With the 2021 summer season under way, there is increasing evidence in the marketplace that pent-up demand is roaring back much earlier and at a much quicker pace than forecasters had predicted. At the same time, the Caribbean Tourism Organization (CTO) is encouraged by the data from our member countries, who have worked tirelessly to contain the coronavirus and reopen their economies.
Copa América affected Rio de Janeiro and Brasilia during the later rounds of the tournament. Copa América, originally scheduled to take place last year in Argentina and Colombia, was held from 13 June through 10 July 2021.
The UK's hospitality industry is experiencing rising worker shortages, with job vacancies at their highest levels since records began.
Highlights from the Lloyds Bank UK Recovery Tracker
45% of General Managers are women with focus on home-grown talent
Vizergy today announced the promotion of Addams England to the role of Chief Operating Officer (COO). England, a 15-year Vizergy veteran, previously held the title of Senior Vice President of Information Technology.
Findings Come as Hoteliers Meet with Congress to Call for Aid
'hese figures from the ONS highlight how the pandemic has uniquely hit the hospitality sector and its devastating consequences for businesses across all parts of the market. While Freedom Day sees 12,000 venues finally open their doors and the sector operate viably for the first time in 16 months, hospitality is far from out of the woods.'
'We hope the UK government will extend these revived domestic freedoms to include the freedom to travel safely internationally, so we can reconnect with the world and harness all the benefits that it brings to us as individuals, and collectively to the Travel & Tourism sector and the country'
The restart of international travel could be seriously delayed without worldwide reciprocal recognition of all approved COVID-19 vaccines, says the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).