The World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) has unveiled its third phase of measures designed to rebuild global consumer confidence, reduce risk and encourage the return of Safe Travels.
The GBTA Board of Directors issued the following statement to the GBTA staff and all GBTA members. All questions should be directed to David Leibowitz.
Best of HFTP to be First Hospitality Industry Conference Deploying Telemedicine to Support Attendees and Exhibitors
As associations and companies prepare to return to meetings and events, assurances are required that related travel and social interactions are safe. Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) announced today that it will the first hospitality industry conference to deploy telemedicine to support attendees and exhibitors of its "Best of HFTP" conference October 26-29, 2020 in San Antonio, Texas USA.
During one day-long global experience, Hospitality Sales and Marketing Association International (HSMAI) leaders collaborated to exchange industry recovery ideas and revenue optimization revitalization strategies during [email protected], on Wednesday, June 17, 2020.
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"We are always open to and excited about having students that come from hospitality or business schools join our company. The hotel industry has changed much during the last few years and the scope of skills of its employees has widened considerably."
Things have changed drastically for every discipline in the hospitality industry over the past four months, including sales. As hotels are opening back up, many hospitality professionals are wondering which of these changes should be permanent — if any.
What makes a good hospitality revenue professional during these uncertain times? Members of HSMAI's Revenue Optimization Board (ROAB) discussed this question on a call on June 11. Their answers were wide ranging, but most agreed that it goes beyond simply being technically skilled — and that today's environment brings soft skills into the limelight more than ever.
"Resilience and flexibility would be the two words I'd use to describe Accor's management style in the last financial downturn. We know rising tides float all boats, economically speaking, but it's in times of slowing growth that the true mettle of any leadership team is tested."
Holiday hotspot Egypt, is the latest in a line of popular destinations around the world to sign up to the world's first ever global safety and hygiene stamp, launched recently by the World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC).
As a result of the sharp drop in travel demand from COVID-19, state and local tax revenue from hotel operations will drop by $16.8 billion in 2020, according to a new report by Oxford Economics released today by the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA).
Total travel spending in the U.S. is predicted to drop 45% by the end of this year, spurring renewed calls for federal measures to support the industry that was one of the top U.S. employers and exporters prior to the pandemic.
HFTP International Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame 2020 Inductees Announced: Michael Blake, CAE and Henri Roelings
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) is pleased to announce two champions of hospitality technology: Michael Blake, CAE and Henri Roelings as the 2020 HFTP International Hospitality Technology Hall of Fame inductees.