Despite the global increase in nationwide lockdowns and inbound travel restrictions, some demand for hotel rooms still remains. And while there is no sugar-coating the fact that hotels in almost every country have suffered a steep drop in occupancy due to COVID-19, it is crucial that hotels keep focusing on the pockets of opportunity that present themselves.
Have you sent out a statement about your COVID-19 policy yet? If not, we want to help. We have combed through dozens of emails that we received from hotels and hospitality companies of all sizes and want to share some best practices.
The travel and hospitality industry is taking a major hit - there’s no denying that. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, hotels from all over the globe are experiencing low occupancy rates and tremendous loss in revenue, while some are even closing their doors until further notice.
The Booking Lead Time is the number of days between the time a guest books their room and the time they are scheduled to arrive at the hotel.
It’s inevitable that coronavirus will have an impact on your bottom line. According to the Global Business Travel Association, nearly 50% of businesses have already canceled or postponed at least some meetings or travel.
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.
Coronavirus has had an undeniable impact on international travel and the hospitality industry. In this article we look at the current trends and make some key recommendations to mitigate the impact upon your business.
As the COVID-19 novel coronavirus continues to wreak havoc on the global travel & hospitality industry, the journey to your hotel's recovery must begin now. Concerns relating to the spread of COVID-19 and large-scale travel restrictions are having a direct impact on hoteliers across the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region and worldwide.
Hotel low season revenue has long been considered to simply be an unfortunate fact of the industry. It brings less demand and, therefore, lower revenues too. But the industry has changed so much in such a short space of time, and hotels no longer have to accept that low season automatically means slow business.
Having largely ignored Covid-19 as it spread across China, global financial markets reacted strongly last week when the virus spread to Europe and the Middle East, stoking fears of a global pandemic. Since then, Covid-19 risks have been priced so aggressively across various asset classes that some fear a recession in the global economy may be a foregone conclusion.