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Nicholls calls for supply chain support

News Story / 21 December 2020

UK: UKHospitality chief executive Kate Nicholls has called for government support for companies in the hospitality supply chain.

Report highlights change in how venues are used

News Story / 04 November 2020

Worldwide: A report by Withers, an international law firm, reveals how Covid-19 is changing what customers want and look for in hospitality venues, with expert commentary from figures within property, architecture, land development and academia.

Plymouth ranks top in UK for market recovery

News Story / 07 July 2020

UK: Colliers International’s COVID-19 Recovery Hotels Index has revealed the top city performers of the UK regarding market bounce back following the ease of lockdown restrictions.

Post Covid-19 'Cleanliness checks into Hotels'

Feature / 18 June 2020

Peter Teska, global infection prevention expert from the Diversey Hygiene Academy, dives into what new hotel cleanliness standards will look like in a post Covid-19 world.

Barcelona hotel launches charity campaign with Ronnie Wood

News Story / 16 June 2020

Spain: El Palace Barcelona, a five-star luxury hotel, has announced it will sell five two-night vouchers to stay in its El Palace Suite by Ronnie Wood to help raise funds for medication against COVID-19.

Farncombe Estate sets up NHS Reward programme

News Story / 03 April 2020

UK: After closing its doors due to government guidelines, the three properties of Farncombe estate have banded together to offer reward packages to NHS workers.

OYO founder Agarwal to forego 100 per cent of annual salary

News Story / 02 April 2020

India: Ritesh Agarwal, founder and group CEO of OYO Hotels & Homes, has announced that he is foregoing 100 per cent of his salary for the rest of the year as the company seeks to unite in the face of the impact of Covid-19 on the global travel and hospitality industry.

UKHospitality and launches redeployment hub

News Story / 31 March 2020

UK: Trade body UKHospitality and jobs board, along with charity Hospitality Action, has launched The Hospitality Redeployment Hub allowing displaced hospitality workers to find short-term roles in other sectors.

Impact of COVID-19 on North American destination organisations

News Story / 26 March 2020

US: MMGY Travel Intelligence, in partnership with Destinations International Foundation, has released findings for its bi-weekly survey on the impact of coronavirus on the sectors outlook, operations and market spending.

UK on lockdown following PM’s speech

News Story / 24 March 2020

UK: In a speech to the public yesterday, Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced tight lockdown measures will go into effect across the county.

Hotels reopen as travel in China rebounds

News Story / 23 March 2020

China: Marriott and IHG are among the first to report an increase in the number of hotels reopening in Greater China as travel demand bounces back.

IHG to cut $150 million in costs

News Story / 20 March 2020

Worldwide: With hotel demand at record lows, InterContinental Hotels Group, the group behind Kimpton and Hotel Indigo, announced $150 million in cost cuts.

Neville and Giggs open hotels to NHS workers cost free

News Story / 19 March 2020

UK: Former Manchester United footballers Gary Neville and Ryan Giggs, who co-own two hotels in Manchester through their GG Hospitality group, have announced that both properties will be made available free of charge to NHS workers.

Messages from global hotel leaders addressing COVID-19

News Story / 18 March 2020

Worldwide: Major hotel groups and chains are responding to the coronavirus outbreak through personal statements and letters published online to reassure guests and staff of amended policies, updated health and safety measures, and a positive recovery.

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