Hotel news in Central and South America
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.
Highgate has announced it has assumed management of Trust Hospitality portfolio assets, comprised of 22 hotels and resorts throughout the U.S., Caribbean and Latin America.
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.
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.
The majority of Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) companies expect their employees to return to in-person events in 2021.
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.
Sonesta International Hotels Corporation is rocketing towards the largest expansion in the history with the addition of 103 properties to its global portfolio of hotels and destinations.
Analysts at Lodging Econometrics (LE) state in the Q2, 2020 Latin America Hotel Construction Pipeline Trend Report, that the total construction pipeline stands at 681 projects / 118,936 rooms, down 4% by projects and rooms, year-over-year (YOY).
Ascend Hotel Collection from Choice Hotels International has announced the addition of the Hope Town Harbour Lodge in the Abacos, a chain of islands in the northern Bahamas, to its expanding offerings in the Caribbean. The lodge sits in picturesque Elbow Cay, Abaco at Hope Town in a secluded tropical location only accessible by boat.