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Industry News

Tourism Bali
How Will Emerging Economies Reliant on Tourism Survive the Crisis?

Many emerging economies have built their growth strategies on tourism. Not every one will be able to pick up where they left off on the other side.

Article by Rosie Spinks for Skift

Hotel Training
Hotels Reimagine Training to Deal with Pandemic

Owners and operators are providing training to off-site employees and enhancing said training programs to deal with health and safety issues.

Article by Harvey Chipkin for HNN

HI Amsterdam
IHG opens Europe’s largest Holiday Inn Express in Amsterdam

IHG annouces the opening of the Holiday Inn Express Amsterdam - North Riverside, the largest Express property in Europe. Located on the northern shore of the IJ-lake, the hotel caters to both business and leisure travelers. 

Article by Guest Contributor for HospitalityNet

Europe Travel
It’s Peak Holiday Season in Europe But Are Europeans Really Traveling?

Europe opened its internal borders six weeks ago. Bookings are up, but there’s a big difference between booking a trip and actually taking one.

Article by Rosie Spinks for Skift

Shanghai Skyline
IHG Scales Up Presence in Greater China

Despite the challenges posed by COVID-19, the IHG is pushing ahead with plans to launch new brands and properties in Greater China, in preparation for the rebound.

Article by Yvonne Chang for TTG

holiday inn
Holiday Inn Set to Grow by 23,125 Rooms

Holiday Inn Hotels & Resorts is planning to open 85 new hotels in the coming years, putting the brand on course to expand rapidly over the next decade, with 85 new properties lined up.

Article by Julianna Hahn for Top Hotel News

hotel rev
Revenue Managers Hit Reset Buttons and Dive into Data

To succeed during the COVID-19 crisis and once the pandemic fades, hotel revenue managers know comp sets need to be enlarged, with a much wider picture of the industry required to make the right decisions as revenue strategies are essentially reset.

Article by Terence Baker for HNN

hotel cleaning
Can Hotels Ever Have Enough Cleaning Standards?

With an ever-growing array of hotel cleaning programs launched in response to coronavirus, a governing body may be what gives travelers the biggest confidence boost to return to vacationing.

Article by Cameron Sperance for Skift

legal issues
Legal Issues of Operating Hotels During the Pandemic

An online forum by the International Society of Hospitality Consultants addressed the numerous legal issues hoteliers face as they reopen and operate during the coronavirus pandemic.

Article by Bryan Wroten for HNN

hotel ceo panel
Hotel CEO’s See Enhanced Role for Travel Advisors

Chief executives of major hotel companies speaking on a virtual panel see an enhanced role for travel advisors as the industry navigates its way through the COVID-19 pandemic.

Article by Harvey Chipkin for Travel Pulse

Industry Events

43rd Annual NYU Hospitality Conference
November 07 - 09

Returning in person this year, the Conference features general sessions, and networking events that provide data, analysis, perspectives, insights and opportunities.