Anthony Ross, chief executive with Dubai-based JA Resorts & Hotels, has said he remains optimistic over the long-term health of the Chinese hospitality market. JA Resorts is currently in the midst of a large expansion in the country.
Despite a gradual increase in occupancy across China, driven by weekday business travel, demand will not fully recover until restrictions are lifted and airlift returns STR area director Jesper Palmqvist explained.
The meeting addressed the impact Covid-19 will have on the international trade show arena through discussions focused on the key learnings from businesses during the pandemic and the resulting changes to the industry.
Questex Hospitality Group will host In Sync, a virtual event, that commits to uniting senior leadership across the global hospitality sector on May 18th. The event programme will look at the global hospitality investment landscape and how to plan for its future.
The immersive programme will feature nine hours of content delivered by over 50 global hospitality leaders and will follow the sun around the globe with a focus on five key markets.
The postponement of Expo 2020 Dubai is set to be approved by the Bureau International des Expositions, with the change of dates having already surpassed the required two-thirds threshold.
Routes’ flagship event, World Routes, has been confirmed to take place on November 14th-16th in Milan, Italy. The event will take place just before the IATA Slots Conference in Barcelona, Spain on November 17th-20th.
Powered by Bench Digital, Hospitality Tomorrow was launched to support the hard-hit international hospitality community during Covid-19. The second installment will take place on May 12th.
Reed Travel Exhibitions has announced dates for the three spring global trade shows in its World Travel Market portfolio after a wave of cancellations in the wake of the coronavirus pandemic.
The move follows the warm reception for the launch event earlier this month, which welcomed 5,343 hospitality decision-makers from 128 countries around the world.
The resource offers the latest guidance and knowledge to help exhibitors, buyers and others in the travel industry face the challenges of the global coronavirus pandemic.
Questex has announced the cancellation of IHIF 2020 due to the continuing impact of the Covid-19 outbreak. Organisers had initially hoped to stage the Berlin-based event in May, but this is now seen as untenable given the global health crisis.