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Airline Weekly

China Moves Closer to Clearing Grounded Boeing 737 Max

Boeing's 737 Max has had a successful return to the skies in much of the world but not China. The last major holdout is now on track to clearing the jet's return in a matter of weeks.

China Moves Closer to Clearing Grounded Boeing 737 Max

Hotels

Accor’s New Brand Says a Lot About the Future of Luxury Hotels

Yes, it’s easy to scoff at Accor launching yet another brand. But inking deals with independent luxury hotel owners requires a collection the Paris-based hotel company didn’t readily have in its line-up of more than 40 brands.

Accor’s New Brand Says a Lot About the Future of Luxury Hotels

Hotels

IHG CEO Finds Renewed Faith in China for Hotel Growth

Next year is the first major test of whether a new brand line-up and self-review is enough to roar IHG back to an era of pre-pandemic expansion levels.

IHG CEO Finds Renewed Faith in China for Hotel Growth

Airlines

Hopes for China Reopening Dashed by New Limits on Airline Flights This Winter

The world is slowly reopening for wider travel. China, for now, will not be part of that movement. Airlines are among those feeling the brunt.

Hopes for China Reopening Dashed by New Limits on Airline Flights This Winter

Hotels

Hilton, Accor Won’t Have a China Growth Story to Tell Shareholders This Week

Hotel executives presented China as a definitive, massive growth opportunity to shareholders during the pandemic. But volatility in the development world as well as tough government oversight mean CEOs at companies like Hilton, Accor, and Wyndham need to find a new way to show strength.

Hilton, Accor Won’t Have a China Growth Story to Tell Shareholders This Week

Tour Operators

China Limits Travel Amid New Case Surge Tied to Tour Groups

China's tough crackdown measures on new coronavirus cases is yet another recovery setback for the country's travel sector after two prior downturns this year. A new mitigation strategy, particularly with the country's high vaccination rate, is needed for businesses to survive.

China Limits Travel Amid New Case Surge Tied to Tour Groups

Hotels

IHG Downplays Stalled Growth Amid Pandemic Recovery

IHG isn’t expanding at the rate of some of its competitors. The company’s review process of poorly performing Holiday Inn and Crowne Plaza properties can’t end soon enough.

IHG Downplays Stalled Growth Amid Pandemic 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

Tourism

China’s Golden Week Tourism Revenue Falls for a Second Year

Countries hoped 2021 tourism wouldn't look like 2020, but this isn't what they were thinking. In many countries we're seeing a reset happen rather than a return to what was normal before the pandemic.

China’s Golden Week Tourism Revenue Falls for a Second Year

Tourism

China’s Golden Week Travel Unlikely to Bounce Back to Pre-Pandemic Numbers

After another year of pandemic pain, citizens will probably be visiting destinations closer to home when celebrating this coming October.

China’s Golden Week Travel Unlikely to Bounce Back to Pre-Pandemic Numbers