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G20 Tourism to save 100 million jobs

G20 Tourism to save 100 million jobs

🕔Oct 9, 2020

In a historic first, G20 Tourism Ministers hosted more than 45 CEOs and Members of WTTC, who presented their plan to save the embattled Travel and Tourism sector and 100m jobs globally.

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UNWTO and Google host Tourism Acceleration Program in Sub-saharan Africa

UNWTO and Google host Tourism Acceleration Program in Sub-saharan Africa

🕔Oct 2, 2020

The Covid-19 crisis has disproportionately affected tourism, a sector that accounts for millions of jobs around the globe. While no one can say with certainty when tourism will recover, people are starting to dream again of getaways whether closer to home or to remote destinations.

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UNWTO Launches Comprehensive Tourism Recovery Tracker

UNWTO Launches Comprehensive Tourism Recovery Tracker

🕔Oct 2, 2020

As growing numbers of countries around the world ease restrictions on travel, the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) has launched a new Tourism Recovery Tracker to support global tourism.

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Airbnb Launches City Portal

Airbnb Launches City Portal

🕔Oct 2, 2020

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UNWTO and EBRD join forces for web tool for green technologies

UNWTO and EBRD join forces for web tool for green technologies

🕔Oct 2, 2020

The EBRD and the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) are joining forces to promote sustainable tourism, accelerate the transfer of climate finance and make green technologies more accessible for the tourism sector through the Bank online shopping-style platform Green Technology Selector.

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Second Wave Brings Uncertainty to Business Travel Recovery

Second Wave Brings Uncertainty to Business Travel Recovery

🕔Oct 1, 2020

The majority of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) companies expect their employees to return to in-person events in 2021.

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Potential of Domestic Tourism to help drive economic recovery

Potential of Domestic Tourism to help drive economic recovery

🕔Sep 18, 2020

As restrictions on travel begin to ease globally, destinations around the world are focusing on growing domestic tourism, with many offering incentives to encourage people to explore their own countries.

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Middle East hotel construction pipeline continues to show signs of decline

Middle East hotel construction pipeline continues to show signs of decline

🕔Aug 28, 2020

According to the latest published Construction Pipeline Trend Report for the Middle East, analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) state at the end of the second quarter of 2020, the hotel construction pipeline in the Middle East decelerated once again to 591 projects/169,538 rooms.

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Avani to open 10 hotels by 2022

Avani to open 10 hotels by 2022

🕔Aug 5, 2020

Thailand Minor Hotels has confirmed that its Avani Hotels & Resorts brand is on track to open more than ten new properties in the next few years, including debuting in four new countries.

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Impact of COVID-19 on global tourism is being clarified

Impact of COVID-19 on global tourism is being clarified

🕔Jul 29, 2020

The enormous toll of COVID-19 on international tourism has now become clear, with World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) data showing the cost up to May was already three times that of the 2009 Global Economic Crisis.

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Africa to accelerate tourism recovery

Africa to accelerate tourism recovery

🕔Jul 2, 2020

Member States from across Africa have shared their priorities for tourism against the backdrop of COVID-19. As with every other global region, African destinations have been hit hard by the restrictions on travel introduced in response to the pandemic.

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Superhost Relief Fund Provided Grants to 8,700 Homes and Experience Hosts

Superhost Relief Fund Provided Grants to 8,700 Homes and Experience Hosts

🕔Jun 23, 2020

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Fairmont to expand its luxury portfolio with new hotels in Morocco and Saudi Arabia

Fairmont to expand its luxury portfolio with new hotels in Morocco and Saudi Arabia

🕔May 31, 2016

Fairmont Hotels & Resorts, a luxury operator with more than 70 hotels globally, has announced the signing of two new luxury hotel developments in Morocco and the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.

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Louvre Hotels Group strengthens its position in Africa with the opening of the new Golden Tulip Nairobi City

Louvre Hotels Group strengthens its position in Africa with the opening of the new Golden Tulip Nairobi City

🕔Apr 21, 2016

Louvre Hotels Group has recently announced the opening of its 4-star Golden Tulip Westlands Nairobi hotel, which counts with 94 rooms and offers a multitude of high-end services including several fine dining restaurants, spas and swimming pools as well as conference rooms for business travellers.

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The Riu Tikida Beach in Agadir reopens its doors after a complete renovation

The Riu Tikida Beach in Agadir reopens its doors after a complete renovation

🕔Apr 20, 2016

The resort owned by Tikida Group and managed by RIU Hotels & Resorts, remains all-inclusive and exclusively for guests aged 18 and over. The hotel will welcome the upcoming summer season with a fresh, more modern and elegant look thanks to the revamped design of its facilities.

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QG Africa Hotel LP acquires InterContinental Hotel in Lusaka

QG Africa Hotel LP acquires InterContinental Hotel in Lusaka

🕔Apr 19, 2016

QG Africa Hotel LP, a Mauritius-based fund managed by QG Investments Africa Management Ltd, a company of the Quantum Global group, has acquired 100% interest in the InterContinental Hotel Lusaka from Kingdom Hotel Investments for a gross consideration of USD 35.9 million.

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