The highly anticipated 243-room waterfront Luminary Hotel & Co. officially opened its doors today, making its long-awaited debut in downtown Fort Myers, Florida. Opening in conjunction with the new 12-story Luminary Hotel are three of its featured food and beverage outlets - Ella Mae's Diner, Dean Street Coffee, and the Lobby Bar.
After months of isolation while living in quarantine, travel is the leisure activity that I miss the most. And I'm not alone. Our research, conducted with the Boston Consulting Group, shows that 31 percent of people hope to plan leisure travel once they feel safe enough to do so.
Although the travel industry is no stranger to hardship and has been seriously damaged by the pandemic, we have already seen strong leadership actions that are keeping companies and their people above water while remaining focused on long-term growth.
The Covid-19 crisis has disproportionately affected tourism, a sector that accounts for millions of jobs around the globe. While no one can say with certainty when tourism will recover, people are starting to dream again of getaways whether closer to home or to remote destinations.
"Bedbanks business may contract over time, however, they will remain a significant player in the online travel marketplace due to the large number of consumers who prefer to have their local travel agent make their travel arrangements."
InterContinental® New York Times Square – New York, New York, United States
Best Western® Hotels & Resorts' expansion in Thailand has taken a significant stride forward with the opening of Best Western Plus Nexen. The property is the brand's first hotel in Pattaya, the vibrant seafront city on the country's rapidly emerging Eastern Seaboard.
Hyatt Place Sioux Falls announced today its official opening. This is the first Hyatt-branded hotel in the state of South Dakota, expanding the Hyatt Place brand's footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members.
View by Elena Cavagnaro – Professor of Sustainability in Hospitality and Tourism at Stenden University of Applied Sciences
"Crises have been often saluted as an opportunity for frog-jumping towards sustainability. 2008 will be still in the memory of most of us; also then the idea of a green-recovery was launched but it failed to materialize."
Vibeke Sansone has been appointed Director of Sales & Marketing at JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa
JW Marriott Orlando Bonnet Creek Resort & Spa – Orlando, Florida, United States
By Conor Kenny – Teacher, Trainer, Writer, Founder of conorkenny.com
When a sudden and unexpected storm hits our shores, our business and our brand, how we communicate and what we say, becomes even more important. What we see, what we hear, what we believe, depends on where we stand.
Hyatt Place at Wichita State University announced today its official opening expanding the Hyatt Place brand's footprint globally in markets that matter most to guests and World of Hyatt members. The new hotel features the Hyatt Place brand's intuitive design, casual atmosphere and practical amenities, such as free Wi-Fi and 24-hour food offerings.
Ginger announces the signing of its second hotel in the city of Guwahati. The hotel will be designed around the brand's lean luxe philosophy of offering a vibrant, contemporary and seamless hospitality experience to its guests.
Beverly Wilshire, A Four Seasons Hotel will reopen its legendary doors on October 1, 2020. Local and international guests will be able to once again enjoy a timeless stay in the heart of Beverly Hills, where they can rediscover designer shopping, fine-dining and postcard worthy views - all from the Hotel's doorstep.