In 2020, IHG Hotels & Resorts introduced its Meet with Confidence program to support the changing needs of meeting planners. Now, as the world prepares to safely return to travel, the program has expanded to include resources, technology and tools for hybrid events.
Ecole hôtelière de Lausanne (EHL) has once again confirmed its position as the world's leading institution in hospitality management education and is now among the top five business management institutions in Switzerland.
Veganism has traditionally been associated with both the consumer and retail sectors but its influence in the tourism space is growing, according to GlobalData, a leading data and analytics company. Vegan-friendly tours, excursions and digital travel apps are emerging as another tool for travel companies to attract environmentally focused individuals.
What do industry professionals need to know about the 'new norm' in tourism? In this article we take a deeper look at 6 sustainable travel statistics. While COVID has upended the $8 trillion global travel industry, the pandemic has also paved the way for tourism and hospitality professionals to reflect, rethink and reshape the sector, making it better - and ultimately more sustainable - for people and places around the world.
The impact of COVID-19 may allow VR to permanently shake off its image of being a gimmick in the tourism sector. Hype behind the technology in recent years has often been greater than actual usage, especially for leisure purposes.
Two of the only remaining Branded independent hospitality companies in North America, Loews Hotels & Co and Omni Hotels & Resorts, announced today the forming of a new partnership rooted in cross-selling, cross-marketing and collaborating within the sales process.
The American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLA Foundation) today announced a new $5 million, multi-year commitment and action plan to advance diversity, equity, and inclusion (DE&I) in the hotel and lodging industry.
Where were you around this time twelve months ago? Most of us remember it vividly. Travel freezes and work-from-home directives swept over the world. In response, CWT released a new messaging product with a single-click cancellation button within 48 hours and set up thousands of counselors to work from home using a VPN-based home kit that allowed them to do the right thing for travelers at a tough time; safely.
Jenny Radick was 25-years-old and living in her father's basement. During the day, she would look after her 2-year-old. At night, she would put her toddler to bed and head to the local restaurant in Stroudsburg, Pennsylvania where she would bartend until the early morning hours while her dad babysat.
CGI Merchant Group Hospitality Fund to Invest in Atlanta HBCU Morris Brown College With $30 Million Hotel Development Project
ATLANTA - CGI Merchant Group, LLC (CGI) — a minority-owned global investment management firm with a focus in real estate and private equity — announced today it will make a $30 million investment in the historic Morris Brown College to convert existing facilities into a 150-key upscale hotel and hospitality management training complex.