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Airbnb wins new funding to battle Covid-19 downturn

Airbnb wins new funding to battle Covid-19 downturn

Airbnb has secured $1 billion in additional funding as it seeks to weather a downturn in demand following the coronavirus pandemic. Demand has fallen by as much as 90 per cent in some markets as the world battles the outbreak.

Seven Palm on track for late-2020 completion

Seven Palm on track for late-2020 completion

United Arab Emirates-based upscale residential, hospitality and commercial property developer Seven Tides has said more than 27 per cent of the work on its prime property, Seven Palm, located on Palm Jumeirah in Dubai is now complete.

Sandals Carlyle becomes Covid-19 isolation centre

Sandals Carlyle becomes Covid-19 isolation centre

Sandals Resorts International has provided the Jamaican government with access to a 52-room hotel Sandals Carlyle. The property will be used as an isolation centre for patients who have recovered but still need additional space to be monitored before returning home.

Marriott suffers second massive data breach

Marriott suffers second massive data breach

Marriott International has been involved in a second massive data breach, with records from 5.2 million customers potentially compromised. Hotel guests’ names, loyalty account information and other personal details may have been accessed, the company said.

Sandals Resorts shuttered in Caribbean until mid-May

Sandals Resorts shuttered in Caribbean until mid-May

Sandals Resorts International will close its properties in the Caribbean until May 15th to protect guests and staff against the spread of Covid-19. All resorts under both the Beaches and Sandals brands are expected to close their doors in March 30th.