Latest Hotel Industry News

Covid-19: Hoteliers Review Their Human Resources Strategies

2021-03-05 11:31:57 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Major hotel chains are reducing their workforce.  The business is performing 50% below normal levels in the European market and Asia Pacific, excluding China [iii] ; Marriott’s CEO Arne Sorenson... Read more

Travel Advisors React to Travel Companies Mandating COVID-19 Vaccine

2021-02-09 16:51:17 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Headlines about mandatory COVID-19 vaccines are proliferating around the country and the world. Cruise lines, airlines and many other leisure and hospitality companies are now grappling with whether or not... Read more

The Best Of Vietnam Tourism: Top Food From Every Region

2021-01-29 11:06:32 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Vietnam tourism has significantly gained in popularity over the last few years. And why not? Haunting landscapes, jewel-studded waters, the romance of a pastoral life and impressive architecture – for those... Read more

UNWTO and Google Host Tourism Acceleration Program in Middle East

2021-01-20 12:00:13 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

The program is designed to boost innovation, digital transformation and planning in the tourism sector The United Nations World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) in partnership with Google hosted their second edition of... Read more

4 Future-Proof Reasons for Travel Companies to Automate Tours and Activities in 2021 and Beyond

2020-11-30 09:00:00 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

It’s been a rapid and wild run for the travel sector in 2020. With the industry looking to move forward and chart a plan towards recovery, travel companies are re-evaluating their operations to set themselves up... Read more

England Will Use Covid Testing to Shorten Travel Quarantines

2020-11-27 09:00:00 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

England will introduce a new system on Dec. 15 allowing passengers arriving from high-risk countries to take a COVID-19 test after five days of quarantine and to be released from any further self-isolation if they... Read more

Portugal Admits It Must Diversify Beyond International Tourism

2020-11-26 09:00:00 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Portugal’s tourism sector is set to lose 60,000 jobs this year alone due to the impact of the coronavirus outbreak and a recovery is still far off, Tourism Secretary Rita Marques said on Monday. Some... Read more

Accor Joins Forces With Hoxton Hotels Owner to Form Lifestyle Brand Giant

2020-11-25 10:45:41 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Accor continued its focus on lifestyle brands Tuesday with plans to join forces with Ennismore, the owner of Hoxton Hotels. The two hotel brands’ resulting lifestyle entity, which will be called... Read more

The Ethics of Travel Advisors Are Being Challenged, and It’s Not Right

2020-11-23 09:00:00 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

A column in Friday’s USA Today has rankled the travel industry in general and sullied the name of travel advisors in particular. And it’s not right. The column is entitled, “Is it... Read more

More Than 20,000 Volunteer to Sail on RCCL Test Cruise

2020-11-20 09:00:00 +0100 | Source: E Hospitality Times

Whoa. We all know cruising has a devoted, passionate fan base, but this is wild. More than 20,000 people asked to be passengers on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines’ test cruises before it resumes full service... Read more