The Balmoral, a Rocco Forte Hotel in Edinburgh, has launched its new Extended Reality Virtual Event Space to bring innovation to business meetings in 2020. The hybrid studio space connects in-room and remote delegates safely and securely, making them feel like they're in the room.
WTM London - the event where Ideas Arrive - and Travel Forward - the travel and hospitality technology event co-located with WTM London - will be entirely virtual in November.
ITB Virtual Convention addresses changes in global travel demand in the age of the COVID-19 pandemic
Travellers around the world are facing huge change and new conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. On 15 September 2020 from 2 to 4 p.m. CET the http://www.itb.com/virtualconvention will take a close look at changing tourist flows, customer preferences and potential growth markets.
Three of Europe's leading and most respected Revenue Management conferences will come together in early 2021 to deliver an exclusive one-day conference designed to support and unify the revenue management community.
View by Linchi Kwok – Associate Professor at The Collins College of Hospitality Management
"Like most hotels were doing when the pandemic hit, Airbnb reported a 90% drop in booking or a $400 million adjusted loss in the second quarter. Additionally, Airbnb laid off 7,500 employees, 25% of its workforce, and immediately cut its marketing budget by 14%."
With the aim of contributing to the recovery of the sector in the current context, Fira de Barcelona will organize on September 28 and 29 the FHG Forum (Food & Hospitality, Tourism and Gastronomy Forum), a congress with a hybrid, virtual and face-to-face format, where prominent speakers and companies will address crucial aspects of the sectors represented in salons such as Alimentaria, Hostelco and Fòrum Gastronòmic Barcelona.
Hostelco, the Spanish leading exhibition of equipment for the restaurant, hotel, and catering industries as well as one of the pioneers in this speciality in Europe, will be held from 17 to 20 May, 2021, together with Alimentaria, strengthening the commitment to one of the largest international platforms for the food, catering, restaurant and hotel equipment industry.
By Jane Pendlebury – CEO at HOSPA
We have a confirmed re-opening date for hospitality! 4th of July in England, while Northern Ireland can re-open from the 3rd of July, and Scotland on the 6th for outside venues and 15th for indoor spaces.
Real Estate Tomorrow will be live next week on Tuesday 16 June at 9:45 am BST, and we are thrilled with the quality of attendees who will be joining us online for a full day of insights and meetings. With the support of the complimentary networking app and the online platform, Real Estate Tomorrow will be much more than an online webinar, enabling registered attendees to set up meetings and network by video or chat.
Bench Events (https://BenchEvents.com/), the leading organiser of conferences and forums for the hotel, aviation and restaurant sector is organising a complete live conference experience on the internet to bring together industry leaders to discuss the unprecedented economic circumstances caused by the COVID-19 outbreak and what the industry can do collectively to rebuild confidence.
View by Nate Lane – MBA, CHDM, Vice President of E-Commerce at Pegasus
"As hotel professionals, we owe it to ourselves and our guests to not be wasteful. Over the last 3-5 years, our digital strategies have become bloated, diluted, and boring. Through attempts to be “everything to everyone,” we've settled into consensus mediocrity."
Hotel industry thought leaders convening at I Meet Hotel Amsterdam on 6 March said that while the full impact of coronavirus on the hotel and tourism sector was uncertain, six underlying driving forces would continue to transform the future of hospitality and tourism.