Tennessee—As expected ahead of Memorial Day, U.S. hotel performance decreased from the previous week, according to STR‘s latest data through 27 May. Year-over-year comparisons were improved.
Long-Haul Travellers to Europe become more cost-conscious
As the summer season approaches, over 50% of respondents in China, Brazil, Australia, Canada, and the US expressed optimism about travelling overseas. Among them, Europe remains a top choice for long-haul trips in May-August 2023. Nearly half of those planning to visit the region are repeat visitors, indicating Europe’s ability to cultivate a positive reputation, satisfy travellers, and entice them to return.
UNWTO and Les Roches global accelerate tourism innovation and entrepreneurship
UNWTO has partnered with Les Roches Global Hospitality Management School to support tourism startups in embracing innovation and accelerating their shift to greater sustainability.
Strong Tourism Growth predicted for Asia Pacific in 2023 and continuing to 2025
Updated forecasts for 39 Asia Pacific destinations, released by the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) today, show a very strong increase in aggregate international visitor arrivals (IVAs) under each of three scenarios in 2023, with robust annual growth continuing to the end of 2025.
St. Regis Hotels and Resorts and Vilebrequin reveal limited-edition capsule collection
Just in time for the summer season, St. Regis Hotels & Resorts and celebrated French swimwear brand Vilebrequin are excited to announce a capsule collection of three exclusive prints designed in Vilebrequin’s signature style and inspired by three of St. Regis’ highly anticipated resort openings – The St. Regis Kanai Resort, Riviera Maya, The St. Regis Los Cabos Resort, and The St. Regis Red Sea Resort.
GBTA commends Canadian Government’s introduction of new verified traveller program
The Global Business Travel Association (GBTA), the voice of the global business travel industry, supports the recent announcement by the Canadian government to launch a new Verified Traveller program that will offer a faster and more efficient screening experience for eligible travellers at select airports across Canada.
China’s Travel and Tourism sector forecast to see swift post-pandemic recovery despite prolonged restrictions
The World Travel & Tourism Council’s (WTTC) 2023 Economic Impact Research (EIR) today reveals China’s Travel & Tourism sector’s GDP contribution is forecast to grow more than 150% this year.
IHG Hotels and Resorts underlines commitment to growth and leadership in the premium category
IHG Hotels & Resorts (IHG) recently outlined its strategies to help premium portfolio owners drive hotel performance and revenue and elevate the guest experience during its first IHG Americas Premium Investors & Leadership Conference. Held May 8-10 at the voco Chicago Downtown hotel, the Conference brought together more than 500 owners, general managers, sponsors and corporate colleagues for three energizing days of networking, presentations and discussions on super-charging brand delivery and profitability.
Coast Hotels Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards 2023
Coast Hotels Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of APA Hotel Canada, Inc. and one of North America’s fastest-growing and one of Canada’s largest hotel brands, is excited to announce that 18 properties within its portfolio were recognized with Tripadvisor Traveller’s Choice Awards, placing them in the top 10% of hotel listings worldwide.