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Hotelintel.co Acquires Global Travel Media Titles
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Publishers of the hospitality portal, Hotelintel.co, have acquired the Australian-based eGlobal Travel publication along with Destination Thailand from Stephen Morton’s Global Travel Media Company. The acquisitions will create a formidable travel
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Vietnam Tourism Ready for Take-off
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Before the world was hit by COVID-19, Vietnam was the fastest-growing economy in Southeast AsiaThe days of Vietnam evoking memories of war are fast receding. The Cold War is history, and the story
Marriott Appoints Brian King as  President of Caribbean and Latin America
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Brian King will take on his new role in January 2021 and will report to Craig SmithBrian King has been appointed President of the company’s Caribbean and Latin America region. Mr. King
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How Hotels Can Benefit from Revenge Spending
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Now that the world has experienced several months of isolation, restrictions, and all kinds of inconveniences caused by the global pandemic, there seems to be hope ahead as the economy starts to slowly
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How to Plan Virtual Meetings
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70% of meeting planners are shifting upcoming face-to-face meetings to a virtual meeting Face-to-face meetings have been replaced by virtual meetings due to Covid-19. Sometimes it feels like we have lost the true
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Thailand's Tourism Recovery Hinges on Domestic Travel
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Thailand's Biggest Tourism Forum “TTF2020 – Special Bangkok Edition” held today with record number of more than 1,500 participants. At the event, research from hospitality consulting group C9 Hotelworks and Delivering Asia Communications
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New Zealand’s Post-COVID Plan Shows How the World Might Look Next
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On June 8, 2020, New Zealand finally announced the end of all social distancing requirements and restrictions on businesses. “We are confident we have eliminated transmission of the virus in New Zealand for
UAE is Ready to Open its Borders to the World
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According to UAE Authorities the country is preparing for a full reopening After months of shutdown, Dubai tourism has made an announcement that the country will be reopening again, though the date has
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The Old Normal Was Constant Change, Just Like the New One
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I’ve been guilty of publishing all kinds of new normal articles, but it really was all new a few months ago To be honest, we were all in panic not knowing what
Accor and AXA to Provide Medical Support to Guests Worldwide
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Accor and AXA, a global leader in insurance, announce an innovative strategic partnership to provide medical support to guests across the 5,000 Accor hotels worldwide. As soon as July 2020, this partnership
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Marriott, Hilton, Hyatt - Cleanliness after COVID for Hotel Giants: What it Means to Investors and Guests
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It has been over a month since Marriott released its cleanliness policy in response to the highly contagious virus. It formed the Marriott Global Cleanliness Council, consisting of members such as Food Safety
Nine Out of Ten Hotel Executives Say Their Business Would Be Unaffected If They Didn’t Attend Conferences
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Conferences are largely on hold right now. We couldn’t travel if we wanted to, and a few days of mingling in close confinement breaks far too many of the current rules governing
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Post Covid-19 Hospitality Design - Begin with Back-of-House
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Once a vaccine is available and tourists take their first delicate steps back into travel, the physiological effects of the pandemic will ripple through hospitality design. At first these will be amplified and
How Are Accor, Minor, Marriott, and Hilton Doing for Q1 2020?
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Accor, Minor, Marriott, and Hilton have recently released their 2020 First Quarter Reports. Figure 1 summarizes each hotel group’s revenue and net income. All hotel groups are experiencing a decrease in revenue,
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