Page 200

Articles tagged “coronavirus”

Online Travel

Online Travel’s eDreams Odigeo Sees Bookings Tumble After Coronavirus Outbreak

Online travel agency eDreams Odigeo has been pretty explicit in its bookings breakdown. Similar businesses should also expect a rocky few months ahead as the world deals with the outbreak and spread of coronavirus.

Online Travel’s eDreams Odigeo Sees Bookings Tumble After Coronavirus Outbreak

Coronavirus

Spanish Hotel Group Melia Warns of Coronavirus Hit to Chinese Business

Another hotel chain cautions on the coronavirus impact. While it is mostly hurting Asian operations at the moment, companies are no doubt keeping a close eye on events in Europe.

Spanish Hotel Group Melia Warns of Coronavirus Hit to Chinese Business

Tourism

Saudi Arabia Suspends Mecca Pilgrimages Amid Virus Fears

The precautionary measure to limit entry to Islam’s holiest sites is a wise move on Saudi Arabia’s part, but this would mean a major hit on Umrah travel agents worldwide.

Saudi Arabia Suspends Mecca Pilgrimages Amid Virus Fears

Tourism

Israel Cautions Against Foreign Travel Over Coronavirus Concerns

Coronavirus has become a nightmare scenario for the world's travel industry. Israel is a small country, and maybe this recommendation doesn't matter much. But you can envision other countries making similar recommendations, with devastating consequences for travel brands.

Israel Cautions Against Foreign Travel Over Coronavirus Concerns

Online Travel

Booking Channels Rival Expedia and Will Cut Costs Too

Could investors be whispering in Glenn Fogel's ears that what's good for Barry Diller's Expedia Group might be beneficial for Booking Holdings as well? Booking Holdings is usually a first mover in such online travel initiatives, but in this case, when it comes to cost cutting, it appears as though Booking Holdings heard the rumblings emanating from Expedia Group's Seattle headquarters.

Booking Channels Rival Expedia and Will Cut Costs Too

Airlines

How Bad Will It Get for Airlines When Coronavirus Hits the U.S.?

If — or more likely when — coronavirus hits the United States, few travelers will act rationally. That's bad news for U.S. airlines, which could be flying empty airplanes in the not-too-distant future.

How Bad Will It Get for Airlines When Coronavirus Hits the U.S.?

Tourism

Japan Insists Tokyo Olympics Will Go On Despite Escalating Virus Worries

Having come under fire for its handling of the coronavirus, the Japanese government is desperate to prove that it has a safe and secure Olympics in order. Or does it? Its response to the crisis over the coming weeks will be critical.

Japan Insists Tokyo Olympics Will Go On Despite Escalating Virus Worries

Coronavirus

Radisson CEO Plays Down Coronavirus Impact on Hotels

Radisson Hospitality AB doesn't have a large number of guests from China or elsewhere in Asia staying in its hotels, so for now it isn't seeing much of an effect. That could change though, if the outbreak worsens in Europe.

Radisson CEO Plays Down Coronavirus Impact on Hotels

Coronavirus

Abandoned Hong Kong Hotels Go Into Survival Mode as Virus Fallout Spreads

As hotel occupancy plunges to a single digit, Hong Kong’s leadership toward one of its most important industries is being put to the test during the coronavirus crisis. So is the leadership of hotel CEOs in keeping their companies whole.

Abandoned Hong Kong Hotels Go Into Survival Mode as Virus Fallout Spreads

Coronavirus

Canary Islands Hotel Quarantines 1,000 Guests Amid Coronavirus Fears

As the coronavirus spreads across Europe, expect more hotels to enter lockdown mode and some airports to begin shutting down flights to afflicted regions.

Canary Islands Hotel Quarantines 1,000 Guests Amid Coronavirus Fears