Articles tagged “olympics”

Hotels

Ace Boutique Hotels Have a New Owner

Today’s edition of Skift’s daily podcast looks at Ace Group’s sale, a new kind of Olympics tourism, and New Mexico’s decade-long tourism campaign.

Ace Boutique Hotels Have a New Owner

Tourism

Olympics Organizers Mix Vacation Packages With Sports in New E-Commerce Concept

Get ready for a fusion of traditional French tourism and elite sports during the Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2024. A lot of responsibility now rests with new hospitality provider, On Location.

Olympics Organizers Mix Vacation Packages With Sports in New E-Commerce Concept

Airline Weekly

What’s New on LAX’s $6 Billion Expansion Project Ahead of 2028 Olympics

Southwest Airlines appears set to make big gains from a planned expansion of LAX for the return of the Olympics to Los Angeles in five years.

What’s New on LAX’s $6 Billion Expansion Project Ahead of 2028 Olympics

Coronavirus

Beijing Hotels See Olympics Rate Surge While Other Chinese Cities Sputter

A largely closed-off international sporting event in China’s capital city means the historically fickle Olympic bump in hotel business is more likely to be an Olympic blip.

Beijing Hotels See Olympics Rate Surge While Other Chinese Cities Sputter

Tourism

Spectatorless Tokyo Olympics May Offer Climate Change Lessons for Green Tourism

The relative quiet in Tokyo over the next few weeks for the Olympic Games will be closely watched for what the loss of crowds means for the environment — and travel's future, pehaps.

Spectatorless Tokyo Olympics May Offer Climate Change Lessons for Green Tourism

Business Travel

U.S. CDC Eases Recommendations on Travel to 110 Countries and Territories

The CDC's recommendations are still somewhat confused, but the easing of these restrictions is a big step in the travel recovery.

U.S. CDC Eases Recommendations on Travel to 110 Countries and Territories

Tourism

Tokyo Doctors Call for Cancellation of Summer Olympics

Pressure to contain the virus ahead of the Olympics is enormous, but only 3 percent of Japanese are vaccinated. In a bad omen, the World Economic Forum has canceled a planned August meeting in Singapore.

Tokyo Doctors Call for Cancellation of Summer Olympics

Tourism

Tokyo Olympics Bans International Travelers From Summer Games

Postponing the Games was dramatic, and the empty stands will only highlight that fact. But we've seen over the last year that you can still have compelling and safe competitions under controlled conditions, which is much a better thing than an international superspreader event.

Tokyo Olympics Bans International Travelers From Summer Games

Tourism

Japan to Ban Foreign Spectators From Tokyo Olympics

An official announcement may still be weeks away, but a ban on foreign visitors is likely. The move would undermine more than a dozen years of Japanese effort to boost its international tourism. But the decision would be a sensible one under the circumstances.

Japan to Ban Foreign Spectators From Tokyo Olympics

Tourism

Japan Weighs Ban on Overseas Spectators for Tokyo Olympics

The Olympics games are set to begin in less than five months, but the spread of new coronavirus variants worldwide is worrying organizers. A ban would disappoint hundreds of thousands of expected spectators, but might be a good public health decision.

Japan Weighs Ban on Overseas Spectators for Tokyo Olympics