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A New Day in the Sun: CHICOS 2018

By Kristina M. D'Amico - Director at HVS Miami

Resiliency of the RegionWith the 2017 record-breaking hurricane season behind us, the recovery effort has been impressive. The islands of Anguilla, British Virgin Islands, Puerto Rico, and St. Barts have demonstrated a relatively fast recovery, with most of their hotel and villa rental inventory available for this upcoming peak season.

Global hotel chains plan expansion in Francophone Africa

W Hospitality Group's hotel development pipeline analysis shows that more than 30 per cent of the current total Africa pipeline - both pre-construction and on-site - is in French speaking Africa. Hotel expansion is taking place across the continent, from Morocco, Cote d'Ivoire, Senegal, Niger and Guinea in West and North Africa to Madagascar in the Indian Ocean.

Harness Cultural Routes and Experiences for Competitive Tourism, Concludes UNWTO Congress

Madrid, Spain - Following the first edition held two years ago, the 2nd International Congress on World Civilizations and Historic Routes (15-16 November) concluded today in Sofia, Bulgaria. In the framework of the European Year of Cultural Heritage and the EU-China Tourism Year, the event explored how tourism along historic routes can help to safeguard and promote tangible and intangible cultural heritage.

Best Quotes from Center Stage at Phocuswright

By Jason Q. Freed - Managing Editor at Duetto

Of all the travel industry conferences, no one could argue that Phocuswright is among the best at getting today's brightest and most influential leaders on stage. The conference kicked off this week in Los Angeles, and if you're not there you can stream most of the sessions on the conference website.

Winners of the Phocuswright Innovation Platform

Phocuswright Innovation Platform events showcase the most innovative companies in travel across the globe. At The Phocuswright Conference, currently underway in Los Angeles, CA, a total of 36 companies - 22 at - demonstrated groundbreaking applications and solutions poised to change the travel landscape, competing under the bright lights of Center Stage for the most coveted innovation awards in travel.

Dubai Tourism to Inaugurate 'HITEC Dubai 2018'

HITEC Dubai 2018, the Middle East's largest hospitality technology exhibition and conference, will be inaugurated by Dubai Tourism on 5th December 2018. The annual business-to-business (B2B) exhibition will give Middle East buyers, currently worth over USD 75 billion, access to the world's leading technology solution providers and experts in the hospitality sector.

Fifth Sharjah Hospitality Forum Highlights Latest Trends in Budget Tourism and Millennial Travel

As efforts to further develop the emirate's hospitality sector are being intensified to make it an ideal destination for visitors and tourists, including millennials, from all over the world, the hosting of the event complements the pursuit of the goals set by the Sharjah Tourism Vision 2021, which aims to attract more than 10 million tourists to the emirate by the year 2021,.