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Club Med Operator Fosun Tourism Seeks to Escape Sea of Red Ink Through Resort Openings

Fosun Tourism Group said on Monday that a partial recovery in its Club Med vacation resorts during the first half of the year didn't compensate for continued steep losses across its travel businesses — partly because of pandemic-related travel restrictions in its home market of China. Hong Kong-listed Fosun Tourism generated revenue in the first…

Tourism

Mauritius Pitches Digital Nomads to Reach Goal of 1 Million Tourists in 2022

An ambitious target of one million tourists by the end of 2022 has Mauritius — a largely luxury tourist destination, diversifying to lure even digital nomads and retirees. Will this help them deliver the numbers?

Mauritius Pitches Digital Nomads to Reach Goal of 1 Million Tourists in 2022

Coronavirus

Why the Business of All-Inclusive Resorts Will Never Be the Same

Luxury all-inclusive resorts may be optimistic about the future post-pandemic, but profits will come alongside heightened green challenges. Then there's an increasingly demanding, socially conscious consumer. Can the resorts return to their former stature as the fast-growing sector of accommodations?

Why the Business of All-Inclusive Resorts Will Never Be the Same

Online Travel

Newly Agile Thomas Cook Is Resurrected in a Pandemic to Be an Online Travel Player

New owner Fosun will be banking on people fondly remembering this historic name, rather than reflecting on its spectacular collapse just one year ago.

Newly Agile Thomas Cook Is Resurrected in a Pandemic to Be an Online Travel Player

Coronavirus

Early Recovery for Resorts Will Be Beholden to Last-Minute Bookings: Club Med’s North America CEO

All eyes are on Asia's hotel recovery, as Club Med's North American and Caribbean division waits to reopen resorts to (hopefully) pent-up travel demand.

Early Recovery for Resorts Will Be Beholden to Last-Minute Bookings: Club Med’s North America CEO

Tourism

Watch Out, Japan! Switzerland Luring More Asians for Winter Holidays

Asia’s snow holiday market keeps growing, and Switzerland, a first mover in this opportunity, is benefiting. Japan, however, remains the most popular winter holiday destination for Asians by far.

Watch Out, Japan! Switzerland Luring More Asians for Winter Holidays

Hotels

Marriott Plays Catch-Up on All-Inclusives as Rivals Push Into Resorts

After years of standing on the sidelines, the world's largest hotel chain has committed to growing its all-inclusive portfolio organically. Keep an eye on Latin America and the Caribbean, which will be huge test markets for whether Marriott goes global.

Marriott Plays Catch-Up on All-Inclusives as Rivals Push Into Resorts

Hotels

Club Med Will Expand into New Market With First South Africa Resort

Club Med has finally committed to long-overdue expansion into sub-Saharan Africa. It’s good news for South Africa’s tourism prospects and introduces the brand to an untapped African market.

Club Med Will Expand into New Market With First South Africa Resort

Hotels

Fosun Exec Does Not Rule Out Buying Thomas Cook

Fosun says a major path to its future is through acquisitions. But Qian Jiannong wouldn't tip his hand on Thomas Cook. It sure feels like a bigger deal is in the works.

Fosun Exec Does Not Rule Out Buying Thomas Cook

Business Travel

Skift Forum Asia: Fosun Tourism CEO on Creating the Foliday Brand

Fosun has quietly integrated the companies it has either invested in or bought into its Foliday ecosystem, with the plan to manage and control every stage of the tourism experience.

Skift Forum Asia: Fosun Tourism CEO on Creating the Foliday Brand