Up to one in eight UK jobs expected to remain unfilled due to labour shortages; restrictions hinder the recovery and add to the current crisis.
UN report underscores importance of tourism for economic recovery
The important role that tourism will play in the recovery of national economies and global trade has been highlighted in the 2022 edition of the World Economic Situation and Prospects (WESP) report by the United Nations.
Dusit Thani Laguna Phuket welcomes first international guests
Resort gives a safe and warm welcome to travellers from overseas with SHA Plus+ certified hygiene standards and a range of new guest experiences.
2021 results tracking projections, bright spots to emerge in 2022
The new mid-year revision of the ‘Asia Pacific Visitor Forecasts 2021-2023’ from the Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) indicates a hard year ahead in 2021 but with recovery occurring thereafter, albeit in a very uneven fashion.
Tourist numbers down 83% but confidence rising
International tourist arrivals were down 83% in the first quarter of 2021 but UNWTO Confidence Index shows signs of a slow uptick in confidence.
Explosive summer hiring surge as sector posts 1.3 million jobs
Analysis finds hospitality-related job postings up 58% since this time last year and up 28% from pre-pandemic.
ETC invites Europeans to open up travel again
ETC encourages Europeans to travel abroad responsibly and to provide them with clear and comprehensive information to plan their next trip.
enpact and TUI Care Foundation launch Tourism Recovery Programme
Applications are open until 20th June for micro, small, and medium-sized tourism enterprises in Egypt, Mexico, South Africa and Kenya.
Europe welcomes “EU Digital COVID Certificate” regulation
The European Tourism Manifesto alliance calls on Member States to ensure swift implementation before July.
Refinancing tough for hotel sector as lenders become cautious
Hotels have weathered the pandemic storm well with support from lenders, with a bounce-back of trade expected, although for some this may take three to four years to achieve.