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Industry News

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Why Asia Is Still the Future of Travel in a Post-Coronavirus World

Understanding the geopolitics of Asia and how it intersects with the world helps explain why travel is resilient—and why its center will continue to be in Asia—in a post-coronavirus world.

Article by Rafat Ali for Skift

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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

Industry Events

Texas Hotel Conference powered by THLA & AHLA
October 04

The Texas Hotel Conference is Texas owners' opportunity to connect with the larger hotel community and hear industry leaders and experts share the latest hotel market trends and policy updates impacting your hotel. 

2022 HTNG European Conference
October 17 - 19

Throughout the years, the HTNG European Conference continues to bring together key industry decision makers in the European region.  Expect to network with some of the industry's top experts, attend diverse sessions focused on hospitality technology trends and expand your company's business development.

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo
October 19 - 20

Hotel & Resort Innovation Expo is the UK's leading business event dedicated to the hotel sector. Every year the show connects the industry's most ambitions professionals with the solutions, services and innovations they need to achieve excellence and stay ahead of the curve. 

Africa Hospitality Investment Forum (AHIF)
November 02 - 04

AHIF has always been a platform for both learning and networking. Now, in a post-COVID world, this event is as much a source of reconnecting as well as a source of support and solidarity in driving business into Africa.

HX The Hotel Experience
November 13 - 14

The HX conference and expo offers unparalleled opportunities to experience today's must-have hospitality innovations. The exhibit floor gives hotel owners and operators direct access to a comprehensive range of operating supplies, equipment and managing expertise, from extraordinary guest amenities to back-of-house products and systems that improve overall profitability.