Due to the impact of Covid-19, major hotel chains are set to expand at an even quicker rate when travel resumes. This will create even more uncertainty for independent hoteliers, argues GlobalData, a data and analytics company.
From July, the brand will operate two historic properties in the heart of Edinburgh, following an agreement with Chris Stewart, chief executive of the Chris Stewart Group, the owner and developer of the properties.
With an enviable portfolio of properties spanning destinations such as Bhutan, Indonesia, Italy, Australia and the United Kingdom, Fox has been tasked with raising awareness around the company.
Walt Disney Company chief executive, Bob Chapek, has announced a shakeup of the senior leadership of its leisure operations. In the key move, Josh D’Amaro has been named chairman, Disney Parks, Experiences & Products.
The 'Count on Us' programme outlines the new long-term measures being taken by the company to build confidence among guests and support partners as they prepare to welcome back travellers in the wake of Covid-19.
Speaking at the new In Sync event from Questex, InterContinental Hotels Group chief executive, Keith Barr, has led calls for hotels to boost visible cleaning cues as a way of rebuilding trust with the consumer.
Following early signs of a recovery in the hospitality sector and the continued easing of Covid-19 lockdown restrictions in China, Kempinski Hotels has reopened all its hotels in the country.
InterContinental Hotels & Resorts has unveiled new, science-led protocols and service measures in collaboration with Cleveland Clinic, Ecolab and Diversey.
Four Seasons Hotels & Resorts has partnered with Johns Hopkins Medicine International, the global division of health care provider Johns Hopkins Medicine, to validate its new global health and safety program, Lead With Care.
With nearly two decades of experience in the hospitality industry, Joon Aun Ooi brings with him a depth of regional expertise and operational experience across China and south-east Asia.
Accor has signed an agreement with a consortium of five banks for a new €560 million revolving credit facility. In total, the company said it now has more than €4 billion on hand, enough to survive for 40 months under current conditions.
Some beaches on the Palm Jumeirah have begun reopening following a loosening of Covid-19 restrictions by the government of Dubai. A new a set of guidelines was issued earlier, easing restrictions for private beaches in hotels and other sporting activities.