a digital age, when a potential guest picks up the phone to make a reservation, they expect a personal touch on the other end. Chances are, they’ve exhausted all digital booking avenues and are seeking true customer service by […]


Travel

Tourism After Lockdown: Waiting for Business Travel to Return

April 19, 2021

Via: Hotel News Resource

A strong return of leisure travel has created much cause for celebration during the early months of 2021. In the U.S., hotel room demand in March was the country’s highest level recorded since the start of the pandemic. To fully […]


Travel

WTTC Releases Major New Paper for Inclusive & Accessible Guidelines to Aid Global Travel & Tourism Recovery

April 16, 2021

Via: Hotel News Resource

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) today launches its new high-level guidelines for inclusion and accessibility in the sector which focus on the experience of travellers with disabilities and will help make the Travel & Tourism sector a more […]


Finance and Development, Real Estate

Airbnb CEO says company will need millions more hosts to meet surging demand

April 16, 2021

Via: CNBC

Airbnb will have to add millions of new hosts to accommodate guests as travel picks up again following the coronavirus pandemic, CEO Brian Chesky told CNBC. “To meet the demand over the coming years, we’re going to need millions more […]


Hotels

EDITION Hotels to Roll Out Four Units in 2022

April 15, 2021

Via: HospitalityDesign

2021 is shaping up as a landmark year for EDITION Hotels, which recently launched the Tokyo EDITION, Toranomon and will inaugurate four additional properties before the close of the year. The Marriott brand will maintain its momentum in 2022, with […]


Travel

WTTC Research Reveals Travel & Tourism Sector’s Contribution to France’s GDP Dropped by €103 Billion in 2020

April 15, 2021

Via: Hotel News Resource

The World Travel & Tourism Council’s annual Economic Impact Report (EIR) today reveals the dramatic impact COVID-19 had on France’s Travel & Tourism sector, wiping out €103 billion from the nation’s economy. The annual EIR from the World Travel & […]


News

Hotel Construction Down Around the World, Except in Europe

April 15, 2021

Via: Hotel News Resource

Europe is the only world region showing increased hotel construction activity in comparison with the end of Q1 last year, according to March pipeline data from STR. March 2021 (% changes in comparison with March 2020) Europe In Construction: 258,129 […]


Finance and Development, Trends

Hotel Website Design in 2021

April 15, 2021

Via: Hotel News Resource

The past year was unlike any other for the hospitality industry and many hoteliers made the difficult decision to reduce their digital marketing efforts to save money until revenue streams increased. In many cases, paid media budgets were reduced to […]


News

GBTA Announces New Dates for 2021 Convention

April 14, 2021

Via: Hotel News Resource

The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) has shifted the dates of its GBTA Convention 2021 to November 17-19 in Orlando, Florida. The decision to change the dates of The Business Travel Event of the Year®  was made after taking into consideration […]


Finance and Development, Markets

International Hospitality Operations Need Global Leaders: Research Highlights (Part 2)

April 13, 2021

Via: Hotel News Resource

In recent research, Dr. Paul Willie, DBA, MBA, CHAE+, CHTP, CMA and Isidro Fierro set out to identify the elements and requirements of a global leader in today’s hospitality industry. They leveraged existing secondary data to highlight why global leaders […]