Few sectors were as heavily impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic as tourism was. Confinement and restrictions were huge blows to operators and are still behind many of the challenges that firms face today.
Health tips for post-COVID travel
The travel season is just around the corner, but travel in this year and possibly for years to come will be far different than before.
From lockdown staycation to sustainable tourism: accelerating change
The relaunch of the tourism industry gives us the unique opportunity to reset and rethink. When we travel again, we’d be well advised to strive for sustainable tourism.
4 myths about the state of OTAs post-COVID-19
By drastically disrupting the state of the online travel market, the COVID-19 outbreak has given hotels a unique opportunity to take back control over their acquisition channels. Here we debunk four misguided statements regarding the state of OTAs in a post-COVID-19 travel market, from their cost, to their place in hotels’ channel mix, and more.
A list of what will last from the pandemic
Hotel brands must continue to adapt to the demands of a quarantine culture which will last far longer than the virus itself.
3 cleaning strategies to prepare for the return of large-scale events
The more you prepare to present sparkling, impressive spaces, the more conferences and conventions you’ll be able to book when the time comes.
New buffet concepts for a post-covid 19 world
If done correctly, creating a new buffet experience in today’s world may differentiate your restaurant, pay off in financial dividends, and offer guests the safety they seek over a la carte service interactions.
The reality of reopening
Hotel operators that can adapt and embrace the enhanced safety as a result of COVID-19 will be most successful. Here are some strategies that can help your property shift from recovery to growth during a challenging time.
There’s nothing wrong with being only a regional resort
While regional resorts have experienced booming occupancies during the summer of Covid when everyone was thinking local, it’s nevertheless important to continually refine your hotel’s raison d’être in order to sustain return visits and regional interest long after borders reopen.
Strategic reopening considerations: A look at post-COVID-19 hotel industry changes
If you reopen your property, where will potential guests travel from and what will they want from their stay? Will people even book and what can be done to increase demand?