The Global Business Travel Association has appointed Scott Solombrino to the role of chief executive. He is currently executive director and chief operating officer with the organisation.
TUI Group has cancelled all holidays before June 11th. A spokesperson said: “We are proactively contacting all customers whose bookings are impacted to offer a range of flexible options."
Current barriers represent the most severe restriction on international travel in history and no country has so far lifted restrictions introduced in response to the crisis.
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.
The trade body argued the move would be in recognition that travel companies will emerge from the current crisis much slower than other sectors of the UK economy.
Israeli authorities have agreed the first modest steps toward reopening the hospitality sector during a meeting chaired by prime minister, Benjamin Netanyahu.
The International Air Transport Association has announced Sebastian Mikosz will join the organisation as senior vice president for member and external relations. The appointment will take effect on June 1st.
UKHospitality has revealed the results of the first comprehensive survey of the hospitality sector during the Covid-19 pandemic. The results have highlighted flaws in the level of support provided to businesses during the crisis.
The new scheme is open to tourism enterprises, tourist entertainment companies and travel agencies as they prepare to reopen following the coronavirus lockdown.
Jamaica minister of tourism, Edmund Bartlett, has announced that registration for the recently launched free online training for tourism workers closes today.
Mahlatini has launched the #HealthCareHeroes competition that aims to recognise the tireless work of health practitioners across the globe and show a small token of our gratitude.
Expedia has unveiled plans to raise US$3.2 billion in new capital as international travel stalls in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. At the same time, Peter Kern has been appointed chief executive of the company.