As much as wed like to forget the-year-that-shall-not-be-named, its severe consequences on the hospitality industry need to be addressed. While the light at the end of the tunnel is still blurry, 2021 is the year of hope and slow reopenings. Its only natural that hoteliers from around the world are in a haste to make up for the financial loss.
Dubai has become a destination for digital nomads looking to live and work in one place for an extended period of time, according to data from travel analysis firm ForwardKeys.
The shared values and close ties between tourism and culture stakeholders means both sectors can work together to ensure inclusive access to heritage, as countries around the world recover from the pandemic. In recognition of this mutually reinforcing relationship, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) and UNESCO have collaborated to produce a set of new guidelines focusing on the responsible restart of cultural tourism.
'Thanks to AHLAs ongoing efforts, the CDC has updated its guidelines prioritizing hotel workers under Phase 1c of the COVID-19 vaccine distribution. This is a significant achievement that directly impacts the health and safety of hotel workers across the country. It also recognizes that hotel employees continue to be on the front lines of the pandemic'
Following Heathrow Airports dismal year-end loss of £2bn ($2.8bn) the airport is calling for increased government support, Gus Gardner, Travel and Tourism Analyst at GlobalData offers his view.
Summit provided critical and actionable information to help move the industry forward
Earlier this month, the U.K. government announced a mandatory hotel quarantine for anyone arriving from a country on the U.K.s travel ban list. Beginning 15 February, travellers in that category were required to quarantine in a government-approved facility for 10 days. With hotels contracted to house those quarantined travellers, we look to Forward STAR to determine the impact on future bookings around Londons key airports: Heathrow and Gatwick.
Regional markets in Latin America continue to lead recovery as performance in key cities has lagged. In this article, we analyzed that trend for several key markets to assess where occupancy recovery stood at the end of 2020.
Nearly half of respondents say border closures and restrictions have impacted their company travel recovery efforts in 2021
Low-cost carriers aggressive cost-cutting will give them an even larger cost advantage than pre-pandemic. – 87% of consumers are extremely, quite or slightly concerned about their personal finances, and low-cost carriers low fares are well-positioned to meet this need. – Low-cost carriers ability to quickly respond to pent up demand will pay off.