The Royal Commission for AlUla (RCU) has announced a partnership agreement with Accor as part of its strategy to develop AlUla as a tourism destination for nature, culture and heritage.The agreement will see Accor operate an expanded Ashar Resort under the Banyan Tree brand.
GBTA, the Global Business Travel Association, reiterates the importance of cooperation between the EU, Canada and the US to restore safe travels and reboot the economy. GBTA is urging the European Commission, EU governments, Ottawa, and the White House to pursue talks to find a resolution for transatlantic travel, based on reciprocity, proportionality, and the latest scientific advice.
Airbnb and 1199SEIU United Healthcare Workers East—the largest healthcare union in the nation—announced an extension of their partnership to help provide free housing to medical first responders as COVID-19 cases continue to surge across the country.
As one of the world's largest industries, it's up to travel and tourism to lead the way toward a carbon-smart, sustainable future that contributes to the well-being of people and the planet. This means giving back to local communities, particularly now, since so many places around the world that depend on visitors are struggling as a consequence of COVID-19.
Following the announcement of Marriott International's Commitment to Clean and Global Cleanliness Council, Marriott has introduced digital content about redefined processes and reimagined spaces guided by cleanliness experts and best practices to help hosts, organizers and attendees plan and execute meetings and connect with confidence.
ROCKVILLE,- Choice Hotels International, Inc. (NYSE: CHH) announced today that it has completed onboarding more than 50 AMResorts®-branded properties to its network, as part of a strategic agreement announced last year with the Apple Leisure Group company known for its portfolio of luxury, all-inclusive resorts throughout Mexico, the Caribbean and Central America.
The American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) today applauded President Donald Trump for supporting Americans by signing Executive Orders that extend unemployment benefits and support those impacted by COVID 19, while urging Congress to come together swiftly and pass meaningful, bipartisan legislation that helps support the hotel industry and the millions of employees we support.
IAC (NASDAQ: IAC) today announced its accumulation of a 12% interest in global hospitality and entertainment company MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM) for an aggregate of approximately $1 billion
At Hyatt, the safety and security of our colleagues and guests is always a top priority. Guided by our purpose - to care for people so they can be their best - and following medical expert guidance to help reduce the spread of COVID-19, all Hyatt hotels in the Americas will require face coverings within indoor public areas, which include meetings and events spaces, restaurants and bars, and fitness centers.
Hilton College Announces Winners of the First-ever Hospitality Hackathon (HC3), Sponsored by HFTP; Challenged Students From Hospitality Programs Across the Globe
This summer, the University of Houston Conrad N. Hilton College of Hotel and Restaurant Management, in partnership with Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®), challenged students in hospitality programs across the globe with the first-time Hilton College Hospitality Hackathon.