COVID-19: Can entrepreneurs help accelerate tourism recovery?

COVID-19: Can entrepreneurs help accelerate tourism recovery?

The ‘Healing Solutions’ challenge calls for entrepreneurs to submit ideas that can help the tourism sector mitigate the impact of the pandemic and kickstart recovery efforts.

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WTTC urges G20 leaders to save the travel and tourism sector

WTTC urges G20 leaders to save the travel and tourism sector

Gloria Guevara, WTTC President & CEO, said: “The Coronavirus pandemic has put the sector in unprecedented danger of collapse, which is looking increasingly likely unless a global rescue package is agreed to bolster what has become the backbone of the global economy.”

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The impact of the Coronavirus on the hospitality sector

The impact of the Coronavirus on the hospitality sector

Where are we now in the midst of this pandemic? What does the future have in store for the global economy? These are just two of many questions we’re all asking as COVID-19 slowly dismantles the international hospitality sector. As we wrestle with the challenges, our trusted consultants guide us...

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Lebanese restaurants seeking incentives and exemptions to face COVID-19

Lebanese restaurants seeking incentives and exemptions to face COVID-19

According to Ramy, at this stage, it is absolutely imperative for the government to provide alternatives as liquidity shortage is known for a fact.

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An expert’s opinion: Food for thought during the COVID-19 crisis

An expert’s opinion: Food for thought during the COVID-19 crisis

Daniel During, owner of Thomas Klein International, a Dubai-based hospitality and F&B consultancy firm, shares his thoughts about the impact of the COVID-19 outbreak on the industry.

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The impact of Coronavirus on the global tourism industry

The impact of Coronavirus on the global tourism industry

“It’s important to remember that fatality rates remain very low and the chances of contracting the virus are remote if they travel responsibly”

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Less is more in the bottled water business

Less is more in the bottled water business

In 2016, bottled water dethroned soft drinks as the leader in beverage sales. As the container market experiences a wave of innovative packaging solutions, changing consumer consumption patterns and ultra premium water brands are soaring in popularity,ushering in a new age for what has become the world’s biggest-selling beverage

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Renovate your rooms with a New York twist

Renovate your rooms with a New York twist

Whether it’s a facelift or a fullfledged restoration, refurbishing rooms breathes new life and energy into a hotel and enables it to greet guests with a fresher look. Hospitality News ME spoke to Tracey Sawyer, of Sawyer & Company, a New York-based interior design agency dedicated to creating inspired concepts for luxury hotels, boutique hospitality groups and lifestyle brands, to highlight new trends in room renovation styles

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Airbnb: ‘I am Pacman’

In just 11 years, Airbnb has rocketed to the top to take its place as a leading international provider of accommodation, with more rooms booked every night than the largest global hotel chains. Ralph Nader, CEO of Amber Consulting, looks at the consequences of this global phenomenon

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Armenia

Armenia

In recent years, Armenia has become one of the fastest-growing tourist destinations in the region, with the number of arrivals increasing on average by 15
percent to reach around 2 million in 2019. Hovsep Patvakanyan, economist-consultant at the European Bank for Reconstruction and Development in Armenia, shares his insight, while highlighting the potential of this gem, situated between Asia and Europe

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