Creativity tapped to stretch leisure season past summer
Hoteliers in the U.S. would typically see business travel pick up in the fall, but now they are left strategizing ways to stretch the summer leisure season to offset the loss of corporate demand because of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Travelers Cite Increasing Sense of Safety in Spite of COVID-19 Trends
Even as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt a return to workplaces, schools and sports arenas across the country, travelers report an increasing sense of safety with most types of travel activities in the most recent MMGY Travel Safety Barometer report.
Relief groups turn to hotels to shelter West Coast fire evacuees amid coronavirus pandemic
Fearing one disaster will feed another, relief groups are putting some people who fled their homes during the West Coast wildfires into hotels to reduce the spread of the coronavirus, stringing up shower curtains to separate people in group shelters and delivering box lunches instead of setting up buffets.
Article by Rebecca Boone and Sara Cline for USA Today
UNWTO Expects Domestic Tourism to Return Faster and Stronger Than International Travel
As restrictions on travel begin to ease globally, destinations around the world are focusing on growing domestic tourism, with many offering incentives to encourage people to explore their own countries.
ICC and World Travel & Tourism Council Issue COVID-19 Restart Guide
The International Chamber of Commerce (ICC) and the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) have published a set of recommendations for safely re-opening customer-facing businesses in the age of COVID-19.
The HOST 2020 virtual event will bring together expert speakers in the short stay accommodation industry to help entrepreneurs and property managers adapt, stay competitive and connect with one another.
Hosted by HOSPA, the UK’s leading education organization for professionals in the hospitality industry, the conference will allow delegates to get an informed view from experts about the latest key financial, revenue and IT management developments to maximize profitability and value.
42nd Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference Webinar Series
November 09 - 13
The annual NYU International Hospitality Conference will now be a Webinar Series that kicks off the week of November 9. This new format will bring the world-renowned NYU Hospitality Conference to a wider audience at a critical time for hospitality.
The Phocuswright Online Conference will bring together travel’s most prescient and influential minds to discuss the challenges facing the travel and tourism industries and shed light on how businesses can ensure their survival.
A merging of the Western Canadian Lodging Conference and Canadian Hotel Investment Conference, CHICH Digital will feature illuminating panelists who will examine regional operating and investment nuances across Canada.
HT-NEXT 2020 brings together industry expertise and innovative content, as well as HOTEL NEXT, a simulated hotel experience built for the “new normal” featuring operational areas such a lobby, guest room, exhibit hall and more.
The Inspire Luxury Hospitality Conference is an immersive online conference which will showcase trends for the luxury hospitality industry, with leaders and disruptors sharing their insight into recovery and strategies to boost business.