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An Examination of Central and Eastern Europe’s Hotel Sector in 2021

By Korosh Farazad

Even though European hospitality sector has been hit hard by COVID-19 in 2020, there is a lot of positivity and movement in regard to new hotel openings in the region. According to research from TOPHOTELPROJECTS, it is expected that 277 hotels with 63,680 rooms are planned to open this year across Central and Eastern Europe.

We’re out of the rut. Now what?

View by Diego Fernandez Perez De Ponga

"The industry needs to face some important challenges, the first one incorporates more technology in our ecosystem, hotels and chains need to have more information on the daily basic decision, but they need to be more disrupted in this area, for example, smart destination software must come to our technology ecosystem."

Stepping Up

By Jane Pendlebury

We can surely look forward to 2021 with an element of optimism even if we know we are not quite where we would like to be, just yet. 2020 turned out to be hospitality's annus horribilis - despite always trying to keep a sunny disposition, there is no point in pretending otherwise.

A tour of the Swiss vineyards with wine specialist, Chandra Kurt

By Alexandre Centeleghe

Chandra Kurt is one of Switzerland's best-known wine critics and writers. For 32 years, the "publisher" as she prefers to call herself, has been working in the Swiss and international wine spheres. She has been responsible for numerous publications and books, primarily aimed at the average person, with a style and pedagogy that have enabled her to reach a large number of wine lovers.