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Americans unlikely to travel in holiday seasons

News Story / 17 November 2020

US: A national survey by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) shows that 72 per cent are American are unlikely to travel for Thanksgiving and 69 per cent unlikely to travel for Christmas.

Tourism revenue slashed by $316b, Europe hardest hit

News Story / 13 October 2020

Worldwide: According to data from Stockapps, the global projected tourism revenue for 2020 has slumped by 41 per cent with Italy expected to feel the most significant impact of European countries.

ENGAGE! Webinar: “The Impact of Lost Talent”

Feature / 29 September 2020

UK: The latest in a fortnightly series of ENGAGE! webinars for travel buyers and suppliers of accommodation to corporate travellers was hosted last week by Mark Harris of the Travel Intelligence Network focusing on talent this week.

citizenM introduces corporate subscription

News Story / 16 September 2020

Worldwide: citizenM has announced the launch of a new subscription model available through its app, with payments made monthly or annually.

60,000 hospitality jobs at risk in Scotland

News Story / 04 September 2020

Scotland: More than one in four hospitality and tourism jobs are at risk in Scotland according to a new report from academics at the University of Edinburgh Business School and credit risk assessment company Wiserfunding.

San Francisco tourism expected to fully recover in 2025

News Story / 13 August 2020

US: According to research by San Francisco Travel Association (SFTA), the number of visitors to the city is expected to contract by over 50 per cent with a predicted $10.7 billion loss in visitor spending for 2020 and 2021.

Hotels in staycation destinations attract surge in buyers

News Story / 06 August 2020

UK: Colliers International has seen a 200 per cent uplift in formal viewings in July compared to the previous month, namely from investors, developers and lifestylers interested in staycation hotspots.

$186b loss for UK travel and tourism sector

News Story / 06 August 2020

UK: The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has estimated that the country is likely to lose “a staggering” $186 billion from the sector’s contribution to UK GDP.

UK travellers seek flexibility over low cost

News Story / 24 July 2020

UK: A study by SiteMinder, a guest acquisition platform, has found that more than half of UK locals plan to travel domestically during the remainder of 2020 and will prioritise flexibility over low cost.

Travel Curious partners with Preferred Hotels

News Story / 14 July 2020

Worldwide: Private tour and experiences provider Travel Curious is partnering with Preferred Hotels & Resorts, offering guests access to over 900+ tour guides and activities.

Findings revealed from cannabis tourism survey

News Story / 10 July 2020

US: MMGY Travel Intelligence and Enlightn Strategies has announced findings from its cannabis tourism report, aimed at determining interest in and understanding of recreational cannabis-related products and experiences.

Beyond Green Travel acquired by Preferred Hotel Group

News Story / 12 June 2020

UK: Preferred Hotel Group, Inc., the family-owned parent company of Preferred Hotels & Resorts, has announced the acquisition of Beyond Green Travel, a tourism organisation providing sustainable services and consulting.

Domestic travel searches surge in May

News Story / 11 June 2020

Worldwide: Tripadvisor has revealed findings from its multi-month study on consumer travel sentiment, highlighting early green shoots of recovery in a number of countries worldwide.

Forbes Travel Guide introduces back-to-work guidelines

News Story / 02 June 2020

US: Forbes Travel Guide (FTG) has launched a complimentary set of best practice guidelines, coupled with a virtual training programme, to support luxury establishments prepare for post-quarantine service changes.

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.

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.

UK general public to avoid pubs, clubs and theatres

News Story / 16 March 2020

UK: The prime minister Boris Johnson has announced new measures to tackle the coronavirus outbreak, advising that everyone in the UK should avoid all non-essential contact and all non-essential travel.

The Chow Kit makes Travel + Leisure 2020 It List

News Story / 25 February 2020

Malaysia: The Ormond Group’s latest design-led property, in the historic Chow Kit neighbourhood of Kuala Lumpur, has been recognised by Travel + Leisure as one of the top new hotels for 2020.

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