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Hilton has signed three managed resorts in Mexico

Hilton has signed three managed resorts in Mexico

🕔Jul 19, 2021

Hilton has signed three managed resorts in Mexico, furthering the company’s all-inclusive and luxury expansion plans.

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WTTC reports dramatic impact of COVID-19 on Travel & Tourism around the worldwide

WTTC reports dramatic impact of COVID-19 on Travel & Tourism around the worldwide

🕔Jul 6, 2021

World Travel & Tourism Council (WTTC) published Economic Trends Report, revealing the dramatic impact of COVID-19 on worldwide Travel & Tourism.

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Ritz-Carlton opens new luxury hotel in Providenciales island

Ritz-Carlton opens new luxury hotel in Providenciales island

🕔Jun 23, 2021

The Ritz-Carlton Hotel Company has announced the opening of the Ritz-Carlton, Turks & Caicos, its first luxury hotel in this archipelago.

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Hilton sings Mangrove Beach Corendon Curacao Resort in the Caribbean Sea

Hilton sings Mangrove Beach Corendon Curacao Resort in the Caribbean Sea

🕔Jun 11, 2021

Hilton has announced the signing of Mangrove Beach Corendon Curaçao Resort, Curio Collection by Hilton, further expanding its all-inclusive portfolio.

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Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection Opens as the First Marriott International Resort in Belize

Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection Opens as the First Marriott International Resort in Belize

🕔May 13, 2021

Andrew Ashcroft, in partnership with Autograph Collection Hotels, announces the grand opening of the highly anticipated boutique resort – Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection.

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Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Converted Over 50 Hotels to its Brands in First Quarter 2021

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts Converted Over 50 Hotels to its Brands in First Quarter 2021

🕔May 12, 2021

Wyndham Hotels & Resorts remains on a steady growth trajectory around the world and is continuing to debut new properties and enter new destinations

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The World Tourism Organization unites with tourism ministers in the Americas to relaunch tourism in the region

The World Tourism Organization unites with tourism ministers in the Americas to relaunch tourism in the region

🕔May 10, 2021

Minister of Tourism David Collado along with 15 more ministers and vice ministers of tourism of the Americas established partnership agreements and procedures for relaunching tourism in the region in a meeting called by the World Tourism Organization and led in its inauguration by Luis Abinader, President of Dominican Republic.

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Hard Rock Hotels Announces Plans To Expand Global Footprint With Eight New Properties Across Brazil

Hard Rock Hotels Announces Plans To Expand Global Footprint With Eight New Properties Across Brazil

🕔Apr 27, 2021

The Global Hospitality and Entertainment Brand Reveals Plans for New Property Developments in Partnership with VCI S.A.

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Sandals Resorts International Announces Plans For Three New Hotels In Jamaica

Sandals Resorts International Announces Plans For Three New Hotels In Jamaica

🕔Apr 23, 2021

Sandals Resorts International, the Caribbean’s leading luxury all-inclusive resort company, will add three new hotels to its Jamaica roster.

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International arrivals to South America fell by 48% in 2020, according to GlobalData

International arrivals to South America fell by 48% in 2020, according to GlobalData

🕔Apr 22, 2021

Peru was the most affected by the pandemic with a 73% drop in international visitors, followed by Venezuela (71%) and Ecuador (70%) Chile was the least affected with international tourists falling by 25% followed by Argentina (27%) and Colombia (30%) GlobalData projects South America’s International tourism market will not reach pre-pandemic levels until at least 2022

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Europe is the only region growing hotel construction

Europe is the only region growing hotel construction

🕔Apr 19, 2021

According to March pipeline data from STR, Europe is the only region in the world showing increased hotel construction activity in comparison with the end of Q1 last year.

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Anticipated Boom In Summer Holiday Bookings Dampened By Uncertainty Over Travel Restrictions

Anticipated Boom In Summer Holiday Bookings Dampened By Uncertainty Over Travel Restrictions

🕔Apr 15, 2021

A poll conducted by GlobalData has shown that quarantine requirements and travel restrictions remain the two main deterrents to international travel with 58% and 55%* of respondents expressing that these factors would deter them from traveling.

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Negative Passenger Demand Trend Continues in February

Negative Passenger Demand Trend Continues in February

🕔Apr 13, 2021

The International Air Transport Association (IATA) announced that passenger traffic fell in February 2021, both compared to pre-COVID levels (February 2019) and compared to the immediate month prior (January 2021).

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Tourist Arrivals Down 87% In January 2021 As Unwto Calls For Stronger Coordination To Restart Tourism

Tourist Arrivals Down 87% In January 2021 As Unwto Calls For Stronger Coordination To Restart Tourism

🕔Apr 6, 2021

The devastating impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on global tourism has carried on into 2021, with new data showing an 87% fall in international tourist arrivals in January as compared to 2020. The outlook for the rest of the year remain cautious as the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO) continues to call for stronger coordination on travel protocols between countries to ensure the safe restart of tourism and avoid another year of massive losses for the sector.

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WTTC research reveals global Travel & Tourism sector suffered a loss of almost USD4.5 trillion in 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19

WTTC research reveals global Travel & Tourism sector suffered a loss of almost USD4.5 trillion in 2020 due to the impact of COVID-19

🕔Apr 5, 2021

Travel & Tourism sector’s contribution to GDP plunged a staggering 49.1% in 2020. Job retention schemes look to have saved millions of jobs - but the threat remains. Swift action could see lost jobs and GDP contribution return by 2022

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voco Hotels grows to over 50 openings and signings, marking IHG Hotels and Resorts fastest ever global expansion

voco Hotels grows to over 50 openings and signings, marking IHG Hotels and Resorts fastest ever global expansion

🕔Mar 26, 2021

IHG Hotels & Resorts’ premium voco Hotels brand has officially reached the milestone of 50 signed and open hotels in more than 20 countries across the globe – marking IHG’s fastest ever global expansion.

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Governments Join Sector Leaders In Backing Principles For International Code To Protect Tourists

Governments Join Sector Leaders In Backing Principles For International Code To Protect Tourists

🕔Mar 25, 2021

More than 100 countries, alongside international organizations and leading business groups have agreed to adopt harmonized standards for assisting tourists caught up in emergency situations. The Committee for the Development of an International Code for the Protection of Tourists has agreed on the text of the first two Chapters of the Code, containing seven key principles for a landmark legal code aimed at restoring confidence in international travel in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Tightened travel restrictions underline current challenges for tourism

Tightened travel restrictions underline current challenges for tourism

🕔Mar 8, 2021

One in three destinations worldwide are now completely closed to international tourism. According to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO), the emergence of new variants of the COVID-19 virus has prompted many governments to reverse efforts to ease restrictions on travel, with total closures to tourists most prevalent in Asia and the Pacific and Europe.

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Hyatt Announces Global Expansion of Independent Collection Brands with New Hotel Openings and Developments Slated Through 2025

Hyatt Announces Global Expansion of Independent Collection Brands with New Hotel Openings and Developments Slated Through 2025

🕔Mar 4, 2021

Hyatt Hotels Corporation (NYSE: H) announced the global growth of its independent collection brands, including recent openings and development plans through 2025 across The Unbound Collection by Hyatt, Destination by Hyatt and JdV by Hyatt brands.

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2020: WORST YEAR IN TOURISM HISTORY WITH 1 BILLION FEWER INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS

2020: WORST YEAR IN TOURISM HISTORY WITH 1 BILLION FEWER INTERNATIONAL ARRIVALS

🕔Feb 26, 2021

Global tourism suffered its worst year on record in 2020, with international arrivals dropping by 74% according to the latest data from the World Tourism Organization (UNWTO). Destinations worldwide welcomed 1 billion fewer international arrivals in 2020 than in the previous year, due to an unprecedented fall in demand and widespread travel restrictions. This compares with the 4% decline recorded during the 2009 global economic crisis.

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