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Articles tagged “ukraine”

Tourism

Russia Withdraws From UN Tourism Organization After Suspension Threat

Russia may have pulled out, but the vote will still go ahead as without this formal process the suspension won't be immediate. If it goes through, expect more international organisations to follow suit.

Russia Withdraws From UN Tourism Organization After Suspension Threat

Tourism

Nepal’s Tourist Shortfall Continues to Hammer Its Economy

An economic crisis is looming, with the nation's recovery now hampered by inflation and rising oil and coal prices in the wake of the Ukraine war. Not exactly a welcoming pitch for tourists.

Nepal’s Tourist Shortfall Continues to Hammer Its Economy

Airlines

Russia Drops Covid Rules to Allow Flights to ‘Friendly’ Countries

China, Peru, Argentina and South Africa didn't join the latest wave of sanctions on Moscow over its invasion of Ukraine. How will the rest of the world now view these countries? From a travel and tourism perspective, expect a severe backlash.

Russia Drops Covid Rules to Allow Flights to ‘Friendly’ Countries

Hotels

Full Video: Accor CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Accor's Sébastien Bazin is one of the rare travel industry executives who can hold a room rapt with his every word. In this video, the CEO explains some of the thinking behind his company's boldest decisions.

Full Video: Accor CEO at Skift Forum Europe 2022

Business Travel

Business Traveler Anxieties Ripple Across Eastern Europe

Many company crisis teams with a presence in the region are addressing issues that today go way beyond the logistical challenges of evacuations.

Business Traveler Anxieties Ripple Across Eastern Europe

Hotels

Russian Hotelier Offers Sanctuary to Ukrainian Refugees in Serbia

Mikhail Golubtsov never thought just a few months ago that those filling his tiny hotel in central Serbia would be Ukrainians fleeing the atrocities perpetrated by leaders of his native Russia. He says it was a sense of shame that prompted him to open his doors.

Russian Hotelier Offers Sanctuary to Ukrainian Refugees in Serbia

Airlines

Africa’s Airline Recovery Faces Setback on Ukraine War’s Higher Fuel Costs

Already expected to lose a total of $24 billion by the end of 2022, Africa's aviation sector could see that worsen from the strain of higher fuel costs related to Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

Africa’s Airline Recovery Faces Setback on Ukraine War’s Higher Fuel Costs

Airlines

Air France CEO Stays Upbeat on Summer Amid Global Turmoil

Despite higher fuel costs, the first major land war in Europe since World War II, and the lingering pandemic, Air France CEO Anne Rigail remains optimistic about summer travel demand. In fact, the airline plans to fly more flights to North America, Africa, the Caribbean, and the Indian Ocean than it did in 2019.

Air France CEO Stays Upbeat on Summer Amid Global Turmoil

Tourism

Europe’s Tourism Demand Holds Steady But Ukraine War Anxieties Loom

A prolonged Russia-Ukraine war could quickly shift this cautious optimism and cause more devastating impacts for Europe's tourism industry. For now, getting ahead of the right messaging and ensuring seamless movement amid an ongoing pandemic will be key in boosting consumer confidence.

Europe’s Tourism Demand Holds Steady But Ukraine War Anxieties Loom

Business Travel

Global Companies Still in Mad Dash to Pull Workers From Ukraine

Relocation options are running out for businesses as Ukraine’s borders become overwhelmed by growing numbers of refugees. The impact of the war is now set to spread even further across Europe.

Global Companies Still in Mad Dash to Pull Workers From Ukraine