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‘Contactless’ is what influencers are talking about in hospitality

‘Contactless’ is what influencers are talking about in hospitality

Contactless technology solutions are gaining traction in the hospitality industry, as they reduce the potential risk of contracting COVID-19 through physical touchpoints. Against this backdrop, ‘contactless’ has emerged as the top conversation theme among influencer discussions in the hospitality industry on Twitter during April-September 2020, reveals GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Prashant Saxena, […]

Grab, Marriott join forces to bring premium hospitality experience

Grab, Marriott join forces to bring premium hospitality experience

Ride-hailing giant Grab and Marriott International have announced a wide-ranging strategic partnership that will see both companies integrating their offerings to bring the premium hospitality experience into the hands of millions of consumers in Southeast Asia. This is Marriott International’s first extensive integration with a super app platform in Southeast Asia, and Grab’s most comprehensive […]

Close up: INDIA Hospitality Paradigm shift in global hospitality trends but it’s only temporary say Indian hotelier chiefs

Close up: INDIA Hospitality Paradigm shift in global hospitality trends but it’s only temporary say Indian hotelier chiefs

INDIA: Key players in the Indian hotel market came together virtually via Zoom at a recent Industry awards event – they shared their experiences and spoke of the way forward. The key take-aways one the first day of talks with different leaders, in summary were that the Indian hospitality industry like many countries around the […]

India’s hospitality industry sees 53% decline in 2020

India’s hospitality industry sees 53% decline in 2020

India’s hospitality industry has witnessed decline of 52.8% in Revenue Per Available Room (RevPAR) during January to September 2020 over the same period last year due to the impact of Covid-19 pandemic, according to JLL’s Hotel Momentum India (HMI) Q3 2020, a quarterly hospitality sector monitor. Overall, in inventory volume, the brand signings declined by […]

Far East Hospitality excites with expansion plans in APAC

Far East Hospitality excites with expansion plans in APAC

Far East Hospitality has announced that it will forge ahead with its local and regional expansion plans with three properties – Oasia Resort Sentosa, Far East Village Hotel Yokohama, and Quincy Hotel Melbourne. Oasia makes a splash into Sentosa Island Slated for opening in the second quarter of 2021, Oasia Resort Sentosa will be the […]

Nine in 10 young Saudis look towards emerging tourism and hospitality careers

Nine in 10 young Saudis look towards emerging tourism and hospitality careers

The Red Sea Development Company (TRSDC), the developer behind the world’s most ambitious regenerative tourism project, has released the findings of a new study into the perceptions of Saudi youth and their parents towards the tourism and hospitality industries. The research, based on more than 850 face-to-face interviews, found that young Saudis are less interested […]

Hospitality cannot wait for Covid-19 vaccine rollout, says WTTC

Hospitality cannot wait for Covid-19 vaccine rollout, says WTTC

The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) and major international industry bodies have joined forces to call for the immediate restoration of international travel using proven processes and without waiting for, or requiring, vaccinations. WTTC has joined with Airports Council International (ACI), World Economic Forum (WEF) and the International Chamber of Commerce (ICC), to argue […]

4 Technologies with Strong Impact in Hospitality Industry

4 Technologies with Strong Impact in Hospitality Industry

Various rising innovations have made the lives of hoteliers significantly simpler. The Hotel PMS market, for example, is over overwhelmed with a wide range of solutions. A similar thing applies to front line innovations which depend on the most recent achievements in the hardware segment – cloud computing, for example. Be that as it may, […]

Ajman Tourism undertakes Covid-19 testing for hospitality employees

Ajman Tourism undertakes Covid-19 testing for hospitality employees

Ajman Tourism Development Department (ATDD) has conducted comprehensive coronavirus checks for hospitality employees in cooperation with Ajman Medical District and Ajman Crises Management Team, in line with the strengthening of precautionary measures taken by the UAE to ensure a safe environment for residents and visitors. The testing comes as part of the preventive programs of […]

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