Articles tagged “coronavirus”

Coronavirus

Omicron Finally Stings Across All 3 of the World’s Largest Hotel Markets

Leisure travel can only do so much. The lack of business travel finally pushed the nose down on U.S. hotel performance during the latest coronavirus variant.

Omicron Finally Stings Across All 3 of the World’s Largest Hotel Markets

Hotels

Hotels Not Ready to Flush Away the Open-Concept Bathroom Design

A design aesthetic that is easier to maintain and gives guest rooms the sense of a larger space and more light — but often a view of the toilet — needs to be artfully executed for post-pandemic hospitality marketing.

Hotels Not Ready to Flush Away the Open-Concept Bathroom Design

Tourism

Spain Counts on Easter Bookings to Drive Its Tourism Recovery

The upcoming "milestone" spring break will reveal whether Europeans have got their appetite for travel back or not.

Spain Counts on Easter Bookings to Drive Its Tourism Recovery

Rail

UK-France Covid Travel Curbs Hit ‘Chunnel’ Passenger Traffic Hard in 2021

Last year saw a third fewer passengers cross under the English Channel. That hurt the Channel Tunnel operator's revenues. France last week eased some restrictions for British travelers, so expect those rail cars to fill up.

UK-France Covid Travel Curbs Hit ‘Chunnel’ Passenger Traffic Hard in 2021
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Hotels

How The Venetian Resort Is Welcoming Back Leisure Travelers Celebrating Life’s Milestones

As leisure travel finally returns to Las Vegas, The Venetian Resort is welcoming guests back to celebrate their shared milestones together and make up for lost time with friends and family.

How The Venetian Resort Is Welcoming Back Leisure Travelers Celebrating Life’s Milestones

Tourism

Kenya’s Tourism Recovery Boosted by Local Travelers

Resorts in the East African nation cut their prices to entice domestic tourists. It's paying off.

Kenya’s Tourism Recovery Boosted by Local Travelers

Business Travel

Pressure Mounts on Universities to Get Students, Professors Traveling This Year

An unexpected push from the education sector will be welcome news as the Omicron variant continues to dent travel confidence.

Pressure Mounts on Universities to Get Students, Professors Traveling This Year

Cruises

Genting Hong Kong Cruise Line to Liquidate

Genting may not be one of the cruise sector's giants, but its collapse showcases just how much the pandemic has battered that industry.

Genting Hong Kong Cruise Line to Liquidate

EventMB

Corporate Travel Planners Need to Meet These Expectations Now: New Research

With travel restrictions varying from country to country and week to week, planners have to consider multiple factors when managing business trips. Are their needs and expectations being met? A GBTA survey tried to find out.

Corporate Travel Planners Need to Meet These Expectations Now: New Research

Business Travel

Too Early to Tell if Pfizer Job Cuts Tied to More Virtual Meetings Will Be a Trend

The vaccine maker’s decision to axe client-facing sales roles, and increase the number of virtual meetings it has with customers, shouldn’t ring alarm bells among the travel industry just yet.

Too Early to Tell if Pfizer Job Cuts Tied to More Virtual Meetings Will Be a Trend

Airlines

Airlines Cancel Thousands of Flights as Storm Hits U.S. East Coast, Canada

Mass cancellations and their knock-on effect will mean further delayed flights, and another obstacle for airlines and airports that had hoped for a public holiday boost after Omicron setbacks.

Airlines Cancel Thousands of Flights as Storm Hits U.S. East Coast, Canada

Airlines

Norse Atlantic Gets Thumbs Up to Fly From Europe to the U.S.

Timing is everything, and this startup carrier has much to gain if the Europe-North America market does manage to take off this spring.

Norse Atlantic Gets Thumbs Up to Fly From Europe to the U.S.