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June, 2020

  • 2 June

    HM roundtable examines post-pandemic hospitality

    As hotels adjust to new normals in the wake of COVID-19, new expectations will guide how they operate and serve their clientele. At a virtual roundtable sponsored by the Wall Street Journal and NeoSan Labs and hosted by Hotel Management Senior Managing Editor Elaine Simon, four industry insiders shared their thoughts …

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  • 2 June

    Planning for the Post-COVID-19 World: Are Global Hoteliers Recovery Ready?

    Download https://www.stayntouch.com/covid19-hoteliers-recovery-readiness StayNTouch Releases The Hotelier’s Complete Guide to Recovery Readiness, revealing how in the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity Albert Einstein said, “in the midst of every crisis, lies great opportunity.” There’s no question that we’re in the midst of a global crisis. The implications of COVID-19 …

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  • 2 June

    7 Ways Businesses Can Use This Downtime to Forge the Path to a Successful Recovery

    A famous quote reads, “Nothing happens to us; everything happens for us.” Yet, holding on to that frame of mind right now — in the midst of a global pandemic — is, for many businesses, admittedly easier said than done. The coronavirus pandemic has had an impact far and wide. …

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  • 2 June

    Breaking Barriers

    ForwardKeys reports that domestic air travel in China — which has been recovering slowly in the wake of the COVID-19 outbreak — has now reached more than 50% of what it was at the equivalent moment in 2019, based on issued air tickets. As well, analysis of flight ticketing data …

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  • 1 June

    US Travel Agency Seven-Day Air Ticket Volume Down 89.9 Percent

    Airlines Reporting Corp. (ARC) today reported the following consolidated airline ticketing volume variances, compared to the same period in 2019. These totals represent sales generated by US travel agencies* and processed through the ARC settlement system. Data figures are for the seven days ending May 31, 2020. Tickets Issued for …

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  • 1 June

    Restaurant Technology News: Latest Headlines June 1st, 2020

    How Technology Innovation Has Helped Domino’s Pizza Weather the Storm Founded in 1960, Domino’s Pizza is the largest pizza company in the world based on retail sales, with a significant business in both delivery and carryout pizza. It ranks among the world’s top public restaurant brands in terms of size …

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  • 1 June

    HM’s Focus on Fundamentals

    This new toolkit from Hotel Management presents essential resources that will help hotels navigate their way through today’s uncertainties and the eventual recovery, honing in on the nitty gritty of owning and operating a hotel. This week’s Focus on Fundamentals showcases Hotel Optimization, CloroxPro and NeoSan Labs. Click here to view the …

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  • 1 June

    HotStats: After ‘grim’ April, U.S. hotels hope for better May numbers

    In April, the first full month of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in the U.S., lockdowns were omnipresent, stay-at-home orders abounded and travel was at a near standstill. The result, according to the latest report from HotStats, was a month’s worth of grim hotel data. Click here for all of Hotel …

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  • 1 June

    UNWTO Launches Global Guidelines to Reopen Tourism

    MADRID — The World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has released a set of guidelines to help the tourism sector emerge stronger and more sustainably from COVID-19. The guidelines highlight the need to act decisively, to restore confidence and, as UNWTO strengthens its partnership with Google, to embrace innovation and the digital …

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  • 1 June

    Global DMC Partners Releases Latest Meetings & Events Survey Results

    WASHINGTON, D.C. — Global DMC Partners has released results from its most recent Meetings & Events Pulse Survey, focusing on the widespread impact of the COVID-19 global pandemic to the MICE industry. Conducted April 27 through May 4, 2020, the survey polled 374 respondents from the meetings-and-events industry. While the …

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  • 1 June

    Canadian Tourism Industry Gets New Funding

    Canada’s tourism industry got some good news over the weekend as the federal government announced that it has earmarked $30 million to help the country’s battered tourism industry. Unveiled during Tourism Week, Destination Canada unveiled details of a new partnership with the provinces and territories that will deliver locally led …

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  • 1 June

    Looking For Ways To Do Business Better, Smarter

    Questions & Answers With Joel Ostrov In this week’s issue of Canadian Travel Press, Direct Travel’s president – Canada East Region, Joel Ostrov talks about the impact of COVID-19 on the Canadian travel business and how Direct Travel is managing its way through the pandemic. Ostrov answers are thoughtful, straightforward …

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May, 2020

  • 29 May

    STR: U.S. hotel profits drop 116% in April

    According to the latest monthly profit and loss data release from STR, U.S. hotel gross operating profit per available room fell 116.9 percent in April, the first full month of the COVID-19 coronavirus pandemic in the country.  In a year-over-year comparison with April 2019, the industry reported GOPPAR dropping to …

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  • 29 May

    Building automation key to restoring guest confidence

    As businesses plan their back-to-work strategies, implementing a safe workplace is now at the top of every executive’s mind. Changing floor plans, separating desks and walling in workstations are just a few of the options large corporations are considering. Companies like Twitter have gone so far as to offer employees …

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  • 29 May

    Noble House implements new health, safety program

    Noble House Hotels & Resorts, a hotel ownership and management group with a portfolio of 18 properties, announced a new health and safety program, Stay Safe, Start Living. The program is designed to protect the well-being of guests and staff members through the prevention of COVID-19. The program provides enhanced processes …

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