HSMAI recently spoke with Norris, a member of HSMAI's Rising Sales Leader Council, who has worked on-property full-time throughout the pandemic about how things have looked on the front lines.
For many of us, jetting off on a long-haul holiday is unlikely while restrictions on international travel remain following COVID-19. However, demand for domestic travel is soaring as travelers look for close-to-home, lower risk holiday options.
At the end of July, the hotel industry celebrated an increase to 48 percent occupancy—add that to the list of things I didn’t think I would be saying this year. In January, we were bemoaning how occupancy had “flattened” at 66 percent after a number of successful years.
You cannot deny the fact that guest reviews are one of the major factors that affect people’s bookings. We are fairly sure, a huge number of people when go about booking a hotel stay, they scroll down to the review section and read what others have said about their experience.
In order to give people the confidence to book and to protect guests and staff from the virus, hotels and lodging operators are implementing a range of new safety and hygiene protocols to maintain guest satisfaction.
This mix of films, TV series and practical books make up the essential summer reading & watching list of EHL's Law and Comms departments. What all the titles share is the importance of the written and spoken word, as well as a call to human dynamism which is what pushes all narratives, fictional and real life, along.
The COVID-19 pandemic has been a particularly challenging time for the manufacturing industry. Most factories have faced fluctuating resource availability and product demand, and many were forced to temporarily shut down and adjust their operational protocols to promote social distancing, proper sanitization, and overall workplace safety.
Behind the scenes of every great HITEC is a group of highly knowledgeable industry veterans lending their expertise to the planning and coordination of the conference’s education program. These individuals share a deep understanding of the complexities of the hospitality industry, as well as its strengths, challenges and continuous evolution.
Many of us are today honing our working from home skills. Since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, those who can work from home are being encouraged to do so, that is certainly the case here at Duetto.
As one of the world’s largest industries, it’s up to travel and tourism to lead the way toward a carbon-smart, sustainable future that contributes to the well-being of people and the planet. This means giving back to local communities, particularly now, since so many places around the world that depend on visitors are struggling as a consequence of COVID-19.