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Hospitality Investment Leaders meet at Morocco Tourism Investment Day at Expo Dubai 2020

On Monday, 11 October, the Moroccan Agency for Tourism Development (SMIT) hosted the Morocco Tourism Investment Day as part of Morocco: Global Investment Hub Week, which took place at the Morocco Pavilion at Expo Dubai 2020, in partnership with Bench, the organiser of the Africa Hotel Investment Forum (AHIF), which is the premier hotel investment conference in Africa.

A call to move gender diversity from female fight to industry fight

View by Iñigo Capell

"At Radisson Hotel Group (RHG), we are proud to be a company that actively encourages women to excel in their careers through our Diversity, Equity & Inclusion (DEI) initiatives. At the present time, the hospitality industry is comprised 70% of women[1], showing an incredible potential for female leadership, however only 8% of women in hospitality hold senior positions, demonstrating a substantial gender disparity."

Lemala Wildwaters Lodge

Lemala Authentic Camps and Lodges is pleased to announce the reopening of Uganda's premier private island resort as Lemala Wildwaters Lodge after an extensive refurbishment in May 2021. Nestled on Kalangala Island in a rainforest reserve on 16 protected acres, Lemala Wildwaters Lodge is an adventure seeker's paradise.

A call to move gender diversity from female fight to industry fight

Even though women make 50% of the workforce in hospitality, gender equality remains a myth in our sector. There is a significant gap in terms of rank, pay, role and general progression in women's leadership positions and female representation falls as women rise in their careers with only 5% going on to make the top job of CEO.

Tembo Plains Camp

Great Plains is thrilled to have welcomed their first guests at the brand new Tembo Plains Camp, which is ideal for couples, families, multi-generational travellers, and those looking for an exclusive personal safari experience.

IATA Proposes Three Interventions To Rebuild South Africa’s Tourism Industry & Create Jobs

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) called on the South African government to step up its support for the air transport industry amid the COVID-19 crisis to facilitate the recovery of industries supported by aviation such as travel and tourism and unlock the job opportunities and other economic benefits they provide.

Is hotel metasearch a distribution or advertising channel?

View by Erik Muñoz

"Yes - the metasearch segment should be considered a distribution channel to be managed by the revenue team, which should include the online marketing function. For hotels still organised in a fragmented and inefficient manner where marketing and revenue functions aren't integrated, there is likely to be some confusion as to how this channel should be optimised."

World Tourism Day 2021: Inclusive Growth at the Centre of Tourism’s Restart

Global tourism has reaffirmed its commitment to making the sector a pillar of inclusive growth. At the official World Tourism Day 2021 celebrations in Abidjan, Cote d’Ivoire, political and business leaders united behind a common message of solidarity and determination to ‘leave nobody behind’ as tourism restarts and grows back.