Pendry Manhattan West Hotel Opens

In collaboration with Brookfield Properties, the hotel is designed by architectural design firm, Skidmore, Owings & Merrill, and features 164 guest rooms, including 30 suites, each with interiors by Gachot Studios and lighting by L'Observatoire International.

End of Furlough Presents Balancing Act for UK Travel Firms

With the UK’s furlough scheme set to end this month, GlobalData notes that travel companies will be forced to cut costs in order to survive the winter. Gus Gardner, Associate Travel and Tourism Analyst at GlobalData, warns that such measures may well include redundancies.

WTS International Announces Barry Goldstein As Chief Executive Officer

From 2019 through 2021, he was Chief Commercial & Marketing Officer for Club Quarters Hotels. Prior to that, he was Executive Vice President & Chief Commercial Officer for Wyndham Hotels & Resorts, Senior Vice President and Chief Revenue & Information Officer for Dolce Hotels & Resorts and Vice President of Global Sales Strategy, Technology & Operations, for Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide.

Six Senses Kanuhura to Open Late 2022 in the Maldives

Encompassing three private islands – two deserted neighboring islands and Kanuhura itself – this second collaboration with Singapore-based Hotel Properties Limited (HPL) will adopt the Six Senses brand in late 2022 as a northerly sister to the popular Six Senses Laamu.

Gloomy Picture for Business Travel, but a Small Ray of Hope – STR

With summer ending and the much-needed leisure travel surge waning, much of the industry’s attention and focus shifts to business travel. For true recovery to occur, the travel and hospitality industry needs to see business travel return to pre-pandemic levels. Unfortunately, the prospects for such a return do not appear good at the moment.