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What the $2 Trillion U.S. Stimulus Package Means for Travel Businesses

Many travel brands are eligible to earn U.S. government money through the recently signed CARES Act, but firms must move quickly to capitalize on their share of the stimulus. 

Article by Brian Sumers for Skift

Travel Advice from the WHO for COVID-19

The World Health Organization (WHO) continues to update it's advice on travel during the COVID-19 outbreak. Resources include situation reports, international travel guidance and more. 

CDC Travel Guidelines During COVID-19

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta has released a comprehensive resource that details restrictions and best practices for travel, including domestic travel and an FAQ. 

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Four trends to watch for as industry evolves

Entering a new decade brings much speculation on the industry's trajectory, and WhyHotel's Jason Fudin lays out four trends, including a general backlash from WeWork's failed IPO and increasing demand for variety, that he sees on the horizon. 

Article by Jason Fudin for Hotel Management

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IHG debuts voco brand in Africa with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa

IHG has signed voco The Bank, Rosebank in South Africa in partnership with Valor Hospitality Partners Africa, adding to IHG's growing pipeline in the Middle East and Africa. 

Article by Guest Contributor for Hotel News Resource

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IHG's Americas CEO on strategy for the new decade

Through brand launches and acquisitions, InterContinental Hotels Group has been setting itself up to take advantage of new growth opportunities in the coming years, the company’s CEO of the Americas said in a video interview.

Article by Bryan Wroten for HNN

How hotels bring wellness spaces outdoors

Dedicated outdoor spaces have become ubiquitous at urban hotels and sprawling resorts alike as travelers seek fresh air and sunshine—in other words, wellness—across the chain scales.

Article by Jena Tesse Fox for Hotel Management

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How hoteliers predict the industry will change by 2025

Hoteliers share with Hotel News Now what changes they expect to see in the industry in the next five years, with predictions ranging broadly.

Article by HNN Editorial Staff for HotelNewsNow

IHG to open office in Riyadh

IHG has announced plans to open an office in Riyadh in March 2020. The news comes as IHG continues to expand its portfolio in the Kingdom in response to Vision 2030 and the opportunities it presents to the tourism and hospitality sector.

Article by Ankita Chopra for hospitality.net

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IHG intensifies effort to fight human trafficking in the Americas

IHG has introduced new programs, tools and resources for colleagues to increase awareness and aid prevention of human trafficking, including a free training available to all IHG-branded hotels worldwide, including more than 4,200 properties in the Americas.

Article by a Guest Contributor for PR Newswire

Industry Events

COVID-19 Update
June 01

Due to the COVID-19 developments, industry events have been cancelled until further notice.