Articles tagged “coronavirus”

Tourism

Los Angeles Tourism CEO Sees International Arrivals as Key to Full Recovery

As the U.S. prepares to reopen fully to the vaxxed, Los Angeles is seeing signs of demand from Canada, the UK and even Australia — proof that one of America's most popular cities is far from dead.

Los Angeles Tourism CEO Sees International Arrivals as Key to Full Recovery

Hotels

Las Vegas Sands CEO Praises China With Macau Gaming License Up for Renewal

Macau is an extraordinarily important gaming market for Las Vegas Sands, and the company’s third quarter earnings call was a giant love fest for China’s gaming regulators. What else are company leaders going to do but schmooze the people in charge of renewing their gaming license?

Las Vegas Sands CEO Praises China With Macau Gaming License Up for Renewal

Airlines

United CEO Says Beware Flying Airlines Without a Vaccine Mandate

United CEO Scott Kirby warns travelers to beware what airline they are booking on after his carrier's successful Covid-19 vaccine staff mandate. But for all his boasting, more than half of United's domestic flights are flown by airlines that have no such mandate.

United CEO Says Beware Flying Airlines Without a Vaccine Mandate

Meetings

High Travel Costs Impacting Attendance at UN Climate Conference

At $400 per night for a hotel room on Booking.com in Glasgow for the United Nations COP26 climate conference, perhaps some things are getting back to a semblance of "normalcy."

High Travel Costs Impacting Attendance at UN Climate Conference

Tourism

Singapore Expands Quarantine-Free Arrivals Despite Record Covid Cases

Singapore is playing a balancing act: Reopening the city-state wider to international travelers while Covid cases are spiking. It's a delicate test to revive the tourism and business economies.

Singapore Expands Quarantine-Free Arrivals Despite Record Covid Cases

Airlines

United’s Third Quarter Loss Was Smaller Than Expected Because Travel Demand Edged Upwards

United's third quarter financial results could have been far worse had it not been for government aid and an uptick in travel demand.

United’s Third Quarter Loss Was Smaller Than Expected Because Travel Demand Edged Upwards

Airlines

Heathrow Airport Blocked From Doubling Its Passenger Fee

The west London hub still gets to significantly up the amount airlines will have to pay, potentially dashing their hopes of a speedy recovery.

Heathrow Airport Blocked From Doubling Its Passenger Fee

Tourism

A U.S. Vaccine for Kids Will Boost Family Travel

Approval of a U.S. vaccine for kids would be a huge positive for family travel, but it will take time to get over the uncertainty. Visiting friends and relatives domestically will continue to dominate for a holiday season that’s projected to see higher consumer spending.

A U.S. Vaccine for Kids Will Boost Family Travel

Hotels

Barry Sternlicht Faces Tough Investor Climate for Hotel Bargains

Investors like Barry Sternlicht tout the hotel industry as an opportunistic place to park capital during the travel recovery. But discounts aren’t coming in as steep as some hoped thanks to Uncle Sam and forgiving lenders.

Barry Sternlicht Faces Tough Investor Climate for Hotel Bargains

Tourism

Online Searches for Travel to the U.S. Spike as Border Reopening Looms

The number of online searches for travel to the U.S. will likely keep ascending as November 8 nears and the holiday season takes off.

Online Searches for Travel to the U.S. Spike as Border Reopening Looms