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The 5 Key Q3 Travel Trends for Travelers in Europe, the Middle East, and Africa

By Myriam Younes

Following on from our dive into the Q3 data for North America, Asia Pacific, and Latin America, we round out the series by looking at the EMEA region. What was the behavior of travelers in this varied and important market as it experienced its second summer of the pandemic? Here we examine five of the most noticeable trends found in our exclusive first-party data.

Luxury on the Horizon in KSA

By Hala Matar Choufany

Traditionally reliant on religious tourism, as well as regional visitation, current projects underway in KSA include The Red Sea, Qiddiya, Amaala, Al Ula and NEOM, to name a few. These developments will become home to some of the largest mixed-use schemes and will undoubtedly encourage travel demand and transform the hospitality landscape and offering.

The price of hotel sustainability: willing-to-stay and willing-to-pay?

View by Willy Legrand

"Zero years to act. When climate scientists were recently asked(1) how many years we have left to act on the climate emergency, the answers were unequivocal: zero. That's right, zero years because critical tipping points are being reached as reported in a recent study published in BioScience(2)."