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Industry News

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Millennial Travel: A Decade in Review

Though millennials have changed how the hospitality industry presents the guest stay experience and workplace culture, what they want is also rooted in something familiar.

Article by Robert Habeeb for HNN

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Corporate Culture Helps Level Field at Top for Women

Research shows female representation is growing in top roles in hospitality, but certain sectors still lag. Hoteliers say a strong, inclusive culture and positive modeling are closing the gap.

Article by Stephanie Ricca for HNN

IHG Working with Mayor of London to House Homeless

The Mayor of London with support from the government and working with Intercontinental Hotels Group has secured 300 hotel rooms to enable Londoners sleeping rough to self-isolate.

Article by Guest Contributor for Hospitality & Catering News

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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

Industry Events

44th Annual NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference
June 05 - 07

Hosted by the Jonathan M. Tisch Center of Hospitality, the NYU International Hospitality Industry Investment Conference features general sessions, and networking events that provide data, analysis, perspectives, insights and opportunities. Meet, mingle and network with the professionals who drive this stimulating, evolving and fascinating industry.

ILTM Asia Pacific
June 20 - 23

The highest-end suppliers, buyers and media in the new world of APAC luxury travel gather at ILTM Asia Pacific in Singapore to create exciting new itineraries, do business and build lifelong bonds. Four days of high-quality pre-scheduled appointments, educational sessions, networking, parties and invaluable exposure sum up the ILTM Asia Pacific experience.

HITEC Orlando
June 27 - 30

The Hospitality Industry Technology Exposition and Conference is the world's largest and oldest hospitality technology event. Produced by HFTP, HITEC offers a unique combination of top-notch education and brings together the brightest minds and hottest technologies from across the globe to one place

Women in Travel & Hospitality Conference
July 11 - 12

This in-person Los Angeles event will gather women in the travel, tourism and hospitality industries to focus on "Money, Abundance, and Manifestation" and is designed to spark discussion about how the greatest accomplishment in our careers is how we think about and take action on our financial wellness. 

Hotel Data Conference (HDC) 2022
August 10 - 12

The 14th Annual Hotel Data Conference, hosted by Strategic Partner STR and Hotel News Now, will provide expert analyses, new strategies and tangible best practices. Considering the current environment, the need for such insights is greater than ever.