A major new report has revealed the vital contribution that Travel & Tourism will make to Asia-Pacific's economic recovery, once the COVID-19 pandemic has been combatted.
The World Health Organization officially declared COVID-19, also known as the coronavirus, a pandemic on Wednesday, March 11. While the coronavirus has been a huge disrupter not only in the hospitality industry but in every sector around the world, it's not unique.
View by Martin R. Smura – Chief Executive Officer of the Kempinski Group
"Kempinski Hotels is fully aware of the challenges presented by climate change to the planet, and to the tourism industry in particular. We recognize our role in mitigating the changes of climate through significant reduction of greenhouse gas emissions, and we are taking immediate steps in acting upon it."
Marketing never stops. Even when a crisis event like coronavirus seems to be consuming everyone’s attention, you still have to get your message out — but do so in a sensitive, thoughtful way. How? Brian Hall, chief marketing officer of Explore St.
Hospitality Financial and Technology Professionals (HFTP®) and Hospitality Technology Next Generation (HTNG) announce the inaugural HITEC® Asia to take place December 8-10, 2020 in Macau, SAR, China. The two international, nonprofit associations are the sole organizations that bring hospitality professionals together for education, networking, best practices, innovation and exclusive marketplaces.
Travel managers widely collaborate with their corporate stakeholders, according to research out today from the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), in partnership with BCD Travel. Most travel managers work together with stakeholders from finance/accounting (79 percent), human resources (66 percent), security/risk management (63 percent), C-level (61 percent), and legal/compliance (59 percent).
U.S. Travel Association Executive Vice President for Public Affairs and Policy Tori Barnes issued the following statement on reports that Chinese travel to the U.S. has fallen sharply, according to U.
By Frank Wolfe – Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at HFTP
This Hotel Yearbook 2020 China Special Edition - 酒店旅遊創新年鑒 中國特輯 was produced for HFTP, coinciding with CHTA Connecting Travellers Conference - 未来旅行者大会 2019 which took place from May 28-30 in Shanghai Marriott Hotel Parkview.
Although I have been preoccupied with getting in the education sessions purely related to hospitality finance, technologies and hotel pre-opening, I made sure to participate in Fun with Fraud and Enchanting Employee Embezzlement in Clubs and Hotels presented by Jerry Trieber, CPA, CHAE, CFE, CFF, CGMA, HFTP Global past president and director of audit services/support at HEI Hotels and Resorts.
Families have always enjoyed dining out together at restaurants, and now they’re looking to operators to provide them with more balanced dining choices. To meet that request, chefs and restaurateurs are ramping up efforts to create more better-for-you, great-tasting foods they all will love.
"At the moment, IT in hospitality is still in its early stages of development. Tech products are increasingly considered to be at the basis of a guest-oriented and modern hotel experience. Due to the high demand of specific tech products for the hospitality industry, a growing number of tech service providers are offering ways to directly increase revenue or create a more seamless experience."
PATA and Skal have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to share knowledge through research and publications, to reciprocate in event participation, to support mutual agreed advocacy positions, and to enhance access for the benefit of members of both organisations.
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